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May 8, 2018
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) spoke to people during a roundtable discussion at Pierce Pepin Cooperative in Ellsworth, Wis., on May 2. Johnson discussed many topics including the Farm Bill, President Donald Trump, and steel tariffs, just to name a few. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Sen. Ron Johnson stops by Ellsworth
May 8, 2018 - 7:49pm
Wisconsin First Lady Tonette Walker, center left with scissors, helps cut the ribbon opening the extension of the Kinnickinnic Trail on Tuesday, May 8 alongside members of the River Falls community and Wisconsin Department of Tourism at the River Falls Walk with Walker event. The trail extension is mainly complete, with just a few punch items left, River Falls Chamber of Commerce CEO Chris Blasius said. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
River Falls walks with Walker
May 8, 2018 - 2:45pm
New county board gets organized
May 8, 2018 - 1:48pm
May 7, 2018
Local Democrats plan picnic to meet governor candidates
May 7, 2018 - 11:33am
U.S. Senate candidates Kevin Nicholson and state Sen. Leah Vukmir are vying for the Republican endorsement, which will be voted on this weekend at the state GOP convention. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: U.S. Senate endorsement to take center stage at Wis. GOP convention; more state news stories
May 7, 2018 - 9:29am
May 4, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Gas prices peaking in Wis. as Memorial Day approaches; more state news stories
May 4, 2018 - 8:34am
May 3, 2018
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, left, tours continued construction at the Hudson High School with Superintendent Nick Ouellette on Tuesday, May 1. The new space will provide new features for learning and security. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Duffy visits Hudson, River Falls projects
May 3, 2018 - 12:01pm
AZ Snyder is looking forward to her new position as Pierce County Public Health Director and Officer. She said substance abuse and mental health are two areas of concern she sees in the county. Submitted photo
New director and officer happy to be back in area
May 3, 2018 - 10:07am
Wisconsin and Minnesota fishery officials are considering the first changes to bag and size limits on the Mississippi River, shown here at Hastings, in 50 years. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Fishery officials consider new bag, size limits for Mississippi River; more state news stories
May 3, 2018 - 8:42am
Scottie Ard, New Richmond, is appealing a St. Croix County Board of Canvassers decision in which challenger Ryan Sherley was declared the winner for the District 13 St. Croix County Board seat after a recount. File photo
County Board seat vacant while recount heads to court
May 3, 2018 - 6:00am
May 2, 2018
Sen. Patty Schachtner, D-Somerset, was among critics of a federal farm bill that, according to an analysis, would end food stamp program benefits for 75,000 clients in Wisconsin. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats cry foul over reported food stamp-change impact; more state news stories
May 2, 2018 - 8:29am
May 1, 2018
Joshua Gergen, Prescott City Council alderperson Wards 5 and 6, was sworn in by Prescott City Administrator Jayne Brand at the April 24 Prescott City Council meeting. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Prescott City Council looks at future financing for city
May 1, 2018 - 11:41am
April 30, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. utilities ordered to share tax credits with customers; more state news stories
April 30, 2018 - 9:01am
April 27, 2018
Roxanne Gilles started her role as Plum City village clerk and treasurer on April 19. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Plum City has new face in village office
April 27, 2018 - 5:54pm
April 26, 2018
Board approves sewer rate increase
April 26, 2018 - 1:55pm
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