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October 27, 2017
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said this week that Republicans are playing favorites in letting some cities have local sales taxes, but not his. Photo courtesy of city of Milwaukee
Wisconsin roundup: Milwaukee mayor says GOP plays favorites in approving sales taxes; more state news stories
October 27, 2017 - 9:38am
October 24, 2017
Winds picked up Tuesday morning in River Falls and other parts of Wisconsin, where a wind advisory remained in effect until early evening.
Wisconsin roundup: Hang on for strong winds; more state news briefs
October 24, 2017 - 8:27am
August 11, 2017
Ryan Fuglie of Osceola, Wis., and his daughter Lillian drowned in Lake Superior offshore from Duluth's Park Point on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Smith)play button
'An indescribable tragedy': Family remembers Lake Superior drowning victims; authorities recount harrowing search
August 11, 2017 - 9:21pm
Personnel from the Duluth Fire Department and Gold Cross Ambulance administer CPR to a girl who was pulled from Lake Superior along the Park Point beach Thursday evening, as other emergency personnel continue to search for another missing swimmer. The second swimmer was pulled from the water about 40 minutes later. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)play button
Park Point drowning victims identified, firefighter recovering
August 11, 2017 - 2:50pm
July 20, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: All roads to Arcadia closed as new storms soak state; 9 more state news stories
July 20, 2017 - 9:36am
July 12, 2017
B & J Do it Best Hardware was one of the many buildings and businesses affected by Tuesday night's storm.
UPDATE: Xcel aims to restore power by 8 p.m.
July 12, 2017 - 12:40pm
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 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 29, 2017
Becki Lamar took this photo from County Road C and 320th Avenue looking northeast around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28. At the time, she said, she didn’t realize there had been a touch down. Photo courtesy of Becki Lamar
Weather service: Tornado that hit Pierce County was EF-1
June 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
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
June 16, 2017
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
June 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Almost 26,000 still without power after storms; sex offender release bill offered; 8 more state news stories
June 12, 2017 - 8:54am
May 19, 2017
Flooding struck Pierce County Thursday, though it was spared from damage that storms waged elsewhere in western Wisconsin. Submitted photo by Carl Falkner
Wisconsin roundup: Flood warnings continue in wake of storms; unemployment at 17-year low; 8 more state news stories
May 19, 2017 - 10:05am
May 18, 2017
The Rush River was way past its banks on the morning of Thursday, May 20. Photo courtesy of Crystal Peterson-Raleigh
Update: Storms close roads in St. Croix County
May 18, 2017 - 9:08am
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