The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Student Scholarship, Teacher Fellowship, and Principal Leadership program has announced recipients of the 304 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. Awards in the amount of $6,000 are being made to …

Columbia County Home and Community Educators will award two $500 scholarships to two graduating high school students, who are a child or grandchild of a Columbia County Association for Home and Community Education member.

In a typical liturgical worship service, a Christian congregation may sing songs written more than 1,000 years ago, others written more than 500 years ago, others written more than 100 years ago, and still others written over the last several years. The oldest songs a Christian congregation …

The National Weather Service is predicting rains to continue through today. A Flood Watch is in effect until Friday. Due to the snow melt, frost depths and recent rains, the river levels in the area are forecast to rise over the next few days. The following is predicted:

Portage Youth Baseball registration is now open. Fees are $80 for the tee ball and coach pitch divisions and $120 for the majors and minors divisions. There is a $25 late fee for registration after Wednesday. Registration is available at portageyouthbaseball.org and a mandatory in-person reg…

When the Focus On Energy Community Small Business Offering team visited Portage last year to preach the benefits of energy efficiency, they found willing listeners at CrossPoint Assembly of God Church. The church already had started upgrading to smart thermostats and replacing older fluoresc…