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Hudson man accused of entering home, boat
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Hudson tied for first in SCVBL North
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St. Croix Riverway book sketches modern history
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April 23, 2013
UPDATE: Snowy I-94 crash results in two fatalities
Two elderly Altoona residents -- Harvey Wick, age 85, and his wife, Ruth Wick, 84 -- have been identified as the individuals who died Monday night when their 1999 Buick ran off I-94 and rolled over an embankment. A passenger, Judy K. Harris, 54, of Spooner, sustained minor injuries. The...
April 23, 2013 - 6:40am
April 22, 2013
Wardens locate body of missing Minnesota snowmobiler in St. Croix River
Two Wisconsin wardens discovered the body of a Minnesota man, who has been missing for two months, on Saturday afternoon while motoring along the west shoreline of the St. Croix River. WDIO-TV of Duluth, Minn., reported Monday the Pine County Sheriff's Office of Minnesota says the...
April 22, 2013 - 2:31pm
April 19, 2013
Crash Thursday on I-94 near Hwy. 95 claims life of Houlton teen
A teenager from Houlton teenager was killed during a snowstorm Thursday, April 18th after he lost control of his 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt while westbound on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail near Hwy. 95. The car crossed the median and struck the trailer of an eastbound semi- unit. The Minnesota...
April 19, 2013 - 8:10am
April 18, 2013
Update: Tree limb knocked out power in North Hudson, St. Joseph
About 1,000 Xcel Energy customers in North Hudson and the town of St. Joseph were without electrical service for up to two and a half hours Wednesday night after a tree limb fell on a power line. Xcel Energy spokesman Brian Elwood said out occurred at about 7:30 p.m., and power was...
April 18, 2013 - 11:04am
April 15, 2013
UPDATE: St. Paul woman identified as crash victim
A 61-year-old St. Paul, Minn., woman heading to work in New Richmond has been identified as the individual who died early Monday in a head-on...
April 15, 2013 - 12:35pm
April 5, 2013
I-94 crash injures calves
Two calves escaped and several were injured in a semi-truck crash along Interstate 94 on Thursday, April 4. The Wisconsin State Patrol was called to the scene of a semi rollover near the westbound lane of I-94 at the State Trunk Highway 29 exit near Elk Mound in Dunn County at about...
April 5, 2013 - 11:57am
March 27, 2013
City worker struck in crosswalk by hit-and-run driver
A receptionist at Hudson City Hall was struck by a car as she walked across Third Street at Walnut on her way to work Monday morning. City Administrator Devin Willi mentioned the hit-and-run incident at the end of Monday night's City Council meeting. He reminded motorists that pedestrians...
March 27, 2013 - 1:17pm
Road rage leads to fight, arrests
An Oshkosh man and his 18-year-old son were taken to jail, after they and two others were arrested in a road-rage incident that ended in a fight on a freeway near Neenah. Winnebago County sheriff's deputies said two vehicles cut each other off yesterday afternoon on Hwy. 41. People...
March 27, 2013 - 12:14pm
March 21, 2013
Train-crash lawsuit allowed to proceed
A state appeals court ruled today that a suburban Milwaukee couple and a police officer can proceed with a joint lawsuit filed against a railroad after a 2009 train crash. With a 2-1 vote, the First District Appellate Court in Milwaukee overturned a circuit court ruling that said...
March 21, 2013 - 10:53am
March 18, 2013
Heavy ice will delay first towboats; tourism conference underway; 2 boys die in house fire, more state news
The first spring shipping boats will appear later than normal on the Mississippi River in western Wisconsin. On average, March 20th is the first...
March 18, 2013 - 9:03am
March 15, 2013
It's another day of hazardous travel for the Hudson area
The wintery mix of sleet, followed by snow, that fell Friday morning, March 15, made for another day of hazardous driving. A two-vehicle crash...
March 15, 2013 - 10:29am
Cleanup continues after Red Cedar River crash
Clean-up crews have been working continuously to avoid environmental damage from a truck crash 10 days ago near Menomonie. Two Minneapolis men were killed when a semi-truck owned by a Michigan firm slid on snowy I-94, and plunged into the Red Cedar River. Nobody knew at that time...
March 15, 2013 - 10:20am
March 14, 2013
UPDATED: Complex clean-up efforts ongoing at site of fatal truck crash into Red Cedar
The difficult and dangerous cleanup of chemicals from the Red Cedar River at Menomonie continued Thursday with cleanup crews making significant...
March 14, 2013 - 4:18pm
March 8, 2013
Crash victims recovered, identified
The Wisconsin State Patrol reported March 6 it has recovered the body of 26-year-old Mohammed Malin, the other victim of a fatal semi-truck crash that happened Tuesday morning when the truck left the snow-covered roads, slid down an embankment and landed in the Red Cedar River near...
March 8, 2013 - 11:40am
March 7, 2013
Funerals held for truckers who died in river; Toddler killed by pit bulls; more briefs
Funeral services were quickly arranged for two Minneapolis men who died when their semi-truck plunged into a river from a snowy I-94 in near Menomonie. The body of the truck driver, Batrodin Siyad, 25, was recovered from the submerged semi on the Red Cedar River Tuesday. His funeral...
March 7, 2013 - 9:59am