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Wisconsin roundup: Troopers anticipate Super Bowl traffic in western Wis.; more state news stories

EAU CLAIRE — The Wisconsin State Patrol has met with law enforcement officers in St. Croix and Washington counties to discuss safety plans for Super Bowl week.
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Two men killed in St. Croix County crash

Two Minneapolis men were killed and a third was hospitalized with serious injuries after a crash Saturday in rural St. Croix County. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office identified the ...
Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22

Ellsworth Community School District has announced school will be closed Monday, Jan. 22 due to a predicted a snowstorm. The Ellsworth Elementary Open House, scheduled for Monday night, Jan. 22 ...
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Wisconsin roundup: Walker calls special session to pass welfare reform; more state news stories

Gov. Scott Walker has the backing of legislative leaders for his call for a special legislative session on welfare reform. File photo
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker has the backing of legislative leaders for his call for a special legislative session on welfare reform.
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Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. authorities search for fugitive sex offender; more state news stories

Authorities in Wisconsin and Minnesota are searching for 37-year-old Casey Thibodeaux, a convicted sex offender who allegedly removed his GPS monitoring bracelet and went missing. Photo courtesy of Vernon County Sheriff's Office
LA CROSSE — The Wisconsin Department of Justice says a sex offender who was on parole has removed his GPS monitoring bracelet and gone missing.
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Wisconsin roundup: Walker wants to close juvenile prison sooner; more state news stories

MADISON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker now wants to close the Lincoln Hills-Copper Lake juvenile prison several months sooner than originally planned. Walker is pointing to a spring-time closing for ...
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Special election: Schachtner claims lead

Democrat Patty Schachtner, Republican Adam Jarchow and Libertarian Brian Corriea were on the Jan. 16 10th Senate District special election ballot in western Wisconsin.
Early returns showed Republican Adam Jarchow claiming a lead over Democrat Patty Schachtner in Tuesday’s 10th Senate District special election. Results were trickling in with Jarchow, the Balsam Lake Assembly ...
Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

(715) 426-1072
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Wisconsin roundup: Sparta arrest is Pierce County man's 6th for OWI; more state news stories

SPARTA — A 55-year-old man arrested during an early Monday traffic stop has a court appearance scheduled for Tuesday. Scott Fedderly of Spring Valley faces his sixth operating while intoxicated ...
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10th Senate District special election: candidate profiles

Western Wisconsin voters go to the polls Tuesday, Jan. 16, to decide the next 10th Senate District lawmaker. Check out the following profiles of each of the three candidates on ...
Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

(715) 426-1072
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