Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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St. Croix Electric Cooperative staff and directors claim the co-op’s new policy for compensating members who generate electricity is fairer to most consumers than the old policy was and is sustainable.
A plea hearing has been set for an Andover, Minn., man accused of threatening prosecutors and witnesses during the Aaron Schaffhausen murder trial. Joseph A. Rollag, 32, is charged with...
A lawsuit over the clinics’ management has been settled after the parties asked a St. Croix County judge to dismiss the case and announced Hudson Physicians, River Falls Medical Clinic and New Richmond Clinic will end their affiliation.
Following accusations of juror misconduct and judicial bias, a lawsuit brought by a man paralyzed when his pickup hit a retaining wall will go to trial again -- with a new jury and a different judge.
A 33-year-old St. Croix County man has been arrested and charged with three counts of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and the president’s family. Nicholas J. Anderson, Baldwin, was...
Work that began a year ago is nearing completion as Second Chances, the secondhand store that helps fund Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, prepares to move into a larger building in August.
Bill Warner, who has been executive director of the Pierce County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC) for nearly 14 years, has announced his resignation.
Claiming they have been exposed to excess radiation, four Hudson Hospital & Clinics technologists have filed a lawsuit against the architectural firm that designed the hospital and the construction company that built it 10 years ago.
Local lawmakers’ response to the Wisconsin Legislature’s adoption of a new biennial budget seems subdued, with the area’s lone Democratic representative hoping the governor will veto parts.
A second trial has been denied in a lawsuit that sought monetary damages from a substitute teacher who sexually abused a 13-year-old Pierce County boy in 2007. In a decision filed May 24, Judge Joseph Boles refused to set aside the jury's decision in the case filed on behalf of the young man and by his father, Christopher Brekken, Prescott, against Anne M. Knopf, now 44, Ellsworth. The 12-person Pierce County jury had awarded no damages to the teen or to his father. In the motion for a new trial filed Feb. 6, Brekken attorney Michael D.