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September 4, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 15, dies during family’s 40-day fast; more state news stories
September 4, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 31, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Vice President attends Vukmir fundraiser; and more state news briefs
August 31, 2018 - 7:53am
August 30, 2018
Gov. Scott Walker meets with officials near the Jersey Valley Dam during flood assessment efforts Wednesday in Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of governor's office
Wisconsin roundup: Walker declares statewide state of emergency; more state news stories
August 30, 2018 - 9:24am
August 29, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Big demand for western Wis. sand expected; more state news stories
August 29, 2018 - 9:55am
August 28, 2018
Some residents kept in a holding pattern while others moved out Monday at New Richmond's Lowrey Hotel, which is slated to close at midnight Friday. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
New Richmond leaders prepare as Lowrey Hotel enters final days
August 28, 2018 - 11:43am
August 27, 2018
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 30, 2017. McCain died after a year-long battle with brain cancer on Aug. 25, 2018. Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin congressional delegation reacts To McCain's death; more state news stories
August 27, 2018 - 8:30am
August 24, 2018
Community members in the city of Monona filled sandbags Thursday night in hopes of protecting homes against lake water. Photo courtesy of Ready Wisconsin
Wisconsin roundup: Flooded Madison area braces for more rain; more state news stories
August 24, 2018 - 9:17am
U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis (right), R-Minnesota, and Rep. John Shimkus (center), R-Illinois, listen Aug. 23, 2018, to Scott Sharp with Xcel Energy near the spent nuclear fuel storage casks at the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing, Minn. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress
August 24, 2018 - 8:07am
August 23, 2018
Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir and incumbent Democrat Tammy Baldwin will be on the fall ballot for U.S. Senate. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: Early polling shows tight races for governor, U.S. Senate; more state news stories
August 23, 2018 - 9:30am
August 22, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: UW-System to seek additional $107M; more state news stories
August 22, 2018 - 9:08am
August 21, 2018
The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now says Republican Gov. Scott Walker, shown here in Hudson, has made flights on the state airplane costing taxpayers $818,000 in the last three years. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Wisconsin roundup: Liberal group says Walker travel cost taxpayers $818K; more state news stories
August 21, 2018 - 11:09am
August 20, 2018
Democrat Tony Evers, left, holds an early 5-point polling lead over Republican incumbent Scott Walker in the 2018 Wisconsin gubernatorial race. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: Evers holds 5 point lead over Walker in first polling; more body parts found in Mississippi River; more state news stories
August 20, 2018 - 9:07am
August 17, 2018
Wisconsin state news briefs: Wausau hit-and-run driver suspected of texting; and more state news briefs
August 17, 2018 - 11:19am
August 16, 2018
Wisconsin state news briefs: Wisconsin governor proposes 3 tax cuts while hitting campaign trail; and more state news briefs
August 16, 2018 - 8:03am
August 15, 2018
Wisconsin state news briefs: Lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct defeated in primary; and more state news stories
August 15, 2018 - 8:58am
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