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March 16, 2018
District 13 incumbent Scottie Ard and challenger Ryan Sherley spoke to more than 30 attendees during last week's forum. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
New Richmond-area County Board candidates sound off
March 16, 2018 - 12:16pm
Wisconsin roundup: Driver cited for no license 36th time; more state news
March 16, 2018 - 11:48am
March 15, 2018
Eau Claire Democrat Jeff Smith announced Thursday his candidacy for the 31st Senate District. Submitted photo
Former Rep. Smith seeking to succeed Vinehout in Senate
March 15, 2018 - 1:37pm
The Ellsworth Area Ambulance Service will have five dedicated parking spots after the March 5 Ellsworth Village Board meeting. File photo
Ellsworth Ambulance gets approval for dedicated parking spots
March 15, 2018 - 11:15am
Gov. Scott Walker announced he’s calling a special legislative session Thursday to address school safety. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker calls special session for school safety; more state news stories
March 15, 2018 - 10:07am
March 13, 2018
 Gov. Scott Walker says Democrats should be ashamed of excluding female candidates from a forum held last month. File image
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Dems should be ashamed of excluding female candidates; more state news stories
March 13, 2018 - 4:09pm
March 12, 2018
The Washington/ Ramsey Recycling and Energy Center lies in Newport, just off Interstate 494. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Odor ordinance in place for partnering cities Newport, South St. Paul
March 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
Prescott residents asked to fill out survey for hiring new chief of police
March 12, 2018 - 3:30pm
Wisconsin roundup: Ahem — UW study recommends fewer cough drops; more state news stories
March 12, 2018 - 9:19am
March 11, 2018
Potential sales tax increase on the horizon
March 11, 2018 - 12:54pm
March 9, 2018
Wisconsin Revenue Secretary Richard Chandler speaks at a tax forum Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the UW-River Falls Hudson Center. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Tax reciprocity? Don't hold your breath, official says
March 9, 2018 - 2:58pm
Wisconsin roundup: State’s cranberries, Harleys could be impacted by Trump’s tariffs; more state news stories
March 9, 2018 - 12:45pm
The solar panels installed at the Public Works building will be this style and about 14 feet high. Courtesy of the city of Newport
Solar to cover Newport Public Works energy
March 9, 2018 - 5:49am
March 8, 2018
Recently condemned by the city, Opinion Brewing has now lost its liquor license as well. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
After mitigation attempts, city pulls Opinion's liquor license
March 8, 2018 - 10:00pm
State House analyzes 3M settlement in committee
March 8, 2018 - 1:32pm