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The Sparta Area School District (SASD) recently provided district families with updated procedures for snow days/inclement weather days as this year, the district decided to implement virtual learning on inclement weather days.   On days that are considered snow days/inclement weather days,...
The Tomah Rotary/Tomah Parks and Recreation Freeze Fest was put on ice for 2021. Even with its Freeze Fest theme, organizers of the event deemed the cold front that settled over the region too frigid for their outdoor events. The snowshoe/cross country trek across the Lake Tomah was shelved for the...
Leah Hauser, director of Business Services for the Sparta Area School District (SASD), was recently recognized by the Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials (WASBO) as the recipient of the 2021 George Gray WASBO New School Business Manager of the Year award. This award acknowledges the...
All of Monroe County snowmobile trails are now open with the exception of the Elroy-Sparta bike trail from Kendall to Elroy due to bridge reconstruction and trails 42 and 43 northwest of Warrens also remain closed at this time.  Some Jackson County trails connected to Monroe County trails are also...
All of Monroe County snowmobile trails are now open with the exception of the Elroy-Sparta bike trail from Kendall to Elroy due to bridge reconstruction and trails 42 and 43 northwest of Warrens also remain closed at this time.  Some Jackson County trails connected to Monroe County trails are also...
With the new Sparta police station on schedule for a Sept. 1 completion date at the latest, the Sparta Finance Committee Wednesday turned its attention to the present station on East Oak Street. The committee agreed to advertise for requests for proposals (RFPs) to see if there are any interested...
With the new Sparta police station on schedule for a Sept. 1 completion date at the latest, the Sparta Finance Committee Wednesday turned its attention to the present station on East Oak Street. The committee agreed to advertise for requests for proposals (RFPs) to see if there are any interested...
Following in his predecessor’s footsteps, Monroe County District Attorney Kevin Croninger recently became a member of an elite group. In January, the Wisconsin District Attorneys Association (WDAA) named Croninger its 2020 Prosecutor of the Year, an honor given to only one of the state’s many...
Gina Hackworth, who has worked as a special education teacher for the last 36 years, 28 of which she spent with the Sparta Area School District, is now officially enjoying her retirement. When she graduated from high school, Hackworth wasn’t certain what she wanted to do; she considered becoming a...
While it was mostly symbolic, the Monroe County Board last Wednesday voted for a resolution to support a project expanding a passenger rail service project that affects the county. The resolution, brought before the board by Tomah Supervisor Adam Balz, advocates for the Twin Cities-Milwaukee-...

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