•  Montello American Legion Auxiliary Breakfast 8/10 ... (Sunday, August 10)

American Legion Post, W3008 State 23, Montello

Menu includes french toast, fried potatoes, eggs, sausage, gravy, muffins

Adults: $7, 10 & under: $3, under 3 free


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•  Portage Schools Administrator Charles Poches ... (Monday, August 4  8:10 AM - 8:30 AM)



•  Columbia County Humane Society - Jen Schkirkie ... (Monday, August 4  10:25 AM - 10:40 AM)



•  Columbia County Visitor's Bureau ... (Wednesday, August 6  7:30 AM - 7:40 AM)

Carmen Griffith


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A 36 YEAR OLD MAN WILL BE IN COLUMBIA COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT TODAY FOR BOTH A PRELIMINARY AND MOTION HEARING. STEVEN M. DOUGHERTY OF STOUGHTON FACES A CHARGE OF FELONY THIRD DEGREE SEXUAL ASSAULT AFTER ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTING A WOMAN HE MET ON THE INTERNET IN MARCH OF THIS YEAR. THE FELONY CHARGE CARRIES A MAXIMUM INITIAL PENALTY OF FIVE YEARS IN PRISON.

SAUK CITY RECENTLY UNVEILED A NEW SIGN RECOGNIZING THE HUMBLE BEGINNINGS OF A NOW SUCCESSFUL CHAIN OF RESTAURANTS. LATE LAST WEEK THE CITY PROUDLY DISPLAYED THE BRAND NEW “HOME OF THE ORIGINAL CULVERS” SIGN TO RECOGNIZE THE ROLE THE RESTAURANT PLAYED IN THE COMMUNITY SINCE THE FIRST LOCATION OPENED IN 1984. CULVERS NOW HAS 500 STORES IN 22 STATES.

A MEMBER OF THE REEDSBURG FFA IS UP FOR A NATIONAL HONOR. THOMAS ALLEN WAS AMONG THE 16 FINALISTS CHOSEN FOR FOUR AMERICAN STARS IN THE AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION GROUP. HE IS AMONG FOUR FINALISTS FOR THE AMERICAN STAR FARMER AWARD. HE BREEDS, RAISES AND MARKETS HIS DAIRY CATTLE AND THEN SELLS THE ANIMALS AT SHOWS AND SALES. ALLEN WAS AWARDED TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS AND IF HE IS ONE OF THE FOUR WINNERS CHOSEN AT THE NATIONAL FINALS WILL RECEIVE ANOTHER TWO THOUSAND. THE NATIONAL FF CONVENTION IS NOVEMBER FIRST IN LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY.

A FORMER COLUMBIA COUNTY RESTAURANT OWNER WILL SPEND TIME IN JAIL AFTER A CHARGE OF FELONY POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DELIVER COCAINE. 50 YEAR OLD VINCENT RAGONESE WAS SENTENCED IN COLUMBIA COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT TO SPEND 90 DAYS IN JAIL AS PART OF FIVE YEARS OF PROBATION. RAGONESE WAS THE OWNER OF THE NOW CLOSED MAMA MIA’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT IN COLUMBUS.  

THE BODY OF THE 23 YEAR OLD MAN WHO JUMPED FROM THE KILBOURN BRIDGE IN WISCONSIN DELLS LAST MONTH HAS BEEN FOUND. ALEXANDER L. MCNAIR WAS LOCATED YESTERDAY AFTER THE WISCONSIN DELLS POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVED A CALL FROM ALLIANT ENERGY DAM PERSONNEL REPORTING THAT A BODY HAD BEEN LOCATED IN THE WISCONSIN RIVER. MCNAIR JUMPED OFF THE BRIDGE ON JUNE 28TH TO EVADE POLICE.

A LAWYER FOR A FRIENDSHIP MAN WHO SPENT THREE YEARS IN PRISON FOR AN ARSON HE DID NOT COMMIT SAYS INSURERS SHOULD RETAKE CHARGE OF PROSECUTIONS AGAINST THEIR POLICY HOLDERS. 44-YEAR-OLD JOSEPH AWE WAS GIVEN COMPENSATION BY HIS INSURER AFTER BEING INCORRECTLY CONVICTED OF BURNING DOWN A MARQUETTE COUNTY BAR HE CO-OWNED WITH HIS WIFE.

 TWO MAUSTON RESIDENTS WHO POLICE SAY BROKE INTO A VACANT HOME ON THE 500 BLOCK OF SHERMAN STREET TUESDAY NIGHT WERE ARRESTED. POLICE SAY THEY WENT TO THE HOME AND FOUND 26 YEAR OLD ANTHONY ARCURI AND 22 YEAR OLD AUBREY KRO-EE-ORZ INSIDE. KRO-EE-ORZ ALSO KICKED OUT A POLICE WINDOW ONCE SHE WAS ARRESTED.

 A MAN FROM MILWAUKEE WAS TAKEN TO THE SAUK COUNTY JAIL FOR HIS 5TH OWI. THE INCIDENT OCCURRED SHORTLY AFTER 11 O’CLOCK TUESDAY NIGHT. 62 YEAR OLD THOMAS OVERLAND WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH OPERATING A VEHICLE WITH A REVOKED DRIVERS LICENSE AND POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY. THE LICENSE PLATES ON THE VEHICLE HE WAS DRIVING AS WELL AS A SET INSIDE THE CAR WERE BOTH STOLEN.

 THE COLUMBIA COUNTY FAIR CONTINUES TODAY WITH JOHNNY COUNTERFIT TONIGHT AT 7 O’CLOCK.

 

 

 

 

 


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