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Fiscal Bureau memo declares $1B-plus state shortfall looms large; Saturday is be biggest shopping day; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Golf course rezoning advances
St. Joseph approves limits on large farm equipment travel
Man with local ties charged in stabbing death of Duluth woman
Star Grants totaling $36,568 awarded for innovative classroom projects
crime and courts
Kenzie Prater going for hockey gold with U.S. national team
Raider girls' hoops team on top in Big Rivers
Hudson doctor receives national certification for brain injury medicine
Raider boys streak to 5-0 start
Raider boys open season with two victories
Bell-ringers make it through the night; halfway to goal
Lilyquist, Gilbert team up again for marathon bell-ringing at County Market
Family receives gift of decorated home; father serving in Kuwait
Organist Dave Wickerham to perform holiday extravaganza at The Phipps
Hudson gourmets among the best at World Food Championships
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2014 Wildlife Crop Damage Assessment Deadline
CITY OF HUDSON: 1/8/15 Public Hearing- Hospital Permit & Sign Plan
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Howard G. Bune Estate; Case 14PR90
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Mary E. Senkus Estate; Case No. 14PR88
SUMMONS: Croixview Family Chiropractic v. Shane Jacks; Case No. 14-SC-922
Willard C. Hoheisel, 86
Stephen Sabol, 73
Caleb F. Peterson, 25
Janet R. Laatsch, 80
Martin Willesen O'Connell, 85
Get Me the Manager: Email sparks memories of Thanksgiving days on the lean side
Day By Day: This Thanksgiving I’m grateful for those who have come and gone
Our View: Hudson has it all for holiday shopping
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August 21, 2009
Farming expenditures rose in 2008
It cost more to farm in Wisconsin last year. The 2008 Farm Production Expenditures report from the National Ag Statistics Service says the average Wisconsin farm spent $120,513 last year compared to $106,410 in 2007. The average farm in the Dairy State spent $17,692 on feed, $16,410...
August 21, 2009 - 9:00am
January 16, 2009
Investigators still not sure what caused 2008 La Crosse fatal med-flight crash
The National Transportation Safety Board still cannot say exactly why a medical helicopter crashed last May near La Crosse, killing all three people aboard. The agency said there was heavy fog and rain that night. New reports said two Wisconsin med-flight crews decided not to fly...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Nov. 19, 2008
Here's a trio of new autobiographies that cover lots of time and lots of ground. There aren't many literary figures who have had more stories written about them than the 18th century poet and lexicographer, Dr. Samuel Johnson, himself an accomplished biographer.
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Nov. 12, 2008
Powerful military nation decides its time to teach a lesson to small Moslem nation, certain that its people will welcome the enlightened country's victory over outmoded religious country whose time had come and gone centuries before. Strangely, the little Moslem nation didn't take...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Nov. 5, 2008
"Red osier dogwood, the Indians called it kinnickinnic, took inside their lungs smoke from the bark mixed with bear root and tobacco leaves.
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
Hunters sought for 2008 Venison Donation Program
The 2008 Venison Donation Program in Wisconsin is starting up and cooperating meat processors are beginning to sign up. Hunters participating in the 2008 deer hunting seasons may want to check the Department of Natural Resources Web site (www.dnr.state.wi.us) regularly for processors...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, June 11, 2008
I've read quite a few books in my day, but it always amazes me when I read yet another and I realize I've most certainly not read enough. Once again this became apparent when I recently read "Magnifico," by Miles J. Unger (Simon & Schuster, $32). Maybe I should back up. For years...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, June 4, 2008
Authors who take apart a region or a community have always been dear to my heart. It all began when I was in high school and my English teacher said I should not read novels by Sinclair Lewis, who was an agnostic and a drunk. So I went right out and checked out his novel "Main...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am