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October 3, 2018
National test of wireless emergency alert system scheduled for today
October 3, 2018 - 9:10am
October 2, 2018
Pierce, St. Croix towns get broadband aid
October 2, 2018 - 1:29pm
Wisconsin roundup: Legal drinking age could be 22-23 for men, Madison researcher says; more state news stories
October 2, 2018 - 10:35am
October 1, 2018
Sen. Patty Schachtner, D-Somerset, was joined by Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz and Sen. Janet Bewley of Mason on Monday, Oct. 1, at New Richmond Civic Center for a listening session on the Foxconn project. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Foxconn takes center stage in New Richmond, River Falls
October 1, 2018 - 7:44pm
UW-Extension to host workshop on legal aspects of boundary agreements
October 1, 2018 - 11:02am
Scott Walker, shown here during a visit this year in Hudson, says if he wins re-election, it will be his final term as Wisconsin governor. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says a third term would be his last; more state news stories
October 1, 2018 - 9:19am
September 28, 2018
County board briefs: funding for water quality studies, update on manure spill
September 28, 2018 - 2:07pm
New Richmond City Administrator Mike Darrow announced Thursday, Sept. 13, the city will be promoting two of its employees Dave Pufall (left) and Noah Wiedenfeld (right). Submitted photo
City promotes Pufall and Wiedenfeld
September 28, 2018 - 5:00am
September 27, 2018
Council apprised of changes at correctional facility
September 27, 2018 - 10:00am
Rob Brooks of Saukville has apologized for racist and sexual remarks he made to three female colleagues after a caucus event in Wisconsin Dells but said he won't resign his seat in the Assembly. Photo courtesy of  the state of Wisconsin
Wisconsin roundup: Accused Republican gives up leadership role, won’t resign seat; more state news stories
September 27, 2018 - 8:42am
Summoning the will to forge a fair future for everyone
September 27, 2018 - 5:00am
September 26, 2018
A spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security testified there are no new threats to Wisconsin election security, but there are "processes and protocols" in place to stop hackers. RiverTown file photo
Wisconsin roundup: Homeland security says no new election security threats for Wis.; more state news stories
September 26, 2018 - 9:30am
September 25, 2018
Lakeview EMS Manager Jon Muller speaks to town of Hudson residents at a Monday hearing at Hudson Town Hall. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Town of Hudson leaving St. Croix EMS, looking at Lakeview
September 25, 2018 - 2:32pm
Wisconsin roundup: Durand police ID teen accused of threatening school; more state news stories
September 25, 2018 - 2:29pm
Repair work on Somerset's Water Tower #2 could be completed as soon as the end of September provided the weather cooperates. Painting should be completed by mid September to be followed by draining and cleaning the tank. File photo
Somerset water tower repairs nearing completion
September 25, 2018 - 12:00pm