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February 9, 2018
HERO Center plans currently consist of a gun range, classrooms, an outdoor training area, a training room with moveable walls and more. Courtesy of Cottage Grove Public Safety
Dakota County pursues law enforcement training center
February 9, 2018 - 9:41am
A proposal backed by Gov. Scott Walker would provide a $100-a-child tax rebate in July and a sales tax holiday the first weekend in August. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats say Walker’s tax cut plan is election-year gimmick; more state news stories
February 9, 2018 - 9:03am
Farmington City Hall soon will be home to United States Department of Agriculture offices, too. The city signed a contact Monday to lease part of the second floor. File photo
USDA to lease office space in Farmington City Hall
February 9, 2018 - 6:49am
February 8, 2018
Artist's rendering of the planned St. Croix County highway facility. Submitted photo
County retains strong bond rating
February 8, 2018 - 12:33pm
Wisconsin roundup: Senate GOP leader calls for toll roads; IT vulnerability at universities; more state news stories
February 8, 2018 - 9:39am
February 7, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Thissen, a former House speaker, dropped out of the governor's race Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, after a poor showing the night before in a Democratic straw poll. He is shown at a Minnesota Newspaper Association forum in January 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
Gov. Scott Walker speaks to a joint session of the Legislature Wednesday, Jan. 24, for his State of the State speech. Image courtesy of Wisconsin Eye
Walker plan would issue checks to families
February 7, 2018 - 2:57pm
New public health director coming in April
February 7, 2018 - 11:15am
Wisconsin roundup: Boy dies after St. Croix County sledding accident; more state news stories
February 7, 2018 - 9:32am
February 6, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Stout, Eau Claire among 3 UW campuses targeted for tuition hikes; more state news stories
February 6, 2018 - 4:05pm
February 5, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Firefighter working fatal crash scene hit by passing car; more state news stories
February 5, 2018 - 9:09am
City Hall. File photo
2017 was strong year for Hudson development; here's how other western Wis. cities did
February 5, 2018 - 7:49am
February 2, 2018
Community members take part in a design charrette held by the city as part of the Kinni Corridor Project's planning process. Community members were able to work with staff to develop design concepts for possible future options for the river.
2017 named 'Year of Tomorrow' in annual city report
February 2, 2018 - 3:30pm
Gov. Scott Walker, shown in a 2017 photo from his visit to Star Prairie, says he is open to an increase in the state's gas tax, even though he refused to raise it last year. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says he’s open to raising gas tax; more state news stories
February 2, 2018 - 12:09pm
February 1, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Hundreds of Wis. schools register for voucher programs; more state news stories
February 1, 2018 - 9:55am
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