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July 27, 2017
Town of Troy property owner Donna Murr speaks during a news conference last week announcing legislation that would waive land-use restrictions that have prevented her and her siblings from selling one of two adjoining parcels along the St. Croix River. Rep. Rob Stafsholt, R-New Richmond, and Sen. Tom Tiffany, R-Hazelhurst, were among attendees at the news conference in Madison. Image courtesy of WisconsinEye
Lawmakers seek to solve Murr property dispute through legislation
July 27, 2017 - 2:29pm
Gov. Scott Walker, Vice President Mike Pence, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou joined President Trump Wednesday at the White House, where he announced the Taiwan-based company will open a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of the White House
Wisconsin roundup: Trump says Wis. wouldn’t get Foxconn ‘if I didn’t get elected’; more state news stories
July 27, 2017 - 9:14am
July 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Two dead after motorcycle, riding lawn mower collide; 11 more state news stories
July 24, 2017 - 8:50am
July 20, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: All roads to Arcadia closed as new storms soak state; 9 more state news stories
July 20, 2017 - 9:36am
July 19, 2017
Republican state legislative leaders are expected to meet again Wednesday, July 19, with Gov. Scott Walker, but it remains to be seen whether they can agree on a new state budget that's 19 days overdue. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Legislative leaders to meet with Walker again on budget; 8 more state news stories
July 19, 2017 - 8:47am
July 18, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Cop sickened after Fentanyl exposure; naked man who threatened to 'gut' others burned during arrest; 8 more state news stories
July 18, 2017 - 8:11am
July 13, 2017
 Wisconsin's budget stalemate grew deeper July 12 as GOP leaders in both houses drew new lines in the sand. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: GOP budget stalemate tightens; 10 more state news stories
July 13, 2017 - 9:49am
July 12, 2017
Trevor Wirtanen (right) and Matt Wallace, owners of Oliphant Brewing in Somerset, chatted with a customer during a 2014 event in Somerset. File photo
Would-be taproom legislation not dead, lawmaker says
July 12, 2017 - 3:02pm
Wisconsin roundup: Naked carjacker killed by officers; 4-year-old fireworks victim ID'd; 8 more state news stories
July 12, 2017 - 9:32am
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 6, 2017
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 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
June 28, 2017
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
June 27, 2017
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says the new Congressional Budget Office report will help him decide how he'll vote on his party's replacement to Obamacare. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
June 27, 2017 - 9:03am
June 26, 2017
Members of the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee, shown here during a 2017 visit to Ellsworth, haven't completed their work as the July 1 deadline nears. Lawmakers expect to send the budget to Gov. Scott Walker next month. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
June 26, 2017 - 8:56am
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