Brats & Blizzard fundraiser

May 2, 2017 Sparta Wisconsin News – There will be a Brats and Blizzards fundraiser to help support a local family in need. Earlier this year Sparta High School student Austin Zwiefel was critically injured in an automobile accident when he fell out of the back of a pickup truck. This fundraiser is sponsored by the…

Austin Erickson leads the Spartans

April 24, 2017 Sparta Wisconsin News – The Spartan Boys Golf team took 1st place today at the MVC meet at Forest Hills! Austin Erickson finished 1st with score of 76. Erickson had a strong round Monday. that included five birdies to win medalist honors. His performance helped the Spartans (323) run away with the team competition,…

Fugitive Captured

April 14, 2017 Sparta Wisconsin News – The fugitive wanted in a national manhunt, Joseph Jakubowski, has been caught. According to authorities in Vernon, Richland and Rock Counties, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office received a report of someone suspicious on a farmer’s property on Estes Road near Readstown at 9:30 p.m. Thursday. The person matched…

Margo Degenhardt Obituary

Margo Degenhardt Obituary

SPARTA — Margo Marie Degenhardt, 22, of rural Sparta passed away after a tragic automobile accident Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Margo was born Sept. 16, 1993, to Ann (Kroeger) and David Degenhardt, in La Crosse, Wis. She was a 2012 graduate from Sparta High School. Margo was a competitive athlete. She spent all four years…

Sparta Sends 5 to State

STATE BOUND Photo: spartanwrestling.com Its been 20 years since Sparta has sent 5 wrestlers to state.  The following young men earned a trip to state over the weekend. ​Jon Bailey at 106 lbs beat Madison La Follette’s Francesco Schiro who was 45-0Christian Lamon at 126 lbs becomes one of the few to earn his state qualifications in…

Daytona

Photo Finish at Daytona

Sparta Wisconsin News – It will go down in history as one of the closest races ever as Denny Hamlin wins the Daytona 500 today.  It was a photo finish, as Hamlin just had enough to push past Martin Truex Jr. Some notable finishers: Kenseth finished 14th, Jimmy Johnson 16th, Dale Earnhardt Jr finished a…

Badgers over the Illini 69-60

Sparta Wisconsin News – The Badgers got back into the win column with a 69-60 win over the Illini today from the Kohl Center.  The Badgers went into the half down by 6, due to some lights out, 3-point shooting from the Illini.  Ethan Happ scored 20 points and had 6 (yes 6 steals) to…

Career Fair Thursday March 10th

Sparta will be having a career fair Thursday, March 10th at the Sparta High School from 3:30-7:00 PM. The High Schools address is: 506 N. Black River Street. Sponsors Open to the public. Whether you’re a job seeker or just curious to see what’s available in the Sparta area…join us and explore opportunities with the…

Philly

The Perfect Philly Cheese Steak

I can’t resist a good Philly Cheesesteak.  The smell of one of these things will send any man into a frenzy.  I am not just talking about the onions and green peppers, but the smell of the meat… Oh my God! I think I am going to make this right now! Serves 6-8 Cheesesteaks Ingredients…

Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo

Sparta Wisconsin News – Today in Tech we are going to be looking at Amazon Echo. One of the coolest gadgets to hit right around Christmas and has stayed on top of Amazon’s top list in Technology is: Amazon Echo.  Features Plays all your music from Prime Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and more using…