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Jeff Swenson is a four-term St. Paul Park City Council Member.
An effortless victory: How Jeff Swensen won a race he wasn't running
10 min 52 sec ago
The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now says Republican Gov. Scott Walker, shown here in Hudson, has made flights on the state airplane costing taxpayers $818,000 in the last three years. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Wisconsin roundup: Liberal group says Walker travel cost taxpayers $818K; more state news stories
6 hours 1 min ago
August 20, 2018
Democrat Tony Evers, left, holds an early 5-point polling lead over Republican incumbent Scott Walker in the 2018 Wisconsin gubernatorial race. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: Evers holds 5 point lead over Walker in first polling; more body parts found in Mississippi River; more state news stories
August 20, 2018 - 9:07am
August 17, 2018
Wisconsin state news briefs: Wausau hit-and-run driver suspected of texting; and more state news briefs
August 17, 2018 - 11:19am
August 16, 2018
Wisconsin state news briefs: Wisconsin governor proposes 3 tax cuts while hitting campaign trail; and more state news briefs
August 16, 2018 - 8:03am
August 15, 2018
Wisconsin state news briefs: Lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct defeated in primary; and more state news stories
August 15, 2018 - 8:58am
August 14, 2018
Knudson wins St. Croix Sheriff primary
August 14, 2018 - 10:32pm
Governor candidate Tim Walz speaks to the June 2018 Minnesota Democratic convention. He was not endorsed then, but came out ahead in Tuesday's primary vote. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
August 14, 2018 - 10:07pm
Wisconsin state news briefs: Governor's tweet: ‘Of course I don't want a boycott of Harley-Davidson’; more state news stories
August 14, 2018 - 6:59am
August 13, 2018
Wisconsin state news briefs: Small plane crashes in cornfield near Beloit Airport; Authorities search for fugitive after weekend domestic incident; more state news briefs
August 13, 2018 - 7:19am
August 10, 2018
NR woman sentenced to prison in federal court
August 10, 2018 - 12:00pm
Changes made at Zumbrota campground as outbreak investigation continues
August 10, 2018 - 11:50am
Wisconsin roundup:Accused cop killer waives preliminary hearing; worker suffers serious injuries in workplace fall; more state news
August 10, 2018 - 10:07am
August 9, 2018
Robby Jaeger
Village dissatisfied with former deputy's final plea sentence
August 9, 2018 - 4:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Gubernatorial candidates blast Walker, not each other; more state news stories
August 9, 2018 - 9:03am
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