‘When the levee breaks’, Portage, Wisconsin residents flee homes

Some residents in the central Wisconsin town of Portage fled their homes after a levee started to fail, sending water from the rain-swollen Wisconsin River onto a major roadway in one neighborhood and threatening to leave some people stranded in their houses. It wasn’t clear how many of the roughly 300 residents remained in the … Continue reading ‘When the levee breaks’, Portage, Wisconsin residents flee homes