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Warrens Cranberry Festival got off to a solid start last Friday, as people flowed in from all directions, to enjoy the infamous festival, in the tiny town. The buttons and banners, stating that this …

Class of 1970 turns 70

Getting The Sparta Class of 1970 together was no easy feat. The first invitations were sent, then the second, and the third. COVID affected all of us in so many ways, and for the Sparta Class of …

Cooler weather had moved in, but hot dogs and a Community Credit Union-hosted-tailgate party was on the bill last Friday. This is the fourth year that the Credit Union has conducted their tailgate …

How many times a day do people ask “where you’re from?” Anthony Damiano, a recent transplant from New York City says, “15 to 25 times a day.” Anthony’s tall …

Pete Reichardt may be retiring from his job, as Senior Vice-President and Regional President of CCF Bank later this month, but he has no intention of slowing down. The term "servant leadership" was …

Wisconsin lures fishermen and women by the hundreds-of-thousands, every year, to its lakes, rivers, creeks and ponds. Like the mythical Sirens, Wisconsin calls to many sportsmen and women, with its …

With chopsticks (or forks) in hands, 25 Kiwanians sat at tables, in the Matsumoto Ramen House, ready to be served steaming bowls of either Shoyu or Miso soup, at Sparta’s newest restaurant. The …

At many Veteran’s Organizations and military ceremonies, you may notice a lonely, unoccupied table, set for one. This is known as a “fallen comrades table.” They serve as a …

At the Sparta Area School District Board of Education meeting, at the end of July, the board voted to go through the RFP (request for proposals) process for the former Cataract Elementary School. In …

Vendors working at the 49th annual Warrens Cranberry Festival, and visitors to the event, can enjoy free live music, at the Warrens baseball field, one evening during the event. "BC-40," who bill …

On Saturday, September 10th, Cashton Fall Fest got served a dish of gloomy and rainy, with a side of chilly. There was not a single ride in operational mode and not one game on the midway that even …

In a world that seems to be super busy for almost everyone, students are no exception. In addition to their regular studies, many teenage scholars have extracurricular activities, such as musical …

Last night, in a unanimous vote, the City Council approved the bids to go out for the Sparta Free Library addition and renovation. Facts and figures were presented to the council, although all in attendance had …

“Habitat for Heroes” is a new initiative at Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area. This program, aimed at providing assistance to local veterans, began with the formation of a …

20 Year Service Award to Jarrod Roll

“When you are doing something you enjoy, the time goes by quickly,” said Jarrod Roll, Director of the local History Room. Jarrod was honored by his volunteer board, for 20 faithful years, …

Our worlds can seem pretty stressful at times and places to relieve those stresses seem few and far between. In rural environments, people can walk in the woods, or even just observe nature, thus …

Morrow Home hits mile marker

Last Thursday, September 8th, the Morrow Home held its ribbon cutting ceremony. The ceremony was by invite only, to keep foot traffic to a minimum, as the entire facility is already occupied. …

Reinhard Mueller spoke to his new media director recently, about The Shovelmen’s mission and vision. He also discussed their goals and next steps. He mentioned using brainstorming techniques, …

    Saint Mary’s Distillery, located on Saint Mary’s Ridge, near Cashton, survived to celebrate their second anniversary. Having opened on the first weekend of September …

Yesterday afternoon, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the Sparta Free Library held an open house, for anyone desiring a sneak peek into their expansion blue print. It was an informal gathering, where staff …

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