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July 26, 2017
St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson, shown here at a May 2017 law enforcement memorial event. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Walker appoints Knudson St. Croix County sheriff
17 hours 8 min ago
July 12, 2017
The Lodge on Croix facility, located at 300 221st Ave., in the town of Somerset, is at the center of a bill that looks to untether the DNR from zoning authority for properties along the Lower St. Croix River. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Former campground at center of bluff line debate
July 12, 2017 - 8:43am
June 8, 2017
Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, outlines provisions of her "alternative budget" during a town hall meeting June 5 in River Falls. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Vinehout rolls out 'alternative budget' for Wis.
June 8, 2017 - 11:01am
May 25, 2017
Senate Democrat Kathleen Vinehout, whose district includes Pierce County, said she's actively exploring a possible run for governor in 2018. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Western Wisconsin lawmaker eyes gubernatorial bid
May 25, 2017 - 8:32am
May 23, 2017
Four apply to be next St. Croix County sheriff
May 23, 2017 - 2:08pm
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