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June 14, 2019
Joint Finance Committee members Alberta Darling, John Nygren and Shannon Zimmerman spoke to reporters in April during a public hearing in River Falls. Darling and Nygren co-chair the Republican-controlled budget-writing committee. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Wisconsin roundup: Joint Finance Committee budget includes $322M tax cut; more state news stories
June 14, 2019 - 9:15am
June 12, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Fight over grilled hot dogs lands twin brothers in hot water; more state news stories
June 12, 2019 - 9:57am
June 10, 2019
A "Much Bunch" goat eats its way through some vegatation, accompanied by other "Munch Bunch" goats. The town of River Falls employed the Munch Bunch to help rid one of its parks of invasive plant species. Photos courtesy of Rita Kozak, town of River Falls.
Munch Bunch comes to town of River Falls
June 10, 2019 - 12:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Proposed ordinance would fine parents for kids’ bullying; more state news stories
June 10, 2019 - 10:11am
June 8, 2019
Back to drawing board for county bonding projects
June 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
June 6, 2019
St. Croix County Health and Human Services Director Fred Johnson (left) led Gov. Tony Evers on a tour of the county's HHS facility Tuesday, June 5, in New Richmond. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Medicaid expansion debate comes to St. Croix County
June 6, 2019 - 12:33pm
Wisconsin roundup: Senate Republicans propose $133M road funding plan; more state news stories
June 6, 2019 - 9:05am
June 5, 2019
Pierce County Public Health Director/ Health Officer AZ Snyder worked previously at a county health department in Maryland and served in international health through John Hopkins University. She has spent one year at Pierce County's public health department and was recognized as one of 40 emerging leaders in the field under the age of 40 by a national organization, de Beaumont, in early May 2019. File photo
Nationally-recognized PC Public Health Director passionate about prevention
June 5, 2019 - 6:00am
June 4, 2019
City moves ahead with plans for apartments near City Hall
June 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
Department of Workforce Development Secretary Caleb Frostman, along with Sen. Patty Schachtner, D-Somerset, met June 3 with about 20 officials who discussed struggles facing the certified nursing assistant (CNA) profession. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
State officials field nursing home concerns in New Richmond
June 4, 2019 - 7:27am
June 3, 2019
Gov. Tony Evers, shown during a March visit to Hudson, will likely see his proposal -- to pay for road construction by raising the state's gas tax --eliminated by the GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee, according to legislative leaders. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Top Republicans plan to dump Evers’ proposed gas hike for roads; more state news stories
June 3, 2019 - 9:07am
May 31, 2019
Roberts CLEARAS project back to bid
May 31, 2019 - 3:49pm
May 30, 2019
St. Croix County digester project could hinge on appraiser's report
May 30, 2019 - 3:39pm
Wisconsin roundup: Woman convicted in St. Croix County Walmart scam case; Madison Rastafarians raided; more state news stories
May 30, 2019 - 9:17am
May 29, 2019
Members of the Joint Finance Committee, shown in an April hearing in River Falls, have approved $58 million in new funding for UW-System, which is less than half the $127 million requested by the governor. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Joint Finance Committee approves $58M for UW — with strings attached; more state news stories
May 29, 2019 - 12:30pm