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  1. Sparta Police look into possible arson fireRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Sparta Police said on Jan. 28 around 9 p.m., they responded to a fire at 207 E. Main Street. Officers arrived to find smoke and flames on the front porch of the home.


  2. Man injured in two-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says Jeffrey Steinhoff was slowing down to turn into his driveway on State Highway 71, just north of Kapok Road when Cody Fish of Sparta came up behind and collided with Steinhoff, sending both vehicles into the ditch. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.


  3. Badgers following a familiar scriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.


  4. One hurt in Monroe Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Deputies say it happened just after 10 Saturday morning on State Highway 71 in the Town of Wells, near Sparta.


  5. 'Cops Gone Wild' serve up help for Special OlympicsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Kevin Millard Jan 24, 2015 12:00 a.m. Area police officers swap out their handcuffs and badges for menus and serving trays in an effort to raise money for the Special Olympics. Friday night, officers from Onalaska, La Crosse, Sparta, and Monroe County served the community in a very different way-working together to help raise money for Wisconsin athletes.


  6. Dressage, speed, and open shows herald January's last full weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 |

    ... (IDCTA), the United States Dressage Federation (USDF), and the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). In Sparta, Wisconsin, Brooks Arena has its Ranch Sorting and Team Penning Winter Series on Saturday, January 24, and Sunday, January 25. On ...


  7. Sparta welcomes new police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The city of Sparta officially welcomed a veteran of the police department as its new Chief of Police on Wednesday night. David, Kuderer, a 34 year veteran of the police department, will act as chief after serving as interim chief since last July.


  8. Pre-Trial Detention Force Case Brought to D.C.Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Courthouse News Service

    The Supreme Court has agreed to look at a case where a jury sided with the jail officers whom a Wisconsin man accused of excessive force. Michael Kingsley brought the pro se lawsuit in December 2010, a few months he was booked into the Monroe County Jail in Sparta, Wis., to await a trial on criminal charges.


  9. Sparta Case To High CourtRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    ... f excessive force twice, in federal court and before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Kingsley was being held in the Sparta jail before his trial when he refused a guard's instructions.


  10. U.S. Supreme Court to hear Wisconsin civil rights ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... excessive force twice, in federal court and before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Kingsley was being held in the Sparta jail before his trial when he refused a guard's instructions. His attorneys says their client should only prove that the force ...


  11. Fruit Juice: Good or Bad?Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Las Vegas Newstrip

    Figuring out the best choices for your child's diet can be an intimidating process. With so much information out there, how are you supposed to know what the best options are? One common question concerning kids' diets is whether or not it's OK to give them fruit juice and, if so, how much is too much? "Choosing 100 percent fruit juice can be a nice alternative to sweetened juices, helping cut back on your child's sugar intake," advises Cathy Ziegler, nurse practitioner at Mayo Clinic Health System in Sparta, Wis.


  12. U.S. Supreme Court to hear Wisconsin inmate's excessive force claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... of excessive force in federal district court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Kingsley was being held in the Sparta jail before a trial when he refused the instructions of one of the guards to remove a piece of paper that was hanging from a ...


  13. Buckeyes don't believe they're underdogs against OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Offensive tackle Taylor Decker doesn't believe that Ohio State is an underdog to Oregon in the national championship game on Monday. "I know Vegas or ESPN or whatever has us as a 7- or 9-point underdog or something like that but we are not," Decker said, clearly agitated.


  14. Equestrians greet the new year with shows, sleighs, socials and salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 |

    ... arranged by date. The Priefert Ranch Sorting National Championships / Wisconsin State Finals run at Brooks Arena in Sparta, Wisconsin, on Saturday, January 3, and Sunday, January 4. In Verndale, Minnesota, an R&J Horse Sale takes place at Sundby ...


  15. Dale R. Johnson-PhilipsenRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    Dale Raymond Johnson-Philipsen, 76, passed away Monday morning, Dec. 22 at 4:15 a.m. at home in the arms of his loved ones.


  16. Blood Draw Of Sparta Driver Ruled Illegal, But OWI Conviction StandsRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court says police should not have taken a blood sample from a Monroe County drunk-driving suspect without a warrant... But despite that ruling, the O-W-I conviction against Cassius Foster of Sparta will not be overturned. Foster served jail time after being stopped for driving drunk and speeding in Tomah.


  17. "Christmas for Kids" program a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | WKBT

    The Sparta area is once again showing its generosity to help put presents under the Christmas trees of families in need. Gifts and money were donated to "Christmas for Kids," a program helping about 400 kids in the area.


  18. Oregona s Marcus Mariota: AP player of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Mariota won the AP vote in the same landslide fashion he won the Heisman Trophy. He received 49 of the 54 votes submitted by the AP Top 25 media panel.


  19. Dash Cam Video: Black River Falls teen arrested after high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    ... during the pursuit. A short time later, Fogelson hit a guard rail and lost control of his car. He was taken to a Sparta hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Fogelson had an outstanding probation hold arrest warrant at the time of ...


  20. Sparta area man reported missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Channel3000

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding Thomas Hartman, 20, of Cataract, Wisconsin. The Sheriff's Office and the Sparta Police Department said they have exhausted resourced looking for Hartman and need the public's help.


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