A sixth applicant will be considered for a vacant Sparta School Board seat. Jason Perry’s name was added to the list of five candidates who applied to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Eric Solberg last month.
A 41-year-old Waunakee woman accused of going the wrong way on Interstate 94 and causing a four-vehicle crash, resulting in one fatality, was charged in Monroe County Circuit Court Wednesday with six felonies.
This weekend Fred Green, of Sparta and some friends will be holding the first ever Sparta Area Bluz Cruz for a vintage bike ride on Sunday, October 17.
The Sparta School District received five applications for the school board seat vacated by Eric Solberg last month.
The Sparta Police Department recently released information pursuant to Wisconsin Statute 310.46, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when in the discretion of the agency the release of the information will enhance public safety awareness and protection.
Rose Berry likes to keep busy. Whether it's baking, gardening, volunteering or in the case of this story, basket weaving.
Back in August of 2019, Jeff and Sandy Klonecki took over ownership of Evergreen’s Supper Club, located between Cataract and Millston at 1095 Apollo Rd. At the time, the Kloneckis knew they had their work cut out for them to restore the supper club back to its former glory.
Citing an unsafe and unproductive atmosphere existing in the Sparta School District since the school board voted to reinstate a mask mandate last month, board member Nancy Sikorsky resigned her position Wednesday.
State Senators Brad Pfaff and Patrick Testin, whose districts include parts of Monroe County, are seeking higher offices.
Lee Boyles carries his military background with a strong sense of pride. It is a similar sense of pride that Boyles and wife Ellen integrated into their business, The Meat Smyth.
Sparta Area School District’s School Resource Officer Marc Nelson was given commendations at last week’s school board meeting for his part in saving a young student outside of the district who had threatened to harm themself.
In the face of climate change, Monroe County needs to build a more resilient landscape.
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting its annual Autumn celebration, Sparta Fall Fest, on Saturday, October 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The first of three panel discussions regarding relocation of evacuees from Afghanistan being housed at Fort McCoy took place Wednesday night at La Crosse.
Tensions were high at the Sparta School Board meeting this week leading to outbursts from both sides of the mask debate.
The Sparta City Council last week approved a map of new voting wards that reflected its rising number of residents.
Monroe County is considering purchasing a 234-acre parcel of woodland in the Town of Byron to add to its inventory of county forest and increase recreational opportunities in the area.
When Tammy Haldeman bought a building on Water Street in downtown Sparta last November and turned it into a café, she had every intention of pouring her heart and soul into it.
Amtrak service dipped considerably in 2020 with the loss attributed to decreased Covid ridership.