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Sparta Police Department

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:11am
The Sparta Finance Committee last week approved hiring HSR Associates of La Crosse to design and oversee the conversion of Lakeview Elementary School into the city’s new police station. Under the contract, the city will pay $225,000 for HSR’s services, which include developing a conceptual design...
Pictured, from left, are Officer Zach Fischer, Christina Huber, Dani Fowler, and Sgt. Kyle Erickson. Contributed photos.
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 10:31am
Two Sparta Police officers and the 11-year-old girl they helped escape from a house fire on Nov. 23 received special recognition at the Sparta City Council’s last meeting of 2019 on Dec. 18. Dani Fowler could barely hold back her emotions as she heard the 911 call of that day replayed in the...
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:30am
 Three police officers involved in the shooting death of an armed man in the parking lot of the Cotter Pin bar in Leon last month, have been officially cleared of any wrongdoing. On Monday, Monroe County District Attorney Kevin Croninger announced that the actions of the officers on Nov. 5, when...
Janssen M. McGee
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:16am
On Dec. 3, at approximately 10:15 a.m., officers observed a silver 2008 Infiniti G35 traveling westbound near milepost 46 on Interstate 90 over the posted speed limit and initiated a traffic stop.  Upon initial contact, officers reportedly detected the odor of raw marijuana coming from the vehicle...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 4:34pm
On Dec. 2, it was reported to staff at the Sparta Area School District that a photo had been posted on a social media platform of a current student holding a handgun.  “We perceived this to be a credible concern and moved forward per district protocol,” Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren wrote in a...
Emilee Nottestad
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 10:10am
Sparta Police Department Deputy Chief Emilee Nottestad will become Sparta’s first female police chief on Jan. 11 The city’s police commission chose the nearly four-year veteran of the force to succeed current Chief Dave Kuderer, who is retiring. Gary Ascher, chairman of the Sparta police commission...
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:43am
Authorities have released the name of the deceased suspect killed in an officer involved shooting Tuesday, Nov. 5 in Leon along with the officers placed on administrative leave following the incident. The deceased is 32 year-old Michael Lee Nguyen, while the officers include Sgt. Ryan Oswald,...
Sparta Police Chief Dave Kuderer announced Wednesday he will be retring effective Jan. 10. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:41am
Over the past 39 years Dave Kuderer has seen the Sparta Police Department go from a simple Mayberry-like force to a sophisticated organization of highly trained professionals with the latest technology and gadgets at their disposal. In that same time, Kuderer has gradually moved up the ranks,...
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 9:38am
An officer involved shooting Tuesday night in the small community of Leon just south of Sparta left one man dead. According to authorities, officers from three agencies responded to the Cotter Pin restaurant and bar after receiving a domestic violence-related 911 call. When officers from Sparta...
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 9:34am
The Sparta Police department is warning residents that alternate-side parking begins this Friday, Nov. 1. After three years of relaxed enforcement of the ordinance, police will ramp up ticketing violators once again. Alternate-side parking will begin Nov. 1 and remain in effect until April 1, 2020...

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