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October 16, 2018
Prescott Police Department is currently in the midst of its second search for a new chief. File photo
Prescott police commission to review new chief candidates
14 hours 41 min ago
Obtaining an ID to vote in fall election
18 hours 42 min ago
Wisconsin roundup: Missing Wisconsin girl possibly seen in Florida, authorities there say; more state news stories
19 hours 29 min ago
October 15, 2018
The Barron County Sheriff’s Office identified the missing girl as 13-year-old Jayme Closs, a 5-foot-tall, 100-pound child with green eyes and blonde or strawberry-blonde hair. She was reportedly missing from a Highway 8 home where a distress call was placed at 12:58 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15. Deputies arrived to find two adults dead. Photo courtesy of Barron County Sherff's Office
Wisconsin roundup: Child reported missing at western Wis. home where 2 adults found dead; more state news stories
October 15, 2018 - 9:44am
October 12, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Wet weather ruins harvest for some Wis. farmers; more state news stories
October 12, 2018 - 2:31pm
October 11, 2018
Democrat Tony Evers (left) and Republican incumbent Scott Walker are now locked in a virtual dead heat in the governor's race, according to a recent poll. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: Marquette poll: Walkers, Evers in virtual tie; more state news stories
October 11, 2018 - 10:06am
October 9, 2018
No decision yet on St. Croix EMS contract
October 9, 2018 - 10:33am
The town of River Falls has purchased 30 acres of land from the Meents family, to be used for a new government center. The town hasn't made any plans for what that will look like yet, but is inviting anyone interested to come to a land dedication event on Oct. 28. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia
'What do you think would be good here?' Town of RF invites residents to share thoughts on new government center site
October 9, 2018 - 10:00am
October 8, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Walker’s father dies after extended illness; more state news stories
October 8, 2018 - 9:12am
October 5, 2018
County board briefs: land and water plan passed, CIP funding approved for next two years
October 5, 2018 - 11:15am
U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat, and Ron Johnson, a Republican, are split over support for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin’s senators split on Kavanaugh; bear attack in Douglas County; more state news stories
October 5, 2018 - 9:38am
October 4, 2018
River Falls Police: Arrest warrants; stolen Packer passes, and more
October 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
Minnesotans can protect identity with a free credit freeze
October 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
Trump to visit Rochester tonight
October 4, 2018 - 11:04am
Wisconsin roundup: DNR sets aside chronic wasting disease rule for deer season; more state news stories
October 4, 2018 - 9:45am
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