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May 12, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker, shown here in a February visit to St. Croix County, is expected to talk about re-election plans at the state Republican Party convention May 13, 2017. File photo
Walker expected to talk re-election plans Saturday at state convention
May 12, 2017 - 2:57pm
April 20, 2017
Prescott High School social studies teacher Jeff Ryan greets U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson April 11 at the school. Johnson’s visit was his second to Prescott High School. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
'Very persistent' Prescott teacher has lured U.S. senators to school since the '90s
April 20, 2017 - 1:14pm
April 19, 2017
Community members packed the gym at Ellsworth High School Wednesday, where the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee held a public hearing. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Joint Finance Committee hearing underway in Ellsworth
April 19, 2017 - 11:46am
April 18, 2017
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson speaks to about 120 people — mostly students — last week at Prescott High School. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Prescott students press the issues with U.S. Sen. Johnson
April 18, 2017 - 2:17pm
February 28, 2017
At the River Falls Public Library, a virtual town hall meeting was held by the Western Wisconsin Rise Up! political activist group Thursday, Feb. 23 to voice their concerns to Sen. Ron Johnson. Johnson did not attend the meeting. (Herald photo by Matthew Lambert)
‘The law is silent, but we won’t be'; Local political group hosts virtual town hall meeting
February 28, 2017 - 3:49pm
February 2, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Fatal interstate crash victim identified; Walker: Trump interested in taking state's union limits national; and 11 more state news stories
February 2, 2017 - 8:44am
December 13, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin plunges into the deep freeze; Sanders says Trump win shows middle class 'desperation'; and 10 more state news stories
December 13, 2016 - 11:10am
November 23, 2016
Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay
November 23, 2016 - 9:08am
November 9, 2016
Sen. Sheila Harsdorf beams Tuesday after receiving a round of applause from fellow Republicans after early vote totals are announced during a rally at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
It’s Harsdorf again for District 10
November 9, 2016 - 12:54pm
Zimmerman wins in District 30
November 9, 2016 - 1:41am
November 8, 2016
Johnson surges to victory in final days
November 8, 2016 - 11:35pm
October 29, 2016
(From left): U.S. Senate candidates Libertarian Phil Anderson, Republican Ron Johnson and Democrat Russ Feingold. (Submitted photos)
Three U.S. Senate candidates want your vote
October 29, 2016 - 9:00am
October 25, 2016
Candidates for Senate District 10 and Assembly District 30 speak to a crowd of nearly 60 people during a forum held Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the University Center on the UW-River Falls campus. Candidates include from left Senate District 10:  Sheila Harsdorf (R- incumbent), Diane Odeen (D); Assembly District 30:  Scott Nelson (D), Aaron Taylor (I), and Shannon Zimmerman (R). (Photo by Kathy M. Helgeson)
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
October 25, 2016 - 8:43am
October 22, 2016
Three candidates are in the race for the Assembly District 30 seat being vacated by Rep. Dean Knudson. They include (from left) Democrat Scott J. Nelson, Independent Aaron Taylor and Republican Shannon Zimmerman.
Three way race to replace Dean Knudson for Assembly District 30
October 22, 2016 - 5:02pm
October 15, 2016
2016 Wisconsin legislative candidate forum to be held at UW-River Falls
October 15, 2016 - 9:00am