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June 28, 2017
Town of Martell resident Warren Houdek surveys damage at his 760th Street property after it was struck by a tornado July 28. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
5 hours 42 min ago
Elmwood pivots to different police candidate; first candidate rejected after report surfaces
14 hours 38 min ago
Deanna Casarez (left), Emily Reed (middle), and Tabitha Rupp (right) are part of the operation of the new feed store in New Richmond, River Feeds. Zach Dwyer / River Town Multimedia
New feed store stresses customer service
14 hours 47 min ago
The Minnesota Department of Transportation spent the night Tuesday, June 27, completing temporary repairs to the main power cable on the Stillwater Lift Bridge that crosses the St. Croix River. Officials say a malfunction in the socket of an electrical meter caused the lift bridge to get stuck about 30 feet up during the noon hour Tuesday. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
16 hours 47 min ago
June 27, 2017
Friends of the Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks, Inc., will offer a four-session kayaking class opportunity beginning in July. Photo courtesy of Rita Thofern
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
June 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
A Minnesota Department of Transportation worker begins inspecting equipment near a meter socket that failed, killing power Tuesday, June 27, to the Stillwater lift bridge. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Electrical problem closes Stillwater lift bridge
June 27, 2017 - 3:10pm
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Hudson man accused of entering home, boat
June 27, 2017 - 1:17pm
Gov. Scott Walker tells a youngster why he's using so many pens to sign a bill Friday, June 23, at the Star Prairie Trout Farm. State lawmakers and business owners were on hand for the bill signing, which relaxes some restrictions on Wisconsin's aquaculture industry. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Walker visits Star Prairie Trout Farm for bill signing
June 27, 2017 - 11:40am
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says the new Congressional Budget Office report will help him decide how he'll vote on his party's replacement to Obamacare. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
June 27, 2017 - 9:03am
Almost everyone has a favorite memory of their local county fair. What's your favorite memory of the Pierce County Fair? You can tell your fair story for a chance to win a prize. File photo
Every person has a fair story
June 27, 2017 - 6:23am
June 26, 2017
The Wisconsin State Patrol released this image of a horse-drawn buggy that was struck from behind by an SUV early Monday, June 26, in St. Croix County. Submitted photo
Amish teens injured after SUV rear-ends horse-drawn buggy in St. Croix County
June 26, 2017 - 9:55am
RJ Meats has installed meat vending machines outside its store on Coulee Road in Hudson. The machines are open 24/7. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia
RJ Meats adds meat vending machine
June 26, 2017 - 9:00am
Members of the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee, shown here during a 2017 visit to Ellsworth, haven't completed their work as the July 1 deadline nears. Lawmakers expect to send the budget to Gov. Scott Walker next month. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
June 26, 2017 - 8:56am
June 25, 2017
Bill Emery has been driving his train for 15 years. Emery and his wife, Judy, are Ellsworth natives who drive a small train with homemade cabooses behind that go around East End Park. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
2017 Cheese Curd Festival
June 25, 2017 - 8:17am
June 24, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker on his motorcycle at Freedom Park in Prescott on June 24. Walker and his motorcade were driving around Western Wisconsin and heard a presentation from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Governor Walker visits Freedom Park, Team Oil
June 24, 2017 - 6:10pm
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