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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 14, 2018
New water main will increase water quality
January 14, 2018 - 10:00am
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
The Spring Valley Health and Rehab Center has seen financial challenges escalate over the last six months. Administrator Kevin Larson said it was important for the nursing home to open up lines of dialogue with the community to keep the facility operating. 

Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Village researches municipal ownership of SVHRC
January 12, 2018 - 11:00am
January 11, 2018
The current dome and much of the equipment at the Plum City Wastewater Treatment Plant is likely to be replaced in 2019 as the Village is currently looking for grants and funding options for the upgrade. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Plum City plans ahead for wastewater treatment plant upgrade
January 11, 2018 - 11:30am
Wisconsin roundup: River Falls man reportedly attacked, tortured during Costa Rican vacation; more state news stories
January 11, 2018 - 10:58am
January 10, 2018
Who's running for local office in April?
January 10, 2018 - 1:57pm
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
January 4, 2018
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
December 29, 2017
Bay City Village Board President Jim Turvaville decided to perform “street maintenance” in May by extending Market Street to the Sorensen Pond edge. Village Board Trustee Jesse Hohmann oversaw construction with two Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies standing by. File photo
Top 10: State law signed on eminent domain proceedings
December 29, 2017 - 12:09pm