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River Falls man recovering from suicide attempt
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
PHOTOS: Candlelight Stroll has downtown burning bright
Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix County recount appears accurate despite broken seals; changes coming to license plates; 13 more state news stories
Hudson Hospital Rehabilitation Center adds dry needling service
crime and courts
Raider wrestlers pass first BRC test
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
Raider football playoff run ends
United Methodist training to be a dementia friendly congregation
Crowning Achievements announces princesses and kings at annual pageant
PHOTOS: Retailers go all out on window decor
Classic Christmas tale finds home on The Phipps stage
Light Up Night brings Santa to Hudson
arts and entertainment
PUBLIC NOTICE: Bass Lake Management Plan Review
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 10/12/16 Special Board Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2016-07 (Adopt 2017 Budget)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Barbara J. Smrdel Estate; Case No 16PR90
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2016-06 (Library Tax Exemption Request)
Marie Delores Hansen, 83
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Jeff Hitchcock, 66
Gerald W. Schlief
Arnold R. Bertelsen Jr., 88
Protesters win Pyrrhic victory
Small is good business
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 1, 2016
A lot to be thankful for this year
Trump should not pursue Clinton
Real Estate Showcase
December 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW System chancellors seeking more funding; hand recounts for majority of counties; 8 more state news stories
OSHKOSH -- After absorbing budget cuts in 10 of the last 12 years, chancellors in the University of Wisconsin System are hoping lawmakers will give them a little more money this time. The system is asking for an additional $42 million from the state. UW Madison Chancellor Rebecca...
December 1, 2016 - 11:06am
EMS, police create last minute changes for 2017 budget
With the City of Hudson currently negotiating with the Hudson Hospital over EMS services, the Hudson Common Council voted to remove five months...
December 1, 2016 - 7:00am
November 24, 2016
Town of St. Joseph approves 2017 budget
The Town of St. Joseph approved the proposed 2017 budget of $2,146,262 at the Town Board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The accepted budget is an increase of 1.56 percent from the 2016 budget of $2,113,243. Fifty-one electors, residents of the township, attended a public hearing and...
November 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 21, 2016
Public safety committee looking to develop run ordinance
Walks, runs and races in the City of Hudson may soon face more regulation as the public safety committee develops an ordinance on the events. Police Chief Marty Jensen is working on the ordinance which will appear at subsequent meetings as it develops. The ordinance could include...
November 21, 2016 - 7:00am
November 18, 2016
Openings filled on public utilities, library board
The City of Hudson Common Council appointed Pat Nolan to the public utilities commission and Paul Berning to the library board Monday night at a regular meeting of the council. Both appointments came upon recommendation from Mayor Rich O’Connor. O’Connor said Nolan was well-versed...
November 18, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 9, 2016
Trump heads for White House after stunning defeat of Clinton
Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's presidential election, ending eight...
November 9, 2016 - 8:36am
November 6, 2016
DA Johnson retires after more than 25 years on the job
Eric Johnson has been the district attorney for 32 years, 27 as the top prosecutor in St. Croix County. That makes him the longest serving DA...
November 6, 2016 - 8:00am
November 4, 2016
Vine Street open again
The Vine Street construction project is substantially completed, according to Public Works Director Tom Zeuli. The street opened completely again...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
October 31, 2016
Complaints surface about winery; hours extended at night
Rick Hagar spoke during citizen input at the town of Troy Board meeting Thursday, Oct. 13, on concerns over the Cracked Barrel Winery’s request for a conditional use permit. Hagar spoke of wanting to come to the country for peace and quiet “…not to have close neighbors, but...
October 31, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 28, 2016
CAFO moratorium sent to County Board
With a 3-2 vote, the St. Croix County Community Development Committee last week sent a proposed moratorium on concentrated animal feeding operations to the County Board for its November meeting. Technically, though no agenda has been set, the Board could act on the moratorium at its...
October 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 21, 2016
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
MADISON -- Wisconsin's unemployment rate is the lowest in 15 years, even though preliminary numbers show a loss of more than 10,000 jobs last month. State labor officials report a September jobless rate of 4.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis. That's one-tenth of 1 percent...
October 21, 2016 - 8:49am
October 20, 2016
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
The fourth annual signup period begins Nov. 1 for Wisconsinites who want new health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act. On Wednesday, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said almost 14 million Americans would most likely sign up -- reflecting what she...
October 20, 2016 - 9:35am
Finance Committee approves personnel changes to budget
The City of Hudson Finance Committee approved adding several personnel changes discussed at a meeting last week to the 2017 budget at a special meeting Tuesday morning. One of the larger changes included the addition of a drug investigator to the police department. Police Chief...
October 20, 2016 - 7:00am
October 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Achievement tests: Not even half of state kids proficient in basics; Obama to Trump: "Stop whining" about election rigging; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Less than half the students taking Wisconsin's latest statewide achievement test showed they were proficient in English, math and science. Almost 383,000 youngsters took the "Forward Exam" this past spring -- and 41 percent of the public and private voucher school students...
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
October 14, 2016
WATCH: 29th District State Assembly candidate forum
The New Richmond VFW Post 10818 Auxiliary hosted a candidate forum at the civic center in New Richmond Thursday, Oct. 13. The live-streamed event...
October 14, 2016 - 12:32pm