•  Bell Ringers Needed for Salvation Army Red Kettles ... (Friday, December 12)

Portage Area Retail Stores

Salvation Army is seeking volunteers to ring bells for collection kettles at Portage area retail stores during the holiday season.  To offer help, contact Jane at 608-408-8050.

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Community Conversations
•  Portage Area Chamber of Commerce ... (Friday, November 28  8:10 AM - 8:25 AM)

Brad Conrad and Marianne Hanson

•  Dan Kremer - Portage Parks and Recreation Manager ... (Monday, December 1  9:10 AM - 9:30 AM)

•  Columbia County Humane Society - Jen Schkirkie ... (Monday, December 1  10:25 AM - 10:40 AM)

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Christmas Wish Winners 


These lucky folks won a $1000 shopping spree at the participating sponsor:

Carmen Magee, Westfield
Northside American Car Care Center, Montello

Sonja McCaskey, Richland Center
Harlan’s Furniture & Mattress Gallery, Richland Center

Tammy Mullen, Baraboo
Fearing’s TV & Appliance, Reedsburg

Rosie Marquez, Pardeeville
Hill Automotive, Portage

Gregg Ely, Reedsburg
All About You Salon & Spa, Reedsburg


 These folks won a $50 gift certificate at the participating sponsor:

Maggie Whips, Wisconsin Dells
Sports Impressions, Wisconsin Dells

Thelma Jones, New Lisbon
Jared Roeker Agency, American Family Insurance, Elroy & New Lisbon

Sherry Coerper, Lodi
Lake Wisconsin Country Club, Sauk Prairie

Diane Endres, Prairie du Sac
Cenex, Sauk Prairie

Ed Mortimer, Baraboo
Meat Market, Baraboo

Brian Lange, Hillsboro
A1 Sporting Goods, Reedsburg

Joe Fargen, Lone Rock 
Sauk Prairie Harley Davidson

Rick Rabuck, LaValle
Pizza Ranch, Reedsburg & Portage

Karen Gehrke, Reedsburg
Reedsburg Country Club

Ken Brickl, Sauk City
Midway Oil, Sauk Prairie & Baraboo

Mike Slaght, Wisconsin Dells
Lake Delton Shell

Chris Powell, Westfield
New Life Physical Therapy, Westfield, Portage, Baraboo

Petra Emery, Mauston
Mauston Furniture & Appliances

Nathan Beal, Wisconsin Dells
Slama’s Lawn & Sport, Reedsburg

Kurt Schrank, Reedsburg
Viking Village Foods, Reedsburg

Bob Clark, Oregon
Edge O Dells, Wisconsin Dells

Jacqui Suleski, Madison
Blue Heron, Reedsburg

Ann Nall, Baraboo
Viking Express Market, Baraboo 

Pam Field, Wisconsin Dells
Clothing Company, Wisconsin Dells 

Richard Olson, Janesville
Scenic Traveler RV, Wisconsin Dells 

Pamela Robbins, Grand Marsh
Festival Foods, Mauston 

Bonnie Dix, Reedsburg
Sears Hometown Store, Reedsburg 

Ben Schuenke, Reedsburg
Lorraine’s Hallmark, Reedsburg

Linda Nate, Lyndon Station
Mittelstaedt Sports/Jays Power Center 

Scott Brown, Adams
Broadway Travel Mart, Wisconsin Dells  

Debra Mueller, Richland Center
Backyard Expressions by Trager, Baraboo 

David Henderson, Baraboo
Glacier Valley Ford, Baraboo 

Suzie Horkan, Reedsburg
Reedsburg Radio Shack 

Angie Haller  Baraboo
McGann Furniture, Baraboo

Diana Fish, Wisconsin Dells
Reedsburg True Value

Pam Puckett, Muscoda
Fillback Ford, Richland Center

Bill Schiller, Hillsboro
J’s Pub and Grill, Hillsboro

Kris Schneider, Baraboo
Vetesnik Power Sports, Richland Center

Mark Sullivan, Hillsboro
Jones Cheverolet Buick, Richland Center

Sharon Cooper, Elroy
Able Trek Tours

Dennis Schad, Oxford
Senger Lumber, Baraboo

Scott Alexander, West Baraboo
Dietz Cabinetry

Sami Strutz, Reedsburg

Megan Spenpulos, Onalaska
UNC Unlimited Nutrition Center, Lake Delton

Joe Sabol, Baraboo
Ploetz Furniture, Baraboo

Juli Mor, Wisconsin Dells
Thompson’s Full Bloom, Wisconsin Dells

Andrea Dumitru, Wisconsin Dells
Diamonds in the Dells

Amy Ziebell
Country Charm

James Wafle, Mauston
Reedsburg Family Prescription Center

Paul Jaskulski, Wisconsin Dells
Baraboo Motors

Ted Roessler, LaValle
ET Foods, Richland Center