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October 3, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Pence visiting Eau Claire, Green Bay next week; more state news stories
October 3, 2018 - 1:46pm
National test of wireless emergency alert system scheduled for today
October 3, 2018 - 9:10am
October 2, 2018
City of Hudson seeking outside proposals for EMS solutions
October 2, 2018 - 2:50pm
Pierce, St. Croix towns get broadband aid
October 2, 2018 - 1:29pm
Wisconsin roundup: Legal drinking age could be 22-23 for men, Madison researcher says; more state news stories
October 2, 2018 - 10:35am
October 1, 2018
Sen. Patty Schachtner, D-Somerset, was joined by Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz and Sen. Janet Bewley of Mason on Monday, Oct. 1, at New Richmond Civic Center for a listening session on the Foxconn project. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Foxconn takes center stage in New Richmond, River Falls
October 1, 2018 - 7:44pm
Pierce County reviews upcoming budget, has a new bank
October 1, 2018 - 5:32pm
UW-Extension to host workshop on legal aspects of boundary agreements
October 1, 2018 - 11:02am
Scott Walker, shown here during a visit this year in Hudson, says if he wins re-election, it will be his final term as Wisconsin governor. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says a third term would be his last; more state news stories
October 1, 2018 - 9:19am
September 30, 2018
Sam Eberhart, right, signs the voter roll as his daughter, Bridey, 3, leans against him at during the 2018 Minnesota primary election at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in St. Paul on Tuesday, Aug.14, 2018. Helping Eberhart is election volunteer Simon Carvalho. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)
Who are big spenders in Minnesota's 2018 election?
September 30, 2018 - 6:00am
September 28, 2018
County board briefs: funding for water quality studies, update on manure spill
September 28, 2018 - 2:07pm
Republican candidates in top state Senate races outraise opponents
September 28, 2018 - 2:04pm
September 27, 2018
Rob Brooks of Saukville has apologized for racist and sexual remarks he made to three female colleagues after a caucus event in Wisconsin Dells but said he won't resign his seat in the Assembly. Photo courtesy of  the state of Wisconsin
Wisconsin roundup: Accused Republican gives up leadership role, won’t resign seat; more state news stories
September 27, 2018 - 8:42am
September 26, 2018
Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Spencer Fobbe poses for a picture. Fobbe created most of the curriculum for the department's upcoming citizens' academy. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Pierce County Sheriff's Office launching citizens' academy
September 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
A spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security testified there are no new threats to Wisconsin election security, but there are "processes and protocols" in place to stop hackers. RiverTown file photo
Wisconsin roundup: Homeland security says no new election security threats for Wis.; more state news stories
September 26, 2018 - 9:30am