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Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
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Finance Committee approves personnel changes to budget
7 hours 47 min ago
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
23 hours 47 min ago
A gift of honor: Hudson resident donates land for hospice house in memory of late wife
October 17, 2016 - 3:00pm
Hudson High School football players and fans celebrate after the Raiders defeated River Falls, 45-21, to retain possession of the Little Brown Jug for the eighth straight year Friday night, Oct. 14, at Newton Field in Hudson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
October 16, 2016 - 1:40pm
Nova Restaurant Chef Paul LaPean, second from left, stands with his kitchen crew Richard Fisher, Reid Filiatreaux and Dylan Ross. The team competed in the annual Valley Vine and Harvest Throwdown in Lake Elmo. (submitted photo)
Hudson’s LaPean mixes it up in Minnesota
October 15, 2016 - 9:00am
Wisconsin roundup: Achievement tests: Not even half of state kids proficient in basics; Obama to Trump: "Stop whining" about election rigging; and 11 more state news stories
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
Longtime community supporter and activist Judy Freund asked those attending to describe what a "dementia friendly " would look like and how could that happen. (photos by Meg Heaton)
Work begins on creating a dementia friendly community
October 8, 2016 - 9:00am
Michael Nieskes and Sarah Yacoub, both vying for the St. Croix County District Attorney's seat, debate while those attending Thursday's event listen in. (Raymond T. Rivard photograph) play button
WATCH: St. Croix County district attorney candidate forum
October 14, 2016 - 12:20pm
Anna Johnson, a HHS graduate and senior at UW-River Falls, told her audience about what it is like coming to grips with anxiety and depression. She did so with both humor and passion about these difficult issues. (photo by Meg Heaton)
Bethel mental health series ends where it began
October 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
Rob Stafsholt and Scottie Ard at Thursday night's debate in New Richmond. (Raymond T. Rivard photograph) play button
WATCH: 29th District State Assembly candidate forum
October 14, 2016 - 12:32pm
Hudson High School's 2016 Homecoming Royalty was crowned last Friday night before the Raider football game at Newton Field. This year's royalty includes, in front, Junior Escort Merrick Morry, age 6, and Junior Princess Addy Jamieson. In back from left, Second Princess Surreia Bennett, Queen Eleanor Draper, and First Princess Annalee Kroll. (photo by Bob Burrows)
Hudson High School celebrates homecoming
October 6, 2016 - 5:09pm
Danny Caron, right, and his dad, Matt, gave the new accessible playground at Weitkamp Park thumbs up. Danny has a rare genetic condition but it didn’t keep him from enjoying all the park has to offer. (photos by Meg Heaton)
Hudson’s first playground for children of all abilities opens at Weitkamp Park
September 29, 2016 - 3:30pm
Kaitlin DuLyn, left, and Anna Johnson will tell their personal stories about coming to terms with depression as part of a three-part series about mental health sponored by Bethel Lutheran Church. The series is set for Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 12 at Bethel Highlands. (photo by Meg Heaton)
HHS senior opens up about depression
September 25, 2016 - 8:30am
Wisconsin roundup: Final U.S. Senate debate set; Trump suggests Ryan might have reason for cool support; 10 more state news stories
October 18, 2016 - 12:03pm