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Raider soccer still perfect in BRC
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue holds annual Doggie 5K
Hudson’s first playground for children of all abilities opens at Weitkamp Park
For better or worse: memory loss, dementia and caregiving
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
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TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
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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
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
March 6, 2013
UPDATED: Dive team locates second crash victim; sheriff apologizes for chief's outburst; lost K-9 located; more state news
MENOMONIE -- Members of the St. Croix EMS & Rescue's dive team were able to recover the body of Mohammed O. Malin early Wednesday afternoon, and eastbound lanes of I-94 over the Red Cedar River have been reopened, the State Patrol reported mid-afternoon. The State Patrol said Wednesday...
March 6, 2013 - 8:44am
March 5, 2013
Wisconsin firm to build foundation for Stillwater bridge; Study shows some women dying younger; more briefs
A Wisconsin company will build the foundation for the new four-lane bridge across the St. Croix River between Hudson and Stillwater, Minn. Edward Kraemer and Sons of Plain in Sauk County was named the winning bidder Monday. The firm will get almost $37 million to build five piers...
March 5, 2013 - 9:24am
UPDATE: Accidents causing I-94 slowdowns; Red Cedar bridge crash now cleared
Traffic accidents near Hudson and Menomonie caused temporary slowdowns for travelers Tuesday morning. The State Patrol announced about 10:10...
March 5, 2013 - 9:00am
March 4, 2013
Snowstorm headed for Wisconsin; Snowy winter leads to jump in snowmobile deaths; Report says Army bomb parts could have been recycled; more briefs
For the third week in a row, a major snowstorm is brewing to the west of us, and it's heading right toward Wisconsin. The La Crosse area is expecting around an inch during the day today, but the heaviest stuff is due in tonight and tomorrow. The National Weather Service now says...
March 4, 2013 - 8:54am
March 2, 2013
Doug's Diggings: Stupidity injury offers teachable moment
I suffered a stupidity injury on Valentine's Day. I somehow got into a fight with my snow blower -- guess who won. The result was an injured finger and a three-hour stint in the emergency room at Hudson Hospital on Valentine's evening. The reason I consider it a stupidity...
March 2, 2013 - 10:22am
February 27, 2013
Senators Baldwin, Johnson split on Hagel confirmation vote; snow blamed for Walworth fatality; tribal gaming revenues down; more state briefs
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin's U.S. senators voted opposite ways, when Chuck Hagel was confirmed Tuesday as the nation's new defense secretary. A seven-week battle over his nomination ended Tuesday, when a divided Senate voted 58 to 41 to confirm the president's appointment. Democrat...
February 27, 2013 - 8:37am
February 22, 2013
Most of snow is done - many state schools close; GOP bill would slash mining company fees; Two snowmobilers die; more briefs
Thousands of Wisconsin school students are getting a three-day weekend thanks to the massive Midwest winter storm. Most closings are in the Green Bay and Fox Valley regions. Green Bay schools are shut down - along with those in Appleton, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac and Manitowoc plus many...
February 22, 2013 - 8:58am
February 21, 2013
River Falls police investigate death of Tyler Hole
A 911 emergency call brought the River Falls Ambulance to a rental house at 122 ½ W. Cascade Ave. after 2 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19. There, an unresponsive 23-year-old man was found. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. The dead man was later identified as Tyler John Hole of Hudson,...
February 21, 2013 - 2:38pm
February 20, 2013
Update: HHS grad Billy Meister dies in snowmobile mishap; funeral services Saturday
The son of a Stillwater restaurateur died in a snowmobile accident on the St. Croix River last weekend. Billy Meister, 22, Stillwater, broke...
February 20, 2013 - 11:15am
February 7, 2013
Hudson Schools: Student safety top priority for school closings
Decisions to close school, delay opening, or release students early due to inclement weather are always made with the safety of all students...
February 7, 2013 - 8:39am
February 4, 2013
Watchdog: E-mailed ballots hint lawmakers hiding something; school open enrollments underway; ice-related incidents claim two lives, more state news
MADISON -- A key state Assembly panel has joined the Senate in letting its members cast paper or e-mailed committee ballots without having to meet in public to vote and it's raising concerns that the government is trying to do more of its business in secret. Members of the Assembly...
February 4, 2013 - 9:30am
January 22, 2013
Activist speaker slams Republican policies in Walker's presence Monday; HS grad rates rise; 'Native Mob' trial starts, more state briefs
MADISON -- The widow of a legendary Milwaukee civil rights leader slammed Wisconsin Republican policies Monday at the state's official celebration...
January 22, 2013 - 8:51am
January 16, 2013
Turtle Lake woman dies in collision with semi; GOP expected to unveil mining proposals today; Unemployed union contractors join Walker at podium; more briefs
A northwest Wisconsin woman was killed Tuesday when her car slammed into an oncoming semi-truck. Barron County sheriff's deputies said Cheryl Baglien, 52, of Turtle Lake was heading west on Hwy. 8 when she entered an opposite lane on a curve and hit the oncoming semi. Baglien's...
January 16, 2013 - 9:12am