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May 25, 2017
A St. Croix County Administration Committee proposal to discuss a living wage ordinance drew mixed input during a public comment period. Jeff Smith, left, spoke in favor of the ordinance after a similar policy was established in his home of Eau Claire County, while Roberts resident John Kraft said it would hurt businesses. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia.
Committee discusses living wage ordinance for St. Croix County
May 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 18, 2017
Assessments approved for Grandview street project
May 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 14, 2017
North Hudson looks at EMS funding options
May 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 12, 2017
A map from the Bike and Pedestrian Plan report shows the potential projects throughout the county. The county board approved the plan at its meeting on May 2. Graphic coutersy of St. Croix County.
County approves bike and pedestrian plan
May 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Panel wants legislative oversight of veterans fund transfers; bill to punish campus speech disruptions gets public hearing; and 11 more state news stories
May 12, 2017 - 9:12am
May 11, 2017
A section of the interchange during rush hour where Interstates 94, 494 and 694 meet in Oakdale and Woodbury, Minn. Youssef Rddad / Forum News Service
Studying a hazardous stretch: officials seek guidance as accidents increase near 94/494/694 interchange
May 11, 2017 - 8:52am
State Rep. Shannon Zimmerman launched the first in a series of online surveys he said will help the state government "understand that the pulse and heartbeat" of the communities they serve.
Zimmerman surveys aim to boost constituent engagement
May 11, 2017 - 5:00am
May 9, 2017
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos listens Monday as UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen describes new programs at the university. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Assembly speaker hears from local educators
May 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
St. Croix County Sheriff John Shilts, shown here in a 2016 photo, announced he will retire in July. File photo
Sheriff Shilts to retire in July
May 9, 2017 - 1:42pm
May 4, 2017
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan smiles as he departs a meeting at the U.S. Capitol before a vote to repeal Obamacare in Washington, D.C., U.S., May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
House passes healthcare bill in big victory for Trump, bill faces uphill climb in Senate
May 4, 2017 - 4:30pm
A new development is planned on the land of the former St. Croix Meadows Dog Track on Carmichael Road. The development will include a baseball field, brewery and more. Image courtesy of WSB.
Traffic a concern for former dog track development
May 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
May 4, 2017 - 9:22am
Mayor Rich O’Connor shakes hands with retiring Community Development Director Denny Darnold during a proclamation honoring Darnold for his 31 years of service. The week of his retirement, May 7-12, was named Denny Darnold Week. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia
May 7-12 is Denny Darnold Week in Hudson
May 4, 2017 - 7:00am
May 1, 2017
St. Croix County Supervisor Jill Berk, left, Community Development Director Ellen Denzer and County Supervisors Agnes Ring and Tom Coulter were discussed at an April 20 meeting whether the county is legally obligated to notify the public of incidents like agriculture spills. Photo by Maureen McMullen.
Changes could be in store following Emerald manure spill
May 1, 2017 - 2:35pm
April 26, 2017
Pierce County Public Health Department Director Sue Galoff urged lawmakers to fund programs to combat communicable diseases in her address to the panel. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
After cheesy intro, serious issues reign in state panel's Ellsworth stop
April 26, 2017 - 7:57am