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Man dies of injuries from St. Croix County crash
Video: Whole Foods opens at Woodbury's CityPlace
Minn. roundup: Body in Mississippi river wasn't man who fled police; Man fires 5 to 7 shots at another vehicle on 35E
Renowned author at Hudson Library June 1
Wisconsin roundup: Finance panel OKs plan to expand welfare-based drug screening; more state news stories
crime and courts
Tuesday, May 23 Raider roundup
UWRF Page golf outing June 19
Hudson girls regional track champs
Hudson sweeps BRC track titles
Baseball sweeps Rice Lake May 18
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
EMS invites community in during EMS Week
PHOTOS: Houlton students make 'bee bombs'
St. Croix Valley communities powered up for a week of fun
Garage Sale Map Hunter
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2017-18 Liquor License Renewals
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/6/17 Public Hearing - Klaas- Phase 1 Development
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/6/17 Public Hearing - Klaas- Stadium Lighting
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Jimmie D. Johnson; Case No. 17-SC-463
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 8-17 - Amend Sewer Rates
Ronald D. "Bud" Iverson
Patricia Jo Larsen, 62
Willetta Breault, 83
Sandra Begin, 64
Mohsen Shoukry Yacoub, 72
Viewpoint: Hope that does not fade away
Letters to the Editor: Trump presidency is history repeating; Thanks for Hudson teachers
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
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March 1, 2017
Farewell to a friend
My first real introduction to Hudson came in the form of Meg Heaton. Though I'd spent time in this town before I joined the paper back in July, I got fully acquainted my first week when Meg took me on the official, unofficial tour.
March 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Bill would reduce public transparency
U.S. governments, large and small, have a duty to inform the public about the actions they intend to take, the laws they enact and the money they spend. The mandatory publication in a newspaper of public notices detailing these decisions helps ensure a democratic process. It keeps...
March 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 23, 2017
March 1, 2017 - 6:00am
February 22, 2017
Teachable moments in a blame culture
“Blaming others is an act of refusing to take responsibility. When a person can’t accept the fact or the reality, they blame another person or the situation instead of taking accountability.” — author Dee Dee Artner. Not taking responsibility for one’s own actions is becoming...
February 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
February 22, 2017 - 6:00am
February 15, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
“For the good of the country and the Supreme Court, this moment demands a compromise nominee,” Ezra Klein wrote last week on the liberal Vox.com. That’s not going to happen. But here’s something that might: Congress should mark the start of a new administration by recognizing...
February 15, 2017 - 3:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Hudsonites, who are we? Dear Editor, I am pleased to report that Hudson is a community filled mostly with many welcoming and friendly residents that make me very proud. My wife and I hosted a young man from Ghana at the Hot Air Affair. His descriptive words to me were, “This is...
February 15, 2017 - 6:00am
February 14, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
As the day of my retirement is approaching fast, I am beginning to realize that as big events in life go, it is right up there with getting married, my extreme youth at the time explains that one, having babies, remember two at a time, and living to see “he who shall not be named”...
February 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 8, 2017
Letters: Look for rays of light in the rubble; park plan needs one more vote
February 8, 2017 - 7:00am
February 5, 2017
Sanctuary: How do we define it?
The recent community debate about whether to welcome Syrian refugee families to Hudson’s St. Patrick’s Parish Church was left seemingly unresolved. Then a comment made by St. Croix County Supervisor Roy Sjoberg at January’s County Board meeting ignited renewed debate. “I...
February 5, 2017 - 10:00am
February 2, 2017
We're not the type to keep quiet
"A reminder that the president's top aide just told the New York Times that the press should keep its mouth shut...no." With a shake of his head and a single word, CNN's Jake Tapper summed it up nicely. Keeping its mouth shut is the exact opposite of the media's purpose. I could leave...
February 2, 2017 - 4:33pm
February 1, 2017
Retirement in a world of 'alternate facts'
I used to tell some whoppers when I was a kid and don't really know why. My mom was a champion at it so I think I got it from her.
February 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 29, 2017
Letters to the editor for Jan. 26, 2017
January 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 27, 2017
Time to talk raises
The Hudson Common Council decided to implement a citizen committee to discuss a potential increase for council members and the mayor. Council member Randy Morrissette said at Monday’s meeting that the council has been committed, collectively, and the meetings are getting longer,...
January 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 25, 2017
Notes from the dockside: really cold
“Your car didn’t want to start,” Doug said to me. “It groaned and moaned a whole lot before it finally kicked over.” Looking outside the window of the farm house, I couldn’t see much since most of the window was covered in frost. It was dark and the car was surrounded...
January 25, 2017 - 4:00pm