Webster’s 21st Century Dictionary defines the word “preface” as an introductory text. Many books include a preface by the author or editor before the first chapter to set forth the book’s purpose and scope, to express thanks to those who assisted with the book, or to tell a little bit about …
On Oct. 15, President Donald Trump named the recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
The Wauona Trail Women’s Club will host Portage American Legion Post 47 Adjutant Norm Bednarek at its monthly meeting starting at 11:30 a.m., Monday, at Dino’s Restaurant, 2900 New Pinery Road, Portage.
The 31st annual Portage Fire Department will host its Fire Prevention Open House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the station, 119 W. Pleasant St.
The Columbia County Health and Human Services office at 111 E. Mullett St., Portage, will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday for employees to receive training.
Madison College will offer hands-on help with applications during the Instant Application Station event to be held from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Portage campus, 330 W. Collins St.