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January 17, 2019
Update: Evers rejects GOP tax relief plan as unsustainable
January 17, 2019 - 10:37am
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has told members of the Wisconsin Technology Council board he favors legalizing medical marijuana, but he says he won't rush it. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Evers could include ‘first step’ toward medical marijuana in budget; more state news stories
January 17, 2019 - 8:55am
January 16, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Evers says gas tax hike on the table; more state news stories
January 16, 2019 - 4:38pm
January 14, 2019
As Week 4 of the federal government shutdown begins, the familiar faces dressed in the customary khaki shirts with the FWS insignia embroidered on the shoulder are noticeably missing from the landscape of the more than 40 Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA) scattered across St. Croix, Polk and Dunn counties that make up  part of the USFWS St. Croix County Wetlands Management District. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Government shutdown hits close to home
January 14, 2019 - 4:00pm
Pierce County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Steve Albarado. File photo.
Pierce County's new chief deputy
January 14, 2019 - 10:00am
January 11, 2019
Knudsen’s Caramels of Red Wing supplied the treats for 280 of these boxes for an inaugural celebration Jan. 7, 2019, for Gov. Tim Walz. The governor is known to be a fan of plaid. Labels on the boxes were made by Red Wing Signworx. Photo courtesy Peggy Knudsen
Sweet treat for Walz courtesy of Red Wing's caramel shop
January 11, 2019 - 3:18pm
Wisconsin roundup: Bus driver honored for rescuing barefoot baby girl; more state news stories
January 11, 2019 - 9:20am
January 10, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Democratic lawmaker alleges all-night lame-duck session was illegal; more state news stories
January 10, 2019 - 11:27am
January 9, 2019
Minnesota House Democrats on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, shared their first 10 legislative proposals for the legislative session. House Speaker Melissa Hortman, center, said the ideas came from months of discussion with Minnesotans. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gun control, MinnesotaCare buy-in among Democrats' first legislative pushes
January 9, 2019 - 4:15pm
Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, signed his first executive order establishing the One Minnesota Council on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz cites desire to boost diversity, inclusion as he creates new council
January 9, 2019 - 11:43am
From left to right: Rep. Tou Xiong (DFL-District 53A), Rep. Anne Claflin (DFL-54A), Sen. Susan Kent (DFL-53), Sen. Karla Bigham (DFL-54) and Rep. Steve Sandell (DFL-53B) at the League of Women Voters legislative session preview panel on Jan. 5. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimedia
Local legislators preview priorities for upcoming session
January 9, 2019 - 11:21am
Senators (from left) Karin Housley (R-St. Mary’s Point), Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury), Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) and Mike Goggin (R-Red Wing) on the Senate floor Jan. 8, 2019, for the start of the 2019 state legislative session. Michael Brun / Forum News Serviceplay button
Session 2019: Lawmakers push for early wins, signal splits are on the horizon
January 9, 2019 - 10:55am
Wisconsin roundup: Sturgeon Bay throws lifeline to shutdown-affected Coast Guard families; more state news stories
January 9, 2019 - 10:27am
January 8, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Clear Lake man reaches plea deal in shooting case; more state news stories
January 8, 2019 - 8:43am
January 7, 2019
Incoming Gov. Tony Evers says he will try to work with majority Republicans after becoming the state's 46th governor.
Wisconsin roundup: Evers says he'll try to work with Republicans as he takes helm; more state news stories
January 7, 2019 - 9:18am