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K9-Playtime brings country-style dog fun to the city
Police take armed man into custody on Knowles Avenue
Rep. Dean Knudson receives State Chamber’s “Working for Wisconsin” Award
UW seeking extra $95 million to 'grow talent'; 'Rapids native killed in Afghanistan; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Special speakers and activities planned for Willow River State Park on Saturday
crime and courts
Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
Jeremy Cook wins Pepper Fest 10 K by more than 9 minutes
Raiders open season Friday at home against Minnetonka
Test drive to help HHS athletics
Hudson River Rats hope to ride momentum into state playoffs
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
2015 Pepper Festival royalty crowned in North Hudson
Hudson man competes on ‘American Grilled’ episode
Jordan Loken crowned Pepper Fest queen; Ken Merchak is king
Degenerative brain disease changes everything for area realtor
arts and entertainment
Alex P. Johnson, 20
Joseph M. Stephens, 53
John C. McKercher, 83
Julie M. Bonngard, 67
Walter J. "Jim" Rigwald, Jr., 66
TOWN OF TROY: New Ordinance - Chapter 115: Adult Entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Ordinance Amendment - Ch. 170 (Zoning)
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 9/11/14, Case No. 14-CV-371, Gifted Tatum-McRaven
FORECLOSURE: PHH Mortgage v. Carlos F. Lagunas; Case No. 14-CV-147
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 7/1/14 Board Meeting Minutes
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
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