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Vehicle rolls over in ditch between Ellsworth and Red Wing
Fourth sex offender moving to Burkhardt
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Two Raiders picked for soccer all-star game
Hunter education class coming up
Fundraising trends upward for St. Croix County Fairgrounds
River Falls native looks to fight his way to top level of MMA
Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Red Wing resident's front steps
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
Riverfest celebration continues through Sunday
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October 25, 2016
Senate Dist. 10 has incumbent Harsdorf vs. challenger Odeen
As a long-time incumbent in the state Legislature, explain what specific experiences you bring to the table as a candidate again.
October 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 18, 2016
30th District candidate profiles
Scott Nelson - Democratic Candidate Age: 51 Address: 809 Hutton Hill Road, Hudson Occupation: Retired firefighter, captain at the Minneapolis/St....
October 18, 2016 - 3:00am
October 13, 2016
Hoeft asks Duffy to bail on Trump
Surrounded by supporters, District 7 Congressional Democratic candidate Mary Hoeft was in Hudson Tuesday to ask her opponent, incumbent Sean...
October 13, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 11, 2016
Candidate Profiles: 7th Congressional District
7th Congressional District: Mary Hoeft Age: 67 Address: 735 Burr Oak Place, Rice Lake, WI 54868 Occupation: Professor of Communication Arts/French at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake (retired on Aug. 9 following primary victory) Education: BS from UW-Oshkosh in Speech, Master...
October 11, 2016 - 4:15pm
Candidate Profiles: 29th Assembly District
29th Assembly District: Scottie Ard Age: 57 Address: 105 S. Montana Ave., New Richmond, WI Occupation: Technical/Grant Writer Education:...
October 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 16, 2016
Harsdorf campaign dismisses pay-for-play allegations as 'outrageous'
Sheila Harsdorf’s camp fired back after left-wing groups and Democratic critics accused her of taking part in so-called “pay for play” politics. The state senator from River Falls was among Republican lawmakers who were linked to a special-interest group -- bolstered by funding...
September 16, 2016 - 11:38am
September 8, 2016
Feingold makes Hudson stop on jobs tour
Democratic Senate hopeful Russ Feingold made a stop at Preco, Inc. in Hudson Thursday as part of his Jobs and Wages Tour across the state. “The...
September 8, 2016 - 3:18pm
August 9, 2016
Feingold wins in Wisconsin; Kind easily retains seat
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold won the opportunity Tuesday for a rematch with GOP incumbent Ron Johnson. Pundits called the primary election race shortly after 8:30 p.m., giving Feingold the nod over fellow Democrat Scott Harbach. Feingold earned 90 percent of the ballots cast. "Our...
August 9, 2016 - 10:59pm
UPDATE: Victory nearly assured for District 30's Zimmerman
With nearly all ballots counted, River Falls businessman Shannon Zimmerman appears to be the Republican primary election winner in Assembly District 30. Zimmerman beat Paul Berning 1,266 to 998 in St. Croix County with all precincts reporting. Zimmerman led 236-114 in Pierce County,...
August 9, 2016 - 10:32pm
UPDATE: Nieskes wins Republican primary in St. Croix County DA race
Michael Nieskes will be the Republican candidate for St. Croix County district attorney in November. According to unofficial St. Croix County data, Nieskes won the three-way race with 1,370 votes, or 35.75 percent of the vote. He topped challengers Donna Burger (1,251) and Rory O’Sullivan...
August 9, 2016 - 9:26pm
August 5, 2016
Senate hopeful Feingold makes stop in River Falls
The Pierce County Democratic Party hosted an old friend on Friday evening, July 29, when former U.S. Senator for Wisconsin Russ Feingold made...
August 5, 2016 - 7:26am
May 8, 2016
Deputy DA running for District Attorney
Michael Nieskes is hoping to become the first prosecutor since the 1980s not named Eric Johnson to hold the title of St. Croix County attorney....
May 8, 2016 - 9:28am
May 7, 2016
Nelson is candidate for assembly seat
Scott J. Nelson, 50, announced he is a Democrat candidate for State Assembly District 30. Nelson is a 26-plus year resident of Hudson and a lifelong...
May 7, 2016 - 3:24pm
May 5, 2016
Criminal defense attorney announces bid for county district attorney
A 13-year veteran public defender is running for the St. Croix County District Attorney’s position. Donna Burger, 41, of Hudson, is running...
May 5, 2016 - 9:52am
May 4, 2016
Baldwin, Klobuchar talk higher-ed costs with UWRF students
HUDSON -- Current and former UW-River Falls students shared the impact of loan debt on their lives Wednesday with two federal lawmakers promoting...
May 4, 2016 - 5:36pm