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Monday, March 23, 2020 - 10:48am
Gov. Tony Evers is ordering the closure of all non-essential businesses starting Tuesday and urging people to stay at home to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus that has killed four people in Wisconsin and infected over 400 Wisconsin residents. Evers informed the public via Twitter that he would...
Urban beekeeper Tim McClain of Sparta tends to his two backyard colonies of honeybees. McClain is one of a growing number of bee hobbyists who practice the activity in populated neighborhoods.
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 10:48am
On any given afternoon, the low buzz of thousands of honeybees can be heard emanating from two waist-high wooden boxes in Tim McClain’s backyard. The little flittering insects seem to take little heed of the man, dressed in white coveralls and a hood with face netting, blowing smoke from a tin...
Curtis Williamson of Sparta (left) and his college friend Drew Blake spent 15 days hiking the Superior Hiking Trail, which extends from Duluth, Minn. to the Canadian border.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 12:38pm
One of Sparta’s own spent 15 days hiking and camping on the Superior Hiking Trail in northern Minnesota. Curtis Williamson, a 2013 Sparta High School graduate, and his college friend Drew Blake, hiked from Duluth to the Canadian border along Lake Superior earlier this year. The trail passes through...

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