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Hudson Star Observer
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Woman charged with threat to officer
Wisconsin roundup: State's cows remain among top producers; Wisconsin nurse says kids need 10 hours of slumber; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
The Bull never backs down: Former Raider fullback in fight of his life
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
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
July 10, 2013
Tuesday's weather yields at least one tornado; skydive mishap claims instructor's life; more state news
North central Wisconsin had one tornado, and maybe more Tuesday afternoon. The National Weather Service said a twister kept going on-and-off the ground near Deerbrook in Langlade County around 4 p.m. Authorities said it landed in fields and woods, with no damage except for tree...
July 10, 2013 - 6:14am
July 8, 2013
Future of non-profit Wisc-Net in question; weekend fire closes Milwaukee courthouse; sandhill cranes in farmers' crosshairs, more state news
MADISON -- The future of a non-profit Internet provider for Wisconsin schools was to be discussed at a legislative hearing Monday afternoon. For years, Wisc-Net has provided low-cost Web service to the UW System, public schools, and public libraries. Republicans said the arrangement...
July 8, 2013 - 9:43am
July 5, 2013
Sheriff’s sale set for Schaffhausen house; Worker dies in tugboat accident near La Crosse; More briefs
The house in River Falls where Aaron Schaffhausen killed his three daughters will be auctioned off in a sheriff’s foreclosure sale on Aug. 13. Schaffhausen defaulted on a mortgage he took out last March. That was two months after he and his wife divorced and he moved to North...
News/crime and courts
July 5, 2013 - 9:56am
July 3, 2013
State's economic profile ranked higher by Philly Fed; Baldwin vows to fight higher student loan rate; gas prices plunge, more state news
Wisconsin’s short-term economic future appears to be a lot rosier than it was just three months ago. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia ranks the Badger State 20th in an index that predicts the economic growth of all 50 states over the next six months. In April, Wisconsin...
July 3, 2013 - 8:52am
July 1, 2013
Truck rollover snarls eastbound I-94 near Roberts
Eastbound traffic on I-94 was backed up nearly five miles for at time late Monday afternoon as authorities scrambled to clear a semi-rollover...
July 1, 2013 - 5:13pm
June 13, 2013
Update: Investigation continues into boat crash that killed 1, injured 2
An investigation may determine why, but what's known is that a speedboat driver on the St. Croix River somehow lost his bearings. Instead of...
June 13, 2013 - 9:46am
June 3, 2013
Freezing temps still linger in northern Wisconsin; New city law lets police fine parents of bullies; State budget deal seems close; More state news
Summer is only 18 days away, and temperatures still dropped to the freezing mark this morning in Vilas County in far northern Wisconsin. It was 31 degrees at Land O'Lakes at 6 a.m., and Eagle River was at the freezing point at 32. By 7 a.m. it was around 40 in both those communities,...
June 3, 2013 - 9:01am
May 31, 2013
Car-deer crashes pick up in June
Motorists are advised to be on the lookout for deer this time of year as does search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their...
May 31, 2013 - 10:54am
May 28, 2013
Groundbreaking set today for Stillwater Bridge; Little boy dies after parking lot accident; more state news
Decades of legal and political blood have been shed over the new St. Croix River bridge near Hudson. Now that construction is beginning, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) said she hopes the new four-lane bridge will be symbol of unity and not divisiveness. A groundbreaking...
May 28, 2013 - 9:06am
May 10, 2013
Update: 16-year-old drivers involved in crash at Carmichael and Center Drive
The two SUVs that collided on Carmichael Road and Center Drive shortly before 5 p.m.
May 10, 2013 - 10:49am
April 30, 2013
Turkey hunter shot in Somerset identified as Stillwater man
The St. Croix County Sheriff's Department was investigating an apparent turkey hunting accident Tuesday morning in the town of Somerset. Jerry Cusick, 53, Stillwater, a Washington County, Minn., Sheriff's Commander, was shot by another hunter when he was scouting a turkey hunting...
April 30, 2013 - 11:40am
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
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
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