As the new owners of Rudy’s Drive-In Sparta location, Terrelle Wilson and Shelley Gates and their seven kids, are excited to continue the legacy of Rudy’s in Sparta. Herald photos by Macy White.
Every year the Sparta community patiently (or not so patiently) awaits the seasonal re-opening of Rudy’s Drive-In. This year, the beloved restaurant will open under new ownership as long-time employee Shelley Gates and her partner Terrelle Wilson take the helm. An Onalaska native, Gates started...


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