After nearly three months arguing over whether to allow a trap-shooting range in the Town of Wells south of Sparta, town residents and the town board seem to have come to a decision on the issue.
Former Sparta School District Superintendent John Hendricks is the newest member of the Sparta School Board.
At the Committee of the Whole meeting last week, there was a discussion regarding a possible non-recurring operating referendum, which is an approval by taxpayers for the district to levy an additional amount outside of the revenue limit for a designated purpose.
On Oct. 3, Cameron Hazzard of South Haven, MN, was heading east on Interstate-94, hauling heavy equipment when he encountered a van traveling the wrong way in the eastbound lane, causing a collision that put his life into a tailspin.
The ZOR Shriner Midgets Parade Unit of Sparta will be hosting a holiday event this Christmas season as a fundraiser to help pay for its new parade cars.