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Gov.-elect Tony Evers, shown in a campaign stop from earlier this year in Hudson, has a $1.1 billion budget deficit awaiting him after he takes office. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: $1.1B deficit awaits Gov.-elect Evers in Madison; more state news stories
23 min 44 sec ago
November 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, a Democrat whose district includes Pierce County, is among members of his party who haven't yet said whether they will support Nancy Pelosi's bid for House speaker. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Ron Kind among Wis. Dems mum on Pelosi support; more state news stories
November 20, 2018 - 9:00am
November 19, 2018
Roberts increases sewer rates, library board members
November 19, 2018 - 11:25am
Attorney General Brad Schimel. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Schimel set to decide on recount in attorney general race; more state news stories
November 19, 2018 - 9:18am
A line of voters stretched out the door of the Alden Town Hall around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6. With no room for voters to wait in the town hall, they were huddled under a snowy tent. The line was about 25 feet long. One voter reported paper ballots had to be restocked after the township saw close to 1,000 voters earlier that afternoon. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Town of Alden sees record number of voters for general election
November 19, 2018 - 5:00am
November 18, 2018
Star Prairie Village Board approves new building permit fees for 2018-2019
November 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
November 16, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a Nov. 3 campaign rally for Gov. Scott Walker in Hudson. Costs for local agencies to provide security during the visit were about $30,000. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
'No blueprint' for Pence visit to Hudson; local security costs top $30K
November 16, 2018 - 4:52pm
New Richmond Senior Center President Maureen Brunner spoke on behalf of her board in support of VFW Post 10818 New Richmond / St. Croix County's proposed Freedom Park Center building project. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Council approves capital improvement projects for 2019
November 16, 2018 - 10:00am
November 15, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: More Wisconsin schools meeting or exceeding expectations; more state news stories
November 15, 2018 - 9:39am
November 14, 2018
Bob Long
St. Croix County Board of Supervisors looking for applicants
November 14, 2018 - 3:32pm
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. company loads up workers with guns as holiday gifts; more state news stories
November 14, 2018 - 9:06am
November 13, 2018
Late-stage amendment sets 2.8 percent property tax levy for St. Croix County
November 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Baraboo school officials investigating controversial photo; more state news stories
November 13, 2018 - 10:33am
November 12, 2018
Maj. Gen. Benjamin Corell (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Hjelmstad uncase the division colors during a ceremony Nov. 12, 2018, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The Minnesota National Guard's Red Bulls assumed responsibility for the Task Force Spartan mission from the Pennsylvania National Guard's 28th Infantry Division. Photo by Sgt. Bill Boecker / Minnesota National Guard
Red Bulls take charge of Middle East task force
November 12, 2018 - 2:50pm
Jayme Closs
Wisconsin roundup: Investigators review leads, tips in alleged abduction of Jayme Closs; more state news stories
November 12, 2018 - 9:48am