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December 11, 2018
New Smart911 app to better protect residents in emergencies
15 hours 58 min ago
Lawmakers return to the Wisconsin Capitol in January for the 2019 legislative session. File photo
‘A whole new ballgame’ awaits Wis. lawmakers after lame-duck session
23 hours 20 min ago
December 10, 2018
Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers, shown here in a November campaign stop in Hudson, begins what he is calling the "Building the People's Budget" tour Tuesday, Dec. 11, in Green Bay. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Wisconsin roundup: Evers hits the road, seeks input on state budget; more state news stories
December 10, 2018 - 9:27am
County board briefs: request for more CPS funding from state; annual department reports
December 10, 2018 - 5:33am
December 7, 2018
Selena Freimark
Selena Freimark named Health and Well Being Educator
December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Student brings 2 unloaded guns to Durand middle-high school; more state news stories
December 7, 2018 - 9:21am
December 6, 2018
Gov.-elect Tony Evers, left, and Gov. Scott Walker. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: Evers to make personal appeal for Walker to veto lame-duck bills; more state news stories
December 6, 2018 - 9:12am
December 5, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Walker chooses attorney to serve on UW regents board; more state news stories
December 5, 2018 - 11:45am
Lame-duck session bills approved, sent to Walker
December 5, 2018 - 11:33am
The jail window in the Pierce County Sheriff's Office. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Pierce County jailers getting employee protections back
December 5, 2018 - 8:00am
December 4, 2018
Around 25 local residents gathered together for a candlelight vigil to support immigrants Monday night. From left are: Jean Ritzinger, Barb de Souza, Pat Caponi and Nancy Parlin.
Candlelight vigil draws attention to supporting immigrants
December 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
‘Republicans are spitting in the eyes of voters’: Wisconsin Democrats decry lame duck session
December 4, 2018 - 6:44pm
Pierce County Information Services, the county government provider of technology services, has been facing budget uncertainties due to tariffs on Chinese goods. File photo
U.S., China tariffs put uncertainty for county's tech department
December 4, 2018 - 4:18pm
Former lawmaker and Hudson Republican Dean Knudson now chairs the Wisconsin Elections Commission. The panel warned legislators Dec. 3 about the cost of a proposal to move the 2020 presidential primary election. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Elections Commission says moving 2020 presidential primary would cost $7M; more state news stories
December 4, 2018 - 12:27pm
December 3, 2018
St. Croix County Circuit Court Judge Eric Lundell announced he will resign as of Jan. 1, 2019. RiverTown file photo
Lundell announces resignation from bench
December 3, 2018 - 4:05pm