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September 11, 2018
County board briefs: vote postponements, Lindemann recognized
September 11, 2018 - 6:52am
September 10, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Nolato Contour announces $18M expansion in St. Croix County; more state news stories
September 10, 2018 - 8:57am
September 7, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Storm damage estimated at $209M — and climbing; more state news stories
September 7, 2018 - 9:38am
September 6, 2018
Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers, the Democrat who is challenging incumbent Gov. Scott Walker, visited Hudson Thursday, Sept. 6, with other party candidates. He is standing alongside congressional candidate Margaret Engebretson, who is seen standing to the right of lieutenant governor candidate Mandela Barnes. Sen. Patty Schachtner, who is not up for re-election this fall, is at left. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Evers, Dems point to Schachtner campaign as 'blueprint'
September 6, 2018 - 6:42pm
Forum News Service reporter Don Davis works outside of Gov. Mark Dayton's office during a special session in 2011. Andrew VonBank / Special to Forum News Service
Retiring state Capitol reporter Davis celebrated for his dedication to greater Minnesota
September 6, 2018 - 6:27pm
Donna Fjelstad stands outside of her home in St. Croix Meadows.  John R. Russett / RiverTown Multimedia
St. Croix Meadows residents search for answers
September 6, 2018 - 9:04am
September 5, 2018
High water earlier this year in Hudson closed a boat landing. Meteorologists say the upper atmosphere is to blame for the record-setting rainfall which has filled waterways and caused extensive flooding. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Meteorologists explain all the rain; vigilante sex-crime sting rankles Wis. cops; more state news stories
September 5, 2018 - 1:09pm
September 4, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 15, dies during family’s 40-day fast; more state news stories
September 4, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 31, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Vice President attends Vukmir fundraiser; and more state news briefs
August 31, 2018 - 7:53am
August 30, 2018
This map shows the new routes of County Road U, Powell Avenue, and Mann Valley Drive. Map courtesy the city of River Falls.
County MM receives new name
August 30, 2018 - 4:48pm
Gov. Scott Walker meets with officials near the Jersey Valley Dam during flood assessment efforts Wednesday in Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of governor's office
Wisconsin roundup: Walker declares statewide state of emergency; more state news stories
August 30, 2018 - 9:24am
August 29, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Big demand for western Wis. sand expected; more state news stories
August 29, 2018 - 9:55am
August 28, 2018
Some residents kept in a holding pattern while others moved out Monday at New Richmond's Lowrey Hotel, which is slated to close at midnight Friday. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
New Richmond leaders prepare as Lowrey Hotel enters final days
August 28, 2018 - 11:43am
August 27, 2018
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 30, 2017. McCain died after a year-long battle with brain cancer on Aug. 25, 2018. Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin congressional delegation reacts To McCain's death; more state news stories
August 27, 2018 - 8:30am
August 24, 2018
Community members in the city of Monona filled sandbags Thursday night in hopes of protecting homes against lake water. Photo courtesy of Ready Wisconsin
Wisconsin roundup: Flooded Madison area braces for more rain; more state news stories
August 24, 2018 - 9:17am