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July 2, 2019
This video still depicts a St. Croix County jail inmate throwing items at a camera inside his cell. Image courtesy of St. Croix County Sheriff's Officeplay button
Increased autopsies, jail violence in St. Croix County prompt funding requests
July 2, 2019 - 4:50pm
Wisconsin's Lincoln Hills youth prison facility.
Wisconsin roundup: Report reveals lingering problems at Wis. youth prisons; more state news stories
July 2, 2019 - 9:39am
July 1, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: State has record-low unemployment, but stagnant poverty rate; more state news stories
July 1, 2019 - 9:53am
June 28, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Republican leaders push Evers to OK budget without changes; more state news stories
June 28, 2019 - 8:59am
June 27, 2019
City of NR CDBG housing rehab grants available
June 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
Gov. Tony Evers has received the state budget from the Legislature. He can sign the $81 billion spending plan into law, veto the whole thing, or use his line-item partial veto powers to rewrite portions. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Eyes turn to Evers after GOP budget lands on his desk; more state news
June 27, 2019 - 9:03am
June 25, 2019
Trustees approve $11,500 for water tower maintenance
June 25, 2019 - 5:00pm
NR City Council considers long range utility needs, rate hike likely
June 25, 2019 - 1:40pm
Homicide suspect tells police ‘he jumped onto my knife’; end of Wis. frac-mining?; more news stories
June 25, 2019 - 8:43am
June 24, 2019
Gov. Tony Evers put his veto pen to four anti-abortion bills Friday as expected. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Wisconsin roundup: Evers vetoes 4 GOP anti-abortion bills; Canadian impaired-driving laws could impact Packer-game travelers; more news stories
June 24, 2019 - 8:57am
“Planners will tell you, placemaking is a collaborative process by which you shape the public realm in order to maximize its value. The goal isn't to just maximize the value of the park land itself, but everything around it as well. If it's a draw, there is a huge benefit to the downtown area for both public and private interests," said Charles Schwartz of MSA. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
MSA reveals master plan for Somerset Village Park; Closed session leaves tubing businesses hanging
June 24, 2019 - 6:12am
June 21, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: ‘Lame-duck’ laws upheld by state’s high court; more state news
June 21, 2019 - 9:49am
Village board announces it will help finance Somerset Library project
June 21, 2019 - 9:41am
Studio GC Library Studio Director Richard McCarthy gave a half hour presentation on what a 21st century library can offer a community before addressing questions from the crowd during the first New Richmond new library project community meeting on Tuesday, June 18. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
City wants your feedback: What makes a 21st century library?
June 21, 2019 - 9:36am
June 20, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Key Republican senators oppose GOP-authored budget; more state news stories
June 20, 2019 - 10:25am