HEALTHBEAT BY ANNE POLTA The view from the sidewalk
Way back in the day, I used to bike to work during the summer. The distance wasn't far and traffic was light. I could leave my bike at a convenient bike rack near the newsroom.
It was a great additio... Posted on 2/17/12 at 12:55 PM
Wineries are popping up all over western Wisconsin, and the town of Troy is no exception. Daniel Koepke presented plans to the Troy Town Board at the May 9 meeting to open Cracked Barrel Winery at 570 Coulee Trail.
Judy Meincke began her teaching career in Hudson in 1976. That very first year after graduating from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, she took a job as a kindergarten teacher at the then Fourth Street School, now the site of Willow River Elementary.
It is a story this Hudson family never thought they would be telling -- the addiction of their son to heroin. But what they have learned over the past nine months has convinced them that their experience is just another case of what is becoming an epidemic for middle class America.
The United Fund of Troy Township recently donated $906.50 to the Christian Food Cupboard of Hudson. Over $6,900 from 95 residents of the township will be distributed to 13 agencies serving the local area.
A former nursing home in New Richmond could become the new home for Grace Place, a homeless shelter currently operating in Somerset. The former Maple Manor and Deerfield Gables facility, which has been sitting empty since last fall, is being sought by the non-profit organization.
In celebration of generations of Octagon House mothers and mothers in general, the Octagon House Museum is once again offering free tours for mothers accompanied by a paying child (of any age) on Mothers’ Day, Sunday, May 8, from 2 to 4:30 p.m.
It’s hard to believe now, but just a week ago Hudson was hit by what was hopefully the final snowstorm of a seemingly unending winter. The heavy, wet snow snapped tree branches, bringing down power lines and cutting off electricity to some homes and businesses.
After a Tuesday, April 30, fire closed St. Croix Central Elementary, district officials have been searching for a place to hold classes for the remainder of the school year. District Superintendent David Bradley said the district has identified Rolling Ridges Girl Scout Camp, approximately 6 miles northwest of Roberts.
The 2013 Prom Court includes from the left, Second Prom Prince Don Clark, First Prom Prince Wade Malecha,First Prom Princess McKenna Selisen, Prom Queen Marki Thompson, Prom King Joe Berg and Second Prom Princess McKenna Daulton.
The Hudson Department's 12th annual pancake breakfast is 7:30 to noon on Sunday at the station, located in the Public Safety Building on Walnut Street across of City Hall. The price for guests is a free-will donation.
New St. Croix Health Center nursing home administrator Jack Williams wanted to make one thing perfectly clear when meeting with the county’s Health and Human Services Board Monday. His primary job is to keep the long-time facility operating, not close it.
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