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June 24, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker on his motorcycle at Freedom Park in Prescott on June 24. Walker and his motorcade were driving around Western Wisconsin and heard a presentation from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Governor Walker visits Freedom Park, Team Oil
June 24, 2017 - 6:10pm
June 23, 2017
Members of the Murr family, along with attorney John Groen, spoke from outside U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after their case was heard by the high court in March. (Photo courtesy of Pacific Legal Foundation)
High Court upholds state ruling in Troy land dispute
June 23, 2017 - 9:52am
June 15, 2017
Elmwood Board to hire new full-time officer
June 15, 2017 - 7:00am
June 14, 2017
Clifton residents Sherry Keller (left) and Ben Schultz present their website and survey to the board at the Clifton Town Board on June 6. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Clifton board rejects Clifton Broadband Coalition $400 request: Joe Rohl to join coalition
June 14, 2017 - 7:00am
June 9, 2017
Hudson police officer Bob Larson and K-9 partner Badger graduated police dog school May 25 along with St. Croix County sheriff's deputies Dustin Geisness (dog, Roky) and John Shilts Jr. (Garza). Submitted photo
Agencies welcome new K-9 teams
June 9, 2017 - 8:02am
June 8, 2017
St. Croix County supervisors voted against Sarah Yacoub's appointment to the District 7 seat 7 to 7, with three abstentions counted as 'no' votes. Yacoub was the sole applicant for the position, and the seat remains vacant. Image via River Channel.
County Board rejects Yacoub bid for District 7
June 8, 2017 - 9:47am
Board delivers intent to assess for Dar-Ray residents
June 8, 2017 - 7:00am
June 6, 2017
Study: Woodbury saw fourth highest growth in region
June 6, 2017 - 1:00pm
June 4, 2017
The house at 135 S. Cherry St. near downtown Prescott will be bought by the city, demolished, and turned into a parking lot. City Administrator Jayne Brand said the city hopes to have gravel down for a parking lot by the fall. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Persistent parking problems: Prescott pursues new parking option
June 4, 2017 - 8:00am
June 2, 2017
On the recommendation from the Finance Committee, the Spring Valley Village Board held a special meeting at 8 a.m. May 30 to set the prices for the Red Fox development property. The board accepted the prices as presented. Photo courtesy of Village of Spring Valley
Spring Valley sets prices for Red Fox development
June 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
May 31, 2017
A group of 10 Clifton residents started a coalition in March to help bring high speed wireless the community. Cheryl Maplethorpe (left), Dennis Johnson, Cynthia Jahnke, Roger Jahnke, and Sherry Keller use a variety of broadband services, with it sometimes being costly and inefficient. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Stepping into the 21st Century
May 31, 2017 - 8:00am
Mark Lobermeier of SEH speaks to those gathered at the fourth Kinni Corridor Project Tech Talk, Thursday, May 18, at St. Bridget Church. This talk focused on the hydroelectric facilities and the FERC re licensing -- or license surrender--process. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
More 'dam' questions answered in 4th Tech Talk
May 31, 2017 - 8:00am
May 27, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Dave Baker of Willmar rests his head in his hand early Friday, May 26, 2017, as a Minnesota special legislative winds down. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
May 27, 2017 - 1:00am
May 26, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Barb Haley of Red Wing works on the House floor Thursday, May 25, 2017, before other lawmakers arrive. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
May 26, 2017 - 10:53am
May 24, 2017
Bay City Village Board President Jim Turvaville decided to perform “street maintenance” by extending Market Street to the Sorensen Pond edge. Village Board Trustee Jesse Hohmann oversaw construction with  two Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies standing by. Photo courtesy of Steven Meixner
Bay City Village Board extends Market Street
May 24, 2017 - 1:27pm