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June 23, 2017
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
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Members of the Murr family, along with attorney John Groen, spoke from outside U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after their case was heard by the high court in March. (Photo courtesy of Pacific Legal Foundation)
High Court upholds state ruling in Troy land dispute
June 23, 2017 - 9:52am
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Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
June 23, 2017 - 7:00am
June 22, 2017
After a diligent “Save the Curds” campaign and meetings with Minnesota State Fair officials, it was announced this week that Don Mueller's The Original Deep Fried Cheese Curds space would be offered to another fair vendor. Cheese curd fans from all over the region were disappointed when they heard the news. Photo courtesy of Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
June 22, 2017 - 2:48pm
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
Hammond motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
June 20, 2017 - 11:22am
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Charges: Women entered home after being booted from bar
June 20, 2017 - 10:26am
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
Authorities found the body of 19-year-old Jeffery Arkis Taylor in the St. Croix River about an hour after he was seen struggling in the water while attempting to swim from the dike to a nearby island. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Rescuers describe revival of Hudson drowning victim
June 19, 2017 - 6:21am
June 16, 2017
The Somerset Marching Spartans were among the many marching bands to perform in the 2017 Somerset Pea Soup Days parade on Saturday, June 10. Jordan Willi / Rivertown Multimedia
2017 Pea Soup Days
June 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
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
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