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Photos: St. Pats School celebrates Veterans Day
Red Bulls take charge of Middle East task force
'Very serious allegations' emerge in NR homicide case
Wisconsin roundup: Investigators review leads, tips in alleged abduction of Jayme Closs; more state news stories
Veterans Day marked at county courthouse
crime and courts
Girls Swimming and Diving: Stein swims to sixth at state
St. Patrick CAA volleyball champs
Krupa honored for 50 years coaching
Falcon Roundup: Matsushima nets four in win over Auggies
Cross Country: Raiders cap season at state
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
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2018 Budget Adjustment (Computer Server)
CITY OF HUDSON: 12/4/18 Plan Comm. Hearing - 1826 River Ridge Rd (Lift)
SUMMONS: American Family Insurance v. Austin M. Matuseski; Case 18-CV-379
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: William D. Akers Estate; Case No. 18-PR-97
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Mark S. Couch Estate; Case No 18-PR-96
Recap: Boomers and Seniors Expo shows seniors healthy living options
Drivers reminded to use caution around school buses
Hartman Homes Wins Coveted Reggie Award from BATC-Housing First Minnesota
Historic downtown building has new owners
RiverTown Multimedia celebrates excellence in sales
Place a Business Announcement
Robert C. White
Anny "Annie" Baerheim Dunn
Dennis L. Levens
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th Wedding Anniversary
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th
Savannah Lynn Sundby
Work hard, pray harder column: Healing the divide
Letters to the editor: World Kindness Day Nov. 13; Denouncing the Tree of Life shooting and all violent acts
Editorial: Remembering Armistice Day and all veterans
Letter to the editor: Thank you, finally
Pastor column: Announcing the death of 'someone else'
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June 14, 2017
Summer means road construction
Summer won't officially begin for another two weeks, but road construction is in full swing. Summer as Midwesterners know it truly is here. These road and bridge projects, such as the St. Croix Crossing bridge between St. Joseph, Wis. and Stillwater, Minn., not to mention will create...
June 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
June 2, 2017
Editorial: You've graduated: Let lifelong learning begin
The economy appears to be on the rebound, at last reaching the steady employment numbers of 10 years ago — before the Great Recession swelled...
June 2, 2017 - 7:00am
May 25, 2017
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Come Memorial Day, a few aging but tough World War II veterans will find the fortitude to attend ceremonies at local cemeteries, riverfronts...
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 21, 2017
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
The U.S. House has passed its American Health Care Act of 2017, but the U.S. Senate is writing its own legislation to replace the Affordable...
May 21, 2017 - 8:00am
May 14, 2017
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
The American Health Care Association established National Nursing Home Week in 1967. For 50 years, the designation has provided a dedicated time...
May 14, 2017 - 8:00am
May 2, 2017
Editorial: We can breathe easier, but for how long?
Two in five U.S. citizens live where pollution levels are too dangerous to breathe. That's according to the annual American Lung Association...
May 2, 2017 - 10:21am
April 22, 2017
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
America sets aside April 22 every year to celebrate Earth Day. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, young and old have gathered globally to participate in activities that foster appreciation of the environment and create awareness of the issues that threaten our globe.
April 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 19, 2017
Editorial: Start seeing motorcycles
"Start seeing motorcycles." The public safety campaign, like the motorcycles, revs into high gear this weekend when the annual Spring Flood Run will bring thousands and thousands of riders to the region. For the uninitiated, the Flood Run and its autumn counterpart raise money for...
April 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 12, 2017
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
On March 29, the United Kingdom sent a letter to the European Union invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning the two-year separation process. It’s fair to wonder why Americans and particularly those of us in the Heartland should care about U.K.-EU relations. If the “special...
April 12, 2017 - 7:00am
April 5, 2017
At the beep, restrain yourself
Last week we reported on two fatal crashes — one in Pierce County, one in St. Croix County. In Pierce a 21-year-old man died in a head-on crash on Highway 10 near the Gas Lite Bar & Grill between Prescott and Ellsworth. Cause of the crash wasn't immediately known. Alcohol didn't...
April 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 22, 2017
Can we talk? Healthier Together cannot be ignored
Let’s talk about mental health, obesity and alcohol abuse. Here? Now? These are three subjects we only talk about behind closed doors, correct? That’s in the process of changing. Getting these sensitive stigmas out of the dark corners of St. Croix and Pierce counties is long...
March 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 9, 2017
Editorial: Duffy attempts to dodge his constituents
Transparency seems to have become the catchword of this young year. But don’t tell that to the politicians, though they are the ones who need some tutoring on the definition: “Viewed by light shining through it or by projection.” If there is a segment of our human population...
March 9, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 8, 2017
Local control: More than lip service
It's time for state Republicans, who control the executive and legislative branches, to follow through on rhetoric touting local government control. Lawmakers can turn rhetoric into political reality. School boards have passed resolutions asking to be allowed to decide when to start...
March 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 1, 2017
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
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