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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
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
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
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
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Sally Ann Bethke, 80
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
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
August 23, 2016
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- The Federal Aviation Administration has confiscated a drone spotted above the north scoreboard at Lambeau Field during last week's Packer exhibition win against Oakland. Green Bay police commander Paul Ebel says a nearby party house flew the drone, and the person running...
August 23, 2016 - 3:18pm
August 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State's cows remain among top producers; Wisconsin nurse says kids need 10 hours of slumber; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin dairy cows are still among the nation's busiest. The USDA says the Badger State produced 2.1 percent more milk in July than the same month the previous year --- and that's 33-percent more than increases at the national level and the 23 major dairy states. Wisconsin...
August 22, 2016 - 8:39am
August 20, 2016
Local filmmaker to tell community response story of Tri-Angels tragedy
It’s been four years since Amara, Sophie, and Cecilia Schaffhausen lost their lives. Now, a local filmmaker is partnering with the Tri-Angels...
August 20, 2016 - 12:31pm
St. Croix County horse dies from West Nile virus
A horse in St. Croix County has died from West Nile virus, according to state officials. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced last week that a 4-year-old unvaccinated quarter-horse gelding was the stricken animal. According to Dr. Julie McGwin, equine...
August 20, 2016 - 7:02am
August 19, 2016
Zezzas take their place again at the head of PF parade
It will be a little bittersweet this year as the Pepper Fest grand marshals take their place at the head of the parade Saturday. This year’s...
August 19, 2016 - 1:33pm
August 18, 2016
Overnight, River Falls area house goes up in flames
Just after 1 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, River Falls firefighters were sent to a house fire at 653 Tradition Trail in the town of Troy. A neighbor...
August 18, 2016 - 9:46am
August 17, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: White House candidates sound off in Wisconsin; Milwaukee cop threatened; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Hillary Clinton's Democratic running mate accuses Wisconsin Republicans of making it harder to vote. Virginia Senate Democrat Tim Kaine spoke to supporters Tuesday at the state Democratic Party's office in Madison, before heading to a private fundraiser in that city. Kaine...
August 17, 2016 - 7:44am
August 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Shooting victim's family condemns Milwaukee violence; Trump returning to Badger State; primary turnout historically low; nine more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Two sisters of Milwaukee police shooting victim Sylville Smith have condemned the violence in the Sherman Park neighborhood where their brother was shot to death Saturday. A vigil and a march were held for Smith Sunday evening, where sister Kimberly Neal said the 23-year-old...
August 15, 2016 - 7:54am
August 14, 2016
Hudson couple raises butterflies to fight monarch decline
As a child, Karla Newman remembers seeing monarch butterflies everywhere. Now as an adult, the lack of monarchs has her worried. “I would...
August 14, 2016 - 7:48am
August 12, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: West Nile virus kills St. Croix County horse; judge decides voter ID reforms can wait; nine more state news stories
A horse in St. Croix County was the first such animal to die this year from West Nile virus, according to state officials. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced Thursday that a 4-year-old unvaccinated quarter-horse gelding was the stricken animal....
August 12, 2016 - 8:23am
August 11, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Another soaking in store for western Wisconsin; opposition emerges to Walker road funding; eight more state news stories
Flash flood watches are in effect for much of the western half of Wisconsin through early Friday, and some places could get up to five inches of rain -- on top of several inches that already fell on parts of St. Croix County. The National Weather Service says a moist airmass will...
August 11, 2016 - 9:14am
August 10, 2016
Wisconsin afternoon wrap: Marquette poll: Clinton extends lead in Wisconsin; incumbents survive primaries; seven more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Democrat Hillary Clinton has extended her lead against Republican Donald Trump for Wisconsin's 10 presidential electoral votes. The latest Marquette Law School poll released Wednesday afternoon gives Clinton a 46-36 percent lead among registered voters in a head to head...
August 10, 2016 - 4:09pm
August 9, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Polls open in Badger State; Dresser resident charged in St. Paul standoff; eight more state news stories
It's Election Day, but state officials expect only 16-percent of eligible voters to go to the polls. There's at least one primary in six of the eight Wisconsin U.S. House districts, and one contest has drawn national attention -- the First District GOP primary between House Speaker...
August 9, 2016 - 1:11pm
August 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW-Stout bows to pressure, moves painting; 23-year-old driver receives 40th suspended driving ticket; 11 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- Administrators at the University of Wisconsin-Stout say the decision to move two 80-year-old paintings wasn't based on political...
August 8, 2016 - 8:44am
August 7, 2016
St. Croix Valley Foundation celebrates 20 years of growth
The St. Croix Valley Foundation has come a long way since it began with a meeting in the basement of a bank in Somerset in 1996. Today the foundation...
August 7, 2016 - 7:52am