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Hudson Star Observer
Dan Tjornehoj reflects on 21 years on school board
Access to Apostle Islands ice caves to close by Sunday; Councilman quit $83,000 post for $120,000 job -- now he has neither; 10 more state news briefs
Senate vote opens possibility of shorter school year; Harsdorf offers measure to modify DNA protocols; 13 more state stories
Removal of iconic awning changes New Richmond skyline
School-start date debate rekindles; big hiring bump anticipated as spring approaches; 8 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
Raiders score in fight vs. cancer
Raider boys fall in sectional semifinal
Five Raiders make All-Big Rivers Conference hockey team
Hudson man will ski in 2014 Winter Paralympic Games at Sochi, Russia
Brownies at "Thinking Day"
Bridge to celebrate 8th annual Bowl-A-Rama
Valley Outreach benefit March 9 in Afton
March 12 ‘A Night to Know the Truth’ at Hudson High School
Northern Gael will perform at The Phipps in advance of St. Patrick's Day
arts and entertainment
Bernard Sherman Grant, 95
Marjorie A. Monson, 79
Gretchen J. Lange, 48
Kenneth D. Klanderman, 87
Paxton M. Harvieux, 21
Doug's Diggings: 'New' gym opened Feb. 21, 1975
Our View: Newspapers are still important to communities
Our View: Street crews do a remarkable job during winter weather
Day by Day: Get a smart phone - the quickest way to feel dumb
Our View: Chamber is an important player in community
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/27/14 Hearing - Kristine Levine, Variance
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2/4/14 Board Meeting Minutes
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. Benjamin Britten; Case No. 08-CV-945
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/10/14, Khloe Rinde; Case No. 14-CV-122
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH: Ad For Bids - 2014 Road Maintenance
November 11, 2009
Experts predict lower 2009 deer kill
Wisconsin wildlife biologists anticipate the statewide deer harvest will be lower than last year. "There are a number of factors coming together in 2009 that will most likely lead to a lower total deer harvest," said Keith Warnke, big game ecologist for the Wisconsin Department...
November 11, 2009 - 9:59am
April 30, 2009
TOWN OF TROY: ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids for the construction of 2009 Road Improvements, for the Town of Troy in one contract, as follows: Metal Culverts ------------------- 1,430 lf Common Excavation -------------- 10,000 cy Granular Subbase--------------- 6,000 cy Concrete Curb and Gutter ------- 1,000 lf Base...
April 30, 2009 - 1:58am
January 21, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, Jan. 21, 2009
Several years ago, my friend novelist Carolyn See wrote a tell-all book about her family's century-long love affair with alcohol addiction, written with her usual literary flair. See is a fine California novelist ("Rhine Maidens," "Making History") who doesn't get enough attention...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
County managers get lump sum payments
Most St. Croix County administrators and managers won't get a salary raise in 2009. Instead 157 of them will each get a flat $520 lump sum. The 2008 salary grid will carry over to 2009. The lump sum payment will go to those who are at Step 7, the top of their pay grade. The 21 employees...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Powerball winning will be tougher next year
It will be tougher to win the Wisconsin Lottery's Powerball jackpot in the New Year. But it will be easier to win at least something. Four white regular numbers will be added starting Jan. 4, for a total of 59. And three red Powerball numbers will be removed, for a total of 39. That...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Mayor's room tax allocation plan divides council
A showdown over Mayor Dean Knudson's plan to change the way room tax dollars are allocated made approval of the city's 2009 budget more eventful than usual. In a break from past practice, Knudson proposed including allocation of room tax dollars in next year's budget and increasing...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
Lots of ideas on how to fix state's $3 billion budget hole
We won't know until at least November how much Wisconsin's next state budget will be in the red. But with an early estimate of $3 billion, there's no shortage of opinions of what Madison should do. Joel Rogers of the University of Wisconsin Center on Wisconsin Strategy expects ...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
County closes in on balanced 2009 budget, asks for cuts
Department budget requests must be cut. County sales tax income is falling short of projections. Property tax money spent on the county nursing home is money that can't be used for other needs. Those are three of the messages St. Croix County Finance Committee members will bring...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am