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Rep. Shannon Zimmerman, R-River Falls, faced criticism this week after a video surfaced of him making comments about how women communicate. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Old remark by Zimmerman raises criticism; girl, 6, bags buck; more state news stories
12 hours 49 min ago
November 13, 2017
Rep. Shannon Zimmerman, R-River Falls, announced Nov. 13 that he will run as a Republican in the special election to fill former Sen. Sheila Harsdorf's seat after she was appointed to Gov. Scott Walker's cabinet. File photo
Zimmerman announces bid to succeed Harsdorf in Senate
November 13, 2017 - 11:11am
Eau Claire police are hoping the public can help them track down 23-year-old Blake Mares, who went missing three weeks ago. Photo courtesy of Eau Claire Police Department
Wisconsin roundup: Authorities wonder: Where’s missing Eau Claire man?; more state news stories
November 13, 2017 - 9:00am
November 10, 2017
Republican Adam Jarchow, a second-term Assembly member from Balsam Lake, announced his intention to run in a special election to fill Harsdorf’s District 10 Senate seat. File photo
Jarchow announces special election bid for Harsdorf's seat
November 10, 2017 - 12:28pm
Wisconsin roundup: Two western Wis. men charged with operating illegal deer hunt; more state news stories
November 10, 2017 - 11:57am
November 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State Assembly has full plate; more state news stories
November 9, 2017 - 9:04am
November 8, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers take action on mining, hemp, victims' rights; more state news stories
November 8, 2017 - 11:26am
November 7, 2017
Senate passes bill freeing family from SCOTUS ruling
November 7, 2017 - 4:03pm
November 6, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker, shown here during a 2017 stop in Hudson, launched his re-election bid Saturday in Waukesha. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker launches bid for third term; more state news stories
November 6, 2017 - 8:50am
November 3, 2017
State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, shown here in a May visit to UW-River Falls, reportedly told John Kasich he was "betraying his party" by signing a legal brief against the Wisconsin GOP district maps targeted in the U.S. Supreme Court's gerrymandering case. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Report: Speaker Vos reportedly confronts Kasich on GOP redistricting; more state news briefs
November 3, 2017 - 9:41am
November 1, 2017
The Wisconsin Senate has voted to make it illegal again for parents to host drinking parties for their teens' friends. Image courtesy of Forum News Service
Wisconsin roundup: Senate votes to restore ban on parents hosting teen drinking; more state news stories
November 1, 2017 - 9:10am
October 31, 2017
The Wisconsin Senate is scheduled to act on a number of bills Tuesday, including a year round season for woodchucks. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State Senate to consider year-round woodchuck hunting; more state news stories
October 31, 2017 - 9:41am
October 30, 2017
An Assembly bill would lift age restrictions for Wisconsin hunters. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin DNR
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly to consider bill removing age requirement for hunting; more state news stories
October 30, 2017 - 9:08am
October 24, 2017
Winds picked up Tuesday morning in River Falls and other parts of Wisconsin, where a wind advisory remained in effect until early evening.
Wisconsin roundup: Hang on for strong winds; more state news briefs
October 24, 2017 - 8:27am
October 23, 2017
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, left, came under fire Monday after using the word "terrorists" to describe senators who went to Gov. Scott Walker to approve items they wanted in the state budget, including an immediate end to the minimum wage for state government projects, and limits on when schools can hold referendums. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Senate leader says speaker should apologize; more state news stories
October 23, 2017 - 4:19pm