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RBI (Reliable Building Investments) in Sparta was started in 1999 by Paul Schmitz, a second-generation builder with an associate degree in Machine Tool and Die.  As the construction business grew, Paul took on a new partner and RBI became incorporated. At that time, Paul and his wife Lynette...
The Tomah Boys & Girls Club will experience a growth spurt in 2021 - in terms of square footage. A few months ago, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was presented to the Club, according to Rose Dobbs, marketing director for Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Wisconsin. The neighbors of the...
The new Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center director is familiar with its day to day operations. Victoria Brahm, network director of the Veterans Integrated Service Network 12, announced last week that Karen Long has been selected as the new medical center director for the Tomah VA. Brahm was...
Pete Perkins, of Sparta is now a lifetime member of the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce after he was presented with the honor by Executive Director Heidi Prestwood last week following the Chamber’s annual banquet, which Perkins was unable to attend. “He’s put in so many years, he’s up there in his...
Select civilian and military personnel at Fort McCoy began receiving COVID-19 vaccinations Jan. 26 through the Fort McCoy Occupational Health Clinic. The first vaccinations on Jan. 26 were for 10 people, which included medical staff, garrison leadership, and related frontline personnel. More...
A Sparta woman was killed Friday morning in a crash on I-90 near Tomah. The names of those involved have not been released by the Wisconsin State Patrol pending notification of the families.   Officers were dispatched to the scene at around 5:41 a.m. near mile marker 40. The initial investigation...
It seems the City of Sparta has an offensive gas problem; so don’t blame the dog. That unmistakable foul odor lingering in the air as of late is caused by methane gas being released from the sewer plant at the end of Richgruber Road on the La Crosse River. Sparta Co-City Administrator Todd Fahning...
 With no local spring elections requiring a primary, the only race on the ballot in Tuesday’s primary election is for the non-partisan State Superintendent of Public Schools. That seven-way contest will narrow the field of candidates to the two highest vote getters, who will face off in the April 6...
A tradition among American servicemen in WWII, involving swapping paper money with their signatures on it, was the source of an improbable find for an area collector of WWII memorabilia and a Sparta family. Gary Ascher of Sparta, who is an avid collector of historical items from Sparta and Camp...
A tradition among American servicemen in WWII, involving swapping paper money with their signatures on it, was the source of an improbable find for an area collector of WWII memorabilia and a Sparta family. Gary Ascher of Sparta, who is an avid collector of historical items from Sparta and Camp...

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