Over $600K awarded to Cambria, Clearfield emergency services
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — More than $600,000 has been awarded to emergency service grants to the 73rd District, State Rep. Dallas Kephart (R-Clearfield/Cambria) announced. The grants, funded by proceeds generated by slot machine gaming across the state, were awarded by the Office of State Fire Commissioner. The money can be used for projects that include […]
Savor the Nightlife: 4 Unmissable Pubs in Portage
In this article, we're exploring four notable pubs in Portage. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Del Monte to close Markesan canning plant, layoff 90
Del Monte Foods will close its Markesan vegetable canning plant laying off 90 employees. The company provided no reason for the closure in the mass layoff notice it filed with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Layoffs are expected to start in April. According to its 2023 annual report, Del...
A Culinary Journey: Three Unforgettable Sandwiches in Portage
In this article, we're going to explore three sandwiches that are a must-try in Portage. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of them yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
From Beaver Dam with Love: 4 Pizzas That Are Worth Every Bite
This article presents four delightful pizza places in Beaver Dam. Have you had the chance to sample any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
DeForest man given years in prison after slew of drug, abuse charges
A DeForest man was sentenced in Columbia County Circuit Court on Monday in a hearing covering three felony cases, two traffic citations, and references to other charges in Dane County. Ty J. Gruenenfelder, 36, of DeForest, appeared for his sentencing hearing in the Portage courthouse, following repeated delays in the cases, originally scheduled for sentencing in October 2023. The hearing ended in Judge Troy Cross handing down a sentence of six and a half years in prison, which included the maximum sentence for possession of...
Wrestling: Meister takes fifth at state
Ashton Meister was close to climbing higher on the podium. As it was, Poynette’s 150-pounder placed fifth at the WIAA Division 3 State Individual Wrestling meet, while other Puma wrestlers competed as well at the Kohl Center. Seeded third, Meister received a first-round bye. In the quarterfinals, he defeated Cumberland’s Logan Peterson 2-0. Going up against No. 2 Blake Carton, from Shiocton, Meister and his opponent were tied 1-1 at...
Pilot Program To Spruce Up Beaver Dam’s Residential Facades
(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam City Council recently approved a pilot program created by the city’s Downtown Redevelopment Committee. The program will be utilizing $180,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to enhance residential facades. The purpose is to encourage the upkeep and appearance of owner-occupied residential homes and...
Highschool Basketball | 29 February Winnebago Lutheran Academy Girls Game Notice
The Winnebago Lutheran Academy Girls Basketball team will have a Non-conference game with Poynette(Poynette, WI) on 29 February, 2024, 7 PM. As of now, Vikings has won 1 games and lost 3 games, and the winning rate is 0.3.
Inside BDHS Athletics-Activities 2/28/24
Beaver Dam High School Athletics/Activities Director Ryan Gerber talks state wrestling, the basketball playoffs, state bowling, state powerlifting, solo ensemble and spring sports. Go Inside BDHS Athletics every Wednesday night at pm on 1430 ESPN Beaver Dam. If you have a question about this story or have an idea for...
Waupun, Laconia, Winnebago Lutheran and Oakfield girls basketball all advance to regional finals
GERMANTOWN - The Cardinals (7-18, 4-14 Fox Valley Association) fell to the No. 10-ranked team in the state, Germantown (20-5, 13-3 Greater Metro), in a regional semifinal to end their season. Brooke Butler closed out her Cardinals career with 20 points to lead Fondy. Amaria Kejo and Morgan Zangl each...
Portage Kwik Trip sells second $50K-winning Powerball ticket in less than a month
PORTAGE, Wis. -- A $50,000-winning Powerball was sold at a Kwik Trip in Portage over the weekend, Wisconsin Lottery officials said Monday, the second time a $50,000-winning ticket was sold at the store this month.
Presenting the Winners from Our Healthy Your Way Contest
These home cooks redefined 'nutritious' with these breakfasts, lunches and dinners that have 12 ingredients or fewer. Zucchini “sushi” is a low-carb and fun play on traditional sushi, using ribbons of zucchini in place of nori. With flavors reminiscent of the California roll, this riceless version is fresh, crunchy and delicious. It’s a great finger food for kids, too. Make them your own by adding in your favorite vegetables, such as romaine, sprouts, mushrooms, radishes, and bell peppers. Shredded chicken or shrimp could also be added. And, instead of cream cheese, try it with hummus. —Audrey Alfaro, Rapid City, SD.
Poynette Weekly Sports Schedule
Boys Basketball 3/1 @ Pardeeville, WIAA regional 7 p.m. Girls Basketball 2/23 St. Mary’s Springs, WIAA regional 7 p.m.
Wisconsin CEO Shot Himself in Hospital ER Lobby After Killing Wife, Police Say
David Zittel, an 85-year-old manufacturing company CEO and founder, shot and killed himself in the emergency room lobby at Prairie Ridge Health in Columbus, Wisconsin, after first killing his wife in the couple’s home, sheriff’s officials say. Zittel was the chairman of Lyco Manufacturing in Columbus, according to...
News – February 27, 2024
(Trenton) Felony charges of Hiding a Corpse have been filed against two people in Dodge County Court. Shawn Wheeler and Christine Steffen were reportedly with the victim when he swallowed a bag full of drugs nearly two years ago. They allegedly drove the man to a hospital, but according to the complaint, he did not want to go inside. Investigators say Wheeler and Steffen did not call 911, check the victim’s pulse, or attempt CPR. They left the man’s body in a parking lot in the town of Trenton. If convicted, the 45-year-old Wheeler and the 39-year-old Steffen both face up to 12-and-a-half-years in prison. Steffen has an initial appearance scheduled for March 11th while Wheeler will be in court on April 9th.
Cannon Falls Bomber, Randolph Rocket sports results
Below are the past week’s Cannon Falls Bomber and Randolph Rocket athletic results:. Cannon Falls boys basketball traveled to Zumbrota-Mazeppa where they beat the Cougars 76-45 to wrap up the regular season. Aiden Johnson led the Bombers with 17 points while Jack Meyers added 13 and Gavin Johnson contributed 10. Both Dylan Banks and Abram Tennessen each had eight points. The Bombers then received the No. 3 seed in the Section 1AA playoffs and will host the No. 14 Randolph Rockets Thursday night in Cannon Falls. For more on the section seeding, click here.
News – February 28, 2024
(Columbus) City leaders in Columbus recently discussed the citizens right to address council at a recent committee of the whole meeting. The council was split on having a time limit. Alderwoman Trina Reid says it would be wise for the council to have a set time limit. On the other hand, Alderman Ian Gray says a time limit is not necessary because the council has never had a problem in the past. The matter could be brought up again at future meetings.
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Pardeeville as of 2024-02-28. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Illinois Man Given Probation For Fleeing Dodge County Authorities
(Brownsville) An Illinois man was convicted Tuesday of running from Dodge County authorities. James Cochrane entered a plea of no contest to a felony count of Fleeing. His sentence was withheld and the 35-year-old was placed on two years of probation. The marshall of the village of Brownsville clocked a...