Saturday, December 5, 2020

Sparta Police Department

Trevor Maloney
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 10:02am
An alleged shoplifting incident at a Sparta business last week escalated into a high-speed chase that reached speeds of over 100 mph before coming to an end near Cashton. According to the Sparta Police Department, just before 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, the All American Do-It Center reported three...
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:36am
The Sparta City Council Wednesday approved bonding $5.2 million to finance the new police station and to refinance some of its existing debt at a lower interest rate.  The city secured a 1.72% interest rate, which, for some of the debt refinancing portion of the bonding, replaces a 2.75% interest...
Natalie Morescki
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:51am
After the partnership between the Monroe County Safe Community Coalition and Couleecap, Inc. dissolved with the completion of the 10-year Drug Free Communities grant, Natalie Morescki’s position as coordinator was eliminated. Morescki, who was and still is very passionate about the work the...
Pictured from left are Sparta Police Officer Zach Fischer, who serves in the National Guard, ESRG representative John Gessner and Sparta Police Chief Emilee Nottestad. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 9:56am
A Department of Defense organization recognized the Sparta Police Department last month for its support of one of its officers who serves in the Army National Guard. John Gessner of the Wisconsin Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, presented the...
The Back the Badge parade is ready to roll for the Monroe County Republican party at Tomah's Recreation Park. The parade started in Tomah and ended at the Sparta Police Department. Contributed photos
Monday, October 19, 2020 - 11:03am
The Monroe County Republican Party showed its support for local law enforcement Saturday. A parade that started at Recreation Park in Tomah,  rolled past the Tomah Police Department and ended in front of the Sparta Police Department where local Republican party supporters expressed their support...
Lieutenant Corey Johnson along with Chief of Police Emilee Nottestad, Deputy Chief Booker Ferguson and Sparta Mayor Kristen Gust dug in at a groundbreaking ceremony for Sparta’s new police station as other city officials looked on. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 10:11am
A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week at what will soon be the new headquarters for the Sparta Police Department after the Sparta City Council recently accepted a $3.1 million bid from Fowler & Hammer to renovate what was formerly Lakeview Elementary School. According to Co-City...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:14am
Sparta aldermen voted Wednesday to accept a $3.1 million bid from Fowler & Hammer for renovating Lakeview Elementary School into the new Sparta Police Station. Co-City Administrator Todd Fahning said Fowler & Hammer, a La Crosse-area commercial construction general contractor, was the...
A bicycle remained under a car on South Water Street in front of Rudy’s Drive-In in Sparta Wednesday as police investigated a bicycle-verses-car accident at around noon that sent a young cyclist to the hospital with serious injuries. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 10:27am
A young bicyclist hit and dragged by a car on South Water Street near the intersection of Wisconsin Street Wednesday was taken to a La Crosse hospital with serious injuries. According to Sparta Police Department Deputy Chief Booker Ferguson, the accident occurred at around noon. When the responding...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 11:01am
A third suspect is now in custody for the June 11 fatal shooting of a Sparta man. According to Sparta Deputy Chief Booker Ferguson, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, Milwaukee police arrested 32-year-old Eric A. Borges in connection with the homicide of 61-year-old Anthony Koopman of Sparta.  Fergusson said a...
Sparta’s former Chief of Police David Kuderer was recently awarded the VFW National Law Enforcement Award by Past Wisconsin State Commander Donald J. Lynch. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 10:41am
Each year, the Veterans of Foreign Wars selects emergency services persons, law enforcement officers and firefighters to receive VFW National Awards including the Law Enforcement National Award, which was recently awarded to Sparta Police Department’s former Chief of Police, Dave Kuderer.  Oddly...


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