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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Frank P. Marino, 74
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
November 13, 2015
The noise in the attic wasn't a fire
The noises that a homeowner heard in the ceiling of her house Thursday morning, Nov. 12., turned out to be coming from the home’s sound system. The Hudson Fire Department sent an engine to 275 Cove Road in the town of Troy at 7:31 a.m. after the homeowner called 911 to report...
November 13, 2015 - 10:40am
November 9, 2015
Hudson native Fouks killed in Grant County crash
It will be no surprise to people who knew Kaila Fouks that she would do all in her power to protect an animal. Fouks, of Hudson, was killed...
November 9, 2015 - 2:12pm
UPDATE: passengers ID'd in Roberts crash
A River Falls woman was killed and three others were injured Sunday afternoon in a head-on collision on Highway 65 in Roberts. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office identified the deceased as 61-year-old Bonny J. Britton. She was pronounced dead on the scene by the St. Croix County...
November 9, 2015 - 11:16am
November 8, 2015
St. Croix County residents involved in I-94 crashes
Back-to-back crashes Friday night on Interstate 94 left one person injured in rural Hudson. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, an eastbound vehicle driven by Hudson resident Tammie Nasseff rear-ended a vehicle driven by fellow Hudson resident Jessica Sachsenmaier at about...
November 8, 2015 - 5:49pm
October 29, 2015
Osceola man dies in town of Somerset crash
A 24-year-old Osceola man died Saturday evening, Oct. 24, in a single-vehicle crash in St. Croix County’s town of Somerset. According to the St. Croix Sheriff’s Department, Jordon M. Cloutier was ejected from the 2005 Dodge Durango in which he was a passenger. The vehicle...
October 29, 2015 - 2:50pm
District: no students injured in 'minor' bus crash
Students were unharmed Thursday morning after a bus crashed near Wisconsin and Vine streets. According to a Hudson School District statement, the crash – involving the Route 231 bus – was considered minor and no students were injured. The district’s statement does not indicate...
October 29, 2015 - 9:45am
Baldwin apartment fire displaces 2 residents
Two people were displaced from their Baldwin apartment on Wednesday after fire destroyed the unit. The residents, a woman and her son, were unable to return to the apartment at 830 11th Ave. after fire, which was first reported at 5:37 p.m. Hammond-Baldwin-Woodville United...
October 29, 2015 - 9:20am
October 28, 2015
Osceola man dies in town of Somerset crash
A 24-year-old Osceola man died Saturday evening in a single-vehicle crash in St. Croix County’s town of Somerset. According to the St. Croix Sheriff’s Department, Jordan M. Cloutier was ejected from the 2005 Dodge Durango in which he was a passenger. The vehicle crashed on...
October 28, 2015 - 3:02pm
October 21, 2015
Fire guts town of Hudson building
A woodworking shop on a rural Hudson property was destroyed late Tuesday after fire swept through the structure. “It just happened so quickly,”...
October 21, 2015 - 11:34am
October 15, 2015
Girl injured by falling rock at state park; Official: child later airlifted from Hudson
Two incidents on Sunday, including one that left a child injured, prompted a response by emergency crews at Willow River State Park. St. Croix EMS and Rescue responded to the Willow Lake Falls portion of the park Sunday afternoon, where a child was injured. Josh Olson, operations...
October 15, 2015 - 9:06am
October 14, 2015
Boy hit by SUV while crossing Second Street
A 13-year-old boy was struck by an SUV while crossing Second Street at Vine Street in Hudson late Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 13. Parker N. Peterschmidt of Hudson apparently suffered relatively minor injuries, despite being thrown into the air and rolling on the pavement when he...
October 14, 2015 - 3:15pm
Distracted driving said to have caused crash near Mallalieu Bridge
A driver reaching to get a bottle of water from his lunch box led to a three-car crash on Sixth Street N. that delayed commuter traffic Wednesday morning, Oct. 7, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department. The northbound Mazda car driven by Dale M. Lohnes, 55, of...
October 14, 2015 - 1:16pm
October 8, 2015
New Richmond man killed in crash
A New Richmond man was killed last week after the pickup truck he was driving was crashed into by a dump truck in the town of Glenwood. St. Croix County sheriff’s deputies identified the victim as 73-year-old Eugene H. Sempf, who was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday, Sept....
October 8, 2015 - 3:07pm
October 1, 2015
UPDATE: Identity of victim in Wednesday's collision released
Eugene H. Sempf, 73, was the man who died Wednesday morning after a dump truck struck his pickup truck in the town of Glenwood. Online court records show Sempf's address as 1418 Red Hawk Ct. in New Richmond. Sempf apparently failed to stop or pulled from a stop sign on 130th Avenue...
October 1, 2015 - 8:32am
September 28, 2015
Somerset man, 39, killed in motorcycle crash
Authorities said alcohol appeared to be a factor in a Sunday motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a Somerset man. According to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, 39-year-old Jason Thomas Anderson was killed while exiting Highway 35/64 near Exit 9 in the town of Somerset....
September 28, 2015 - 7:47am