•  Briggsville Firemens Ball 4/26 ... (Saturday, April 26)

Briggsville Fire Department

53rd Annual Event. Pig Roast begins at 4:30. Live music at 8:00

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Community Conversations
•  Portage Mayor Bill Tierney ... (Thursday, April 24  10:10 AM - 10:30 AM)



•  Portage Area Chamber of Commerce ... (Friday, April 25  8:10 AM - 8:25 AM)

Brad Conrad and Marianne Hanson

•  Bill Lind-Montello Pigeon Racing Club ... (Friday, April 25  9:10 AM - 9:30 AM)

Auction and Race


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SAUK COUNTY SHERIFF CHIP T. MEISER MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT HE WILL BE RUNNING FOR A SECOND TERM. MEISER IS A 30 YEAR VETERAN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WITH THE SAUK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT. PRIOR TO BEING ELECTED SHERIFF HE HELD THE JOB OF CHIEF DEPUTY.

 

THE PORTAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS LOOKING FOR CITIZEN REPRESENTATIVES TO HELP MAKE THE DECISIONS THAT WILL INFLUENCE THE DIRECTION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT. COMMITTEES THAT NEED THE REPRESENTATIVES INCLUDE FINANCE, CURRICULUM AND CO-CURRICULAR, STRATEGIC PLANNING AND MORE. ANYONE INTERESTED IN SERVING ON A DISTRICT COMMITTEE SHOULD CONTACT THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BY FRIDAY.

 

REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, THE POYNETTE SCHOOL DISTRICT AND GO RITEWAY BUS COMPANY WERE CALLED YESTERDAY MORNING AFTER A SCHOOL BUS WAS ALLEGEDLY STRUCK BY ANOTHER VEHICLE ON ITS WAY TO THE SCHOOL. ACCORDING TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS FACEBOOK PAGE STUDENTS WERE TRANSPORTED TO ANOTHER BUS WITHOUT RISK OF HARM OR DANGER. FAMILIES OF THE STUDENTS DIRECTLY INVOLVED WERE CALLED BY THE BUS COMPANY AND A NOTE WAS SENT HOME FROM THE SCHOOL INFORMING FAMILIES OF THE INCIDENT.

 

 

DEVIL’S LAKE STATE PARK WAS RESTOCKED WITH TROUT FROM ST. CROIX FALLS YESTERDAY AS TWO TRUCKLOADS OF BROWN TROUT REPLENISHED THE LAKE. A THIRD TRUCK IS EXPECTED LATER THIS WEEK WITH A TOTAL STOCKING OF OVER 8,000 FISH EXPECTED THIS YEAR. 

 


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