The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says the human remains found last week in Taylor County are that of Anita Bucki.
The Portage County Sheriff's Department says they've arrested four people in connection to several burglaries in Portage and Adams counties.
Waukesha: Wisconsin Zombie Mud Run . If you're worried about a zombie apocalypse, and who isn't these days, you might want to train by taking in this run held Saturday on the grounds of the Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road.
<![CDATA[University of Wisconsin-Extension Portage County Master Gardener Volunteers will hold its annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 18 at the Rettler Corp. grounds in the Portage County Business Park, across from Crossroads Commons off Highway HH. Master Gardener Volunteers, trained volunteers who assist UW-Extension staff with horticulture education and community beautification, dig and divide their perennials for the sale. The selection is enhanced with flats of popular perennials and specialty items from a wholesale nursery. Herbs, some shrubs and vegetables seedlings also will be available. Plants typically sell for $2 to $5. Proceeds support UW-Extension horticulture education programs, horticulture resource books for local libraries, scholarships and area school projects. For more information, call the UW-Extension Portage County office at 715-346-1316.
"Volunteers and agency staff alike have said that the new website makes it much easier to learn about community agencies, search for volunteer opportunities and events, and sign-up to help," said Kayla Rombalski, United Way of Portage County Volunteer Center director.
A 49-year-old Rudolph man was flown to Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield with non-life threatening injuries following a one-car crash on Highway WW in the town of Grant.
"I'm just surprised that someone out there doesn't know who she is," said Sheriff John Spears of the Vernon County Sheriff's Department.
For 20 years, Saint Michael's Foundation has celebrated individuals who exhibit outstanding leadership in Portage County through their annual Community Leadership Celebration.
When lanes are closed the speed limit will be reduced to 55 mph. The lane closures are necessary for crews to complete pavement repairs and preventative maintenance.
<![CDATA[The Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and their leaders of the Mushkodany District Boy Scouts of America. wish to thank the citizens of Portage County who contributed to this year's Scouting for Food Community Service Project. With your help, the effort collected an estimated six tons of donations that were sorted and distributed to five local food pantries. Together we made a significant impact on the food shortage faced by the less fortunate of our neighbors. However, the need persists. As you are able, please consider contributing to subsequent area food drives. Thank you again, for your caring and continued support. Russell Prusak ASM Troop 299, District Scouting for Food coordinator Stevens Point