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Borgschatz promoted to chief deputy in St. Croix County
7 hours 53 min ago
Kaufhold's Kurds to expand
17 hours 8 min ago
August 17, 2017
Red Bulls get deployment notice
August 17, 2017 - 9:59am
August 16, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources lists more than 250 CAFOs across the state, up from fewer than 50 in the mid-'90s. The vast majority of those farms are dairy operations. File photo
Dairy group sues Wisconsin DNR over pollution discharge rules
August 16, 2017 - 6:00am
August 10, 2017
St. Croix County supervisors passed a resolution Aug. 1 in opposition of a bill that would allow a former Bible camp along the Lower St. Croix River to be used as a wedding and events center. Residents who spoke at public comment worry the commercial use would disrupt the secluded area, but legislators who authored the bill say it will enhance property rights. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia.
Local control debate lingers over proposed zoning legislation
August 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 7, 2017
Prescott Police Chief Gary Krutke died Aug. 5. Photo courtesy of Prescott Police Department
Prescott community mourns loss of police chief
August 7, 2017 - 8:11am
August 5, 2017
The Prescott Fire Hall will be getting a new roof after the Prescott City Council awarded a bid of $62,300 to Johnson Construction Inc. at its July 24 council meeting. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Prescott Fire Hall will see a new roof
August 5, 2017 - 5:30am
August 2, 2017
Rep. Shannon Zimmerman and Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, shown at a February event in Hudson, are among a team of lawmakers backing legislation that would reshape Wisconsin's three-tier system governing alcohol. File photo
Bill takes aim at ‘modernizing’ state’s alcohol laws
August 2, 2017 - 7:16am
With the new Pierce County Sheriff’s Department and jail set to open soon, the Pierce County Board held a discussion to approve using monies from the Jail Assessment Fund to upgrade the dispatch center at its July 25 board meeting. No action was taken during the discussion. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
As jail opening nears, new dispatch equipment needed
August 2, 2017 - 5:30am
July 30, 2017
The citizens of Elmwood funded two signs to be installed at the entrances to Elmwood to try and slow vehicles down. The signs were created by Elmwood Village Board member Neil Boltik with the help of Elmwood citizen Matthew Marose. The signs can be seen on Race and Winter avenues, both located on State Highway 72. This sign pictured is on Winter Avenue. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Speeding saga: Elmwood board, citizens tackle speeding issues
July 30, 2017 - 5:30am
July 28, 2017
This photo was taken from a video line that was recorded in a sewer line. Ellsworth Public Works Director said the video is 138.4 feet from a manhole, but wasn't sure where it exactly is located. The village hopes to be able to videotape private home lines as well. Photo courtesy of the Village of Ellsworth
Water infiltration issues discovered in Ellsworth sewer line
July 28, 2017 - 5:30am
July 26, 2017
3M fights footing the water bill
July 26, 2017 - 9:14am
Construction will begin this week on the 400th Street bridge, with expected completion to be September 1, 2017. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Salem bridge construction to begin this week: To finish in September
July 26, 2017 - 9:00am
Gov. Walker to give $132 million for transportation
July 26, 2017 - 6:00am
July 25, 2017
Judge orders village to accept petition
July 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
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