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Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Croix Gear Machining expanding
Hampton opens doors in Hudson
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
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
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Bids- Glen Hill s Park Restroom Facility
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/13/16 Annual Meeting
CITY OF HUDSON: 7/5/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF HUDSON: 9/7/16 Board of Adjustment Meeting - Moulton variance
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Glen L. Olson Estate, Case No. 16PR64
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
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 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 11, 2013
Lawmakers consider boost to jobless benefits; Senators split on Farm Bill vote; more state news
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Senate was scheduled to vote Tuesday on a bill to increase weekly jobless benefits, while making it easier to recover...
June 11, 2013 - 8:25am
June 10, 2013
Johnson 'every bit concerned' over civil liberties; Assembly panel to vote on election changes; more state news
U.S. Senate Republican Ron Johnson of Wisconsin says we need a "very delicate balance" between protecting civil liberties and gathering intelligence to fight terrorism. Johnson, a member of the Senate Homeland Security panel, was on "Fox News Sunday" to discuss the recent reports...
June 10, 2013 - 10:18am
June 3, 2013
Annual roadcheck program helps prevent large-truck crashes, starts June 4
To prevent large-truck crashes, the Wisconsin State Patrol will participate in the annual Roadcheck program from Tuesday to Thursday, June 4...
June 3, 2013 - 12:36pm
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 15, 2013
Hwy. 35 crash results in injury, citation
The commute home to River Falls at the intersection of southbound Hwy. 35 and Radio Road was slowed late Tuesday afternoon, May 14, by a car...
May 15, 2013 - 10:01am
May 14, 2013
Houlton woman dies in Monday afternoon crash
A Houlton woman died in a two-vehicle crash at 2:12 p.m. Monday, May 13, in St. Joseph Township. According to a press release from the St. Croix County Sheriff's office, a 2011 Hyundai Accent, driven by Darlene Breault, 74, of Houlton was leaving the parking lot at 1415 Main St....
May 14, 2013 - 6:43am
May 13, 2013
UPDATE: I-94 reopened following semi rollover
Authorities reopened eastbound I-94 just east of the Roberts exit about 10 a.m., Monday, just 75 minutes after a semi unit hauling utility poles...
May 13, 2013 - 9:08am
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
May 9, 2013
Driver found dead after semi strays off I-94 near Woodville
A truck driver from Redgranite was dead at the scene of a crash Wednesday evening near Woodville after his truck drifted off I-94, ran through a fence and came to rest in a field. The State Patrol identified the driver as Robert H. Groskreutz, 57. Redgranite is a town of 2,100 located...
May 9, 2013 - 7:38am
May 2, 2013
UPDATE: Semi driver dies in I-94 crash; names released
A 45-year-old Stacy, Minn., man is dead and a 48-year-old Illinois man is injured following a two-vehicle crash along I-94 at around 12:55 a.m. Thursday, May 2. The crash, at mile marker 35, was located six miles west of Menomonie. Due to the location of the accident, an alternate...
May 2, 2013 - 3:29pm
SECOND UPDATE: Storm takes out power across area
An unprecedented wet, heavy May snowfall that continues to blanket western Wisconsin cut off power to thousands of homes and closed schools and...
May 2, 2013 - 9:16am
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