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December 4, 2018
‘Republicans are spitting in the eyes of voters’: Wisconsin Democrats decry lame duck session
December 4, 2018 - 6:44pm
Pierce County Information Services, the county government provider of technology services, has been facing budget uncertainties due to tariffs on Chinese goods. File photo
U.S., China tariffs put uncertainty for county's tech department
December 4, 2018 - 4:18pm
Former lawmaker and Hudson Republican Dean Knudson now chairs the Wisconsin Elections Commission. The panel warned legislators Dec. 3 about the cost of a proposal to move the 2020 presidential primary election. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Elections Commission says moving 2020 presidential primary would cost $7M; more state news stories
December 4, 2018 - 12:27pm
December 3, 2018
St. Croix County Circuit Court Judge Eric Lundell announced he will resign as of Jan. 1, 2019. RiverTown file photo
Lundell announces resignation from bench
December 3, 2018 - 4:05pm
Wisconsin roundup: Evers vows to forge ahead amid lame-duck session targeting executive authority; more state news stories
December 3, 2018 - 10:24am
December 2, 2018
Applicants sought for St. Croix County judicial vacancy
December 2, 2018 - 1:53pm
November 30, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Prison ordered for convicted sausage tamperer; more state news stories
November 30, 2018 - 9:26am
November 29, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Legislature could convene lame-duck session as soon as next week; more state news stories
November 29, 2018 - 8:34am
November 28, 2018
Shannon Zimmerman
Zimmerman appointed to top legislative committee
November 28, 2018 - 3:10pm
November 27, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: DNR declares Wisconsin 2018 deer season safest ever; more state news stories
November 27, 2018 - 11:13am
November 26, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: County officials in Wis. oppose separate Supreme Court election in 2020; more state news stories
November 26, 2018 - 9:53am
November 21, 2018
Gov.-elect Tony Evers, shown in a campaign stop from earlier this year in Hudson, has a $1.1 billion budget deficit awaiting him after he takes office. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: $1.1B deficit awaits Gov.-elect Evers in Madison; more state news stories
November 21, 2018 - 8:49am
Crank Worx owner Isaac Curtis joined Elise Koop Nov. 6 at the bike shop, where Ken Phillips (center) received a new bicycle. Submitted photo
Francis' legacy rides on in River Falls
November 21, 2018 - 7:54am
November 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, a Democrat whose district includes Pierce County, is among members of his party who haven't yet said whether they will support Nancy Pelosi's bid for House speaker. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Ron Kind among Wis. Dems mum on Pelosi support; more state news stories
November 20, 2018 - 9:00am
November 19, 2018
Pierce County voters numbered 17,614 in the Nov. 6 midterm election, not including absentee voters, compared to 14,743 four years ago. File photo
Midterm voter turnout in Pierce County substantially higher than 2014
November 19, 2018 - 11:00am