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May 14, 2018
Republican activists on Saturday endorsed Sen. Leah Vukmir in the U.S. Senate race over challenger Kevin Nicholson. The two will continue on to the August primary election. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Vukmir captures GOP endorsement for U.S. Senate; more state news stories
May 14, 2018 - 9:18am
May 11, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Republicans to hold state convention this weekend; more state news stories
May 11, 2018 - 11:28am
Star Prairie: Plan to repave portion of Main Street moves forward
May 11, 2018 - 5:00am
May 9, 2018
UPDATE: New county board gets organized
May 9, 2018 - 3:19pm
Wisconsin roundup: Ellsworth man run over by Menomonie police squad files suit; more state news stories
May 9, 2018 - 8:26am
May 7, 2018
U.S. Senate candidates Kevin Nicholson and state Sen. Leah Vukmir are vying for the Republican endorsement, which will be voted on this weekend at the state GOP convention. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: U.S. Senate endorsement to take center stage at Wis. GOP convention; more state news stories
May 7, 2018 - 9:29am
May 6, 2018
Wisconsin State Economist John Koskinen told community members Wisconsin is in the midst of its best overall economic performance in at least the last 19 years and possibly ever. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Eggs and issues tackle the state economy
May 6, 2018 - 5:00am
May 5, 2018
Civil service: the city at work
May 5, 2018 - 5:00am
May 4, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Gas prices peaking in Wis. as Memorial Day approaches; more state news stories
May 4, 2018 - 8:34am
May 3, 2018
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, left, tours continued construction at the Hudson High School with Superintendent Nick Ouellette on Tuesday, May 1. The new space will provide new features for learning and security. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Duffy visits Hudson, River Falls projects
May 3, 2018 - 12:01pm
Wisconsin and Minnesota fishery officials are considering the first changes to bag and size limits on the Mississippi River, shown here at Hastings, in 50 years. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Fishery officials consider new bag, size limits for Mississippi River; more state news stories
May 3, 2018 - 8:42am
Scottie Ard, New Richmond, is appealing a St. Croix County Board of Canvassers decision in which challenger Ryan Sherley was declared the winner for the District 13 St. Croix County Board seat after a recount. File photo
County Board seat vacant while recount heads to court
May 3, 2018 - 6:00am
May 2, 2018
Sen. Patty Schachtner, D-Somerset, was among critics of a federal farm bill that, according to an analysis, would end food stamp program benefits for 75,000 clients in Wisconsin. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats cry foul over reported food stamp-change impact; more state news stories
May 2, 2018 - 8:29am
April 30, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. utilities ordered to share tax credits with customers; more state news stories
April 30, 2018 - 9:01am
Somerset village board: Bezek stumps for strategic plan
April 30, 2018 - 5:00am
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