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K9-Playtime brings country-style dog fun to the city
1200 Tutors in 12 Weeks Campaign Kicks Off on International Literacy Day
'Engines are revving louder', says Obama to Labor Day crowd; most schools back in session; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Ex-con who allegedly burgled RF businesses, still on the run; Burke attacks Walker over state's revenue woes; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Obama returning to Milwaukee for Laborfest; 110 votes missing in state Senate primary recount; 13 more state new items
crime and courts
Raiders blank Chanhassen for second straight win
Hudson’s Beinlich chases world wrestling championship -- at age 56
Raiders hold off Minnetonka in football opener
Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
Jeremy Cook wins Pepper Fest 10K by more than 9 minutes
Hiking the valley, author shares tips for finding autumn color and beauty
Hudson chef makes it to final ‘American Grilled’ challenge
Tom Brinsko rides across America
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
2015 Pepper Festival royalty crowned in North Hudson
arts and entertainment
Theresa Lund, 68
Martha J. Meister, 74
Joseph M. Stephens, 53
Karl James Butterbrodt, 56
Edna Evenson Atwood, 92
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Twyla Walstrom; Case No. 13-CV-477
TOWN OF HUDSON: 9/11/14 Board of Adjustment Meeting- Wines variance
SUMMONS: Outdoor Investment Group v. Mahowald Enterprises, Case No. 11-CV-862
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: Notice to Electors re: Bond Issue Resolutions
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/20/14 at Somerset Mini Storage
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
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