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Rep. Shannon Zimmerman, R-River Falls, is one of several lawmakers seeking to enhance penalties for distracted driving in Wisconsin. File photo
River Falls' Zimmerman seeks crackdown on distracted driving; 9 more state news stories
9 hours 15 min ago
Strong winds associated with a freak, localized storm, toppled trees, cut power and relocated a swing set on the property of Jeff Dionisopoulos on 140th Street just east of Faith Community Church. Tom Lindfors / RiverTowns Multimedia
Freak localized storm uproots trees, damages property; no one hurt
17 hours 56 min ago
June 22, 2017
Clayton, Wis., resident Janelle Peterson poses with her newborn son and Baldwin EMS Chief Tom Boyer. Photo courtesy of Western Wisconsin Health Center
St. Croix County dispatcher, Baldwin EMS help woman deliver child in vehicle
June 22, 2017 - 4:43pm
Wisconsin roundup: Girl survives 40-foot fall from cliff at state park; 9 more state news stories
June 22, 2017 - 1:08pm
June 21, 2017
Recounts could only be sought by those who lose elections by 1 percent or less in a bill that's up for a vote in the Wisconsin Assembly Wednesday. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly to act on recount requests, more; 8 more state news stories
June 21, 2017 - 1:06pm
June 20, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker says the legislative districts he and his fellow Republicans approved in 2011 meet every constitutional standard — and he believes the U.S. Supreme Court will uphold them. File image
Wisconsin roundup: Walker defends GOP redistricting as Supreme Court reviews it; 10 more state news stories
June 20, 2017 - 12:18pm
June 19, 2017
The state Justice Department appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court after a panel of three federal judges ordered the GOP to create new Assembly and Senate district boundaries in time for next year's elections.
Wisconsin roundup: Ruling expected on state redistricting; CVTC's River Falls campus in line for upgrade; 9 more state news stories
June 19, 2017 - 8:34am
June 16, 2017
The new St. Croix River bridge is shown under construction in July 2016. A ribbon-cutting ceremony has been set for Aug. 2. File photo
St. Croix River bridge ceremony planned for Aug. 2
June 16, 2017 - 10:44am
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
An ominous sky full of dark clouds is shown moving over Star Prairie during Sunday’s storm that hit the New Richmond area and beyond. Photo courtesy of Samantha Olson
Sunday’s storm causes damage across New Richmond area
June 15, 2017 - 8:51am
June 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wausau police grant 'pity' to parking violator; chiropractors score victory with Assembly panel; 8 more state news briefs
June 14, 2017 - 9:36am
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 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
June 8, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State asks Washington to let it drug test Medicaid applicants; 9 more state news stories
June 8, 2017 - 7:48am
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