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Permit denied for cell tower near Devil's Lake State Park

The Sauk County Land Resources and Environment Committee on Tuesday denied a permit for Bug Tussel Wireless to build a cellphone tower outs… Read more


I want my *%$#@ TV! Madison area viewers left with blank screens during frequency switch

Stations are operating with reduced broadcasting power until work on the transmitting tower is done.  Read more


Sou-Pare PLUS! wants your input at Saturday performance in Portage

Expect to get involved in the Sou-Pare PLUS! performance Saturday at Portage Center for the Arts. Read more


Lodi Middle School science teacher wins national award for excellence, goes to D.C. for recognition

LODI — Last week, Michelle Howe couldn’t tell her students that she was about to receive national recognition for her science teaching, but… Read more


Portage man faces 6th OWI after running 2 vehicles off road, police say

At about 6 p.m. Monday, Dane County authorities were notified of a silver Cadillac entering Dane County that was reported to be swerving all over the road and had run two other vehicles off the road. Read more


Portage marching band ends season with record score, 5 first-place finishes

Portage High School’s marching band ended its competition season with five first-place finishes, the most ever recorded by the school. Read more


Lyndon Station man accused of harming emergency worker after his car catches fire outside Portage

A 32-year-old Lyndon Station man is accused of harming an emergency rescue worker and threatening a law enforcement officer after his vehic… Read more


Mother accused in toddler's drug death placed on signature bond in Beaver Dam case

JUNEAU — A 27-year-old Beaver Dam woman was placed on a $10,000 signature bond Monday on charges of first-degree reckless homicide in the d… Read more

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