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Wisconsin roundup: State senator could go to trial for bank incident; more state news stories
Appeal filed after St. Croix County recount
Wisconsin roundup: State taking apps for $100M in school safety funds; more state news
Sen. Patty Schachtner visits BRIDGE for Community Life
Listen: After 36 years on Hudson force, retiring officer charts new course to the links
crime and courts
Raider softball opens with sweep
Girls Border Battle champs
Shorthanded netters go 1-1
Hudson Raider Clay Target Team tops Baldwin-Woodville
Raider booters batter Mustangs
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
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 5/10/18 Board of Review to Adjourn
TOWN OF HUDSON: 5/2/18 Board of Adjustment Meeting (Sign variance)
CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - Hudson Softball Assoc.
CITY OF HUDSON: March 26, 2018 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF HUDSON: March 12, 2018 Council Meeting Minutes
Loehr joins First National Community Bank Board
Innovation Center hosts grand opening
Solo Yoga welcomes community connection
Hudson Hospital honors volunteers
Stockholm Pie Company celebrates both a ten-year anniversary and grand opening
Place a Business Announcement
Margaret A. Webb
John G. Hoggatt
August Bernard Henn
Vote for Tim Hall
Wild Side Column: Spotted sea trout really aren't trout
Library Column: Take the stress out of spring cleaning
Bill Rubin column: Celebrating small business
Viewpoint: What does St. Croix EMS cost?
Daniel Bruch column: Earth Day or Earth in play?
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October 25, 2017
Column: Drop-off debacles affect parents, too
The dreaded drop-off. As parents, we've all experienced it. Whether it's for work, a vacation or a night away, the drop-off is inevitable. Sooner...
October 25, 2017 - 8:54am
October 24, 2017
Sarah Nigbor column: It's wood cutting weather
This time of year I get antsy. Old feelings flair up and I feel the urge to be in the woods. With frost sparkling on the ground, leaves turning...
October 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Pastor Viewpoint: To heal the wound we must address sin
There is a wound in our world. Perhaps more appropriately, a gash. A hole from which blood pours and pain radiates. It reveals to reality all that is inside of us, and it isn't always pretty. Over the past few years in America, the wound has been growing larger. They do that when...
October 24, 2017 - 11:42am
October 23, 2017
Library column: iLABS and 3-D printing
At the Hudson Area Public Library, we're sharing our excitement for the new iLABS. We have a plethora of options available for community members...
October 23, 2017 - 11:33am
October 15, 2017
Vinehout column: Hemp's time has come
Farmers in diverse states like Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine and Minnesota are researching a new crop: industrial hemp. Many states are changing laws to allow growing of hemp. Wisconsin is slow to get in the game. Hopefully, this is about to change. Lawmakers on the Senate Agriculture,...
October 15, 2017 - 7:00am
October 14, 2017
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Our apple crop last year was near zero because the blossoms were killed by late-spring frosts. This year our orchard produced an abundance of...
October 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
October 13, 2017
Blake Fry column: State budget items that affect business owners
Living in the Twin Cities media market makes tracking developments in Madison difficult under normal circumstances. With so much media attention drawn to the natural and man-made national tragedies of the past weeks, one can be excused for not noticing that a 2017-2019 biennial state...
October 13, 2017 - 11:00am
October 4, 2017
Library column: Hiding in Plain Sight presented by Nelly Trocmé Hewett
At the Hudson Area Public Library, we're honored to be hosting a special speaker during October's genealogy session (10:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month). Nelly Trocmé Hewett, the oldest of four children, was born in northern France in 1927. In the early 1930s her family...
October 4, 2017 - 9:09pm
October 2, 2017
A view from an economist: Trump speech to UN on socialism, payments, women
Donald Trump's address to the United Nations on Sept. 19 focused on many political issues that have clear economic implications. Let's consider the economics of these topics in two separate columns in the River Falls Journal. 1."Wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted,...
October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 1, 2017
Rubin Column: Ribbon of highway
Woodrow Wilson (Woody) Guthrie, the folk singer who found inspiration from the Dust Bowl era, may be best remembered for writing "This Land...
October 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 29, 2017
Wildside column: Flowing rivers inspire thoughts of connections
My paternal grandfather was a tall guy who grew up in upstate New York and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He coached me in fishing for trout...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
September 28, 2017
Library column: iLABS at the library
At the Hudson Area Public Library, we are excited and proud to formally introduce our new iLABS, funded by the Library Foundation's 2016 annual drive campaign. An iLAB is a makerspace: it's a place for people of all ages to come and create, make, tinker, try, develop, share resources...
September 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 25, 2017
Blake Fry: The importance of a business emergency plan
Each dramatic home rescue during the tragic events of Hurricane Harvey is a reminder of the importance of having a household emergency plan. Easily overlooked in the effort to preserve human life is the importance for businesses to have an emergency plan.
September 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
Bill Rubin column: Jugglers wanted
A young man with my last name began his junior year in high school in August. He juggles school and homework with a couple of part-time jobs...
September 25, 2017 - 1:30pm
September 23, 2017
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
After writing about snakes, turtles and frogs, I'd be remiss if I didn't touch on the topic of lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin. The lizards...
September 23, 2017 - 9:35pm