Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Mark Molter, left, concedes he is leaning on people like Mike Stoikes to help Molter's Fresh Market remain a strong part of Tomah's business community. Stoikes is a longtime meat cutter at Burnstad's, Gordy's and Festival Foods, a total of 15 years cutting meat in the same building and now Molter's Fresh Market. Before that Stoikes cut meat at Mega Foods, which became County Market for a brief time. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein.
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 9:16am
It's not only been a busy week for Mark Molter, it's been a busy few months. Molter was busy with grand opening details this week at Molter's Fresh Market after taking ownership of the former Festival Foods, former Gordy's and former Burnstad's earlier this summer. Molter's Market began operation...
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 9:11am
The 5th annual Sparta Kriskindlmarkt is set to kick off on Friday, Nov. 29 in Mueller Square and on the Water Street Bridge in downtown Sparta. The magic of the Holiday season will once again come to life as this traditional outdoor European-style market will be open for three consecutive Fridays...
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson spoke to a large crowd Friday gathered at the Coulee Real Estate & Property Management office on East Oak Street in downtown Sparta. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 11:16am
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson made a stop in Sparta last Friday to rally the Monroe County Republican Party and give them his impressions of what's transpiring in Washington D.C. lately. Johnson spent about an hour and a half speaking to a gathering of around 60 supporters at Trent Ziegler's Coulee Real...
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 11:08am
The Monroe County Board will hold its annual meeting Wednesday, Nov. 6, when it will ratify the 2020 county budget. The meeting includes a public hearing where citizens will be able to voice their opinions on county spending. The 2020 budget that goes before the board Wednesday includes a $5.32...
Four Members of the Monroe County Climate Change Task Force were in the studios of Wisconsin Public Radios La Crosse Bureau last week to record a program on the group. They include, from left, Ron Luethe, Jim Schroeder, Tina Osterberg and Bob Micheel. Contributed photo
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 11:06am
Monroe County's Climate Change Task Force got some statewide exposure last Thursday after Wisconsin Public Radio aired a one-hour segment last week, featuring key members of the group. Hope Kirwan, host of "Newsmakers" moderated the program, which is a weekly news and current affairs talk show...
Dr. Steven Lopez (right) of Lopez Family Dental in Sparta is so happy his chiropractor son Dr. Xavier Lopez (left) has chosen to accept a job in Sparta at Chiropractic Place. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 11:00am
Owners of Lopez Family Dental, Dr. Steven and Amy Lopez are beyond thrilled to have their son, Dr. Xavier Lopez, back in Sparta, where he has taken a position at My Chiropractic Place Family Wellness Center in Sparta. Dr. Steven Lopez began his career in dentistry after graduating from Marquette...
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Monday, November 4, 2019 - 10:50am
Marie Nelson, a special education teacher in the intellectual disabilities classroom at Meadowview Middle School, says each and every one of her students is extraordinary and unique. “They are amazing kids. Every single day they teach me something new about myself and about the world around me,”...
Pictured from left are Rep. Nancy VanderMeer, Maj. Gen. Jody J. Daniels, Gov. Tony Evers and Sen. Jennifer Schilling. Contributed photo
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 10:42am
Maj. Gen. Jody J. Daniels, commander of the 88th Readiness Division and Senior Commander of Fort McCoy, received a commendation on behalf of the 88th by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and local state legislators at the state Capitol on Tuesday, Oct. 29.  State Senator Jennifer Shilling and...
Bernie Becker, of Sparta has a total of 19 bikes that he is looking to give away just in time for the holidays. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 10:50am
With Halloween upon us, it’s only a matter of days before the world will be overrun with twinkle lights and Christmas music. Pretty soon there will be no good way to avoid the approaching holiday season, which means it’s time for youngsters to start filling out those Christmas lists as they finish...
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 10:30am
Remarkably, no one was injured seriously when a car sideswiped two Amish buggies on Hwy. 16 Sunday night, Oct. 27. According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, the accident occurred just before 11 p.m., when Omar Ramirez, 20, of Sparta was travelling eastbound on Hwy. 16 between Cty. Hwy. BC...


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