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January 15, 2018
Daily fees will be different this year at Devil's Lake, Peninsula and Willow River state parks thanks to changes in the DNR's fee structure. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Wisconsin roundup: Willow River among state parks seeing fee hikes; more state news stories
January 15, 2018 - 8:29am
January 12, 2018
Gov. Scott Walker visited Elmwood High School last fall to pitch a proposal for sparsity aid. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Proposal would increase funding for Elmwood, Plum City; more state news stories
January 12, 2018 - 3:46pm
January 11, 2018
A map of Carmichael Corridor on display during an open house in September 2017 shows the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and city of Hudson’s preferred plan for the Interstate 94 interchange. A study of Carmichael Corridor shows the plan will be necessary to deal with future traffic flow. Map by SRF Consulting Group, Inc.
Carmichael Corridor study shows need for changes
January 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Who's running for local office in April?
January 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: River Falls man reportedly attacked, tortured during Costa Rican vacation; more state news stories
January 11, 2018 - 10:58am
Rep. Sean Duffy speaks at a town hall on Monday, Jan. 8. About 50 people attended to pose questions on a variety of topics, including tax reform, international relations and more. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Tax reform a hot topic at Duffy town hall
January 11, 2018 - 7:00am
January 10, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Elections commission chairman calls Senate leader ‘coward and bully’; teen claims to be dealing — not stealing; more state news stories
January 10, 2018 - 9:15am
January 8, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Barron County man arrested after hours-long standoff; lawmakers call for swifter juvenile-prison action; more state news stories
January 8, 2018 - 8:43am
January 5, 2018
River Falls Senate candidate forum rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 11
January 5, 2018 - 5:42pm
Gov. Scott Walker says he has a plan to reform the state's juvenile corrections system by closing the troubled Lincoln Hills, shown here, and Copper Lake youth facility in northern Wisconsin and moving juveniles to five smaller, regional facilities across the state. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker announces plan to close Lincoln Hills, reform juvenile corrections; more state news stories
January 5, 2018 - 9:50am
Town of St. Joseph Fire Chief Ron Burton stands next to the department's newest truck — a rescue/engine that he was instrumental in acquring. Burton retired as chief on Dec. 31 but will continue on as a firefighter with the department. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Burton stepping down from chief's role in St. Joe
January 5, 2018 - 7:13am
January 4, 2018
Family of Somerset student Levi Iverson released photos of him on Facebook after a missing person report was filed this week. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call 911. Photo courtesy of Melissa Beck
Update: Somerset boy found safe
January 4, 2018 - 3:31pm
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin joins list of states where people are moving out; more state news stories
January 4, 2018 - 9:36am
January 3, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Exposure blamed for 3 state deaths; more state news stories
January 3, 2018 - 9:07am
January 2, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly speaker: Wis. not likely to legalize medical marijuana; more state news stories
January 2, 2018 - 11:01am