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August 18, 2017
Borgschatz promoted to chief deputy in St. Croix County
August 18, 2017 - 2:45pm
August 16, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources lists more than 250 CAFOs across the state, up from fewer than 50 in the mid-'90s. The vast majority of those farms are dairy operations. File photo
Dairy group sues Wisconsin DNR over pollution discharge rules
August 16, 2017 - 6:00am
August 10, 2017
St. Croix County supervisors passed a resolution Aug. 1 in opposition of a bill that would allow a former Bible camp along the Lower St. Croix River to be used as a wedding and events center. Residents who spoke at public comment worry the commercial use would disrupt the secluded area, but legislators who authored the bill say it will enhance property rights. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia.
Local control debate lingers over proposed zoning legislation
August 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
In response to LGBT flag vandalism in April, fliers stating ‘All are welcome’ were passed out in Hudson. The vandalism was one of several incidents that prompted citizens to propose an inclusion resolution, which was discussed at the Hudson Common Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 7. Hudson Star-Observer file photo.
Council discusses concerns with proposed inclusion resolution
August 10, 2017 - 9:00am
August 7, 2017
Prescott Police Chief Gary Krutke died Aug. 5. Photo courtesy of Prescott Police Department
Prescott community mourns loss of police chief
August 7, 2017 - 8:11am
August 2, 2017
Rep. Shannon Zimmerman and Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, shown at a February event in Hudson, are among a team of lawmakers backing legislation that would reshape Wisconsin's three-tier system governing alcohol. File photo
Bill takes aim at ‘modernizing’ state’s alcohol laws
August 2, 2017 - 7:16am
July 21, 2017
Trevor Wirtanen (right) and Matt Wallace, owners of Oliphant Brewing in Somerset, chatted with a customer during a 2014 event in Somerset. File photo
Zimmerman still 'on guard' for taproom proposal
July 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Council approves new tax district for redevelopment site
July 21, 2017 - 7:00am
July 20, 2017
Yasha Bol, a Hudson High School student, reads a proposed inclusion resolution to the Hudson Common Council at its meetings on Monday, July 17. Bol worked with several community members to draft the resolution. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia
Active welcome: Citizens call to designate Hudson an inclusive city
July 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 14, 2017
The Hudson Dog Association presented the city of Hudson with $20,000 in fundraising for a dog park. Pictured from left are Carah Koch, Mayor Rich O’Connor, Parks Director Tom Zeuli, Anne Wasmund, Laura Foster and Ejaz Saifullah. Submitted photo courtesy of the Hudson Dog Owner Association.
Hudson Dog Park completes fundraising
July 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 11, 2017
Hudson approves last available liquor license
July 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 9, 2017
The fainting goats of Oak Grove Farms in Kinnickinnick Township are available for rent to eat away at infestations of buckthorn and other invasive plants. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia. play button
'Eating machines': Proposal could allow goats to groom yards in Hudson
July 9, 2017 - 9:00am
June 23, 2017
Members of the Murr family, along with attorney John Groen, spoke from outside U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after their case was heard by the high court in March. (Photo courtesy of Pacific Legal Foundation)
High Court upholds state ruling in Troy land dispute
June 23, 2017 - 9:52am
June 20, 2017
Parking downtown Hudson during peak hours is congested, forcing many people to travel a ways to get to their destination. While for some that's fine, for those who are handicapped it's an issue. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia.
New ordinance combats downtown parking shortage with fee hike
June 20, 2017 - 3:07pm
June 10, 2017
Milestone Mining permit approved amid citizen concerns
June 10, 2017 - 7:00am
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