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Sheriff's office: Initial attack report a hoax; no suspects being sought
Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
Hudson police seek traffic vest-wearing suspect in multiple thefts
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
Hudson officer’s resignation followed misconduct
crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
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
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
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/20/16 Council Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Liquor License Application - Wis. Grill (Starr's Bar)
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/6/16 Council Meeting Minutes
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
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Donna M. Schultz, 88
Carol Johnson, 66
Karen L. Rada, 77
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
April 30, 2016
New mayor makes committee appointments, Webber elected council president
Rich O'Connor began his two-year term as mayor of Hudson on Tuesday, April 19, by announcing his appointments to the City Council's standing...
April 30, 2016 - 1:47pm
April 27, 2016
Walker signs revised shoreland property rights bill; Two-year-old boy grabs gun, kills mother who was driving; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
HUMBOLDT -- Those who own property on Wisconsin waterways will get more leeway to build structures under a bill signed by Gov. Scott Walker in Humboldt Tuesday morning. The governor chose the DeKeyser Construction firm as the place to approve new rules for construction near lakes...
April 27, 2016 - 8:38am
April 25, 2016
City's new finance officer is on the job
The city's new finance officer says the opportunity to return to work in her home state is what brought her to Hudson. Brenda Malinowski grew...
April 25, 2016 - 8:14am
April 23, 2016
Council approves master plan for Carmichael Ridge
It is going to happen. After several years of planning and debate, the master plan for the 145-home development on 110 acres of the former Hudson...
April 23, 2016 - 11:14am
April 22, 2016
Vine Street reconstruction begins
The reconstruction of Vine Street began in force Monday morning. McCabe Construction workers tore the asphalt surface off of the street between...
April 22, 2016 - 10:19am
St. Joe seeks soil-testing grant
The St. Joseph Town Board last week approved a $5,500 grant request for preliminary soil testing associated with a facilities plan that would guide possible developer-driven municipal services in Houlton. As part of the River Crossing bridge project, Houlton has been designated as...
April 22, 2016 - 8:22am
April 21, 2016
County Board incumbent loses by two votes in recount
Late-arriving absentee votes tipped the scale, and District 6 Supervisor Carah Koch lost her seat on the St. Croix County Board to Bob Long. Unofficial election night results gave Koch 715 votes to Long’s 714. But when the last absentee ballots were added, Long had 718 votes and...
April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
April 19, 2016
Here and gone
Hudson firefighters on Monday evening, April 11, get ready to burn down the house at 202 Coulee Road as a training exercise. Fred (Fritz) Rose...
April 19, 2016 - 9:23am
April 18, 2016
Request for Troy gravel pit withdrawn
Vocal opposition to a proposal seeking to allow sand- and gravel-mining in a town of Troy zoning district led to the request being yanked by the applicant in the middle of a public hearing. Total Excavating owner Chris Kusilek withdrew his request to amend the town’s agricultural...
April 18, 2016 - 12:33pm
April 17, 2016
County's February unemployment rate was 5.4%
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary February 2016 unemployment rates on March 30 for Wisconsin’s...
April 17, 2016 - 6:42am
April 11, 2016
Approval of golf course development recommended
The Hudson Plan Commission on March 31 gave its blessing to the final master plan for the Carmichael Ridge residential development. The plan shows the location of streets, pathways, utility lines and building lots for the development of 145 single-family homes on property of the former...
April 11, 2016 - 9:54am
April 9, 2016
Hudson Town Board rejects event center zoning change
The Hudson Town Board last week rejected a proposed zoning change to allow a conference, retreat and event center on the site of a vacant former Girl Scout camp at 965 Alexander Road. The board's unanimous thumbs-down vote March 29 came immediately after a 75-minute public hearing...
April 9, 2016 - 11:55am
City planning 2016 street projects
The city's Public Works Committee reviewed a list of possible 2016 street projects when it met March 22. Under consideration for mill and overlay work are: - Carmichael Road from Oakridge Circle to the city limits, - Hunter Hill Road west of Wisconsin Street, and - Fairway Drive...
April 9, 2016 - 5:05am
April 7, 2016
Village board pays tribute to Standafer
The North Hudson Village Board meeting on Tuesday, March 29, was short and efficient with only a few action items on the agenda. The meeting, moved up one week because of the April 5 election, lasted a mere 12 minutes. Trustee Daryl Standafer, who did not seek re-election, was recognized...
April 7, 2016 - 12:59pm
April 5, 2016
DNR spring conservation hearings are April 11
Wisconsin residents will be able to nominate and elect local representatives to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress and express support or non-support for a range of advisory questions on conservation and natural resources management issues at the Congress’ spring meetings held...
April 5, 2016 - 12:12pm