Support Sleep In Heavenly Peace

Brian Scheibach, Chapter Growth Manager with Sleep In Heavenly Peace, was the featured speaker at the Portage Area Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon on August 2. The organization “builds and delivers beds to children who do not have a bed.” Their motto: “No kid sleeps on the floor in our town!” The Portage chapter has […]

Kwik Trip named best gas station brand in U.S 3rd year in a row

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Kwik Trip is the best gas station brand in the United States for the third year in a row, according to the 2022 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Family-owned Kwik Trip operates more than 600 stores in Wisconsin (including three in Portage, WI) and Minnesota, as well as in Iowa […]

Rediscovering Fort Winnebago

An amazing discovery has turned into a brand new exhibit. A local family story going back to at least the 1880s claimed that an unusual barn on a Town of Marcellon farm was actually a barracks which had been moved from the site of Fort Winnebago. For all its historical importance, little remains of Fort […]

ADRC of Columbia County Resource Guide

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Columbia County has published a Resource Guide for people who are elderly and/or disabled. You can view the guide here.  The guide is full of great information and contacts for those who are needing assistance in a wide variety of areas.

Anytime Fitness Portage Getting Rebranded Look

Coming Soon: First in the World to Get Rebranded LookAnytime Fitness Portage Receives a Complete Overhaul PORTAGE, WI (April 15th, 2022) – The local gym is about to get a completely new look, being one of the first out of thousands across the world. Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest fitness brand and fastest-growing fitness club […]

Become a Substitute Teacher in Portage

Becoming a substitute is easier than you think (and pretty rewarding). Wake up and teach in the Portage Community School District Don’t miss your chance to positively impact the lives of students in your own community. Begin Here: 800.713.4439 Positions available: Substitute Teacher – Substitute Educational Assistant – Substitute Special Education Aide Details: High […]

COMING SOON: ATV/UTV Traffic On Most Columbia County Roads

Most Columbia County roads will soon be open to ATV/UTV traffic, pending signage and publishing of the ordinance, with these exceptions: Refer to Columbia County for all the rules regarding ATV/UTV traffic within the county. County Highway (CTH) C from State Highway (STH) 16 at Rio south to STH 60, and from STH 60 south to the Dane County […]

Welcome the Riley Kubatzke Agency – American Family Insurance

Welcome the Riley Kubatzke Agency A ribbon cutting was held on Wednesday, February 2 to welcome Riley Kubatzke as a new Portage agent, replacing Kari Tracey who retired from the Kari Tracey Agency – American Family Insurance. We wish Kari a happy retirement and thank her for being a Chamber member. Riley brings several years […]