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Update: Person hospitalized after gas leak at Hudson High School
Committee discusses living wage ordinance for St. Croix County
PHOTOS: Hudson School District recognizes staff
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
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
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
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
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
Sandra Begin, 64
Patricia Jo Larsen, 62
Willetta Breault, 83
Mohsen Shoukry Yacoub, 72
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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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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
November 20, 2016
Letters to the Editor Nov. 17, 2016
Dear Editor, I write in reply to the excellent letter from Joe Blaiser of St. Patrick Church. Joe reminded us that we should take care of veterans and other homeless people in our area before we support refugees from Syria — good point.
November 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 16, 2016
Let’s honor veterans’ legacy of service
On this Veterans Day, we should thank each and every person who ever swore an oath and donned the uniform of a soldier, Marine, sailor, airman...
November 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 9, 2016
The tragic lessons of phones & seatbelts
A few months ago a trial ended for a 35-year-old female driver accused of posting a Facebook message on her cellphone before crashing in rural...
November 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
Voting still has meaning
This Tuesday will mark the second time I’ve been able to vote in a general presidential election. Though I’m as exhausted as anyone over this election cycle, I’m still genuinely excited to once again cast my ballot for our president. I must admit, I was actually giddy back...
November 9, 2016 - 7:00am
November 2, 2016
Forget politics, this is about respect
Editor's note: The editorial below appeared last week in the Pierce County Herald, the Journal's sister publication. “To dismiss this as everyday locker room talk is an insult to decent men everywhere,” First Lady Michelle Obama said about Republican presidential candidate Donald...
November 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 27, 2016
For president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. -- the Journal’s parent company -- declines to endorse the Republican candidate for United States president. It does not follow, however, that the endorsement goes to the Democratic candidate. This year, we...
October 27, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 26, 2016
He’s finally here
The wait is finally over. Though he gave us a little scare, my nephew Quinten finally joined us on Wednesday, Sept. 28. I didn’t have to wait too long after my last column. He came the day after I wrote it. Though he spent some time at Children’s Hospital, he’s a tough little...
October 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 21, 2016
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
This week, I joined the Hudson Police Department's Civilian’s Police Academy Class of 2016. I missed the first few classes, which sounded...
October 21, 2016 - 3:00pm