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May 9, 2018
 The proposed A Butchery Shoppe expansion would eliminate parking on the south side of the building if approved. However, that parking area is actually Central Street on the village map, and would have to be vacated before any expansion plans would be approved. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
Water rates should not increase this year
May 9, 2018 - 10:10am
May 8, 2018
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) spoke to people during a roundtable discussion at Pierce Pepin Cooperative in Ellsworth, Wis., on May 2. Johnson discussed many topics including the Farm Bill, President Donald Trump, and steel tariffs, just to name a few. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Sen. Ron Johnson stops by Ellsworth
May 8, 2018 - 7:49pm
May 7, 2018
U.S. Senate candidates Kevin Nicholson and state Sen. Leah Vukmir are vying for the Republican endorsement, which will be voted on this weekend at the state GOP convention. File photos
Wisconsin roundup: U.S. Senate endorsement to take center stage at Wis. GOP convention; more state news stories
May 7, 2018 - 9:29am
May 4, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Gas prices peaking in Wis. as Memorial Day approaches; more state news stories
May 4, 2018 - 8:34am
May 3, 2018
AZ Snyder is looking forward to her new position as Pierce County Public Health Director and Officer. She said substance abuse and mental health are two areas of concern she sees in the county. Submitted photo
New director and officer happy to be back in area
May 3, 2018 - 10:07am
Wisconsin and Minnesota fishery officials are considering the first changes to bag and size limits on the Mississippi River, shown here at Hastings, in 50 years. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Fishery officials consider new bag, size limits for Mississippi River; more state news stories
May 3, 2018 - 8:42am
May 2, 2018
Sen. Patty Schachtner, D-Somerset, was among critics of a federal farm bill that, according to an analysis, would end food stamp program benefits for 75,000 clients in Wisconsin. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats cry foul over reported food stamp-change impact; more state news stories
May 2, 2018 - 8:29am
May 1, 2018
SVSB moves forward with construction plans
May 1, 2018 - 12:21pm
Joshua Gergen, Prescott City Council alderperson Wards 5 and 6, was sworn in by Prescott City Administrator Jayne Brand at the April 24 Prescott City Council meeting. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Prescott City Council looks at future financing for city
May 1, 2018 - 11:41am
April 30, 2018
'Charlie' Warner announces bid for the 93rd Assembly District
April 30, 2018 - 2:59pm
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. utilities ordered to share tax credits with customers; more state news stories
April 30, 2018 - 9:01am
April 27, 2018
Roxanne Gilles started her role as Plum City village clerk and treasurer on April 19. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Plum City has new face in village office
April 27, 2018 - 5:54pm
April 26, 2018
Board approves sewer rate increase
April 26, 2018 - 1:55pm
State Sen. Lena Taylor, shown here in a 2017 Joint Finance Committee hearing in Ellsworth, is being prosecuted in Milwaukee for an alleged racial comment that occurred at her bank. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State senator could go to trial for bank incident; more state news stories
April 26, 2018 - 10:06am
April 25, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: State taking apps for $100M in school safety funds; more state news
April 25, 2018 - 9:42am