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Report: Police chief subject to breathalyzer testing after March 19 return to duty

By Brandi Makuski Two assistant chiefs at the Stevens Point Police Department suspected their chief

 

Motives in high-speed pursuit unclear, prosecutors say

By Brandi Makuskio A Weston teenager is facing a charge of fleeing an officer following

 

As unemployment claims skyrocket, county reps join to find solutions

By Brandi Makuski Nearly 70,000 Wisconsin residents have filed initial claims for unemployment insurance between

  

More than 1,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin, 13 dead

  By Patrick Lynn The Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Saturday reported 13 people have

 

County: Stick with legitimate news sources during crisis

  By Brandi Makuski Portage Co. leaders are encouraging the public to maneuver the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Public encouraged to use parks, but playgrounds closed

  By Patrick Lynn Parks and trails across the county are open—but all public playgrounds are

 

Police & Sheriff calls, March 25

March 25 Muddin’: A 55-year-old man called to complain that truck drivers were mudding on

   

State takes action against price gougers

  By Patrick Lynn Sixteen companies in Wisconsin have been sent cease and desist letters from

 

United Way now accepting applicants for COVID-19 relief

  Metro Wire Staff The United Way of Portage County and the Community Foundation of Central

 

Gov. Evers issues ‘Safer at Home’ order

  By Patrick Lynn Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday issued a statewide order for residents to

 

Police nab suspect in Smith St. fire

By Brandi Makuski Police and firefighters say a Smith St. house fire on Monday is

 

COVID-19: Why it’s such a big deal

  By Denise Lockhart Racine County Eye Officials with the Center for Disease Control¬†(CDC) and the¬†World

 

River search suspended for missing Stevens Point woman

By Brandi Makuski Rescue teams have suspended their search of the Wisconsin River for a

 

Man facing homicide charge in overdose death at northside hotel

By Brandi Makuski A Wisconsin Rapids man will be in Portage Co. Court this week