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July 1, 2010
Bridge design chosen: It will be the tied-arch
The long wait is almost over. Construction on a new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings should begin this fall, although some preliminary work such...
July 1, 2010 - 8:09am
June 30, 2010
Fallen attorney remembered as 'Balsam Lake landmark'
An apparent accident during a demolition project claimed the life of a Balsam Lake area attorney. John E. Schneider, 59, of rural Balsam Lake was found dead at his home on Monday, June 28th. The Polk County Sheriff's department said Schneider was attempting to demolish a small...
June 30, 2010 - 8:00am
May 26, 2010
Black bear meanders through Hudson Sunday
For most people the sight of a bear is something they only experience in a zoo. But that was not the case this last weekend when a black bear...
May 26, 2010 - 11:12am
May 25, 2010
Skateboarder struck by car
A 15-year-old boy was struck by a car Monday afternoon near the Hudson Middle School. He was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul for treatment. According to police, Dylan Johnson, 475 Prairie Lane, was attempting to cross Carmichael Road at the intersection with Oakridge Circle...
May 25, 2010 - 10:43am
May 24, 2010
No harm intended by men offering ice cream
It may be a sign of the times that an offer of ice cream can lead to a mini-manhunt but that's what happened following an incident last Saturday night. Hudson Police alerted the public following a report of two men who allegedly tried to entice some children by promising them ice...
crime and courts/News
May 24, 2010 - 2:10pm
HHS grads meet President Obama
Two sisters, both Hudson High School graduates, recently met President Barack Obama at the White House. Lt. Commander Jessica Hudson (HHS 1994)...
May 24, 2010 - 8:39am
May 21, 2010
Reality TV star accepts new, possibly last challenge
Fans of cable-channel MTV's Challenge shows already know that River Falls native and reality-show veteran Landon Lueck remains a contestant on...
May 21, 2010 - 9:40am
May 5, 2010
Town of Somerset boxer shot in chest with arrow
The St. Croix County Sheriff's Department is investigating an incident in which a dog was shot in the chest with an arrow and attempting to find...
crime and courts/outdoors/News
May 5, 2010 - 3:15pm
Sheriff called to retrieve wayward juror
It doesn't happen very often, maybe not once in the last decade, but St. Croix County Clerk of Court Lori Meyer was forced to call upon the sheriff recently to bring in a member of the jury pool who refused to heed the call to serve. The incident happened April 27, Meyer said. The...
May 5, 2010 - 8:57am
April 27, 2010
Olson family hosting 'Meet the Candidates' tonight
BALDWIN -- Area residents are invited to meet some of the conservative-leaning candidates running for public office in 2010 at an event hosted by Glenwood City area resident Annette Olson and her family. A "Meet the Candidate" night has been set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 27 at The...
April 27, 2010 - 9:39am
May 15, 2009
Letter: Has idea for rest stop
Dear Editor, For many years travelers and tourists have stopped at this rest stop for rest, information and relief. Now due to the fact that Wisconsin budget problems have shut it down, except for rest, they are left with another Hudson blight and a possible natural disaster. We...
May 15, 2009 - 1:51am
February 18, 2009
HOME meal is tonight The free Hudson Outreach Meal for Everyone, scheduled the first and third Thursday of the month, is tonight at Bethel Lutheran Church, 920 Third St. Serving is from 5-6:30 p.m. Baby-sitting is available. For more information, call Ruth Lewis at (715) 425-9766. Republicans...
February 18, 2009 - 4:33pm
January 16, 2009
Cantus sings in Stillwater The male vocal ensemble Cantus is performing at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at the Church of St. Michael, 611 S. Third St., Stillwater, Minn. Their repertoire covers a variety of periods and genres. Cantus was founded by a group of friends on the campus...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
State's largest city and county continues to shrink
Wisconsin could have a million more residents by 2035, while the state's largest city and county keep shrinking. That's according to the state's Demographic Services Center. It released its estimates in October but they didn't get much attention until the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Now Playing Briefs
UW-RF music groups perform Band/orchestra and percussion ensemble concerts are scheduled next week at UW-River Falls in the Abbott Concert Hall, Kleinpell Fine Arts Building. On Tuesday, Nov. 11, the St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Band, under the direction of Kris...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am