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September 20, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Madison-area shooting victims still hospitalized, 1 critical; more state news stories
September 20, 2018 - 10:28am
According to rfmainstreet.com, The River Falls Main Street Business Improvement District (BID) was established in 1989. The group is charged with helping the River Falls Main Street business community with façade improvements, signage and beautification projects. The objective of the BID is to encourage business improvement and development by offering façade and sign grants to businesses and property owners in the River Falls downtown BID District. File photo
Council debates Business Improvement District benefits, complaints
September 20, 2018 - 10:05am
On Thursday, Sept. 13, Town of St. Joseph Town Board unanimously voted to renew the license for Houlton MHP, LLC, through June 30, 2019. Houlton MHP, LLC, is a subsidiary of RV Horizons, which owns and operates St. Croix Meadows RV Park in Houlton. John R. Russett / RiverTown Multimedia
RV Horizons promises changes at Houlton property
September 20, 2018 - 8:37am
September 19, 2018
Middleton police officials spoke Wednesday afternoon about an active shooter incident that left several people injured at a workplace. Image courtesy of Middleton Police Department
Wisconsin roundup: 3 wounded, suspect dead after shooting spree at Middleton business; more state news stories
September 19, 2018 - 4:11pm
LWV says confirm your voter registration
September 19, 2018 - 3:10pm
New Richmond American Legion Chaplain Lee Feneis, New Richmond American Legion Auxiliary President Maureen Dalton, St. Croix County Veterans Services Officer Phil Landgraf and New Richmond American Legion Cmdr. Loren Barnes participated this month in a check presentation for the VA transportation program. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Donations lock in dedicated transportation for vets
September 19, 2018 - 9:04am
September 18, 2018
St. Croix County Chair Roger Larson (foreground) and County Supervisor Ron Roettger (background) listened as USFWS staff provided an overview of the habitat management activities, water quality monitoring, Karner Blue Butterfly research activities and outdoor recreation opportunities that take place on Oak Ridge WPA. Photo courtesy of Patrick Hernandez, USFWS
USFWS hosts floating forum for legislators
September 18, 2018 - 7:36am
September 17, 2018
Authorities in Polk County worked Sunday, Sept. 16, to remove a globe from a bear cub's head. Photo courtesy of Polk County Sheriff's Office
Wisconsin roundup: Polk County authorities, citizens rescue globe-ensnared bear; more state news stories
September 17, 2018 - 8:53am
September 14, 2018
Fiscal Facts: U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June reverses earlier decisions on online sales taxes
September 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
Gov. Scott Walker is asking the Legislature to return to the Capitol to consider the $100 million bill that might rescue more than 500 jobs in the Fox Valley.
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to call special session for Kimberly-Clark decision; more state news
September 14, 2018 - 10:02am
September 13, 2018
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Hayward, has introduced a bill which would remove gray wolves from the endangered species list. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Duffy bill would remove gray wolves from endangered species list; more state news stories
September 13, 2018 - 9:05am
September 12, 2018
Gov. Scott Walker, shown here during a 2018 visit to Hudson, is proposing a new tax credit for college graduates as he campaigns for re-election. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker proposes tax credit for Wis. college graduates; more state news stories
September 12, 2018 - 10:01am
September 11, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: River Falls lawmaker’s mother killed in crash; more state news stories
September 11, 2018 - 11:11am
Charlie Grant
'Bigger-than-life' former St. Croix County sheriff remembered
September 11, 2018 - 9:20am
Extension plan emerges for part-time ag agent
September 11, 2018 - 8:00am