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  1. Sheriff: Juveniles shot with BB gun while trying to toilet paper Dekorra homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | WKOW-TV

    A juvenile was arrested after police say he shot a BB gun at other juveniles who were toilet papering his home. Saturday, the Columbia County Sheriff's Office got a report of a juvenile who was shot with a BB gun and being treated at Divine Savior Hospital in Portage.

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  2. Juveniles face charges in Portage arson fire and burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WKOW-TV

    Portage Fire and Police Departments responded Oct. 4 to a structure fire in the 2600 block of New Pinery Road, which is the vacant former Johnson Mechanical building. Investigators with the police and fire department identified and referred two juveniles for charges of arson and criminal trespass to a dwelling.

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  3. At least 14 people taken to hospital after carbon monoxide leak at Portage plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | WKOW-TV

    Lt. Steve Dehn says when the fire department got to Dawn's Fresh Foods, there were very high levels of carbon monoxide detected - about 800 parts per million. Normal would be about 4 to 7 parts per million.

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  4. Portage man gets probation, jail time for killing neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WKOW-TV

    A Portage man avoids prison and receives a probation sentence after settling a long-running feud by shooting and killing a neighbor in the midst of a May altercation. Columbia County Judge Andrew Voigt handed 49-year-old Calvin Eldridge a nine-month jail term as part of his four-year probation sentence in the death of 54-year-old Victor Reynolds.

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  5. Portage man pleads guilty in shooting death of neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WKOW-TV

    A Portage man was charged with second-degree reckless homicide during a court hearing Monday in connection with the death of his neighbor. In a cell phone recording by a witness shared with 27 News, the men can be heard shouting at each other, and a short time later there's a single gun shot.

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  6. After moving back in, Prairie Park resident says apartments need more workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    Three weeks after flooding forced the Prairie Park Senior Apartments to evacuate its residents, the property allowed those living on the first floor back in Thursday. "We went first of all to the Best Western motel, we were there for a couple of, I don't know, I don't even know anymore.

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  7. Road closed sign on Hwy 22 in Montello that splits the north and south sides of the city.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    It's a tale of a city split in two. Not from by any ideological differences, but from a bridge closure that connects and now separates the north and south sides of Montello.

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  8. Active day at Camp Randall for controlling crowd at UW gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    Officers from the University of Madison Police Department were out in full force Saturday to patrol fans at the UW vs. New Mexico game. A news release states UW Police issued 24 citations and arrested 22 people.

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  9. Montello boy okay after rescue from swirling flood watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    MONTELLO A young man here had a close call with flood waters Friday, but is reportedly okay, thanks to two alert Marquette County workers. Montello Police Chief Rick Olson tells Channel 27 News that the boy was saved after he fell into the water Friday afternoon.

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  10. Taylor scores 3 TDs, No. 5 Wisconsin beats New Mexico 45-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    Jonathan Taylor ran for 253 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 5 Wisconsin asserted its dominance after allowing a score on the game-opening drive, beating New Mexico 45-14 on Saturday.

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  11. Capital K9's Dog Paddle and Wash set for Sunday at Goodman PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    Organizers of the Capital K9 Dog Paddle & Dog Wash say the event benefits the non-profit organization that supports the Madison PD Canine Unit. It's a day where the dogs rule at Goodman Pool, which is located at 325 W. Olin Avenue in Madison.

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  12. Sheriff: Portage stepdad shot kids with needle Nerf dartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    A Portage stepfather is in jail after reportedly shooting his young children with a Nerf gun that had needles attached to the end of the darts, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Brian Alexander, 33, was arrested for two counts of physical abuse of a child after evidence was obtained that he was shooting nerf darts with sharp needles sticking out of them at his step kids.

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  13. Deadly week: Four fatal suspected drug overdoses in Columbia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    There have been four suspected drug overdose deaths in six days this past week from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5, 2018, according to the sheriff's office.

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  14. Businesses resourceful in recovering from floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    A Columbia County winery owner says adapting a sanitizing process for equipment to use for grapes saved his crop from being wiped out by the region's rains and flooding. Before the workplace ingenuity surfaced, Shaun LaPacek of Rock'N Wool Winery in Poynette felt defeated by the weather pattern.

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  15. Live Updates: Thursday Flood updates and road closuresRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    Wisconsin 33 is now open between LaValle and Union Center. The east and westbound lanes had been closed since Tuesday morning.

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  16. Columbia Co. highway lanes close to prepare for weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    Highway lanes in Columbia County are being shut down to prepare for more rain, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The right lane on I-39 southbound, near Portage, is closed from mile marker 87 to Cascade Road in preparation for weather.

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  17. Baraboo River causing some flooding headaches for western Columbia County south of PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    County Highway U, which runs almost parallel to the river and state HI 33, is closed due to high water. But Columbia County officials are also keeping a close eye on that part of Highway 33 due to its proximity to the rising Baraboo River.

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  18. One lane of I-90/I-94 near Portage to be shut down Sunday evening for 12 hours due to flooding.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    Crews have closed the right lane of eastbound I-90/94 at WIS 33 in Columbia County due to sandbagging. The eastbound closure is expected to last 12 hours, according to a release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation .

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    The Baraboo River left some Sauk County towns coping with flood water damage, but it is now Columbia County's turn to watch the river. The Baraboo empties into the Wisconsin River south of Portage but right near the junction of I-39 and I-90/94.

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  20. Portage police seeking information on fraud suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | WKOW-TV

    Portage Police are looking for help identifying a person who they say used a stolen credit card this past July. The man who police think stole the credit card was photographed in Portage at the AMTRAK station and later at the Tomah Walmart on July 16 and 17. Police originally had a suspect in mind, but that did not lead to an arrest, so the hunt for the thief continues, according to Stenberg.

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