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  • Woman rips off shirt, allegedly goes on rampage

    07/24/2009 4:28:11 PM PDT · by Wardenclyffe · 68 replies · 2,518+ views
    Portage Daily Register ^ | Wednesday, June 17, 2009 11:55 pm | By Shannon Green
    A bra-clad woman charged with injuring a Portage police officer in a drunken rage early Saturday reportedly kicked and screamed her way to a possible 12-year prison sentence. Courtney L. Steinhorst, 20, of Baraboo, is free on a $2,500 signature bond after an initial appearance Tuesday in Columbia County Circuit Court. She is charged with two counts of felony battery of a peace officer, two counts of felony attempted battery of a peace officer, and misdemeanor charges of resisting an officer and disorderly conduct. Steinhorst faces a maximum initial penalty of 12 years in prison if she is found guilty...
  • Episcopal cathedral sold Unnamed buyer to pay $1.275M for 38-year-old landmark (ECUSA)

    05/09/2007 10:04:20 AM PDT · by PAR35 · 54 replies · 790+ views
    kalamazoogazette ^ | April 30, 2007 | Tom Haroldson
    The Cathedral of Christ the King in Portage has been sold, members of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan were told Sunday. But who has purchased the church for $1.275 million and what will be done with the familiar landmark building and its prime property remain unknown. *** The cathedral was built in 1969 for $2 million. The diocese began thinking about a sale in 2004 because of tight finances and a dwindling church maintenance fund.