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Farmers union to host Farm and Rural Lobby Day
Baldwin man charged with child porn possession
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. authorities search for fugitive sex offender; more state news stories
Plan Commission briefs: New laundromat coming, First Street development
Numbers added up to a flip for Schachtner, Democrats
crime and courts
Three in a row for girls hoops
Gymnasts 4th at RF Invite
Boy skate to three more wins
Wrestlers second at Stillwater
Raider swimmers sweep BRC foes
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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LIEN SALE NOTICE: 1/27/18, Eagle Storage - Hudson
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John Patrick O'Neill Estate; Case No. 17-PR-117
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Edrys A. Heywood Estate; Case No. 18-PR-1
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/31/18, 4 pm; St. Croix Self Service Storage
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
A home, and office, away from home
Place a Business Announcement
Jay P. Sperry
Jane E. Johnson
Richard Conover, Jr.
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Library Column: Early literacy at Frosty's magic birthday party
Letters to the Editor
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
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Outdoor Happenings: The Deer Dilemma
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December 14, 2017
Viewpoint: Poor broadband access puts rural areas at a disadvantage
High-speed internet, or broadband, has become a vital utility in our lives. One that could arguably be grouped with electricity, water and sewer; however, if you live in a rural area, this near necessity isn't available. Broadband access is a topic I avidly follow. I raise goats for...
December 14, 2017 - 8:25pm
Library column: With a grateful heart...
As the old year passes and the New Year beckons, I want to take a moment to say thank you for generously supporting the Hudson Area Public Library,...
December 14, 2017 - 8:00am
December 12, 2017
Work hard, pray harder: Recognizing trauma
Coming off a vibrant Domestic Violence Awareness month in October and an even more inspiring annual Turningpoint breakfast at the end of November,...
December 12, 2017 - 8:00am
December 5, 2017
Viewpoint: What Does the Quran really say?
When we hear of people who deny the Holocaust, what is our immediate reaction? It should be one of shock. How could anyone deny the pictures,...
December 5, 2017 - 8:04pm
A view from an economist: Use of data
I received a phone call from a reader, questioning my use of statistics. I thank him for his call, because in an era of social media on the one...
December 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
Marty Jensen column: Don't make it easy for thieves
The men and women of the Hudson Police Department want to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. However, there are those out there who...
December 5, 2017 - 8:45am
December 3, 2017
Pastor viewpoint: A reason for the season of thankfulness
Thankfulness is a very broad concept since we each have a unique perspective on those things in our life for which we express our thanks; if each of us filled in the blank for the following declaration, "I am thankful for____ , we would all come up with a different list because each...
December 3, 2017 - 6:52am
December 2, 2017
Viewpoint: Federal tax reform would benefit Wisconsin
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan did an outstanding job getting major tax reform legislation approved in his oftentimes divided chamber. His leadership on the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act should be commended. While the Wisconsin State Assembly majority membership is much smaller than the U.S....
December 2, 2017 - 8:45am
November 26, 2017
With whom do we share our plenty?
Thinking about Thanksgiving and the current exhibit on holy space at the Phipps, I found myself wondering about the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag experience of holy space. One item that intrigued me was a letter by Edward Winslow, a Pilgrim, dated Dec. 12, 1621:
November 26, 2017 - 7:18am
November 19, 2017
Pastor column: Living life as a thank you gift to God
There's an old saying — "Each day is God's gift to you." Your gift to God is what you do with it. I have determined to live my life as a thank you gift to my gracious Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I want to suggest to you that if you will adopt this attitude of Thanksgiving,...
November 19, 2017 - 7:06am
November 18, 2017
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
The day was busy. Filled with bills voted on by senators. Bills that, someday, will change people's lives for better or worse. Senators do not often see the faces of those whose lives changed. Bev, Bonnie and Jamie are working to put a face on the lives affected by the actions of...
November 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 10, 2017
Viewpoint: Supporting victim advocates
Domestic abuse and sexual assault cases are particularly hard on the survivors. While that may seem like a statement of the obvious, our justice...
November 10, 2017 - 2:32pm
Military veterans are strong workforce options
Older Americans will likely recall when Nov. 11 and Veterans Day were known as Armistice Day, so-named to mark the armistice treaty ending World...
November 10, 2017 - 12:32pm
The nose knows: Olfactory perception in animals
The great jazzman and comedian Jimmy Durante was known for his schnozzola, a huge zucchini of a proboscis. He said "Da nose knows." Despite his...
November 10, 2017 - 12:19pm
November 9, 2017
Viewpoint: What intimidation looks like
Yes, Citizens of the St. Croix Valley do intimidate and harass, but claim that they do not. Let's look at some evidence. In a recent submission to this section, a few teens in our community's school system were told to "...show the effeminized adults that are mentoring you that you...
November 9, 2017 - 2:32pm