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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
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
March 17, 2016
St. Paddy's Day citizenship paves way to candidacy for Irish prosecutor
Rory O’Sullivan said he’s not sure if it was the luck of the Irish or just a coincidence that he’s becoming an American citizen on St....
March 17, 2016 - 11:47am
GOP county caucus is Saturday
On Saturday, March 19, at 9 a.m., the St. Croix County Republican Party will hold a caucus at Church of Christ, 1491 County Road A, New Richmond.Everyone is welcome to attend. Only 2016 members of the Republican Party of St. Croix County by March 5, 2016, may vote, except that...
March 17, 2016 - 9:52am
March 14, 2016
District 4 City Council candidates interviewed
The two candidates for the District 4 seat on the Hudson City Council have been interviewed by Mary Claire Potter for the Western Wisconsin Journal...
March 14, 2016 - 12:46pm
March 10, 2016
Hudson mayoral candiates will answer questions next Thursday
The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau will host a Hudson Mayoral Candidate Town Hall Forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17, in the Music Room of The Phipps Center for the Arts. The forum will feature Vicky Erickson and Rich O’Connor, the two remaining candidates...
March 10, 2016 - 2:04pm
March 3, 2016
Challenger emerges for Harsdorf’s state Senate seat
The 10th state Senate seat now held by Republican Sheila Harsdorf has a new candidate -- Diane Odeen, a lawyer, a River Falls City Council member,...
March 3, 2016 - 1:52pm
March 1, 2016
Super Tuesday will have big impact on Wisconsin primary; AAA: Most are afraid to ride in no-driver vehicles; 14 more state news stories
Twelve states and one U.S. territory have presidential primaries and caucuses on this Super Tuesday -- and what the voters decide could have a huge impact on the Wisconsin primary five weeks from now. Today's contests will determine which candidates get about one-quarter of the Republican...
March 1, 2016 - 7:02am
February 28, 2016
Berning sets sights on ‘new economy’ in Assembly race
Paul Berning was prepared to enter elected office in 2016, but his plans were altered after a longtime lawmaker announced his retirement from...
February 28, 2016 - 3:58pm
February 26, 2016
State poll: Dems in virtual tie, Trump leads GOP; Poverty in Wisconsin hits highest level in decades; 12 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin's best-known independent poll has Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a virtual tie as the April 5 presidential primary gets closer. A new Marquette Law School poll released Thursday gives Sanders a 44% to 43% edge, and he has a 30-point lead among...
February 26, 2016 - 7:30am
February 24, 2016
River Falls entrepreneur seeks Knudson's Assembly seat
Shannon Zimmerman has announced his intent to run for state Assembly District 30 as a Republican this fall. He joins Hudson insurance agent Paul...
February 24, 2016 - 3:35pm
February 15, 2016
Mayoral primary is Tuesday
Voters in the city of Hudson will narrow the field of candidates for mayor to two on Tuesday, Feb. 16. On the ballot of the primary election are Randy Morrissette II, Vicky Erickson and Rich O’Connor. Morrissette is the alderperson for District 1 and has served in that office since...
February 15, 2016 - 8:20am
Primary for Supreme Court justice is Feb. 16
In a primary election set for Tuesday, Feb. 16, voters across the state will be asked to cut the number of candidates for an open seat on the...
February 15, 2016 - 4:39am
February 14, 2016
Primary is Tuesday
A primary election is scheduled Tuesday, Feb. 16. The only local race -- one that has generated plenty of interest -- is the city of Hudson mayoral contest to narrow the field three candidates down to two. The field of three candidates includes Randy Morrissette II, Victoria Erickson...
February 14, 2016 - 2:07pm
February 11, 2016
‘A challenging time’ in Madison
Jim Madsen thinks the state can’t cut its way to success at its public universities. The UW-River Falls physics professor said he is concerned...
February 11, 2016 - 10:11am
February 5, 2016
Hudson insurance agent announces candidacy
A Hudson insurance agent has his eyes on Madison. Paul Berning issued a news release Monday confirming he is seeking election to the 30th District...
February 5, 2016 - 12:53pm
January 28, 2016
Jobs, economy, college-affordability among Walker’s “Wisconsin Comeback” speech
MADISON -- In his annual State of the State address last week, Gov. Scott Walker said the “Wisconsin comeback is real,” citing low unemployment, an uptick in tourism, a fully-funded state pension system and a leaner government. Highlighting major GOP talking points in a speech...
January 28, 2016 - 1:15pm