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Wisconsin River

The historic flooding of June 2008 was perhaps best known for an outcome that left many people high and dry near the Wisconsin Dells. On June 9, 2008, saturated soil beneath a 500-foot section of Highway A slid away, causing the 267-acre Lake Delton to drain into the Wisconsin River.

In a press release Wednesday afternoon, Portage Assistant Police Chief Keith Klafke said city and county emergency management officials deemed all roads within city limits to be safe.

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