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July 10, 2017
A Wisconsin Assembly member has proposed a bill to require the Joint Finance Committee to publicize budget items at least 48 hours before the panel acts on them. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Rumored taproom legislation prompts bill for legislative heads-up; 9 more state news stories
July 10, 2017 - 8:27am
July 7, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker uploaded this photo to Instagram with the caption, "For those in the liberal media who don't like my Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, I have a simple response: Can I get you a beer?" Photo courtesy of Instagram
Wisconsin roundup: Walker offers beer to reporters who think he’s a bore; tuition freeze OK'd for universities; 8 more state news stories
July 7, 2017 - 8:53am
July 6, 2017
Jack Bohmert, center, and his partner of 40 years, Virginia Ritzer, take in the view from the new St. Croix Crossing bridge on Thursday, July 6, 2017. Terry Zoller, left, the bridge's project director, drove Bohmert across the bridge, which is scheduled to open to traffic in early August. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Dying man got his wish: to ride across the new St. Croix River bridge
July 6, 2017 - 10:00pm
This sign greets visitors to Wisconsin, where drivers were listed among the most rude in the country, according to a recent survey. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Survey names Wis. drivers as among nation's rudest; 9 more state news stories
July 6, 2017 - 11:51am
July 5, 2017
A lawmaker said a growing interest in trap shooting is the reason behind a bill proposing to offer gun-safety courses in Wisconsin's schools. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Bill would let schools offer state gun safety classes; UW fees poised to rise; more state news stories
July 5, 2017 - 9:04am
Twin Cities man suspected of 10th OWI in Wisconsin
July 5, 2017 - 8:33am
July 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin elections panel hasn't discussed voter request yet; plane crash leaves 6 dead; 8 more state news stories
July 3, 2017 - 9:00am
A participant at a Second Wind Dreams Dementia Tour attempts to sort clothes wearing headphones to amplify background noises, glasses to reduce visibility and gloves to simulate the added difficulties associated with aging.
Photo courtesy of Second Wind Dreams
A glimpse into their lives: living with dementia
July 3, 2017 - 7:00am
June 30, 2017
Amelia Skye Dunlap is getting ready to take her second shot at the Miss Wisconsin USA pageant. She's hoping to win the title this year. (Submitted photo)
'I'm just a girl chasing a dream'
June 30, 2017 - 11:33am
Courtesy of Jerry Rice.
Sex trafficking problem inspires Prescott author to finish 'Raven Avenging'
June 30, 2017 - 9:38am
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
Letters to the Editor
June 29, 2017 - 8:49am
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
Deanna Casarez (left), Emily Reed (middle), and Tabitha Rupp (right) are part of the operation of the new feed store in New Richmond, River Feeds. Zach Dwyer / River Town Multimedia
New feed store stresses customer service
June 28, 2017 - 11:32am
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