Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sparta WI

Harvey L. King
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9:16am
A sex offender sentenced to 55 years in prison in a highly publicized 1987 kidnap and rape case in Tomah is set to be released in Sparta on Tuesday, Sept. 24. In a press release, Sparta Police Chief Dave Kuderer said Harvey L. King, 56, will be residing at 1000 Central Ave. In March 1987, King was...
The Monroe County Local History Room & Museum recently received the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Leadership in History Award of Excellence at the 2019 AASLH Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.  Pictured (l-r) are:  John Fleming (AASLH Council Chair), Hannah Scholze (MCLHR Museum Services Associate), Jarrod Roll (MCLHR Director), and John Dichtl (AASLH President). Contributed photo.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:53am
The Monroe County Local History Room & Museum, located in Sparta, Wisconsin, recently received the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Leadership in History Award of Excellence for its "Monroe County A to Z" exhibit at the 2019 AASLH Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.  The...
Nurse Practitioner Stacey Markuson
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:35am
When Nurse Practitioner Stacey Markuson talked about the long-range consequences of childhood obesity at the Kiwanis Club’s weekly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17, some of the parents present wondered where they had stored those battered metal Roy Rogers lunch boxes. Markuson had referred to the Sparta...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:50am
Workers purging a newly installed We Energies gas line on Sparta's east side Thursday, Sept. 12 created a small panic after stiff winds blew the odor of natural gas into the city’s downtown area. Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold said he was alerted to a possible gas leak on East Main...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:40am
Earlier this year, the Town of Sparta decided to deny right-of-way through its property to the Sparta Area School District’s new elementary school. For the township, the issue has not gone away as it was brought up again at its meeting last week. The township owns property along Hwy. 27 north of W...
Pictured is the 2019 Sparta Homecoming Court. Front row, from left, Tara Erickson, Ethan Krueger, Noah Carpenter, Naomi Hone. Second row, from left, Makenzie Roberts, Cole Wisniewski, Kadon Milne. Back row, from left, Nadia Nelson and Haydn Guns. Not pictured is Emma Steele. Contributed photo.
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:35am
It is Homecoming week for the Sparta Area School District, with dozens of fun activities planned. All week long there will be a food pantry drive as well as numerous sporting events to include tennis, volleyball, golf, soccer and cross country.  Assemblies taking place throughout the week include:...
Sparta firefighters recently participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Pictured, from left, are Robert Arnold, Zach VanWormer, Darien Talavera, Jason McAlear and Kody Smith. Contributed photos.
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:52am
Almost everyone can recall where they were and what they were doing on that fateful day 18 years ago when the World Trade Center complex in lower Manhattan came crashing down. Erv’s Sparta Area Fire Protection District Assistant Fire Chief Robert Arnold can recall that he was in Miss Hendrickson’s...
Pictured at Fort McCoy, from left, are Sgt. 1st Class Justin McCarthy, Sgt. 1st Class Eric Juhl, Sgt. Roger Williams and Sgt. Daniel McElroy. The four Soldiers, along with Master Sgt. Ryan Cameron helped rescue a man and two children from a car accident Aug. 15 in Sparta.  (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:27am
During the early evening of Aug. 15, Sgt. Roger Williams had left Fort McCoy to go back to his hotel in Sparta after wrapping up a day of training at the installation. Little did he know his drive back to the hotel would play a role in saving the lives of a grandfather and his two granddaughters....
Officer Jenna Lee is excited to take on her new role as the School Resource Officer within the Sparta Area School District. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 11:01am
While kids everywhere slipped into their new outfits for their first day of school last week, Officer Jenna Lee suited up for her own first day of school as the new School Resource Officer (SRO) for the Sparta Area School District. With the first week of school under her belt, Officer Lee is...
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:39am
As part of a collaborative community effort to build a resilient and trauma-informed community, Gundersen Health System has identified adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma-informed care (TIC) a system-wide strategic priority in 2019 and beyond. With this established urgency to recognize...

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