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River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries; New Richmond man named 'person of interest'
Wisconsin roundup: Meth-related inmates outpace OWI in Eau Claire; man in court on dog-dragging charges; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
The Bull never backs down: Former Raider fullback in fight of his life
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
April 4, 2016
Election is Tuesday
Tuesday is election day and highlights include local school referendums, city of Hudson mayoral race and other city, town, county and state contests....
April 4, 2016 - 2:34am
April 2, 2016
Bradley, Kloppenburg are candidates for state Supreme Court
When they go to the polls April 5, Wisconsin voters will elect a justice for the state’s Supreme Court, choosing between Rebecca Bradley, appointed...
April 2, 2016 - 9:02am
St. Joseph candidates forum covers wide range of topics
Questions on road maintenance, town hall budgeting, library funding and the township's rural character highlighted a Town of St. Joseph's spring election candidates forum last week. About 40 people attended the March 28 forum, which featured Town Board candidates Patrick O'Meara,...
April 2, 2016 - 3:18am
April 1, 2016
Cruz campaign makes Hudson stop
Heidi Cruz and her daughters made a stop in Hudson Friday morning at the campaign office of her husband, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. Traveling with her...
April 1, 2016 - 3:28pm
March 30, 2016
Trump says GOP race done deal if he wins Wisconsin; Cruz claims he and Trump are virtually tied in state; 14 more news briefs
JANESVILLE -- Frontrunner Donald Trump says the GOP race for the White House will be “pretty much over” if he wins the Wisconsin primary next Tuesday. Trump told 1,000 supporters in Janesville Tuesday he expects to win in the Badger State. He also cut down Gov. Scott Walker, saying...
March 30, 2016 - 8:44am
March 29, 2016
District 4 has the only City Council race
Three Hudson aldermanic districts will elect a City Council representative on April 5. The winners in two of the districts are all but certain. Bill Alms doesn’t have a challenger after winning a special election last November for alderperson in District 2. He defeated Chris Kilber...
March 29, 2016 - 11:08am
Walker endorses Cruz; Bradley leads Supreme Court money race; 11 more Wisconsin news briefs
Gov. Scott Walker said today that he endorses U.S. Senate Republican Ted Cruz for his party's presidential nomination. Walker told conservative talk show host Charlie Sykes on WTMJ in Milwaukee that Cruz is a “principled, common-sense” candidate. The governor called him a “constitutional...
March 29, 2016 - 9:03am
March 28, 2016
St. Croix County Board election is April 5
When they go to the polls Tuesday, April 5, voters in seven of St. Croix County’s 19 supervisory districts will see contests for seats on the County Board. In another area, District 4 (Ward 1 of the town of Hudson and Wards 1-6 of North Hudson), the incumbent failed to meet the...
March 28, 2016 - 11:58am
St. Joseph Town Board candidates air opinions in the March 24 HSO
Four candidates will face off for two St. Joseph Town Board seats April 5: current First Supervisor Patrick O'Meara and challenger Steve Bohl, and Third Supervisor hopefuls Laurie DeRosier and Kevin Adkins. The Star-Observer recently sent each of the candidates a questionnaire asking...
March 28, 2016 - 11:03am
March 27, 2016
O'Sullivan becomes a citizen on St. Paddy's Day, announces bid for DA
Rory O’Sullivan said he’s not sure if it was the luck of the Irish or just a coincidence that he became an American citizen on St. Patrick’s...
March 27, 2016 - 7:00am
March 25, 2016
Hudson School Board candidates state their cases
Voters will choose among three candidates for two seats on the Hudson School Board April 5: current board president Jamie Johnson, current vice president Bruce Hanson and former City Council member Mary Yacoub. The Star-Observer recently sent each of the candidates a questionnaire...
March 25, 2016 - 11:39am
March 24, 2016
Mayoral candidates field questions
Vicky Erickson and Rich O’Connor took questions and made their cases for being elected mayor of Hudson during a 75-minute candidate forum held...
March 24, 2016 - 10:52am
March 23, 2016
Cruz, Kasich set Wednesday campaign stops; Major meth bust results in 38 arrests; 16 more Wisconsin news briefs
Seeking to slow Donald Trump's momentum toward the Republican presidential nomination, Texas Senator Ted Cruz is scheduled to make his first Wisconsin campaign stop with an appearance at an event near Milwaukee hosted by a conservative radio talk show host. WTMJ radio host Charlie...
March 23, 2016 - 8:47am
March 22, 2016
State predicts largest presidential primary turnout since 1980; Man arrested for Eau Claire graffiti outbreak; 15 more Wisconsin news briefs
A 40% voter turnout is predicted in Wisconsin two weeks from today, the largest for a presidential primary in 36 years. The state Government Accountability Board expects 1.75 million eligible voters to go to the polls. Board Director Kevin Kennedy said Republican Donald Trump will...
March 22, 2016 - 9:13am
March 21, 2016
O’Connor: ready to put his experience to work for city
Before moving to Hudson in 1999, Rich O’Connor served in the Minnesota House of Representative for 12 years and was appointed by then-mayor...
March 21, 2016 - 10:20am