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May 24, 2017
Bay City Village Board President Jim Turvaville decided to perform “street maintenance” by extending Market Street to the Sorensen Pond edge. Village Board Trustee Jesse Hohmann oversaw construction with  two Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies standing by. Photo courtesy of Steven Meixner
Bay City Village Board extends Market Street
21 hours 50 min ago
May 23, 2017
Amid state PFC level change, Woodbury says water still safe to consume
May 23, 2017 - 11:36pm
Cottage Grove imposes watering ban after state PFC decision
May 23, 2017 - 11:29pm
A worn yearly Minnesota state park pass clings to a windshield Monday, May 22, 2017 in Minneapolis. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
May 23, 2017 - 8:56am
May 21, 2017
This map, produced by Cedar Corporation, shows Bay City's proposed trail, which goes through David Meixner’s land to an unclaimed island on the northern tip of Lake Pepin. The dotted lines are the boundaries of Bay City. One of Meixner's four parcels includes part of a dirt loop of which the village is claiming ownership. Submitted image
Bay City proceeds with eminent domain on Meixner property
May 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 17, 2017
Six Elmwood Village residents attended a public meeting Wednesday, May 17 to offer feedback on potential police staffing options in the village. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
WATCH: Elmwood Board ‘leaning’ toward full-time officer
May 17, 2017 - 10:23pm
May 13, 2017
Washington County Sheriff prompted Forest Lake to reverse itself on getting rid of police force
May 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 12, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton listens to a reporter's question about budget negotiations at the Legislature on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural GOP says Dayton wages 'war on agriculture'
May 12, 2017 - 2:21pm
Wisconsin roundup: Panel wants legislative oversight of veterans fund transfers; bill to punish campus speech disruptions gets public hearing; and 11 more state news stories
May 12, 2017 - 9:12am
May 11, 2017
Minnesota state Reps. Mary Murphy of Hermantown and Greg Davids of Preston talk on the House floor Wednesday, May 10, 2017, as fellow lawmakers debate a transportation funding bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
May 11, 2017 - 9:30am
A section of the interchange during rush hour where Interstates 94, 494 and 694 meet in Oakdale and Woodbury, Minn. Youssef Rddad / Forum News Service
Studying a hazardous stretch: officials seek guidance as accidents increase near 94/494/694 interchange
May 11, 2017 - 8:52am
State Rep. Shannon Zimmerman launched the first in a series of online surveys he said will help the state government "understand that the pulse and heartbeat" of the communities they serve.
Zimmerman surveys aim to boost constituent engagement
May 11, 2017 - 5:00am
May 10, 2017
Protesters stand near microphones awaiting legislative leaders coming out of budget negoiatons with the Minnesota governor Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
May 10, 2017 - 8:59am
May 9, 2017
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos listens Monday as UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen describes new programs at the university. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Assembly speaker hears from local educators
May 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
St. Croix County Sheriff John Shilts, shown here in a 2016 photo, announced he will retire in July. File photo
Sheriff Shilts to retire in July
May 9, 2017 - 1:42pm
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