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October 19, 2018
Chief Deputy Jason Matthys poses with Sheriff Nancy Hove at the Pierce County Law Enforcement Center groundbreaking in March 2016. File photo.
Pierce committee recommends Matthys as administrative coordinator
October 19, 2018 - 1:53pm
Wisconsin state news briefs: 2 people arrested after accidental shooting in Milwaukee; and more state news stories
October 19, 2018 - 9:20am
October 18, 2018
Wisconsin state news briefs: Former UW-Madison student tries to have sexual assault conviction thrown out; and more state news
October 18, 2018 - 8:19am
October 17, 2018
Ellsworth Public Library Director Tiffany Meyer poses for a photo in her office. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Ellsworth library hopes referendum shows residents want a new library, despite cost
October 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Wisconsin state new briefs: Juvenile court judges: ‘We take youth accountability seriously; and more state news stories
October 17, 2018 - 9:02am
Todd Johnson, co-lead of the University of Wisconsin - Extension's Community Vitality and Placemaking team, in his River Falls office. David Clarey / Rivertown Multimedia
Inside Design Ellsworth's three-day flurry
October 17, 2018 - 8:00am
October 16, 2018
Prescott Police Department is currently in the midst of its second search for a new chief. File photo
Prescott police commission to review new chief candidates
October 16, 2018 - 2:01pm
Obtaining an ID to vote in fall election
October 16, 2018 - 10:00am
Wisconsin roundup: Missing Wisconsin girl possibly seen in Florida, authorities there say; more state news stories
October 16, 2018 - 9:12am
October 15, 2018
The Barron County Sheriff’s Office identified the missing girl as 13-year-old Jayme Closs, a 5-foot-tall, 100-pound child with green eyes and blonde or strawberry-blonde hair. She was reportedly missing from a Highway 8 home where a distress call was placed at 12:58 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15. Deputies arrived to find two adults dead. Photo courtesy of Barron County Sherff's Office
Wisconsin roundup: Child reported missing at western Wis. home where 2 adults found dead; more state news stories
October 15, 2018 - 9:44am
October 12, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Wet weather ruins harvest for some Wis. farmers; more state news stories
October 12, 2018 - 2:31pm
October 11, 2018
Democrat Tony Evers (left) and Republican incumbent Scott Walker are now locked in a virtual dead heat in the governor's race, according to a recent poll. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: Marquette poll: Walkers, Evers in virtual tie; more state news stories
October 11, 2018 - 10:06am
October 9, 2018
The town of River Falls has purchased 30 acres of land from the Meents family, to be used for a new government center. The town hasn't made any plans for what that will look like yet, but is inviting anyone interested to come to a land dedication event on Oct. 28. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia
'What do you think would be good here?' Town of RF invites residents to share thoughts on new government center site
October 9, 2018 - 10:00am
October 8, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Walker’s father dies after extended illness; more state news stories
October 8, 2018 - 9:12am
October 5, 2018
U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat, and Ron Johnson, a Republican, are split over support for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin’s senators split on Kavanaugh; bear attack in Douglas County; more state news stories
October 5, 2018 - 9:38am