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John Krings
Pierce Board of supervisors sworn in
5 hours 10 min ago
April 23, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Warren Limmer of Maple Grove says on Monday, April 23, 2018, his legislation would make sure that dangerous sex offenders and mentally ill people are not released too soon. Don Davis / Forum News Service
State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
April 23, 2018 - 2:44pm
Wisconsin roundup: Body pulled from river in Pepin County; Dems running close in governor's race; more state news stories
April 23, 2018 - 11:09am
April 21, 2018
Kim Lunda started as the Bay City Clerk and Treasurer on Feb. 6 and said she is looking forward to serving the people of Bay City. Submitted photo
New Bay City clerk/treasurer serves community she lives in
April 21, 2018 - 1:47pm
April 20, 2018
St. Croix County towns slated for broadband funding
April 20, 2018 - 11:16am
The Mississippi River, shown here at Prescott, could be poised for flooding in some areas, depending on the outcome of the melting process. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: After winter’s sucker punch, concerns turn to melting snow; more state news stories
April 20, 2018 - 8:37am
April 19, 2018
Council and Commission review outside police assessment
April 19, 2018 - 10:34am
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said he's considering challenging Gov. Scott Walker in November. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Barrett mulls fourth run for governor; more state news stories
April 19, 2018 - 8:29am
April 17, 2018
Possible Prescott K-9 discussed at City Council meeting
April 17, 2018 - 11:32am
Gov. Scott Walker issued a pledge to reporters Monday that he won't leave office during his third term to take a position in President Donald Trump's administration. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pledges not to leave Wis. for Trump administration; more state news stories
April 17, 2018 - 9:25am
April 16, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Activists hold weekend pro-gun rally at state Capitol; more state news stories
April 16, 2018 - 8:48am
April 15, 2018
Ginny Yingling, a hydrogeologist with the Minnesota Department of Health, talked to Doreen and Gary Deutsch at a April 3 public meeting at Park High School. The state will spend $700 million in 3M settlement funds to clean up contaminated water. The Deutsches get their water from a private well at their home which is about a mile from a former 3M disposal site in Woodbury. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
State to residents: 3M cleanup cash will flow to their faucets first, fish second
April 15, 2018 - 7:50pm
The Kinnickinnic River has been added to a list of endangered rivers by the American Rivers organization. It joins others including the Mississippi River. File photo
Kinni listed as 'endangered' by American Rivers
April 15, 2018 - 7:49am
April 13, 2018
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is defending a free trip to London that he took with lobbyists and a group of lawmakers from other states.
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly speaker was on free London trip that has FBI’s interest; more state news stories
April 13, 2018 - 8:48am
April 12, 2018
Resident requests animal ordinance review
April 12, 2018 - 2:49pm