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December 18, 2018
Sen. Matt Little, DFL-Lakeville, and Sen. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka, listen as diabetes patients discuss the rising cost of insulin. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Senate.
Minnesota lawmakers consider regulations on insulin pricing
12 hours 40 min ago
Wisconsin roundup: Lame-duck legislation would face longer odds under senator’s bill; Superior inferno; more state news stories
20 hours 15 min ago
December 17, 2018
Gov.-elect Tony Evers, shown here in a November visit to Hudson, criticized the signing of the lame-duck session bills Friday, saying, "Governor Walker chose to ignore and override the will of the people of Wisconsin. This will no doubt be his legacy." File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats, critics blast Walker for signing lame-duck bills into law; more state news stories
December 17, 2018 - 10:10am
December 14, 2018
Gov. Scott Walker, shown here during a 2018 bill signing in River Falls, will take action on lame-duck legislation on Dec. 14 in Green Bay. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to take action on lame-duck bills; heavy drinking aside, Wis. is … pretty healthy?; more state news stories
December 14, 2018 - 10:14am
December 13, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Farm bill offers Wis. farmers ‘a little bit more certainty’; more state news stories
December 13, 2018 - 9:21am
December 12, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Osceola man going to prison after injuring infant daughter; Walker considers line-item veto; abortions up in Wis.; more state news stories
December 12, 2018 - 3:54pm
St. Croix County Government Center. File photo
11 vying to replace Lundell on bench
December 12, 2018 - 2:48pm
Kelly Leibold started going to City Council meetings when she was a junior at Pine Island High School. At 19, she was hired as the chamber director. At 22, Leibold will be sworn in to serve on the council this January. Photo courtesy of OPG Media
The millennial council member: 22-year-old prepares for Pine Island City Council
December 12, 2018 - 5:00am
December 11, 2018
New Smart911 app to better protect residents in emergencies
December 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Lawmakers return to the Wisconsin Capitol in January for the 2019 legislative session. File photo
‘A whole new ballgame’ awaits Wis. lawmakers after lame-duck session
December 11, 2018 - 8:38am
December 10, 2018
Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers, shown here in a November campaign stop in Hudson, begins what he is calling the "Building the People's Budget" tour Tuesday, Dec. 11, in Green Bay. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Wisconsin roundup: Evers hits the road, seeks input on state budget; more state news stories
December 10, 2018 - 9:27am
County board briefs: request for more CPS funding from state; annual department reports
December 10, 2018 - 5:33am
December 7, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Student brings 2 unloaded guns to Durand middle-high school; more state news stories
December 7, 2018 - 9:21am
December 6, 2018
Gov.-elect Tony Evers, left, and Gov. Scott Walker. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: Evers to make personal appeal for Walker to veto lame-duck bills; more state news stories
December 6, 2018 - 9:12am
December 5, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Walker chooses attorney to serve on UW regents board; more state news stories
December 5, 2018 - 11:45am
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