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June 30, 2017
The aftermath from Wednesday's tornado in Pierce County included severed treetops and structure damage. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Wisconsin roundup: Pierce County's tornado was among 4 Wednesday; more state news stories
June 30, 2017 - 7:56am
June 28, 2017
Town of Martell resident Warren Houdek surveys damage at his 760th Street property after it was struck by a tornado July 28. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
June 28, 2017 - 8:37pm
The Minnesota Department of Transportation spent the night Tuesday, June 27, completing temporary repairs to the main power cable on the Stillwater Lift Bridge that crosses the St. Croix River. Officials say a malfunction in the socket of an electrical meter caused the lift bridge to get stuck about 30 feet up during the noon hour Tuesday. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
June 28, 2017 - 9:33am
June 27, 2017
A Minnesota Department of Transportation worker begins inspecting equipment near a meter socket that failed, killing power Tuesday, June 27, to the Stillwater lift bridge. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Electrical problem closes Stillwater lift bridge
June 27, 2017 - 3:10pm
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says the new Congressional Budget Office report will help him decide how he'll vote on his party's replacement to Obamacare. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
June 27, 2017 - 9:03am
June 26, 2017
Members of the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee, shown here during a 2017 visit to Ellsworth, haven't completed their work as the July 1 deadline nears. Lawmakers expect to send the budget to Gov. Scott Walker next month. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
June 26, 2017 - 8:56am
June 23, 2017
Rep. Shannon Zimmerman, R-River Falls, is one of several lawmakers seeking to enhance penalties for distracted driving in Wisconsin. File photo
River Falls' Zimmerman seeks crackdown on distracted driving; 9 more state news stories
June 23, 2017 - 1:40pm
June 22, 2017
Clayton, Wis., resident Janelle Peterson poses with her newborn son and Baldwin EMS Chief Tom Boyer. Photo courtesy of Western Wisconsin Health Center
St. Croix County dispatcher, Baldwin EMS help woman deliver child in vehicle
June 22, 2017 - 4:43pm
Wisconsin roundup: Girl survives 40-foot fall from cliff at state park; 9 more state news stories
June 22, 2017 - 1:08pm
June 21, 2017
Recounts could only be sought by those who lose elections by 1 percent or less in a bill that's up for a vote in the Wisconsin Assembly Wednesday. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly to act on recount requests, more; 8 more state news stories
June 21, 2017 - 1:06pm
June 20, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker says the legislative districts he and his fellow Republicans approved in 2011 meet every constitutional standard — and he believes the U.S. Supreme Court will uphold them. File image
Wisconsin roundup: Walker defends GOP redistricting as Supreme Court reviews it; 10 more state news stories
June 20, 2017 - 12:18pm
June 19, 2017
The state Justice Department appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court after a panel of three federal judges ordered the GOP to create new Assembly and Senate district boundaries in time for next year's elections.
Wisconsin roundup: Ruling expected on state redistricting; CVTC's River Falls campus in line for upgrade; 9 more state news stories
June 19, 2017 - 8:34am
June 16, 2017
The new St. Croix River bridge is shown under construction in July 2016. A ribbon-cutting ceremony has been set for Aug. 2. File photo
St. Croix River bridge ceremony planned for Aug. 2
June 16, 2017 - 10:44am
Wisconsin labor officials on Thursday, June 15, announced a seasonally adjusted jobless rate of 3.1 percent for May. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State unemployment rate second-lowest on record; 9 more state news stories
June 16, 2017 - 8:12am
June 15, 2017
Safety was beefed up at the Wisconsin Capitol in Madison in the wake of Wednesday's shooting of a congressman in Washington, D.C. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State Capitol security beefed up, but no procedural changes planned; tornadoes reported in state; 8 more state news stories
June 15, 2017 - 9:04am