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February 23, 2018
Charges: About 275 pounds of pot turned up in rural Baldwin
18 hours 38 min ago
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly passes tax package that includes rebate measure; more state news stories
19 hours 20 min ago
February 22, 2018
Officer Mark Peterson was sworn in by Municipal Court Judge R. Patrick Eich at the Feb. 12 Prescott Common Council meeting. Peterson started with the department Jan. 23. Submitted photo
Prescott Police hires two new officers
February 22, 2018 - 11:00am
Wisconsin roundup: Anti-crime package of bills approved by Assembly, heads to Walker; more state news stories
February 22, 2018 - 9:50am
February 21, 2018
Prescott police officer Tom Koen received the 2017 Law Enforcement Explorer Advisor of the Year for the State of Wisconsin. Pictured (from left) are Prescott Interim Police Chief Rob Funk, officer Tom Koen and Captain David Constantineau of Muskego Police Department and president of the association. Submitted photo
Prescott officer passes on his passion for public safety to young adults
February 21, 2018 - 2:45pm
Image courtesy of Forum News Service
Wisconsin roundup: Supreme Court candidates down to Dallet, Screnock; more state news stories
February 21, 2018 - 9:32am
The Kinnickinnic River has been the center of much debate over the past several years, particularly the city's two hydroelectric dams. The city council held a first reading of a proposed resolution regarding whether or not to relicense the dams at its regular meeting last Tuesday. File photo
City prepares to make its 'dam' decision
February 21, 2018 - 8:00am
February 20, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly considers bill allowing guns to be brought into private schools; primary polls open; more state news stories
February 20, 2018 - 8:21am
February 19, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. electric rates some of nation’s highest; more state news stories
February 19, 2018 - 9:14am
February 15, 2018
 Gov. Scott Walker says he's told legislative leaders it is important to pass a major overhaul of the state's juvenile corrections system this year. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker ‘optimistic’ about juvenile corrections overhaul passage; more state news stories
February 15, 2018 - 9:43am
Primary ballots to include 3 vying for Wis. Supreme Court
February 15, 2018 - 9:18am
February 14, 2018
The oldest portion of Spring Valley Elementary School, pictured here, was built in 1929. Later additions have resulted in parts of the school being on different levels. The district is seeking community input on what to do with the building. File photo
What do you want for the elementary building's future?
February 14, 2018 - 8:00pm
President Donald Trump, shown here in an October 2017 photo, said this week that Foxconn's $10 billion project in Wisconsin wouldn't have happened if he'd not been elected. Doug Mills / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Wisconsin roundup: Trump takes credit for Foxconn; more state news stories
February 14, 2018 - 9:34am
February 13, 2018
Feral felines on the loose in Plum City
February 13, 2018 - 11:45am
February 12, 2018
University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross says campuses must have zero-tolerance for cases of sexual abuse and harassment. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: UW president calls for zero tolerance in sexual abuse cases; more state news stories
February 12, 2018 - 9:11am
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