Portage resident Doug Petrowitz said he felt time slow down Tuesday night as he was carried into an ambulance outside John Muir Elementary School with what appeared to be a grisly gunshot wound on the left side of his jaw.
WISCONSIN DELLS — Authorities were still trying to recover a body Wednesday afternoon after a child went missing in the Wisconsin River Tuesday night.
Authorities plan to continue a search in the Wisconsin River Wednesday morning after a child went missing Tuesday night.
A glitch in the process of notifying neighbors delayed a public hearing Monday on a zoning change that would allow for 60 new apartments on Portage’s north side.
As Farmers & Merchants Union Bank gets set to celebrate a milestone, members of the bank’s founding family came together in Columbus for a special reunion.
Information is taken from the records of the Portage Police Department and does not represent a comprehensive list of police activity. Each individual named in this report is presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
A Madison man is being held on cash bond while awaiting a preliminary hearing on an eighth operating while intoxicated charge after prosecutors say he drove into a ditch while driving drunk.
The sound of classical music, show tunes and Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” won’t be part of the June 29 fireworks extravaganza at Pauquette Park.
A change in the city of Portage’s comprehensive plan, approved Thursday by the Portage Common Council, clears the way for a Baraboo developer to convert the long-vacant Divine Savior Healthcare clinic building into an office complex.
A plea and sentencing hearing for a Pardeeville man facing a 10th drunken driving charge was postponed because authorities believe he showed up to court intoxicated.
Ron Benoy said his house in the rural town of Fort Winnebago is a “total loss” after a blaze at the property cut short a weekend trip with his wife, Raine.
Police arrested two people and seized handguns and numerous drugs after executing a search warrant in Portage Friday.
LODI — The smell of decaying plants drifts out from under overgrown weeds near the entrance of the former Lodi primary school, while an exterior light buzzes loudly despite the daylight.
ARLINGTON — Mike Grotzke of rural Pardeeville chuckled as some of his six grandchildren reached into the petting-zoo pen to offer affection to a trio of 3-week-old Hampshire piglets.
A man who attacked a Portage police officer outside a gas station in 2018 was found guilty Wednesday in Columbia County Circuit Court of battery to a law enforcement officer.
A man whose body was recovered south of the Kilbourn Dam on the Wisconsin River in Wisconsin Dells late Monday was identified Wednesday as Andreas S.C. Baban, 21, of Chicago.
If you’ve ever wanted to own your own 105-ton steam locomotive — or perhaps a “bay window” caboose, a wooden-sided box car or a Canadian National coach car — then your time to do so may be nigh.
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