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The Minnesota Department of Transportation spent the night Tuesday, June 27, completing temporary repairs to the main power cable on the Stillwater Lift Bridge that crosses the St. Croix River. Officials say a malfunction in the socket of an electrical meter caused the lift bridge to get stuck about 30 feet up during the noon hour Tuesday. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
1 hour 16 min ago
June 27, 2017
Robert A. Larson
Hudson man accused of entering home, boat
21 hours 31 min ago
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says the new Congressional Budget Office report will help him decide how he'll vote on his party's replacement to Obamacare. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
June 27, 2017 - 9:03am
Prescott police: Cat found in storm drain; vehicle break-ins; and more blotter stories
June 27, 2017 - 9:00am
June 26, 2017
Authorities inspect the boat where a Glenwood City woman was found dead and two men were found sickened in an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. Photo courtesy of St. Croix County Sheriff's Office
Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
June 26, 2017 - 1:40pm
The Wisconsin State Patrol released this image of a horse-drawn buggy that was struck from behind by an SUV early Monday, June 26, in St. Croix County. Submitted photo
Amish teens injured after SUV rear-ends horse-drawn buggy in St. Croix County
June 26, 2017 - 9:55am
Members of the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee, shown here during a 2017 visit to Ellsworth, haven't completed their work as the July 1 deadline nears. Lawmakers expect to send the budget to Gov. Scott Walker next month. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
June 26, 2017 - 8:56am
June 24, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker on his motorcycle at Freedom Park in Prescott on June 24. Walker and his motorcade were driving around Western Wisconsin and heard a presentation from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Governor Walker visits Freedom Park, Team Oil
June 24, 2017 - 6:10pm
June 23, 2017
Rep. Shannon Zimmerman, R-River Falls, is one of several lawmakers seeking to enhance penalties for distracted driving in Wisconsin. File photo
River Falls' Zimmerman seeks crackdown on distracted driving; 9 more state news stories
June 23, 2017 - 1:40pm
Members of the Murr family, along with attorney John Groen, spoke from outside U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after their case was heard by the high court in March. (Photo courtesy of Pacific Legal Foundation)
High Court upholds state ruling in Troy land dispute
June 23, 2017 - 9:52am
Highway 10 and County Road J was the scene of a head-on collision Wednesday, June 21 at about 4:35 p.m. Two people were airlifted from the scene. Jalen Knuteson / RiverTown Multimedia
UPDATE: Ellsworth man dies from injuries in Highway 10 crash
June 23, 2017 - 9:50am
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Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
June 23, 2017 - 7:00am
June 22, 2017
Clayton, Wis., resident Janelle Peterson poses with her newborn son and Baldwin EMS Chief Tom Boyer. Photo courtesy of Western Wisconsin Health Center
St. Croix County dispatcher, Baldwin EMS help woman deliver child in vehicle
June 22, 2017 - 4:43pm
Ellsworth Police: Traffic cone turns into head wear
June 22, 2017 - 4:15pm
Pierce County Sheriff's Officer warns of IRS scam
June 22, 2017 - 1:50pm