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Hudson looks at Elementary boundaries
Door County trip still has openings
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. woman pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing case; more state news stories
UPDATE: Thirty cows lost in Baldwin barn fire
Charges: Hudson soccer coach sent graphic SnapChat to student
crime and courts
Aggressive bears reported in St. Croix County
Hudson second, RF third at BRC Golf Tourney
WIAA softball pairings: Hudson, River Falls to meet in first round
Hudson sweeps RF in BRC softball finale
Students win bookmark design contest
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2018-19 Liquor License Renewals
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/10/18 Board Meeting Minutes
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids- 2018 Storm Sewer Repairs
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids- 2018 Street Maintenance
AMENDED SUMMONS: Jefferson Capital v. Yolanda Paramo; Case 18-SC-242
Onelove brings healing to Hudson
Fancy's Salon and KLASS give back to St. Croix Valley moms
Thrivent Financials Nesvold Earns Retirement Income Certified Professional Designation
St. Croix EDC elects directors and officers
Kudos for Hudson as new store opens
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Rudolph H. Miller
William "Bill" Shirley
Lana Marie Vogt
Larry Neil Fussell
Mae I. Lemberg
August Bernard Henn
Vote for Tim Hall
LibraryColumn: Book your summer at the Hudson Library
Letter to the editor: Registered National Hate Group in Hudson; Records request frustration
Pastor column: God is good in all season
Bill Rubin column: Play ball: Hope springs eternal
Daniel Bruch column: Proposing a purple reign (and no, this is not about the Vikings)
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February 2, 2016
Schools shuttered statewide ahead of expected storm; House OKs funds for new Great Lakes ice-breaker; plus 9 more Wisconsin new stories
Most of Wisconsin's K-to-12 schools didn't wait for the snow to arrive before deciding to close Tuesday. Many administrators called off classes Monday evening, amid forecasts of up to a foot of snow in most of the state from mid-day through Wednesday morning. River Falls announced...
February 2, 2016 - 8:43am
February 1, 2016
Man in critical condition after alcohol-related head-on crash
A Hudson man was airlifted from the scene of a head-on crash in the town of Troy that left him with serious injuries. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jeff Klatt identified the man as 28-year-old Jeffrey J. Saas. The driver of the other vehicle, 50-year-old Prescott resident...
February 1, 2016 - 2:43pm
Snow warnings posted across the region; Caterpillar plant closing will cost 200-plus jobs; 13 more Wisconsin news stories
SULLIVAN -- Much of Wisconsin is about to get its biggest snowstorm since Christmas, with up to a foot expected in central areas Tuesday and into Wednesday. The National Weather Service has posted winter storm warnings and watches for all of the Badger State except for the far northwest...
February 1, 2016 - 9:14am
January 21, 2016
Senate OKs Planned Parenthood funding cuts, felony charge for 4th OWI; 'Sanctuary Cities' hearing draws hundreds; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin would lose $7.5 million in federal dollars each year under a pair of bills passed by the state Senate. All Republicans on hand voted yes, and all Democrats voted no late Wednesday, on measures to reduce Planned Parenthood's Medicaid reimbursements...
January 21, 2016 - 8:57am
January 19, 2016
Democrats to Walker -- 'We're here too'; address gives Governor chance to 're-set'; revisions to school lunch program under study; 11 more stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- Gov.
January 19, 2016 - 8:59am
January 18, 2016
State offices closed in recognition of MLK Day; Senate poised to vote Wednesday on civil service revisions; plus 18 more news stories from around Wisconsin
State government offices were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King holiday. Wisconsin's official tribute to the slain civil rights leader was to begin at noon at the Capitol Rotunda in Madison. Gov. Scott Walker was to appear at Milwaukee's 19th annual King Day breakfast at...
January 18, 2016 - 9:50am
January 15, 2016
Passage of school gun bill unlikely, says Voss; former Corrections officials collect back-pay after ouster; 12 more news stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- A bill to let permit-holders carry concealed guns on Wisconsin school grounds is "highly unlikely" to pass this session. GOP Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he supports it, but time is running out for a session he hopes to end in February. Vos said guns in schools is...
January 15, 2016 - 9:21am
January 11, 2016
Proposed UP mine has implications for Wisconsin; Illinois law firm pledges to help Steven Avery; 18 more Wisconsin stories from weekend news
A proposed mining project in Upper Michigan would affect northeast Wisconsin. Officials recently held a public hearing that drew split opinions about a plan by Aquila Resources to open a gold, silver, copper, and zinc mine just north of the Wisconsin-UP border north of Marinette. The...
January 11, 2016 - 9:09am
January 8, 2016
Fourth OWI would bring felony charge under change OK'd by Assembly panel; DOT adds Saturday license renewal services; 10 more stories from around Wisconsin
MADISON -- A bill to give longer prison sentences to repeat drunk drivers has been unanimously endorsed by the state Assembly's judiciary committee. It makes four-time operating while intoxicated arrest a felony instead of a misdemeanor, and it raises maximum sentences for up to...
January 8, 2016 - 10:22am
January 7, 2016
Sheriff's deputy injured after town of Richmond crash
Authorities said snowy roads were a likely factor in a crash Thursday morning that left a St. Croiix County sheriff’s deputy injured. The deputy,...
January 7, 2016 - 3:39pm
January 6, 2016
Driver faces drug charges afer New Year's Eve crash
A 33-year-old Minnesota man is in the St. Croix County Jail facing drug charges after crashing a pickup truck into a Hwy. 35 guardrail on New...
January 6, 2016 - 4:33pm
Ballot cemented for April 5 primaries; Walker won't pardon Avery; Sheboygan insurer wins OK to use drones for inspections; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- All three candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court have filed their required nomination papers by Tuesday's deadline. A state report shows that Justice Rebecca Bradley, Appeals Judge Joanne Kloppenburg, and Milwaukee Judge Joe Donald all have well more than the 2,000...
January 6, 2016 - 9:21am
January 5, 2016
UPDATED: Officials can't link 70 mph limit to rise in traffic deaths; Ryan slams Obama on gun control measures; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin traffic deaths rose 13 percent last year, but the Wisconsin Department of Transportation says it's still too early to tell if the increase in freeway speeds is a factor. The agency said 556 people died in state crashes in 2015, up from 494 the previous year --...
January 5, 2016 - 9:13am
January 4, 2016
Lawmaker wants OWI penalties broadened; 4 drowned in late-night canoe excursion; 15 more brief news stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- A state lawmaker wants all types of operating while intoxicated offenses to be used against a person when setting penalties. Assembly Republican Andre Jacque of De Pere is preparing a bill to let drunk driving arrests for motor vehicles, boats, and snowmobiles be considered...
January 4, 2016 - 9:26am
December 31, 2015
Taxpayers foot bill for Governor's security team; Records Board will revisit 'transitory' ruling next month; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Taxpayers had to pay out hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime pay for the Wisconsin governor's security staff and others. More than $577,000 went out to cover overtime pay that had been wrongly withheld for the security team that protects Gov. Scott Walker, Lieutenant...
December 31, 2015 - 9:21am