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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
Get Out! Deals
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