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June 5, 2019
Pierce County Public Health Director/ Health Officer AZ Snyder worked previously at a county health department in Maryland and served in international health through John Hopkins University. She has spent one year at Pierce County's public health department and was recognized as one of 40 emerging leaders in the field under the age of 40 by a national organization, de Beaumont, in early May 2019. File photo
Nationally-recognized PC Public Health Director passionate about prevention
June 5, 2019 - 6:00am
June 4, 2019
Department of Workforce Development Secretary Caleb Frostman, along with Sen. Patty Schachtner, D-Somerset, met June 3 with about 20 officials who discussed struggles facing the certified nursing assistant (CNA) profession. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
State officials field nursing home concerns in New Richmond
June 4, 2019 - 7:27am
June 3, 2019
Gov. Tony Evers, shown during a March visit to Hudson, will likely see his proposal -- to pay for road construction by raising the state's gas tax --eliminated by the GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee, according to legislative leaders. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Top Republicans plan to dump Evers’ proposed gas hike for roads; more state news stories
June 3, 2019 - 9:07am
May 30, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Woman convicted in St. Croix County Walmart scam case; Madison Rastafarians raided; more state news stories
May 30, 2019 - 9:17am
May 29, 2019
Members of the Joint Finance Committee, shown in an April hearing in River Falls, have approved $58 million in new funding for UW-System, which is less than half the $127 million requested by the governor. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Joint Finance Committee approves $58M for UW — with strings attached; more state news stories
May 29, 2019 - 12:30pm
May 28, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Legislature expected to take up drunk driving bills this week; more state news stories
May 28, 2019 - 9:56am
May 24, 2019
Wisconsin state news briefs: Evers: $500M not enough for K--12 schools, and more state news stories
May 24, 2019 - 8:26am
May 23, 2019
The St. Croix County Board of Adjustment approved a variance request May 23 concerning setback requirements for a 6.5-acre parcel in the town of Warren on which St. Croix Animal Friends plans to build a shelter-boarding facility. The building currently on the site was a former business. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
SCAF given long-awaited green light to build animal shelter
May 23, 2019 - 2:44pm
Wisconsin state news briefs: Madison man involved in teen's disappearance sentenced to 10 years, and more state news
May 23, 2019 - 8:34am
May 22, 2019
A view of the Mississippi River at the intersection of 860th Street, looking south from Everts Resort in Trenton. The road leading to the property which would hold the campground was blocked off due to mud and flooding residue. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
Aftermath of Trenton's buyout: 3 years of campground discussion abandoned at board meeting
May 22, 2019 - 10:00am
Wisconsin state news briefs: Man accused of triple-fatal hit-and-run accident asks for change of venue, and more state news stories
May 22, 2019 - 8:35am
May 21, 2019
Wisconsin state news briefs: Republican legislative leaders consider splitting budget into 2 bills, and more state news stories
May 21, 2019 - 8:13am
May 20, 2019
The 4-acre non-metallic sand mining pit will be located in the town of Union. Map courtesy of Pierce County Department of Land Management.
PC Land Management approves non-metallic mining conditional use permit
May 20, 2019 - 3:00pm
Wisconsin state news briefs: $500 bond for man accused of shooting firefighter questioned, and more state news stories
May 20, 2019 - 7:46am
May 17, 2019
Wisconsin state news briefs: Private investment firm buys Shopko Optical, announces its plans, and more state news stories
May 17, 2019 - 9:07am