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August 8, 2018
A recent forum in New Richmond featured contenders for the democratic nomination for the 7th Congressional District seat, Margaret Engebretson of Balsam Lake and Brian Ewert of Marshfield. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Forum points toward tight Democratic primary
August 8, 2018 - 9:00pm
Two boys propose Ellsworth skate park
August 8, 2018 - 5:02pm
A crew pulls in a containment boom Aug. 8, 2018, near the Red Wing Izaak Walton League Clubhouse on the Mississippi River as part of a yearly river response training exercise by the Red Wing Community Awareness and Emergency Response Organization, or CAER. The exercise was held the same day a train derailment in St. Paul sent 3,200 gallons of diesel fuel into the river. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Video: Crews practice spill response on the Mississippi River
August 8, 2018 - 2:07pm
Cans and bottles litter the bottom of the Apple River following a weekend of tubing. Submitted photo
Residents look to joint committee for Apple River relief
August 8, 2018 - 1:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Elections officials monitoring, but not fearful of, hackers; more state news stories
August 8, 2018 - 11:19am
Act 150 library reimbursement increase request denied
August 8, 2018 - 11:00am
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin spoke with constituents Nick Lisiecki (left) and Sam Kast about voter persuasion, the Reward Work Act and income inequality. Baldwin was at Table 65 in New Richmond Tuesday as part of her statewide In Your Corner Tour. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Tammy Baldwin stops in NR as part of tour
August 8, 2018 - 8:41am
August 7, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: GOP leadership: We don’t have votes to pass tax break bill yet; more state news stories
August 7, 2018 - 4:13pm
Pierce County DA seeks help from F&P for workload
August 7, 2018 - 12:00pm
Wisconsin primary election: Statewide roundup
August 7, 2018 - 8:34am
August 6, 2018
Primary Q&A: St. Croix County sheriff
August 6, 2018 - 5:05pm
Primary Q&A: Senate District 31 Democrats
August 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Several shots fired at Madison radio station, 1 person injured; more state news stories
August 6, 2018 - 8:51am
August 3, 2018
Gov. Scott Walker spoke Friday, Aug. 3, at Fleet Farm in Hudson to promote the state's sales tax holiday. Mike Longaecker / RIverTown Multimediaplay button
Walker visits Hudson to promote Wisconsin's first sales tax holiday
August 3, 2018 - 4:09pm
Sheriff’s office, local police oppose St. Croix County cannabis referendum
August 3, 2018 - 3:18pm