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Hospital chiefs hopeful, vigilant on U.S. critical-access debate
No-wake boating restriction in effect on St. Croix River
Weather-weary north may get up to 16 inches; Motor-trolling may become legal statewide, more state news
Ryan, Kind team on Medicare data release bill; whitefish shortage may affect some Passover meals; more state news
Barber pleads not guilty
crime and courts
Raiders baseball team looks to defend Big Rivers Conference title
Raider girls' soccer team sets stage for success
Alex Herink leaves his mark on Raider basketball program
Raiders shine at first two indoor track and field meets
Local deer herd status on agenda at April 14th spring hearings
Breakfast at the fire hall
Click to print our coloring contest
‘The Fox on the Fairway’ playing at The Phipps
Nataliya Dorweiler’s long Ukrainian odyssey
Kids' Karnival is Saturday; fire department breakfast, Sunday
arts and entertainment
June Wisner, 80
Phyllis (Gausman) Fink, 89
Jeffrey T. VanSomeren, 47
Joseph J. Halpin, 80
Barbara C. Rohl
SUMMONS: Taxi Services Inc. v. Matthew J. Larkee; Case No. 14SC94
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/27/14 Special Meeting Minutes - Work Session
CITY OF HUDSON: New Ordinance 3-14 (Brewpubs, etc. zoning)
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Michael T. Goggin; Case No. 14-SC-327
SUMMONS: Capital One v. Charles R. Dow; Case No. 14-SC-92
Doug's Diggings: Farewell, Jon
Our View: County election shows citizen’s power
Our View: Records lawsuit ruling shouldn’t be appealed
Our View: Important decisions to be made in Tuesday’s election
Pastoral Reflections: A farewell to Hudson - Rev. Brian Ferguson
April 18, 2013
River association hosts author William Souder
The St. Croix River Association will hold its annual Spring Gathering on May 14. Guest speaker will be local distinguished author, William Souder,...
outdoors / life
April 18, 2013 - 9:24am
April 16, 2013
No Wisconsin runners hurt in Boston blasts; $17 million pledged for dairy center; more state news
Although some 450 runners from the state were registered for Monday's ill-fated Boston Marathon, none are believe to have been injured in the...
news / politics / outdoors
April 16, 2013 - 9:08am
April 15, 2013
Bike time trials set May 11
The Hudson-based Big Ring Flyers is hosting its annual time trial May 11 in the town of St. Joseph. A time trial is a road race against the clock...
sports / outdoors
April 15, 2013 - 6:40am
April 13, 2013
Youth Day set April 27 at Hudson Rod, Gun & Archery Club
The Hudson Rod, Gun & Archery Club's 63rd annual Youth Day is Saturday, April 27. The event is open to youths ages 9-14 and involves friendly competition in archery, 22 rifle and shotgun. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and programs start at 9 a.m. and end at approximately 2 p.m. ...
sports / outdoors
April 13, 2013 - 4:49pm
April 11, 2013
Utilities still toil to undo storm-related outtages; Ryan favors some facets of Obama budget; researcher charged with formula theft, more state news
Wisconsin utilities made a lot of progress Wednesday in restoring electricity but about 8,500 customers were still in the dark this morning, after a second day of heavy rains, sleet, ice and light snow. Places with freezing rain are being hit the hardest. Wisconsin Power-and-Light...
news / politics / outdoors
April 11, 2013 - 10:39am
April 10, 2013
First towboat locks through to St. Paul; tribal leader rips DNR, state leaders; brace yourself for next wintry blast
The navigation season is finally underway on the Mississippi River along western Wisconsin and Minnesota. Patrick Moes of the Army Corps of Engineers said a boat that was towing a dozen barges passed through Lock & Dam 2 on Monday night, just west of Prescott. He said Lake Pepin...
politics / outdoors
April 10, 2013 - 9:32am
April 8, 2013
Notes From the Dockside: Another crappie venture
It is getting to be spring and I start getting the idea that I need to go crappie fishing. This happens to me every year so I give my neighbor, Tom a call. "Hey Tom," I say. "I think the crappies should be biting by now. You want to go." Without hesitation he says "sure."...
sports / outdoors
April 8, 2013 - 9:47am
Witness in Schaffhausen trial is due in court today for knife possession; gas down 31 cents from a year ago; UW wins cancer research grant, more state news
Employees and visitors at the courthouse in Hudson are getting security screenings as they enter the building Monday in the wake of what St.
news / outdoors / politics
April 8, 2013 - 9:14am
April 6, 2013
Hunter charged in deer tag violation
A Star Prairie man has been charged with a deer hunting violation in St. Croix County Circuit Court. John L. Baumgartner, 24, pleaded innocent to failing to attach an ear tag to a deer carcass Thursday, March 28. The charge stemmed from the investigation by DNR warden Paul...
crime and courts / news / outdoors
April 6, 2013 - 10:36am
April 5, 2013
Letter: Thoughts on wolf hunting
Dear Editor, The grey wolf isn't the only dangerous beast in the forest. There's another beast that is even more dangerous. This other beast isn't as smart as the grey wolf, but what it lacks in intelligence it makes up for with unusual savagery.
opinion / letters / outdoors
April 5, 2013 - 12:47pm
Financial help for schools dominant theme at first hearing; regents voting on 2 new chancellors; silo mishap claims Catawba man, more state news
GREENDALE -- Public school officials say they've squeezed out as much savings as they possibly can - and they need more state aid. Gov. Scott Walker's decision to freeze public school aid, while spending more on private school vouchers, was a major topic Thursday at the Joint Finance...
news / outdoors / politics / education
April 5, 2013 - 8:40am
April 4, 2013
Annual spring conservation hearings April 8 in Hammond
Wisconsin residents will be able to nominate and elect local representatives to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress and express support or non-support for a range of advisory questions on conservation and natural resources management issues at the Congress' spring meetings held in...
events / sports / outdoors
April 4, 2013 - 9:38am
Walker may stop appointing judges in Dane Co.; synthetic drug use prompts tribal 'emergency' declaration; more state news
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker says he might stop appointing judges to fill vacancies in Dane County, after two of his appointees were later removed...
news / politics / outdoors / education
April 4, 2013 - 8:52am
April 1, 2013
Hudson City Council votes 4-3 to return sailboat dinghies to the dike
The Hudson City Council voted 4-3 on March 25 to once again allow sailboat dinghies to be stored on the dike road, albeit with some new restrictions. Mayor Alan Burchill was forced to make the deciding vote after the alderpersons deadlocked on the issue. Lori Bernard moved to accept...
news / government / outdoors
April 1, 2013 - 11:41am
Tailgating underway as Brewers open their season; Tuesday's vote is last one statewide for 2013; more state news
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee's biggest cookout will be renewed Monday when Brewers' fans fire up the grills for the baseball season's first tailgating...
news / politics / business / outdoors / health
April 1, 2013 - 8:44am