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April 19, 2019
Ahead of what promised to be a contentious community conversation next Tuesday, the city of New Richmond announced in a news release late Thursday afternoon that Immigration Centers of America (ICA) had withdrawn its application to rezone 20 acres west of the city near the St. Croix Correctional Center to build a 500 bed detention center intended to detain undocumented immigrants.
 Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
ICA withdraws detention center rezoning application in NR
April 19, 2019 - 10:29am
Gov. Tony Evers has raised doubts about Foxconn's pledge to create 13,000 local jobs in Wisconsin, which prompted the company to release a statement Thursday restating its commitment to Wisconsin. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Wisconsin roundup: Foxconn affirms commitment to Wis. deal; more state news stories
April 19, 2019 - 9:39am
Application for New Richmond immigration detention center withdrawn
April 19, 2019 - 9:27am
April 18, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Legislator to re-introduce bill to fully legalize marijuana in Wis.; more state news stories
April 18, 2019 - 9:57am
In a development that is sure to generate debate in New Richmond, the city announced in a press release late Friday afternoon, April 5, that it has received a rezoning request from Immigration Centers of America to rezone a parcel of land west of the St. Croix Correctional Center to allow for the construction of a detention center through the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Program. ICE is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
A question of detention versus sanctuary
April 18, 2019 - 9:08am
April 17, 2019
PC board briefs: Resolutions passed, appointments, wellness presentation
April 17, 2019 - 3:00pm
Image courtesy of Wisconsin DNR
Wisconsin roundup: Amid CWD spread, natural resources leader asks, ‘why allow baiting, feeding of deer?'; more state news stories
April 17, 2019 - 9:00am
April 16, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: State Supreme Court to decide lawsuit over lame-duck session; more state news stories
April 16, 2019 - 3:15pm
April 15, 2019
Joint Finance Committee members listen to testimony April 15 during a public hearing in River Falls. The committee holds various public hearings before tackling the state budget. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Budget panel hears campus pleas for buildings
April 15, 2019 - 5:10pm
Wisconsin roundup: Federal civil rights investigations at youth prisons ends with no charges; more state news stories
April 15, 2019 - 8:36am
A debris pile burning on Westland Drive in Spring Valley has some neighbors upset and worried about their health. You can see houses in the background behind the dumpsite. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
SV village board: burn pile complaints and discussion, development projects and assessor's plat
April 15, 2019 - 6:06am
April 12, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire cops encounter martial arts moves, naked assailant at Walmart; more state news stories
April 12, 2019 - 11:18am
April 11, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Police say former worker who drove motorcycle through factory was drunk; more state news stories
April 11, 2019 - 9:14am
April 10, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Neubauer concedes Supreme Court race to Hagedorn; more state news stories
April 10, 2019 - 9:37am
April 9, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: No 2018 tax breaks for Foxconn; more state news stories
April 9, 2019 - 9:37am
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