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Hudson Star Observer
UPDATE: Missing man found near Woodville
Hudson teen injured in Clifton accident
Statewide gas prices dip; state's poverty numbers steady; Wisconsin farmer creates milk aimed at solving digestion issues; nine more state news stories
Prescott woman dead, Hastings man injured in western Wisconsin motorcycle crash
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
crime and courts
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Raiders shine at state track (Photo gallery)
Nelson wins state triple jump title
Andersen employees remove buckthorn from Prospect Park
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
Sniffing out a winner: Regional K-9 trials to be held in Hudson
Annual Rotary car raffle off and running
'Peter Pan' silent film accompanied by pipe organ June 5
Hudson's Kelsey Robertson joining World Race mission trip
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2016-04
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 7/13/16 at St. Croix Self Service Storage, North Hudson
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 5/3/16 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Kevin Rolland Foster Estate; Case No. 16-PR-42
HUDSON PUBLIC UTILITIES: Notice - Water Meter Replacement Program
Paul Leo Corbin, 83
Betty Mitchell, 93
Janis McGee, 54
Kathryn Sorensen, 83
Ethelyn Rose (Fox) Callahan, 87
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
June 22, 2011
Man dies after fall into feed silo
Farm employee Mark Krewald, 49, Campbellsport, died after falling into a feed silo and becoming entangled in an auger. The Fond du Lac County sheriff's deputies said four co-workers were cleaning old feed out of a silo near Eden Monday, June 20, when Krewald lost his balance. He...
June 22, 2011 - 12:19pm
March 2, 2011
IGH driver hurt when semi's collide along I-94
An Inver Grove Heights, Minn., man was seriously injured early Wednesday when the semi he was driving left I-94 and struck a disabled semi-rig which was parked along the eastbound freeway lanes. Jason B. Joerjan, 23, was transported to Luther Hospital with injuries described by the...
March 2, 2011 - 12:50pm
February 26, 2011
James Penman, Somerset area chiropractor, dead following Thursday accident
The death of a Somerset man following a car crash in St. Paul Thursday evening is being blamed on a medical condition. Dr. James Penman, 67, was identified by the State Patrol as the driver of a car that ran out of control on eastbound Hwy. 36 near McKnight Road in North St. Pau...
News / outdoors
February 26, 2011 - 3:35am
January 24, 2011
Roberts man dies following rollover
A 25-year-old Roberts man died late Thursday, the result of injuries suffered when his car overturned about 11 p.m. near the intersection of Hwy. 12 and Packer Drive. Brandon Beane, 25, 205 W. Pine St., Roberts, was transported by ambulance to a hospital where he was later pronounced...
News / accidents
January 24, 2011 - 8:22am
September 6, 2010
Rollover claims Somerset man Saturday evening
A 38-year-old Somerset man died Saturday evening after he lost control of his vehicle and it rolled over in a town of Star Prairie ditch. Tony S. Bushinger, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from his 2002 Chevrolet Suburban and died at the scene. His vehicle rolled and...
September 6, 2010 - 4:25pm
July 13, 2010
Construction zone crash closes I94 Monday afternoon; sends 4 to hospital
BALDWIN -- Initial investigation indicates a semi tractor-trailer unit rear ended a minivan, Jeep Cherokee and two passenger cars that were stopped due to road construction on Interstate 94 mid-afternoon Monday. The accident sent four people to the Baldwin Hospital but apparently...
News / accidents
July 13, 2010 - 8:20am
June 30, 2010
Fallen attorney remembered as 'Balsam Lake landmark'
An apparent accident during a demolition project claimed the life of a Balsam Lake area attorney. John E. Schneider, 59, of rural Balsam Lake was found dead at his home on Monday, June 28th. The Polk County Sheriff's department said Schneider was attempting to demolish a small...
June 30, 2010 - 8:00am
June 4, 2010
Local Red Cross chapter conducts disaster drill
June 4, 2010 - 9:37am
May 21, 2010
Updated: Fatal crash claims River Falls man, two others critical
A 24-year-old River Falls man died and his wife and an Ellsworth woman were critically injured early Friday morning in a two-vehicle accident...
May 21, 2010 - 7:59am
January 26, 2010
Farmer counts himself 'lucky' to survive corn bin entrapment
By Steve Dzubay and Judy Wiff BALDWIN -- Volunteers from five area departments, including River Falls, converged on a town of Rush River farm...
News / Life
January 26, 2010 - 4:27pm
November 12, 2009
Man pleads guilty to causing great injury by drunken driving
A Hudson man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of causing great bodily harm by driving while intoxicated. Gregory L. Sanderson, 47, entered...
crime and courts / News
November 12, 2009 - 8:44am
October 8, 2009
New Richmond man killed in crash
A New Richmond man died of injuries resulting from a two-car crash Wednesday. Larry W. Scheel, 55, was killed when he apparently ran a stop sign and the intersection of 220th St. and 170th Ave. in the town of Emerald, crashed into a pickup truck and overturned, St. Croix County Sheriff...
October 8, 2009 - 9:05am
September 22, 2009
Somerset man charged in vehicle homicide
A Somerset man has been charged with five felony counts in connection with the death of two people in a traffic accident June 1. Sheriff Dennis Hillstead said Monday that Austin Richard Pederson, 18, was being held in Washington County, Minn., Jail. Two counts each of homicide by...
September 22, 2009 - 1:40pm
August 13, 2009
Tudahl convicted in vehicle homicide
Amy, Noah and Jaydin Dwyer were in St. Croix County District Court on Friday morning. Amy and Jaydin sat on the long wooden benches. Noah watched from his wheelchair. The Dwyers were in Judge Needham's courtroom to hear Steven Daniel Tudahl, 26, current address of Woodville, answer...
crime and courts / News
August 13, 2009 - 1:22am
June 4, 2009
Milwaukee man recovering after saving son from train-van collision
A suburban Milwaukee man is getting better, after he was injured while trying to get his 2-year-old son out of the way of a passing freight train. Scott Partenfelder, 47, was moved out of intensive care Wednesday, and he was upgraded to serious condition at Milwaukee Froedtert Hospital....
June 4, 2009 - 9:00am