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Better, stronger, faster: Training facility offers programs for hockey and more
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
Little Free Library named a top nonprofit for 2017
Space St. Croix founder takes on NASA ambassador role
WATCH: Construction work begins at Hudson High School
crime and courts
Six Raiders all-state hockey
A helping hand for ducks
Raiders state champs!
Raider hockey reaches state title game
Hudson wrestlers fall in state quarterfinals
WHY in the YMCA
Bank of Hudson stained glass window to be restored
Hudson musician featured as Minnesota Varsity artist
'Stepping Out' stands out on stage
Hudson author publishes first book
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARINGS: Case Nos. 17-CV-127 and 128; Meak
SUMMONS: Worlds Foremost Bank v Gerald L. Rugg; Case No. 17-SC-61
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 4/6/17 Public Hearing re: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
TOWN OF TROY: 4/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Elevator Cab, Fixtures, Doors, etc.
Thomas G.F. McCombie Jr., 85
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Dale A. Reschke, 52
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Thomas Jon York, 39
Can we talk? Healthier Together cannot be ignored
Letters: Give Trump a chance; Support for local candidates
Letters to the Editor for March 9, 2017
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Real Estate Showcase
January 2, 2017
What is your source of news?
My five year old grandson recently informed his parents that actually Santa is a boy and Santa Claus is a girl. My daughter was tempted to correct...
January 2, 2017 - 7:00am
December 30, 2016
Run for office? What, now?
If you care about the future of your community, if you have the willingness and time to commit, you're a qualified candidate for local public office. Yes, it's a crazy way to encourage participation in our democracy, but that's how things are done in Wisconsin.
December 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 25, 2016
The most wonderful time of the year
When asked about my favorite time of the year, my immediate answer is always summer. No hesitation. I love the sun. My skin gets tan, the breeze blows warmth through my hair, and I get to drive with my windows down. My least favorite is winter. No question. I hate the cold. My skin...
December 25, 2016 - 10:00am
December 22, 2016
U of M responds rightly to allegations
Duke lacrosse. Baylor football. Now, the University of Minnesota football scandal, which — importantly — fits neither of the above narratives. Instead, U of M authorities seem to be finding the elusive middle way. In the Duke lacrosse case, athletes’ lives were upended by accusations...
December 22, 2016 - 7:00am
December 21, 2016
Just when you think the whole Christmas thing is getting old…...
I have to admit that the election kind of left me in a funk and it seemed like it might just last through the holidays, but I have decided that there is still a lot to enjoy about this season in our little corner of the world. I haven’t covered the annual Light Up Night in many...
December 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 15, 2016
Dear Editor, What is the goal of the War on Drugs? Most would agree that it is or should be to eliminate drugs from our communities for the...
December 21, 2016 - 7:00am
December 14, 2016
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 8, 2016
Dear Editor, “Prudence” is defined as “the quality or fact of being prudent, or wise in practical affairs, as by providing for the future;...
December 14, 2016 - 7:00am
December 8, 2016
Editorial: Protesters win Pyrrhic victory
There’s a reason why Republicans soon will control not only the presidency, but also the Senate, the House, 33 governorships and both chambers...
December 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
December 7, 2016
Small is good business
If you think small while shopping this holiday season, you are doing the right thing. Indeed, it’s good for the entire economy to patronize...
December 7, 2016 - 3:09pm
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 1, 2016
Let’s be neighborly Dear Editor, “Won’t you be, won’t you be, won’t you be my neighbor?” We remember Mr. Rogers, teaching our sons and daughters, in song, to be inclusive and loving to those around us. The Bible, too, speaks about being a neighbor, especially in the famous...
December 7, 2016 - 7:00am
December 6, 2016
A lot to be thankful for this year
The turkey was undercooked, the marshmallows melted in the yams, the apple pie didn’t crumble and it was the perfect Thanksgiving. My little nephew, Quinten, was there for his very first Thanksgiving, decked out in a festive outfit. The turkey-themed clothing lasted a few hours...
December 6, 2016 - 1:00pm
November 30, 2016
Trump should not pursue Clinton
History has been kind to President Gerald Ford’s pardon of President Richard Nixon, which happened only a month after Nixon resigned from the...
November 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
Letters to the Editor Nov. 23
Wonders about protestors Dear Editor, From coast to coast, thousands across the USA protest Trump’s victory. Professional protesters rioted over Trump's election, attacking bystanders and vandalizing cars & property while shouting obscenities and “not my president”. Trump-haters...
November 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
November 23, 2016
'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
One of President-elect Donald Trump's more G-rated, ironic tweets came two days before the Nov. 8 election: “The Electoral College is a disaster for a democracy.” Luckily for Trump, the archaic Electoral College he denounced still functions. If this 18th century voting filter...
November 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
What we learned from our brothers
When I got to the microphone I froze. It was the All Saints service at our church, and people were asked to come forward to light a candle in...
November 23, 2016 - 7:00am