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NRHS Science Olympiad team competes at UWRF Border Battle
WATCH: Clear snow from fire hydrants
Wisconsin roundup: Beto O’Rourke headed to UW-Madison; more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Republican tax-cut bill faces long odds at Evers’ desk; U.S. Rep. Kind taps craft beer legislation; more state news stories
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WIAA Wrestling: Three area wrestlers reach state tournament
Saturday Basketball: Tigers defeated, MBC lead stands at one game
Somerset native named conservation warden
Girls Hockey: St. Croix Valley Fusion advance
Friday boys hoops: Tiger boys pull out wild win, SCC teams earn a sweep
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
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Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
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February 26, 2015
Right-to-work clears Senate, passage 'virtually a given'; DNR makes huge land-buy
MADISON -- Wisconsin's right-to-work bill moves on to the state Assembly next week, after the Senate approved it 17-to-15 Wednesday evening. Republican Jerry Petrowski of Marathon joined all 14 Democrats in voting no.
February 26, 2015 - 5:50am
February 25, 2015
Contractor says right-to-work may jeopardize his business; hearing ends abruptly after unionists threaten disruption; 8 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The owner of a Black River Falls construction firm said Tuesday that the Wisconsin right-to-work bill that's up for a Senate vote Wednesday could devastate his business. James Hoffman of Hoffman Construction said he relies on the Operating Engineers' union to train employees...
February 25, 2015 - 9:30am
December 17, 2014
Walker championing tax relief while WTA says we're now 12th highest; budget crunch could cost jobs at UW-EC; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- As Wisconsinites receive their annual property tax bills, Gov. Scott Walker is traveling the state Wednesday to remind those folks what he and other Republicans did for them this year. Walker had news conferences planned in La Crosse, Eau Claire, Wausau, Milwaukee, and...
December 17, 2014 - 10:18am
December 12, 2014
Ceremonial weapons-ban tops list of veteran complaints; Tribes not expected to pounce on relaxed marijuana enforcement; 11 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- Veterans presented a list of grievances at the State Capitol Thursday. The list was wide-ranging but according to the Wisconsin Radio Network, the main beef appeared to be with the Eau Claire School District, which banned the use of ceremonial weapons on Veterans' Day...
December 12, 2014 - 9:33am
December 11, 2014
CLARIFICATION: EPA leader 'perplexed' by state's reliance on coal it doesn't produce; alleged drunk driver blames 'beer-batter' fish; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MILWAUKEE -- It was in answering an audience member's question, following a formal presentation to business leaders at Milwaukee's University Club, that the Environmental Protection Agency's Midwest regional administrator said she was "perplexed by the premise embedded in (a) question"...
December 11, 2014 - 3:54pm
July 10, 2014
Church coalition urges prison reforms; No revelations within newly-released Doe probe documents; 15 more state stories
No bomb-shells came out Wednesday, when a federal court released 14 more pages of sealed documents in the Walker John Doe probe. The records included arguments from prosecutors about why they should be immune from the Wisconsin Club for Growth's federal lawsuit which sought to end...
July 10, 2014 - 12:09pm
May 9, 2014
Update: St. Croix, Dunn counties reported heaviest rain from Thursday's storms; Senate confirms judgeship after 5-year wait; more state news
Most of Wisconsin escaped the severe weather that neighboring Minnesota had last night but far western Wisconsin did get some of the spillover. Almost 2.5 inches of rain fell near Hudson while River Falls recorded 85-hundreths of an inch. Highway 29 near Menomonie had up to 3 inches...
May 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
April 28, 2014
Investigators unable to keep pace with exploitation tips, newspaper reports; DNR issues invasives reminder to fishermen; more state news
MADISON -- The number of tips about online child sexual exploitation tripled in Wisconsin while the number of state Department of Justice investigators never expanded to keep up. The Wisconsin State Journal wrote about the trend, after DOJ supervisor Willie Brantley and agent Anna...
April 28, 2014 - 11:13am
April 25, 2014
River crossing update
Construction crews for the St. Croix Crossing project spent the past winter working on the on-land piers in Minnesota as well as pier “8”...
April 25, 2014 - 11:02am
April 23, 2014
Appeals court affirms new Buffalo Co. frac mine; cow abuse case settled; 9 more state briefs
WAUSAU -- A proposed frac-sand mine appears to have the green light in far western Wisconsin, after a state appeals court upheld Buffalo County's approval of the project. A three-judge panel in Wausau Tuesday affirmed a circuit judge's refusal to overturn a conditional use permit...
April 23, 2014 - 8:06am
February 5, 2014
Plastic bag ban proposed for St. Croix County
Placing purchased items in cost free plastic bags at retail outlets in St. Croix County may be a thing of the past if a proposal by Buck Malick,...
February 5, 2014 - 4:46pm
UWRF joins study to guide reclamation of frac mines
Mining companies, a Wisconsin county and UW-River Falls are teaming up on a $232,000, five-year study probing how the vast tracts of Wisconsin...
February 5, 2014 - 9:30am
January 17, 2014
UPDATED: Vinehout confirms that she won't run for governor; Reward offered for help solving hit and run deaths; more Wisconsin news
ALMA -- Kathleen Vinehout, who represents the majority of Pierce and Pepin county citizens in the Wisconsin Senate, confirmed Friday morning...
January 17, 2014 - 9:22am
January 8, 2014
Minnesota firms pay penalty for allegedly polluting St. Croix River
MADISON -- Two companies have paid $80,000 to settle a Wisconsin complaint that their sand mine polluted the St. Croix River. Twin Cities-based Tiller Corp. and Interstate Energy Partners reached an agreement with the Wisconsin attorney general's office. The companies did not admit...
January 8, 2014 - 9:32am
Wind-chill advisories still in effect; Use of solar energy slow in Wisconsin; More state news
Winds are either light or non-existent in most of Wisconsin, but the National Weather Service still has wind-chill advisories out for virtually all of the state. Most parts of the state have wind-chill advisories until noon. The advisories end at 9 a.m. for 13 counties between...
January 8, 2014 - 9:12am