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STORAGE SALE NOTICE: August 26, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
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Foreclosure: JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Rusty Larson
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January 31, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Beloit College leader after threats: ‘Let us reject hate;' UW advises Muslim students not to leave U.S.; and 11 more state news stories
BELOIT -- Beloit College president Scott Bierman tells his campus community, "Let us reject hate together." That's after threats against two students at campus dorm rooms since last Friday. The private school says an anti-Semitic note was slipped past the door of a student's room...
January 31, 2017 - 7:36am
January 30, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State will soon seek Medicaid changes for childless adults; Feds: State ACT exam inadequate for federal accountability; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Childless adults would pay more for Medicaid, take drug tests and have their coverage limited to four years in a request the state will soon make to the Trump administration. State Medicaid director Michael Heifetz tells the Wisconsin State Journal the feds will soon be...
January 30, 2017 - 8:53am
January 28, 2017
Water study group underway
Ellen Denzer, St. Croix County Community Development director, told members of the newly minted water quality study group they were in for quite the ride over the coming months. "This is going to be a rapid education," she said. "Even 10 years ago, farming was quite a bit different...
January 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 27, 2017
Council puts compensation in citizens' hands
A possible increase to council members and mayor compensation will be up to a citizen committee after the issue was brought up to the Hudson Finance Committee Monday night. Council Member Randy Morrissette proposed the increase, saying the commitment required by the roles has increased....
January 27, 2017 - 7:00am
January 26, 2017
Council approves extra $30,000 for Vine Street
The construction portion of the 2016 Vine Street improvement project saw an increase of about $29,960 over the estimated cost, though the total project cost is still under budget. On Monday night, City Engineer Tom Syfko told the Hudson Common Council that the original estimate of...
January 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
HHS student visits DC for inauguration
Thanks to some good luck in a political lottery, Hudson High School junior Harly Lentz attended the inauguration of President Donald Trump this...
January 26, 2017 - 7:00am
January 21, 2017
Plan commission talks downtown business expansion
To give the city of Hudson better control over what businesses expand into the residential areas surrounding downtown, the plan commission has recommended the addition of another zoning district. Community Development Director Denny Darnold presented the idea to the commission at...
January 21, 2017 - 10:00am
January 20, 2017
Hudson five-year plan will see street projects, park updates
As a start to the new year, the Hudson Common Council held a special meeting Monday night to review the first two years of its five-year capital...
January 20, 2017 - 7:00am
January 14, 2017
County Board asks state for designated disease funding
According to county Public Health Officer and Administrator Deb Lindemann, there is no designated funding from the state of Wisconsin for the case of an outbreak of communicable disease at the local levels. “Currently, Wisconsin ranks 41st for state public health funding and 49th...
January 14, 2017 - 7:00am
January 13, 2017
Internal hire approved for drug investigator position
After deliberation in several committees, the Hudson Common Council approved hiring the new drug investigator position from within the police department at its regular meeting Monday night. The decision came after recommendations from Mayor Rich O’Connor and council members that...
January 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 10, 2017
Hudson declares 'snow plowing event'
Vehicles will need to be off Hudson's streets in time for plows to get through early Wednesday. Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen said the city has declared a "snow plowing event," meaning trucks will begin plowing from curb to curb at 3 a.m. Vehicles not moved will be ticketed. The...
January 10, 2017 - 3:34pm
December 28, 2016
River Falls, town of Troy at odds over annexation
A legal battle is underway in St. Croix County over a piece of farmland annexed by River Falls that town of Troy officials argue was an illegal action. The town filed a lawsuit in September alleging the annexation of 292 acres of land, which doesn’t share a border with River Falls,...
December 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 20, 2016
Focus in Troy: Park activities; enforcement patrol; baseball deal
The Cove Boat Ramp continues to have activity, according to Jill Berke, who spoke on the Park Board agenda before the Troy Town Board last Thursday. Buckthorn has continued to be an invasive plant problem, Berke said, so the park board has awarded the project of removing the buckthorn...
December 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker supports Constitutional Convention renewed proposal would reduce child support paid by the wealthy; and 11 state news stories
MADISON — There's more talk in Wisconsin about a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. Republican Gov. Scott Walker was asked about it during a recent telephone town hall meeting. Despite disagreements from some law professors, Walker says he's convinced a convention could...
December 20, 2016 - 11:09am
December 18, 2016
Area resident appointed to state board
Ronald Jansen is gearing up to serve on his third state board after a new appointment by Gov. Scott Walker to the Wisconsin Council on Physical Disabilities. Jansen will serve a two-year term on the council as he is filling a newly vacant position. The council’s mission includes...
December 18, 2016 - 8:00am