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Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Croix Gear Machining expanding
Hampton opens doors in Hudson
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Bids- Glen Hill s Park Restroom Facility
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/13/16 Annual Meeting
CITY OF HUDSON: 7/5/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF HUDSON: 9/7/16 Board of Adjustment Meeting - Moulton variance
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Glen L. Olson Estate, Case No. 16PR64
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Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
February 10, 2016
Death of Hudson man investigated
Hudson police opened a death investigation following the discovery of a 40-year-old man’s body Monday, Feb. 8, at an apartment. Authorities were called at 1:05 p.m. Monday to 1212 Hanley Road for an EMS call. Hudson police Lt. Geoff Willems said a 40-year-old man was found dead...
February 10, 2016 - 4:25pm
February 1, 2016
Man in critical condition after alcohol-related head-on crash
A Hudson man was airlifted from the scene of a head-on crash in the town of Troy that left him with serious injuries. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jeff Klatt identified the man as 28-year-old Jeffrey J. Saas. The driver of the other vehicle, 50-year-old Prescott resident...
February 1, 2016 - 2:43pm
January 25, 2016
Workplace accident suspected in death of Baldwin man
A worker at a Woodville-based business died Friday after a suspected workplace accident. Woodville Police Chief Lori Hetfeld said in a news release that officers were called at 2:27 p.m. to St. Croix Castings for a workplace incident. Baldwin resident Brian Dennis Omann, 41, was pronounced...
January 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
Minnesota man injured in rollover near Hudson
HUDSON -- An early-morning rollover crash Monday near Hudson sent an Inver Grove Heights, Minn., man to Regions Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The State Patrol said it responded to the 4:07 a.m. crash on westbound I-94 near Exit 4, along with Hudson Fire and St. Croix Valley...
January 25, 2016 - 10:23am
January 21, 2016
Minor injuries reported in crash
Two motorists sustained minor injuries Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash outside Burkhardt. According to St. Croix County Sheriff's Office reports,...
January 21, 2016 - 2:12pm
January 14, 2016
Man talked out of jumping from I-94 bridge
A distraught man was rescued early Friday during an episode on the Interstate 94 bridge in Hudson. A friend headed westbound at about 2:15 a.m. on the interstate noticed the man’s vehicle parked on the bridge and got out to render aid, said Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen. The...
January 14, 2016 - 10:15am
January 7, 2016
Sheriff's deputy injured after town of Richmond crash
Authorities said snowy roads were a likely factor in a crash Thursday morning that left a St. Croiix County sheriff’s deputy injured. The deputy,...
January 7, 2016 - 3:39pm
January 6, 2016
Driver faces drug charges afer New Year's Eve crash
A 33-year-old Minnesota man is in the St. Croix County Jail facing drug charges after crashing a pickup truck into a Hwy. 35 guardrail on New...
January 6, 2016 - 4:33pm
December 24, 2015
Two injured in car-semi collision that closed Hwy. 63 late Wednesday
BALDWIN -- A collision between a car and tractor-trailer fuel tanker during Wednesday's snowstorm sent a Minneapolis man to Regions Hospital with injuries and closed Hwy. 63 north of Baldwin for two hours. Benjamin L. Johnson, 19, was northbound on Hwy. 63 north of CTH E around 4:27...
December 24, 2015 - 8:10am
December 21, 2015
Body pulled from Willow River ID'd as Hudson native
Authorities confirmed Monday that a body pulled from the Willow River over the weekend belonged to a Hudson native. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Scott Knudson said Monday the body of 20-year-old Madeline Brekke was discovered at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday in a portion...
December 21, 2015 - 3:16pm
December 17, 2015
Woman says she was injured by lightning at the government center
A Somerset woman says she suffered an electrical shock from lightning at the St. Croix County Government Center in Hudson on Monday morning. Lisa Stambaugh, 43, was on her way into the government center holding an umbrella for protection against a mix of rain and sleet when the...
December 17, 2015 - 2:50pm
Falling temps turn road slick, causing multiple crashes around region
A little early evening precipitation and falling temperatures Wednesday turned water to ice on stretches of I-94 and surrounding county roads. Emergency personnel responded to two injury accidents within an hour -- one just east of Roberts and a second in the Baldwin area. Meanwhile,...
December 17, 2015 - 8:09am
December 3, 2015
UPDATE: Highway 35 crash victim in 'fair' condition
A Pierce County woman was hospitalized Wednesday after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 35 in Hudson. Hager City resident Karen E. Roesler,...
December 3, 2015 - 10:28am
Vehicles collide in North Hudson
A two-vehicle crash at 6:17 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, in North Hudson was reported to have injured at least one of the occupants of the vehicles. The...
December 3, 2015 - 10:27am
December 2, 2015
Deputy's squad wrecked in weather-related crash
The season’s first snowfall led to a multi-vehicle crash that forced a St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department vehicle down a steep ditch in...
December 2, 2015 - 2:58pm