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  1. Outdoors notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Seven public and three private shooting ranges in Wisconsin will receive a total of $803,822 in funding this year through the Shooting Range Grant Program , according to the Department of Natural Resources. Public ranges in Barron, Chippewa, Columbia, Dunn, Florence, Portage and Vilas counties will receive grants totaling $646,450.

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  2. Police: Kingston man accused of sexually assaulting a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WIBA-AM Madison

    A 26-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting a child, according to a release from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Officials say on April 20, the Columbia County Sheriff's Office was informed of a possible child sexual assault that happened at a rural Portage home.

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  3. Portage police investigate theft, vandalism, and property damage complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WMTV Madison

    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person or persons responsible in a string of crimes over the last month. There have been multiple reports throughout the city of vehicle windows being broken out, thefts from vehicles, and general vandalism.

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  4. Robert E. Kerl, Portage, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Janesville Gazette

    Robert E. Kerl, age 81, passed away on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, at Divine Savior Healthcare Hospital in Portage, with his family at his side. Robert was born on March 8, 1934, in Janesville, the son of Walter and Elenore Kerl.

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  5. Poczkalski, Raymond C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Northwest Herald

    ... in 1982. Raymond was an avid golfer and fisherman, and enjoyed spending time with his family at their second home in Portage, Wisconsin. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnsburg. He is survived by his children, Mary ...

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  6. Appvion Sells its Encapsys Division to Private Investment Firm for $208 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Paper Age

    ... employs approximately 90 people at offices and research labs in Appleton, Wisconsin, and at a manufacturing plant in Portage, Wisconsin. Terms of the sale allow Encapsys to lease office and lab space at Appvion facilities in Appleton while a search ...

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  7. Petition to have Scott Walker's John Doe Probe sent to USSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... 266-4211 Columbia County District Attorney Jane E. Kohlwey Carl Frederick Administration Building 400 DeWitt Street Portage, WI 53901 Phone: (608) 742-9650 Fax: (608) 742-9606 Iowa County District Attorney Larry E. Nelson [email protected] 222 ...

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  8. Family asks for help to find woman missing for 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Channel3000

    ... green jeep with license place "Didis," or anyone who may have saw Dan Kutz that July day, anywhere from Madison to Portage after 3 p.m. when Beth Kutz was last seen. "I don't think he had the time to do something to her where she would never be ...

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  9. Shooting Range Grant recipients announcedRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | State of Wisconsin

    ... were notified on July 3, 2015. Seven public shooting ranges located in Barron, Chippewa, Columbia, Dunn, Florence, Portage and Vilas counties will receive grants totaling $646,450.25. One of the seven is a new range that will be developed in ...

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  10. Wisconsin Football Countdown: No. 49, Harold RebholzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Badger of Honor

    As the countdown to the first Wisconsin football game of the season continues, Badger of Honor is taking a look at Badgers by the numbers, checking in on a different Badger or Badgers players who wore the number corresponding with the remaining days until the Badgers head to Texas to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide Saturday, Sept. 5 . A Portage, Wisconsin, native, Rebholz dates back to the 1920s, back to the times when jersey numbers were first used.

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  11. K9 search at Portage company results in 3 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | WMTV Madison

    PORTAGE, Wis---The Portage Police Department says a K9 search Wednesday evening at Penda Corporation resulted in the arrest of three employees. One person was issued a citation and signed a voluntary termination with Penda, and the two other employees were suspended until cleared to return.

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  12. Greg Peck: I'm speaking Sunday at historic Island ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... Johnny was Catholic and Hazel was not. What followed this clash of religions was a shocking wedding-night tragedy in Portage that made national news and left both families grieving for decades. Because of construction on Highway 73, I'll be driving ...

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  13. Portage man charged with battery, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WMTV Madison

    A Portage man was arrested for allegedly stealing money from a victim and physically assaulting her, according to a release from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. The incident happened around 12:21 a.m. on June 10. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office responded to a female reporting she had just been robbed.

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  14. Portage man arrested for robbing, leaving victim on side of roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Channel3000

    A Portage man was arrested after robbing a woman in a vehicle and then leaving her on the side of the road near Arlington, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said Jonathan A. Robinson, 22, was driving near Interstate 90-94 and Highway 60 with the victim on June 10 when he pulled over on the interstate and forcefully took money from her.

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  15. Greg Peck: Don't tempt fate on Wisconsin RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... 19: Father's Day weekend turned tragic when a Lodi man and his 5-year-old son drowned in the town of Dekorra near Portage. Witnesses told the Portage Daily Register that the two, the man's 7-year-old son, his pregnant girlfriend and an adult friend ...

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  16. Rager, James J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ... leagues. Jim owned Elgin Insurance Agency and sold insurance until his retirement. In 1989, he and Jane moved to Portage, Wisconsin where they lived until returning to Elgin in 2008. There are so many family and friends who will miss Jim. He was a ...

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  17. Names released of father, son who drowned in Wisconsin RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Today's TMJ4

    ... s rescued a woman and two other boys. Divers later found the 5-year-old boy about 4 p.m. He was pronounced dead at a Portage hospital. About two hours later they found the father, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  18. Names released of father, son who drowned in Columbia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WSAW

    ... rescued a woman and two other boys. Divers later found the 5-year-old boy about 4 p.m. He was pronounced dead at a Portage hospital. About two hours later they found the father, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Comments may be monitored for ...

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  19. Father, son drown in Wisconsin RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WISN-TV

    ... s rescued a woman and two other boys. Divers later found the 5-year-old boy about 4 p.m. He was pronounced dead at a Portage hospital. About two hours later they found the father, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  20. Father and son drown in Wisconsin RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Colombia County Sheriff's Department officials were called to a scene in the Town of Dekorra south of Portage at around 1:00 p.m. where five people were in the river and yelling for help. Sheriff Dennis Richards says they were on a sandbar that eroded away.

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