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January 19, 2018
Milwaukee attorney Matt Flynn speaks to members of the St. Croix County Democrats last week in Wisconsin. He's joined by fellow gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers (right). Mike Longaecker / Rivertown Multimedia
Flynn says he'll get 'aggressive' in governor's bid
January 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
Gov. Scott Walker has the backing of legislative leaders for his call for a special legislative session on welfare reform. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Walker calls special session to pass welfare reform; more state news stories
January 19, 2018 - 9:16am
January 18, 2018
SV files well application with PSC
January 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Man arrested after pursuit
January 18, 2018 - 1:00pm
Prescott police research new body cameras, focus on new hires
January 18, 2018 - 11:00am
Authorities in Wisconsin and Minnesota are searching for 37-year-old Casey Thibodeaux, a convicted sex offender who allegedly removed his GPS monitoring bracelet and went missing. Photo courtesy of Vernon County Sheriff's Office
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. authorities search for fugitive sex offender; more state news stories
January 18, 2018 - 9:03am
January 17, 2018
Numbers added up to a flip for Schachtner, Democrats
January 17, 2018 - 4:16pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker wants to close juvenile prison sooner; more state news stories
January 17, 2018 - 10:55am
Utility Advisory Board stakes a stance on dam question
January 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Pierce Criminal Court: weekly court blotter
January 17, 2018 - 8:52am
January 16, 2018
Patty Schachtner is the first Democrat elected in the 10th Senate District since Alice Clausing held the seat from 1993 to 2000. Her Senate bid was preceded by two terms on the Star Prairie Town Board and Somerset School Board, which she currently serves on. She has been the St. Croix County medical examiner since 2011. File photo
Schachtner defeats Jarchow in special election
January 16, 2018 - 10:35pm
Democrat Patty Schachtner, Republican Adam Jarchow and Libertarian Brian Corriea were on the Jan. 16 10th Senate District special election ballot in western Wisconsin.
Special election: Schachtner claims lead
January 16, 2018 - 9:25pm
Wisconsin roundup: Sparta arrest is Pierce County man's 6th for OWI; more state news stories
January 16, 2018 - 1:45pm
A standing room only audience of concerned voters filled the New Richmond City Council Chambers last Tuesday evening to listen to contenders Patty Schachtner, Brian Corriea and Adam Jarchow square off at a forum hosted by the New Richmond/St. Croix County VFW Memorial Post 10818 Auxiliary. Photo submitted
Sorting out the pile; Senate candidates seek separation
January 16, 2018 - 6:00am
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
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