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December 8, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Xcel customers to see bigger utility bills; more state news stories
December 8, 2017 - 10:23am
December 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Muslim prayer issue prompts federal lawsuit for Ariens Co.; more state news stories
December 7, 2017 - 9:23am
December 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct removed from committees; more state news stories
December 6, 2017 - 9:38am
The Hudson Common Council approved an ordinance regulating the unlawful use of drones during its meeting Monday night. The proposed ordinance came after complaints from residents. File photo
Council approves drone ordinance in Hudson
December 6, 2017 - 8:00am
A study by Five Bugles Design will examine the city-owned property on Ward Avenue as a site for a potential new fire hall. The study was approved by the council at its meeting on Monday, Nov. 20. File photo
Study looking at Ward Avenue for new fire hall
December 6, 2017 - 8:00am
December 5, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker wants to drug test able-bodied recipients of Wisconsin's Food Share program, an effort he set out on after this year's State of the State speech, shown here. File image
Wisconsin roundup: Walker moves ahead with plans to drug-test food stamp recipients; more state news stories
December 5, 2017 - 2:45pm
The Hudson Common Council approved the 2018 budget at its regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 20. Several items were cut to lower the budget. File photo
Goats, website update, more on chopping block for city budget
December 5, 2017 - 8:00am
December 4, 2017
A water-main break in in Oakdale on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, created a “giant” sinkhole on Interstate 694. Courtesy photo / City of Oakdale
UPDATE: 'Giant' sinkhole along interstate expected to snarl Twin Cities traffic til Friday
December 4, 2017 - 8:18pm
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson isn't buying projections from the Joint Committee on Taxation about the impact of tax reform. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: U.S. Sen. Johnson calls committee’s projections a ‘joke’; more state news stories
December 4, 2017 - 8:16am
December 1, 2017
Recounts in Wisconsin, as shown in this 2016 photo from St. Croix County, will now only be available to candidates who lose by less than 1 percent in a statewide election. The change was signed into law Nov. 30 by Gov. Scott Walker. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker signs law making it harder to request election recount; more state news stories
December 1, 2017 - 11:04am
Candidate filing begins Dec. 1
December 1, 2017 - 11:00am
November 30, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker, shown here in a February visit to Willow River State Park, said Wednesday he will ask lawmakers to approve $7 million next spring to attract more workers from out of state including millennials and veterans. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Forbes names state 33rd best for business; Walker seeks to lure workers across state lines; more state news stories
November 30, 2017 - 9:24am
November 29, 2017
Six in line to replace Harsdorf
November 29, 2017 - 5:34pm
River Falls City Administrator Scot Simpson points to features on city-annexed land for St. Croix County Circuit Judge Michael Waterman (center) while town of Troy attorney Rory O'Sullivan looks on during a visit to the property as part of a civil trial. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Judge OKs 'nearness' of River Falls, annexed property
November 29, 2017 - 3:20pm
Paul Berning
Berning announces Hudson Common Council candidacy
November 29, 2017 - 2:20pm