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Wisconsin roundup: Liberal group says Walker travel cost taxpayers $818K; more state news stories

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
The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now says Republican Gov. Scott Walker has made flights on the state airplane costing taxpayers $818,000 in the last three years.
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Wisconsin roundup: Evers holds 5 point lead over Walker in first polling; more body parts found in Mississippi River; more state news stories

Democrat Tony Evers, left, holds an early 5-point polling lead over Republican incumbent Scott Walker in the 2018 Wisconsin gubernatorial race. File photos
The first poll since Tuesday's primary election gives Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers a 5-point lead over incumbent Gov. Scott Walker. The Public Policy Polling survey shows Evers with 49-percent ...
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Wisconsin state news briefs: Wausau hit-and-run driver suspected of texting; and more state news briefs

WAUSAU-- Wausau police think a 27-year-old driver accused in a hit-and-run accident was texting when her vehicle struck a pedestrian. Investigators say Josie Romero was using the Facebook Messenger app ...
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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Wisconsin state news briefs: Wisconsin governor proposes 3 tax cuts while hitting campaign trail; and more state news briefs

GREEN BAY -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker started his re-election campaign by proposing three tax cuts and beginning a television ad campaign.
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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NR man, Ellsworth EMT charged with child sex crimes

An Ellsworth area EMT is facing three felony child sex charges after a sting operation conducted in Barron County uncovered communications between the EMT and a police officer he thought ...
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

(715) 426-1068
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Wisconsin state news briefs: Lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct defeated in primary; and more state news stories

MADISON -- Voters have ousted a Democratic state lawmaker who was accused of sexual misconduct. Immigration attorney Marisabel Cabrera defeated State Rep. Josh Zepnick in Tuesday's primary. Zepnick was accused ...
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

(715) 426-1068
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Knudson wins St. Croix Sheriff primary

As of 10 p.m. Tuesday night with 42 of 42 county precincts reporting, incumbent Scott Knudson won the Republican primary for St. Croix County Sheriff with 4,571 votes (87.38 percent) ...
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

(715) 426-1068
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Motorcycle crash sends Ellsworth man to hospital

TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF -- A single motorcycle crash in the early morning hours Tuesday in the town of Diamond Bluff sent an Ellsworth man to the hospital. According to ...
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

(715) 426-1068
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Wisconsin state news briefs: Governor's tweet: ‘Of course I don't want a boycott of Harley-Davidson’; more state news stories

MADISON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he opposes the boycott of Harley-Davidson the president is suggesting.
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

(715) 426-1068
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Wisconsin state news briefs: Small plane crashes in cornfield near Beloit Airport; Authorities search for fugitive after weekend domestic incident; more state news briefs

SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. -- All three people who were on a small plane when it crashed Sunday are expected to be okay. The National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA ...
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

(715) 426-1068
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