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Sparta School Board members would not share details about an employee who will be placed on administrative leave and investigated. According to the meeting minutes, the Board held an hour and a half …

The seasonal weight restrictions placed upon Monroe County highways will be removed effective Monday, April 18, 2022.  Weight restrictions on individual bridges will remain in effect, as posted …

Warrens Lions Club hosts an Easter Breakfast

On Saturday April 9, the Warrens Lions Club hosted a community Easter Breakfast. The event was sponsored by the Warrens Lions Club, Warrens Area Youth Association, and Warrens Community Meals. This …

County Board seats election results

In the County Board election results, the voters have seated 6 new faces to the County Board of Supervisors. The new faces include Jason Jandt, David Kuderer, Zachariah Zebell, Todd Sparks, Joey …

Cataract Elementary School on the chopping block once again

Talks about closing Cataract Elementary School are happening again- and a number of people shared input about reasons to keep it open during a special meeting Monday evening at Cataract …

County adopts new compensation plan

The Monroe County Board last week approved a new compensation plan that it hopes will help retain current staff as well recruit new employees. In July 2021, the county commissioned a $79,000 wage …

The Wisconsin Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, announced that Lieutenant Corey Johnson of the Sparta Police Department was honored on April 12th …

Cashton School Board election

Nick Brueggen (incumbent) and Kathy Flock tallied the most votes for Cashton School Board and will receive seats on the board. Brueggen had 535 votes, Flock had 410 votes, while Amanda Schulz Garcia …

Sparta Mayor & Council election results

The unofficial results for Sparta mayor see Kevin Riley as the winner of the election. Riley received 978 votes, while Kristen Gust (Incumbent) received 835 votes. The Herald asked Riley before …

SASD voters almost split on operating referendum

Sparta Area School District voters were almost evenly split on the referendum for continuing current operations. The referendum asked voters “shall the Sparta Area School District, Monroe and …

Sparta School Board election

According to the Sparta Area School District’s unofficial election results, the two incumbents John Hendricks and Anthony Scholze were the top 2 vote getters for the Sparta School Board. …

Murray holds Tomah mayoral seat

Mike Murray will serve a third term as Tomah mayor. Murray was challenged by former Tomah alderman and current Monroe County supervisor Remy Gomez Of the 908 votes cast Murray, who owns …

Two new faces on Tomah School Board

The Tomah School Board has two new faces, Catey Rice and James Newlun, following the Tuesday election. Rice and Newlun ran neck and neck for the two contested seats on the board. Incumbent Pam …

Public brings input to Sparta School Board of Education

Closing Cataract School and eliminating teaching positions in the Sparta Area School District are topics of conversation after voters did not approve a $2.8 million referendum during Tuesday’s …

Bangor School Board keeps the two incumbents

Member At Large In the unofficial tally for Bangor School board member at large, Joanie Wilcox (incumbent) beat out Stephen Huffman. Wilcox received 460 votes, while Huffman received 238 …

Monroe & La Crosse County Dairy Breakfast announce locations

The Monroe County Dairy Breakfast Committee announced this week, that the Monroe County Dairy Breakfast will be held on June 4, 2022 at Hawk High Dairy in Norwalk. The farm is located at 21130 Co Hwy …

Township talks roads, dog ordinances and dump

Township of Clifton Board members discussed road repairs, and how horses impact road quality, during their meeting on Monday, April 11. The board has about $100,000 for road repairs this Summer. …

On Tuesday about 12p.m, the Sparta Area Fire Department responded to 11216 Fairway Rd., west of Hwy 27 between Sparta and Cataract. Property owner, Howard Wachter was burning off a small area of land …

George Edward Bradley, 54, appeared in Monroe County Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon following his arrest on Tuesday. According to the criminal complaint, Bradley had downloaded images of young …

The Wisconsin Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, announced that Mr. Jake Malik, Spectrum Company supervisor of the ESGR Sparta office was honored …

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