Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Sparta WI

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:58am
The City of Sparta is set close two tax incremental districts (TID) worth a combined $42 million in real property value. The two TIDs include the East Side Business Park and the Century Foods International building on Hwy. 16. The TIDs were created as economic incentives to draw business to the...
Tina Osterberg
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:40am
When Monroe County Administrator Tina Osterberg took the mike to address Sparta Kiwanians at their luncheon meeting on Tuesday, July 16, she admitted she was a “numbers” person. Osterberg served as Monroe County Finance Director for a decade before her recent appointment to succeed retiring County...
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:26am
BikeSparta and the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will host a community bike ride on Sunday, July 28, from 3-5 p.m. in downtown Sparta. Titled “Cyclists and Superheroes” participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero. Participants will bike in a one kilometer loop around the...
Dental implant manufacturer Tom Arendt stands in front of his company's new 30,000 square foot facility in Sparta's South Pointe Business Park. He and partner Dr. Leo Malin, a La Crosse dentist, are consolidating their two businesses, AMS Micromedical and Implant Logistics, in the building. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:58am
Tom Arendt has spent the past four decades incrementally stepping up his presence in the manufacturing industry. Now the Sparta businessman is about to take a quantum leap. Arendt and his partner, Dr. Leo Malin, a La Crosse dentist, have built a 30,000 square foot facility in Sparta's new South...
For their yearly SACS fundraiser, students, staff and parents at Maplewood Elementary had check and coin collections along with walking the track at Memorial Field. Staff also donated money in memory of Darren Schauf. Accepting the donation of over $1,000 is co-president Gary Peterson and his granddaughter Claire along with Darren's family members, Sara, Cooper, and Tanner Schauf. Contributed photo
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:44am
Sparta Area Cancer Support, Inc. (SACS) will once again be hosting its annual Walk/Rally at Sparta Memorial Field Track on Friday, August 2 from 4 p.m. until midnight SACS was established by a group of community members in 2000 to tackle the overwhelming burden associated with cancer in the Sparta...
The moon rock is on display at the Deke Slayton Memorial Museum as part of the Ambassador of Exploration Award, honoring Deke Slayton and the entire space exploration legacy. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:32am
On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 Lunar Module “Eagle” was the first crewed vehicle to land on the surface of the Moon; making American history as Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first humans ever on the Moon. Armstrong became the first person to walk on the Moon when he spoke those...
Al Brueggen leads the Zor Midgets, a Shriners precision mini-car team from Sparta, in a parade in Wisconsin Rapids. Contributed photos.
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:27am
Al Brueggen of Sparta is usually easily recognizable. He's  a bit of a public figure as owner of Shine Brite Cleans and the Foxhole Pub, which he operates with his wife Penny. But on weekends, when he dons a pair of sunglasses and a red fez, while seated behind the wheel of a modified go-cart as...
Dwite J. Shaver
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:12am
At 5:48 p.m. on July 10, officers responded to check the welfare of a subject reported to be laying down in the playground area at a school in Sparta. Upon arrival, officers reportedly found Dwite J. Shaver, 54, of Sparta sitting on the ground leaning against playground equipment.  On the ground...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:20am
Two straight years of unusually wet conditions have led to flooding in areas of Sparta that have previously never had problems. The subject was raised at the Sparta Board of Public Works last Wednesday when Co-City Administrator Todd Fahning was asked how the Icecap Road Subdivision behind Theisen'...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:18am
Sparta Area School District’s Director of Business Services Leah Hauser addressed the Policy, Finance and Facilities Committee regarding discussion to contract with Building Solutions out of the Milwaukee area to audit the costs on the district’s building projects. Hauser explained she looked...


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