Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

news

Gov. Scott Walker has the backing of legislative leaders for his call for a special legislative session on welfare reform. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker calls special session to pass welfare reform; more state news stories
33 min 3 sec ago
Glenn H. Webb
Panther Pause: Looking back and moving forward
4 hours 49 min ago
January 18, 2018
Farm and Rural Lobby Day, hosted by Wisconsin Farmers Union, will be held Feb. 21 in Madison. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Farmers Union
Farmers union to host Farm and Rural Lobby Day
20 hours 24 min ago
Andrew R. Roth
Baldwin man charged with child porn possession
January 18, 2018 - 9:38am
Authorities in Wisconsin and Minnesota are searching for 37-year-old Casey Thibodeaux, a convicted sex offender who allegedly removed his GPS monitoring bracelet and went missing. Photo courtesy of Vernon County Sheriff's Office
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. authorities search for fugitive sex offender; more state news stories
January 18, 2018 - 9:03am
January 17, 2018
Numbers added up to a flip for Schachtner, Democrats
January 17, 2018 - 4:16pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker wants to close juvenile prison sooner; more state news stories
January 17, 2018 - 10:55am
Firefighters from the New Richmond Fire Department work to contain the blaze that started at 1745 Margaret St. in the Town of Richmond on Monday, Jan. 15. Jordan Willi / RiverTowns Multimediaplay button
Update: Fatal fire victim ID'd, cause points to 'unattended candle'
January 17, 2018 - 9:54am
Pictured are the Somerset Middle School Students of the Month, including: Lily Mathews, Inara Siskow, Coby Blackhawk, Ella Reese, Ayden Grover, Chloe Boreen, Owen Parnell, Brooklyn Amador, Joseph Thao, Kennedie Haukom and Ethan Waskul. Not pictured is Samantha DeGeest. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
SMS December students of the month announced
January 17, 2018 - 5:00am
Medal winners for the New Richmond Middle School Science Olympiad team at the University of Minnesota Gopher Invitational included: (from left) Amanda Backes, Brynn Gilbertson, Abby Jorgensen, Grant McLean, Jacob Lammers and Dave Domingo. Photo courtesy of the New Richmond Middle School
NRMS Science Olympiad team places in three events
January 17, 2018 - 5:00am
January 16, 2018
Patty Schachtner is the first Democrat elected in the 10th Senate District since Alice Clausing held the seat from 1993 to 2000. Her Senate bid was preceded by two terms on the Star Prairie Town Board and Somerset School Board, which she currently serves on. She has been the St. Croix County medical examiner since 2011. File photo
Schachtner defeats Jarchow in special election
January 16, 2018 - 10:35pm
Democrat Patty Schachtner, Republican Adam Jarchow and Libertarian Brian Corriea were on the Jan. 16 10th Senate District special election ballot in western Wisconsin.
Special election: Schachtner claims lead
January 16, 2018 - 9:25pm
NR School District to hold NR4K info meeting, open house
January 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Sparta arrest is Pierce County man's 6th for OWI; more state news stories
January 16, 2018 - 1:45pm
A standing room only audience of concerned voters filled the New Richmond City Council Chambers last Tuesday evening to listen to contenders Patty Schachtner, Brian Corriea and Adam Jarchow square off at a forum hosted by the New Richmond/St. Croix County VFW Memorial Post 10818 Auxiliary. Photo submitted
Sorting out the pile; Senate candidates seek separation
January 16, 2018 - 6:00am