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Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Hudson police hosting prescription drop-off Oct. 22
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
Finance Committee approves personnel changes to budget
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Raider football wraps up playoff spot
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
A gift of honor: Hudson resident donates land for hospice house in memory of late wife
HIBA helps out local nonprofits
arts and entertainment
EAGLE STORAGE: 10/28/16 Lien Sale Notice
AD FOR BIDS: Hudson Middle School Addition and Renovations
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/11/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/8/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
PUBLIC NOTICE: Perch Lake Management Plan Review
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Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Autumn’s timely cool down
Real Estate Showcase
March 10, 2016
Old hospital site going to the dogs?
The city is considering a site behind the spot where the old Hudson Hospital stood for a dog park that would be built by volunteers. Monday night, the City Council referred the proposal to its Public Safety Committee for review. It has already earned the support of the Hudson Park...
March 10, 2016 - 11:10am
March 9, 2016
Two more bacterial infection cases suspected in state; Janesville asks General Motors for $25 million; Bradley: Fallout from anti-gay columns changed her; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
Federal health officials say they have found two more suspected cases of the deadly Elizabethkingia bacterial infection in Wisconsin. Officials have not announced any new confirmed cases beyond the 18 deaths and 26 illnesses reported one week ago. State and federal health investigators...
March 9, 2016 - 9:11am
March 7, 2016
Vine Street closed to allow crews to move power poles
Vine Street between Fourth and Ninth streets will be closed daily from 7:30 a.m. to as late as 6 p.m. beginning Monday, March 7. The closure...
March 7, 2016 - 10:05am
March 4, 2016
Selling city property complicated
Selling a small piece of city-owned land on Coulee Road to the owners of The Nova Restaurant & Wine Bar won’t be simple. The city of Hudson...
March 4, 2016 - 1:25pm
County Board suggests St. Croix pay tab on dispute that pits library against library
Although the dispute is not resolved, the St. Croix County Board put a Band-Aid on a library funding issue that pits the county’s largest municipalities against one another. County Board members voted Tuesday morning to pay the Hudson Area Joint Library 100 percent of its cost of...
March 4, 2016 - 10:20am
City Council approves 2016 community subsidies
The city of Hudson’s 3.5 percent tax on hotel rooms will provide $56,900 in subsidies for community organizations, celebrations and beautification in 2016. The City Council approved the room tax budget recommended by Mayor Alan Burchill at its Feb. 22 meeting. Seventy percent of...
March 4, 2016 - 8:35am
February 27, 2016
Public to DNR: speed up dam project’s timeline
A vocal public weighed in on the latest developments for the Little Falls Lake dam project -- most of whom supported plans proposed by the Department of Natural Resources. Dan Baumann, DNR secretary’s director for western Wisconsin, said 50 comments were received during a month-long...
February 27, 2016 - 1:36pm
Water utility will replace meters, inspect homes for cross connections
The Hudson Water Utility will spend some big money over the next five years to replace meters and inspect homes for places where contaminants could get into the water supply. It’s all needed to keep the utility in compliance with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources standards...
February 27, 2016 - 10:48am
February 25, 2016
Council sticks to the original plan for Vine Street project
After hours of discussion at an informational meeting, three Public Works Committee meetings and three City Council meetings, it’s back to Plan A for the Vine Street reconstruction project. Monday night, the City Council approved plans and specifications for the initial design,...
February 25, 2016 - 12:07pm
February 24, 2016
Backyard composting allowed at Hudson one- and two-family homes
People living in one- and two-family residential districts in the city of Hudson are now free to compost yard waste and some kitchen wastes in their backyards -- within limits. The Hudson City Council on Feb. 8 adopted an ordinance allowing and establishing regulations on composting....
February 24, 2016 - 11:23am
Bradley’s 90-year-old uncle turned away at polls – WWII ID not enough; First new ethics panel appointee is state GOP secretary; 11 more state news briefs
MADISON -- State Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley says her 90-year-old uncle was turned away at a polling place last week after he showed a veteran’s ID that was not allowed. Leo Olson of Reedsburg fought in the World War II battle of Iwo Jima, which had its 71st anniversary...
February 24, 2016 - 9:11am
February 17, 2016
Preliminary plan for 145-home golf course development OK’d
A preliminary master plan of the 145 single-family home development proposed for the former Hudson Golf Club property received the blessing...
February 17, 2016 - 4:13pm
February 16, 2016
St. Croix settles contract with deputies
During its Feb. 2 meeting, the St. Croix County Board finalized union contracts that will give sheriff’s deputies, jailers, investigators and sergeants 2 percent pay increases. The three-year contract gives annual 2 percent, across-the-board increases to 46 primary services officers...
February 16, 2016 - 11:21am
February 15, 2016
St. Croix County supervisors OK 9.6% pay hike for elected officials
Three St. Croix County elected positions -- the county clerk, treasurer and register of deeds -- will pay 9.6 percent more when the new officers take office after the fall election. Last week the County Board approved the raises for 2017, followed by 2 percent increases the next three...
February 15, 2016 - 1:17pm
City Council rejects latest county proposal on library funding
A proposal by County Supervisor Roy Sjoberg for settling a library funding disagreement raised some tempers at Monday night’s meeting of the Hudson City Council. Sjoberg, who represents a good share of the city on the St. Croix County Board, presented what he called a compromise...
February 15, 2016 - 7:14am