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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Troy Board addresses boat ramp fees
What lies beneath Little Falls Lake dam? Crews dig in
Semi turns over on I-94
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
For better or worse: memory loss, dementia and caregiving
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
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2016 is a good year to be a woman in the USA
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Real Estate Showcase
September 27, 2016
Troy Board addresses boat ramp fees
Ida-Ellen Sansom contributor The Troy town hall meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. on Sept. 8. Citizen Input: Jill Berke and Mary Jo Nelson spoke of their concerns on the fee for agricultural events being too high. In order to hold barn tours or other such agricultural events,...
16 hours 42 min ago
September 23, 2016
Traffic problems lead to suspension of Final Stretch triathlon
The Hudson Common Council voted Monday to suspend the Final Stretch St. Croix Valley Triathlon in order to develop a policy for the ride. The decision comes after this year’s ride on Sept. 3 had several traffic problems. Police Chief Marty Jensen said the ride had two incidents...
September 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 20, 2016
Hudson awards storm sewer contract
Zappa Brothers of Hudson will lead the City of Hudson’s 2016 storm sewer project after the Hudson Common Council approved its contract Sept. 6. The bid initially came in higher than the estimated $123,000 due to two sections of the contract, said Public Works Director Tom Zeuli....
September 20, 2016 - 10:45am
September 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker has no opinion yet on free computers for freshmen; schools evacuate, river warnings continue
Gov. Scott Walker is not sure yet if he'll support giving free computers or tablets to all high school freshmen in Wisconsin -- and he wants to learn more about it. State Assembly Republicans are making the free computers part of what they call a "Forward Agenda" for the next two-year...
September 8, 2016 - 8:01am
Baldwin and Franken visit St. Croix Crossing project
Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Minnesota Sen. Al Franken toured the St. Croix Crossing project on Sept. 1 to view the progress of the bridge....
September 8, 2016 - 7:02am
September 7, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Wisconsin one of 10 presidential ‘toss up’ states; flash flood watch continues; and 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A new poll shows that Democrat Hillary Clinton still has a big lead over Donald Trump for electoral votes, but Wisconsin is one of 10 "toss up" states. The Washington Post/Survey Monkey poll gives Clinton a 46-to-44 percent edge against Republican Donald Trump...
September 7, 2016 - 9:50am
September 2, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State report describes care problems at King Veterans Home; Slender Man stabbing suspect to change plea; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Another report describes substandard care at the State Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County. WISC TV says the state's health agency wrote the five-page report, which describes broken bones and other injuries to elderly veterans who reside at the home -- plus unsanitary...
September 2, 2016 - 9:26am
September 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Almost two-thirds favor immigrant path to citizenship; Harley Davidson plans 200 layoffs; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A new poll shows that almost two thirds of Wisconsin's registered voters want illegal immigrants to stay and get a path to citizenship. Sixty-two percent in the Marquette Law School poll favor letting undocumented immigrants who are now in the U.S. eventually be citizens....
September 1, 2016 - 9:24am
August 31, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker's office says it has asked the state Health Services agency to investigate reports of medical errors and staffing shortages at the state veterans' nursing home in Waupaca County. The Madison Capital Times says employees at King, along with residents and their relatives,...
August 31, 2016 - 1:01pm
August 29, 2016
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
MADISON-- The Republican lawmaker who represents the state Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County joins Democrats who want a state audit of the facility. Luther Olsen says he also wants to know if another agency should take over the home from state Veterans' Affairs department...
August 29, 2016 - 7:57am
August 24, 2016
Finance committee assesses performance review process
The Hudson finance committee decided that employee performance reviews would not have an impact on raises in 2017 at a special meeting on Aug. 18. City Administrator Devin Willi brought the issue to the committee because the city needs a system in place to use performance reviews...
August 24, 2016 - 4:37pm
August 19, 2016
City of Hudson purchases new ambulance, looks to partner with Hudson Hospital
The City of Hudson has begun the process of purchasing a new ambulance for St. Croix EMS and Rescue. Hudson Common Council approved the purchase...
August 19, 2016 - 4:53pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says he's undecided on UW tuition proposal; No federal disaster aid for Buffalo, Trempealeau counties; 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker says he's thinking about asking lawmakers to keep freezing UW tuition for just one year instead of two in his next state budget. The Republican Walker has also responded to speculation that he might suggest lower tuition as part of his budget package...
August 19, 2016 - 9:56am
August 4, 2016
Common Council approves new Utility Commission
Hudson’s Utility Commission will have a new set-up and extra responsibilities after the Common Council approved a new ordinance Monday night. The commission will now have authority over both the wastewater and water departments. The issue was discussed at the last council meeting...
August 4, 2016 - 4:25pm
July 29, 2016
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
HAYWARD -- An elected official in northwest Wisconsin has been killed in an apparent murder/suicide. Sawyer County sheriff's deputies say 56-year-old Claudia Burgan, the county clerk of courts, was shot in the chest Wednesday night at her home about 12 miles east of Hayward -- and...
July 29, 2016 - 8:36am