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August 9, 2017
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, a Hayward Republican, listens to Leitch Insurance Agency owner Steve Leitch during a meeting with St. Croix County business leaders at Cardinal Health in Hudson. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Business leaders talk local economy, transportation with Duffy
August 9, 2017 - 12:08pm
August 2, 2017
Rep. Shannon Zimmerman and Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, shown at a February event in Hudson, are among a team of lawmakers backing legislation that would reshape Wisconsin's three-tier system governing alcohol. File photo
Bill takes aim at ‘modernizing’ state’s alcohol laws
August 2, 2017 - 7:16am
July 12, 2017
Trevor Wirtanen (right) and Matt Wallace, owners of Oliphant Brewing in Somerset, chatted with a customer during a 2014 event in Somerset. File photo
Would-be taproom legislation not dead, lawmaker says
July 12, 2017 - 3:02pm
July 11, 2017
Wisconsin's state Capitol building in Madison. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Milwaukee's Gronik enters governor race as Walker war chest grows; 8 more state news stories
July 11, 2017 - 12:43pm
June 13, 2017
Visitors explore the state Capitol and its grounds in Madison. Jalen Knuteson / Rivertown Multimedia
Wisconsin roundup: Senate, Assembly remain divided as budget process stalls; Trump speaking in Waukesha; 8 more state news stories
June 13, 2017 - 8:07am
June 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Dozens sickened after attending Chippewa Falls festival; education plan reveals legislative rift; 8 more state news stories
June 7, 2017 - 9:13am
June 6, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker spoke last week to Hudson High School students. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Walker touts education proposal at Hudson High School
June 6, 2017 - 2:02pm
May 25, 2017
Senate Democrat Kathleen Vinehout, whose district includes Pierce County, said she's actively exploring a possible run for governor in 2018. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Western Wisconsin lawmaker eyes gubernatorial bid
May 25, 2017 - 8:32am
May 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Former GOP candidate gearing up to challenge Baldwin?; 9 more state news stories
May 15, 2017 - 8:36am
May 12, 2017
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 10, 2017
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, shown here in a 2016 photo, was among critics calling for a special prosecutor to investigate possible Russian involvement in the 2016 election. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers speak up in response to Comey firing; 9 more state news stories
May 10, 2017 - 10:16am
May 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Baldwin introduces bill to prevent large pension benefit cuts; more state news stories
May 9, 2017 - 4:32pm
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
April 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State unemployment lowest since 2000; Ohio dairy files suit against Wisconsin's butter grading law; and 10 more state news stories
April 21, 2017 - 7:31am
April 19, 2017
Community members packed the gym at Ellsworth High School Wednesday, where the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee held a public hearing. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Joint Finance Committee hearing underway in Ellsworth
April 19, 2017 - 11:46am