Thursday, August 25, 2016
This memorial at Senz Field in honor of Dennis Senz has received a facelift. A rededication ceremony is scheduled for this Friday, 5 p.m. at Senz Field. The ceremony is in conjuction with the 50th reunion for the Tomah High School Class of 1966, the year Senz graduated.
The Vietnam war left indelible emotional and physical scars on families.
The Monroe County Property & Maintenance Committee has tentatively offered $500,000 for the soon-to-be-vacated Gundersen Clinic on West Oak Street in Sparta. The offer is contingent on full county board approval.
The Monroe County Board’s Finance Committee Wednesday approved a $500,000 fiscal note for a resolution calling for the county to purchase the soon-to-be-vacated Gundersen Clinic in downtown Sparta.
Fred Prehn, at the podium, spoke to the audience prior to the ribbon cutting for the CranGrow production facility in Warrens. Prehn is chairman of the cooperative. To his left sitting is Jim Reed, CranGrow CEO.
Fred Prehn made a wager with wife Linda last Thursday.
Vern Kerling served as a machinist mate on the Martin Mars, the world’s largest operational flying boat, during his four-year Navy stint in the late 1940s. Only two of the original six Mars aircraft exist and one of them was at the EAA Fly-In in Oshkosh last month where Kerling toured it. He is pictured in the cockpit during his visit to Oshkosh.
It was a reunion between two old salts. One a former U.S. Navy sailor and the other, the world’s largest operational water plane.
The biggest asset of the Sparta Co-op’s Cenex gas station and convenience store is its employees, says store manager Judy Austin. After a three-month construction project, the new and improved facility is up and running at its same location on South Black River Street.
One month ahead of schedule, the Sparta Co-op Services’ new Cenex gas station and convenience store is open for business.
Sara Moseley, left, and Grant Moseley are laying down on the job on a vintage pickle picker. Notice on top of the picker several beer boxes nearly the same vintage as the picker. Pickles are set in the beer boxes as the picker creeps through the vines. Shade is provided by paper mill fabric. The picker was designed and built in the late 1950s by their grandfather, Mike Moseley.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickles by walking rows and bending over, imagine how many pecks of pickles Peter Piper could pick with a pickle picker. And laying down on the job – somewhat, with less back strain.
This memorial at Senz Field in honor of Dennis Senz has received a facelift. A rededication ceremony is scheduled for this Friday, 5 p.m. at Senz Field. The ceremony is in conjuction with the 50th reunion for the Tomah High School Class of 1966, the year Senz graduated.
The Monroe County Property & Maintenance Committee has tentatively offered $500,000 for the soon-to-be-vacated Gundersen Clinic on West Oak Street in Sparta. The offer is contingent on full county board approval.
Fred Prehn, at the podium, spoke to the audience prior to the ribbon cutting for the CranGrow production facility in Warrens. Prehn is chairman of the cooperative. To his left sitting is Jim Reed, CranGrow CEO.
Vern Kerling served as a machinist mate on the Martin Mars, the world’s largest operational flying boat, during his four-year Navy stint in the late 1940s. Only two of the original six Mars aircraft exist and one of them was at the EAA Fly-In in Oshkosh last month where Kerling toured it. He is pictured in the cockpit during his visit to Oshkosh.
The biggest asset of the Sparta Co-op’s Cenex gas station and convenience store is its employees, says store manager Judy Austin. After a three-month construction project, the new and improved facility is up and running at its same location on South Black River Street.
Sara Moseley, left, and Grant Moseley are laying down on the job on a vintage pickle picker. Notice on top of the picker several beer boxes nearly the same vintage as the picker. Pickles are set in the beer boxes as the picker creeps through the vines. Shade is provided by paper mill fabric. The picker was designed and built in the late 1950s by their grandfather, Mike Moseley.
Michelle and Scott Schultz plan to open the daycare sometime in September.
Parents in Sparta have spent the last nine months getting creative with childcare arrangements after one of the three daycares in town suddenly closed its doors. But soon, families can expect Growing Stars, in the building that formally housed Childfirst and Connie’s Just for Kids, to be up and...
Before they responded to a reported argument outside a local barbershop, Sparta police officers had no idea they were in for such an ironic encounter. But when they pulled up to the Polite Barber Shop on Franklin Street, owner Michael R. Rude was anything but well-mannered. After initially...
With the Monroe County Justice Center’s costs mounting well beyond original estimates, the finance committee is seeking county board approval to use an additional $4 million in reserve funds to offset unforeseen expenses. So far, change orders have added nearly $4.1 million to the justice center’s...
The Sparta School District is projecting a 6.3% decrease in its levy for the upcoming year. According to Leah Hauser, the district’s director of business services, the levy is anticipated to come in at just over $9.3 million. However, that figure still depends on the student count taken on the...
This memorial at Senz Field in honor of Dennis Senz has received a facelift. A rededication ceremony is scheduled for this Friday, 5 p.m. at Senz Field. The ceremony is in conjuction with the 50th reunion for the Tomah High School Class of 1966, the year Senz graduated.
The Vietnam war left indelible emotional and physical scars on families. A lifelong void was incurred by the family of Dennis Senz. Marine Lance Corporal Dennis Senz was killed in action on Dec. 18, 1967 in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam. The baseball field at Tomah High School, which opened in...
The Monroe County Property & Maintenance Committee has tentatively offered $500,000 for the soon-to-be-vacated Gundersen Clinic on West Oak Street in Sparta. The offer is contingent on full county board approval.
The Monroe County Board’s Finance Committee Wednesday approved a $500,000 fiscal note for a resolution calling for the county to purchase the soon-to-be-vacated Gundersen Clinic in downtown Sparta. But it’s not likely that resolution will make it onto the floor of the county board anytime soon....
The Tomah School Board approved a revision for a policy to compensate veteran teachers willing to obtain certification/licensure for areas with staff shortages at its meeting Monday night. At the board's July meeting Superintendent Cindy Zahrte said the policy would be used to address staff...

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