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July 2, 2019
This video still depicts a St. Croix County jail inmate throwing items at a camera inside his cell. Image courtesy of St. Croix County Sheriff's Officeplay button
Increased autopsies, jail violence in St. Croix County prompt funding requests
July 2, 2019 - 4:50pm
Wisconsin's Lincoln Hills youth prison facility.
Wisconsin roundup: Report reveals lingering problems at Wis. youth prisons; more state news stories
July 2, 2019 - 9:39am
PC board briefs: Chicken keeping passed first reading, 3 new resolutions, Honey Queen recognized
July 2, 2019 - 8:00am
July 1, 2019
Council grants open container exemption for Elm Street event
July 1, 2019 - 4:39pm
Wisconsin roundup: State has record-low unemployment, but stagnant poverty rate; more state news stories
July 1, 2019 - 9:53am
June 28, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Republican leaders push Evers to OK budget without changes; more state news stories
June 28, 2019 - 8:59am
June 27, 2019
Gov. Tony Evers has received the state budget from the Legislature. He can sign the $81 billion spending plan into law, veto the whole thing, or use his line-item partial veto powers to rewrite portions. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Eyes turn to Evers after GOP budget lands on his desk; more state news
June 27, 2019 - 9:03am
The Pierce County Register of Deeds office runs with the help of five females, pictured in the record room: (left to right) temporary indexer Lydia Anderson, office specialist Heidi Dahl, Deputy Register of Deeds Kate Hanson and Register of Deeds Julie Hines. Not pictured: temporary indexer Char Glamm. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
First-time award recognizing Pierce County Register of Deeds Office
June 27, 2019 - 9:00am
June 25, 2019
Homicide suspect tells police ‘he jumped onto my knife’; end of Wis. frac-mining?; more news stories
June 25, 2019 - 8:43am
June 24, 2019
Gov. Tony Evers put his veto pen to four anti-abortion bills Friday as expected. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Wisconsin roundup: Evers vetoes 4 GOP anti-abortion bills; Canadian impaired-driving laws could impact Packer-game travelers; more news stories
June 24, 2019 - 8:57am
June 21, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: ‘Lame-duck’ laws upheld by state’s high court; more state news
June 21, 2019 - 9:49am
June 20, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Key Republican senators oppose GOP-authored budget; more state news stories
June 20, 2019 - 10:25am
June 19, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Two police officers killed in Racine, Milwaukee; more state news stories
June 19, 2019 - 8:35am
June 18, 2019
Town of Hudson residents Tom and Wendy Goeltz erected a shrine in their home in honor of their daughter Megan, who was killed in a 2016 distracted driving crash. The Goeltzes are now seeking to have Hudson enact a hands-free driving ordinance. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Hands-free in Hudson? Goeltz family says it's time
June 18, 2019 - 9:37am
June 17, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Dredging underway on Mississippi River; more state news stories
June 17, 2019 - 9:37am