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November 14, 2017
Patty Schachtner
Schachtner announces bid for special election
November 14, 2017 - 11:10am
Chris Matter
Matter seated as District 2 supervisor
November 14, 2017 - 7:00am
November 13, 2017
Rep. Shannon Zimmerman, R-River Falls, announced Nov. 13 that he will run as a Republican in the special election to fill former Sen. Sheila Harsdorf's seat after she was appointed to Gov. Scott Walker's cabinet. File photo
Zimmerman announces bid to succeed Harsdorf in Senate
November 13, 2017 - 11:11am
November 10, 2017
Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (center) was appointed Nov. 10 to become secretary of the state's Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. File photo
Walker appoints Harsdorf to agriculture secretary post
November 10, 2017 - 9:26am
November 8, 2017
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WATCH: Walker touts economy in Hudson; critics cry foul
November 8, 2017 - 10:37pm
Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, shown here during a February visit to Willow River State Park, confirmed she has been in talks with Gov. Scott Walker's office about agriculture, trade and consumer protection secretary position. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Harsdorf on short list for top agriculture post?
November 8, 2017 - 9:00am
November 6, 2017
Many people discussed ideas with consultants during the city's three-day long charrette. Working off of community input, consultants created designs for different parts of the River Corridor, that depicted different options for what the corridor could look like in the future, both with and without the dams. Shown, from left, on Thursday, Oct. 26 are consultants Bob Kost, Alex Thill, and Ed Freer, and Mayor Dan Toland. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
Community takes part in Kinni planning charrette
November 6, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 2, 2017
A screenshot shows the homepage of the new St. Croix County website. The site launched Nov. 1.
St. Croix County launches new website
November 2, 2017 - 5:41pm
November 1, 2017
Peter Kimball of the Pierce County Dairy Promotion Committee urged County Board members Oct. 24 to restore a vacant UW-Extension position. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Proposal emerges to save ag agent position
November 1, 2017 - 8:00am
October 25, 2017
School district tax levy decreases for ninth year
October 25, 2017 - 8:00am
Budget, slight dip in property taxes slated for public hearing
October 25, 2017 - 6:00am
October 18, 2017
Prescott city officials denied allegations of time card fraud last week in the aftermath of three police department firings. File photo
Prescott official: 'No doctored documents'
October 18, 2017 - 9:20am
October 4, 2017
Lakefront Park is shown from a drone view in fall of 2015. The city heard ideas from a waterfront study on how to improve the city’s shoreline and park. Photo courtesy of Michael Huber Architects
Picture perfect: Hudson looks to update waterfront
October 4, 2017 - 10:00am
October 2, 2017
City looks to future with housing study
October 2, 2017 - 6:12pm
What has the city outlined in its new work plan?
October 2, 2017 - 10:14am
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