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September 19, 2017
Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove ceremoniously cuts the "ribbon" to open the new Pierce County Jail facility on Sept. 19. The new facility is located at 555 West Overlook Drive. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Pierce County Jail opens
September 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 18, 2017
Habitat, City ‘moving forward’ since July agreement
September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
September 10, 2017
The River Falls Academy building, originally built in 1854, is one the River Falls School District is seeking public comment on, in advance of a possible April referendum. Portions of the school have already been shut down. However, the district has also stated its commitment to maintaining that location as the site of the River Falls Public Montessori. File photo
School district looks at April referendum
September 10, 2017 - 10:45am
August 21, 2017
Former Prescott police officers Bryan Massman and Ryan Most (in pink shirt), as well as former administrative assistant Erin Most (front) are pictured here with Prescott Police Chief Gary Krutke (holding award), who died Aug. 5, and other department members this past February at a Chamber event. File photo
Two cops, administrative aide gone from Prescott department
August 21, 2017 - 4:42pm
August 19, 2017
City approves permit for town of RF sand mine
August 19, 2017 - 6:00am
August 18, 2017
Borgschatz promoted to chief deputy in St. Croix County
August 18, 2017 - 2:45pm
August 16, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources lists more than 250 CAFOs across the state, up from fewer than 50 in the mid-'90s. The vast majority of those farms are dairy operations. File photo
Dairy group sues Wisconsin DNR over pollution discharge rules
August 16, 2017 - 6:00am
August 10, 2017
St. Croix County supervisors passed a resolution Aug. 1 in opposition of a bill that would allow a former Bible camp along the Lower St. Croix River to be used as a wedding and events center. Residents who spoke at public comment worry the commercial use would disrupt the secluded area, but legislators who authored the bill say it will enhance property rights. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia.
Local control debate lingers over proposed zoning legislation
August 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 7, 2017
Prescott Police Chief Gary Krutke died Aug. 5. Photo courtesy of Prescott Police Department
Prescott community mourns loss of police chief
August 7, 2017 - 8:11am
August 2, 2017
Rep. Shannon Zimmerman and Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, shown at a February event in Hudson, are among a team of lawmakers backing legislation that would reshape Wisconsin's three-tier system governing alcohol. File photo
Bill takes aim at ‘modernizing’ state’s alcohol laws
August 2, 2017 - 7:16am
July 30, 2017
The citizens of Elmwood funded two signs to be installed at the entrances to Elmwood to try and slow vehicles down. The signs were created by Elmwood Village Board member Neil Boltik with the help of Elmwood citizen Matthew Marose. The signs can be seen on Race and Winter avenues, both located on State Highway 72. This sign pictured is on Winter Avenue. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Speeding saga: Elmwood board, citizens tackle speeding issues
July 30, 2017 - 5:30am
July 28, 2017
City, Habitat reach agreement over Eco Village loan
July 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
About 175 people came to the St. Bridget Church Fellowship Hall meeting space to hear three panelists discuss 'Dam Removal Alternatives" Thursday, July 20. This was the Kinni Corridor Project Committee's fifth "Tech Talk." The next is set for Sept. 7. Photos courtesy Dan Mariette.
Tech Talk covers dam removal alternatives
July 28, 2017 - 6:00am
July 21, 2017
Trevor Wirtanen (right) and Matt Wallace, owners of Oliphant Brewing in Somerset, chatted with a customer during a 2014 event in Somerset. File photo
Zimmerman still 'on guard' for taproom proposal
July 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
June 24, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker on his motorcycle at Freedom Park in Prescott on June 24. Walker and his motorcade were driving around Western Wisconsin and heard a presentation from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Governor Walker visits Freedom Park, Team Oil
June 24, 2017 - 6:10pm
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