Saturday, September 19, 2020


Norwalk Lions Club President Levi Helgren (left) presented Jerry Kolbo with the Lions International Melvin Jones Fellowship during the club’s most recent Truck and Tractor Pull. Contributed photo.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 9:55am
Earlier this month, at the Norwalk Truck and Tractor Pull, Norwalk Lions Club member Jerry Kolbo was presented with the Lions International Melvin Jones Fellowship, joining just a handful of club members that have been awarded the honor. The Melvin Jones Fellowship (MJF,) named for the Lions Clubs...
Steve Bernett and John Winkelmann, co-chair of the Kiwanis-MCHRM Sparta Youth Scavenger Hunt, and Kiwanis Secretary Deb Smith present the $100 Kiwanis Grand Prize to the winner, Ava Janzen, shown with her mother Alex Schanhofer and sister Aria Schanhofer. Contributed photos
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 9:52am
Excitement boosted the heat level at Pavilion #1 in Sparta’s Memorial Park Tuesday  and Wednesday nights as winners of the Sparta Kiwanis Club-Monroe County History Room & Museum SPARTA YOUTH SCAVENGER HUNT arrived to receive their prizes.  The two $100 Grand Prizes, provided by the Sparta...
Pictured, from left are Gail Raddatz, Agnes Jenkins, Delores Bowen, Barb McManus and Edie Habhegger, Jan Bohn, Bill Bohn, Ryan Clark and Bill Hoel. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 9:57am
The Freedom Honor Flight Coulee Region committee based in Sparta recently reached an impressive donation milestone. On Tuesday, committee co-chairs Bill Bohn and Gail Raddatz, joined by several other committee members met in Memorial Park to present a $32,000 check to the Freedom Honor Flight La...
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 9:54am
When the Monroe County Board meets Wednesday, Aug. 26, it will be voting on a dozen resolutions. Paramount among them will be a measure to preclude any need for new borrowing for a proposed county-run senior care facility by using $2 million of general fund money and reducing the original $20...
Julie Leis and Beth Brendel prepare to put boxed goods into the back of a vehicle during Monday’s food drive in the parking lot of St. Patrick’s Church. Herald photo by Nate Beier
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 9:46am
The number of cars lining Montgomery Street in Sparta last Monday, Aug. 17 to receive food from the Second Harvest mobile food pantry event at the ice skating rink, is a sign of the times. Kris Tazelaar, Second Harvest communications director, said that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic the...
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 9:41am
Readers of Sunshine Artist magazine, America’s premier show, and festival guide recently ranked the  Warrens Cranberry Festival among the best shows in the country.  Artists were able to cast their votes April through June to nominate their highest money-making shows from 2019. The ballot asked...
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 9:28am
Since 1949, The Cashton Lions Club has been guided by the Lions International motto of “We Serve”. They aid individuals with disabilities especially those with sight and hearing difficulties. They also contribute funds and man-hours to humanitarian efforts and projects benefitting their community...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:27am
Characterized as a funding compromise on the proposed senior care facility project, a resolution offered by the Rolling Hills Committee will be going before the full county board next week. The committee drafted the resolution to preclude any need for new borrowing by using $2 million of general...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:25am
Tomah residents know what their next city administrator will be paid. But they have to wait a little longer until they know who that person will be. An offer has been offered to a final candidate for Tomah city administrator, according to Tomah mayor Mike Murray. But the name remains a mystery...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:22am
Earlier this week, the Sparta School Board met as a Committee of the Whole to discuss policy changes regarding a return to school as well as plans moving forward in absence of the COVID Compass. On Aug. 5, the Sparta Area School District was informed by the La Crosse County Health Department that...


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