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  1. Wisconsin Dells man leads police on chase through PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    Police say when they arrived Gonzalez fled on foot from officers. Portage police were able to track down Gonzalez who had two warrants out for his arrest.


  2. Marjorie CarpenterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Marjorie J. Carpenter, 85, of Portage, WI, formerly of Niagara, WI, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Tivoli Nursing Home in Portage, WI. She was born November 2, 1931 in Carthage, NY, daughter of the late William and Mary McGarry.


  3. in Re: Disciplinary Proceedings Against Steven J. SarbackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... no restitution is ordered. A 3 Attorney Sarbacker was admitted to practice law in Wisconsin in 1995. He practices in Portage, Wisconsin. In 2013, Attorney Sarbacker received a private reprimand for his conduct resulting in a misdemeanor conviction ...


  4. Bradley R. BlairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | The Republic

    Bradley R. Blair, 50, of Columbus, Indiana, passed from this life on Thursday September 7, 2017, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus, after a long, hard battle with diseases of the liver and kidney. Brad is survived by his father, James; brothers, Timothy of Portage, Wisconsin, Thomas of Columbus, and David of Bloomington, Indiana; as well as his daughter and son, Sara Blair of Princess Lake, Indiana and Cody Blair of Seymour, Indiana.


  5. George John AltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | Channel3000

    ... Nov. 15, 1969. George spent his nearly 50-year career working with glass at Auto Glass Specialists, Lake City Glass, Portage and Baraboo Glass, and then in 1980, he and Jeanne started Sauk Prairie Glass. Although he had to work hard in school he ...


  6. Vera Grace Muenchow, Janesville, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Janesville Gazette

    Vera Grace Muenchow , age 102, of Janesville died Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Home. She was born December 18, 1914 in Portage, WI, the daughter of William and Lottie Mennecke.


  7. Elizabeth Ann BrunnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Channel3000

    ... at the Newport Lutheran Church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Liz was born July 10, 1938 in Portage, Wisconsin, the daughter of Rudolph and Loretta (Breezer) Gabris. In March of 1961 she married Herbert Brunn at the Newport ...


  8. Debra Ann MuellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | Channel3000

    Debra Ann Mueller, born on June 20, 1959, finally found long-lasting peace surrounded by her daughters and sister, Cynthia, on August 31, 2017, following complications from a heart attack and stroke. Debra lived most of her life in Portage where she raised her two daughters.


  9. Grothman congressional town hall gets feisty with unscreened crowd, questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | WKOW-TV

    Rep. Glenn Grothman told constituents Tuesday the American people have a right to be upset with their members of Congress who won't face them in town hall settings. Rep. Grothman has held a number of town halls in recent days, including one in the Portage City Council chambers where the people he represents didn't hold back on their questions or criticisms of him.


  10. Suspect in Portage homicide sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | WKOW-TV

    Authorities say late last year, Brown went to a unit at the Cattail Lodge in Portage to buy marijuana from 22-year-old Jason Laack of Rio. A man with Brown attempted to shoot Laack's acquaintance, Isaac Breedlove, but the gun failed to fire.


  11. Man sentenced to 20 years in Portage homicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Channel3000

    A man who turned himself in to authorities after killing another man in Portage last year was sentenced Monday to 20 years. Mario F. Brown Jr., 24, pleaded no contest to second-degree reckless homicide and was found guilty in May for shooting and killing Jason Laack, 22, of rural Rio.


  12. Portage veterans, first responders come together to talk about PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | WKOW-TV

    ... be painted as veteran-specific issues, but police, fire, EMS deal with stuff every day that not normal people see," Portage VFW Senior Vice Commander Adam Wallace told 27 News. Organizers say talking to someone is the first step in healing, but ...


  13. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | WKOW-TV

    The Wisconsin State Patrol says WIS 33 is closed in both directions between Wisconsin Street and Wauona Trail in Portage. The Columbia County Sheriff tells 27 News there was smoke seen coming from the structure, but they don't have much information on the fire itself.


  14. Madison Water Utility fixing minor water main breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | WKOW-TV

    Madison Water Utility has one worker on scene of a water main break in the area of Portage Road and Old Gate Road in Madison. The Madison Water Utility spokesperson says a crew will be sent later today to repair it.


  15. Right Now: Traffic diverted around possible water main break in MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | WKOW-TV

    Dane County Communications says it's gotten calls about a possible water main break in the area of Portage Road and Old Gate Road in Madison. Law enforcement and water utility crews are on their way to the scene as of 6:45 a.m. Traffic will be diverted around the area if need be.


  16. Indiana man gets 87-year term in Wisconsin womana s killingRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Tribune

    ... received more than two years for moving a body at a crime scene and 20 years for being a habitual offender. Fecht of Portage, Wisconsin, met Dent at a Fort Wayne concert in 2014 and moved in with him in early 2015. The 34-year-old's body was found ...


  17. Labor of love: Grandma delivers baby nicknamed 'Exit 92' on side of Portage highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | WKOW-TV

    An Adams County family is counting their blessings after the miraculous birth on the side of a busy Portage highway. It wasn't first responders who helped the baby, affectionately nicknamed Exit 92, make a speedy debut.


  18. Genoa boy making 'journey to heaven'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Daily Chronicle

    Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. Matthew Apgar - [email protected] Frank Carpino falls asleep in bed with his oxygen tube after a ski trip with boy scouts on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Cascade Mountain in Portage, WI.


  19. Man convicted of killing Wisconsin woman buried in basementRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | The Republic

    ... verdict Thursday in the case of 41-year-old Franklin J. Dent of Fort Wayne. Sentencing is June 22. Jessica Fecht of Portage, Wisconsin, met Dent at a Fort Wayne concert in 2014 and moved in with him in early 2015. The 34-year-old's body was found ...


  20. Dent guilty of girlfriend's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Journal Gazette

    ... reaction. Fecht's mother cried and her aunt seemed to shake and cry when Dent was convicted. Fecht, who lived in Portage, Wisconsin, met Dent at a concert in Fort Wayne in 2014. On Dec. 31, 2014, she traveled from Wisconsin to be with Dent, moving ...


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