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'Screenagers' documentary provides resources for parents
Mayor candidates talk EMS, inclusion in debate
Ellsworth middle schooler taken into custody
Wisconsin roundup: Charge follows alleged threat to 'execute' Walker; more state news stories
Child found dead in River Falls school; unrelated threat follows
crime and courts
Ten wrestlers qualify for youth state
Herink named to NABC All-District team
Nelson All-American at UW-L
Raiders rule All-BRC teams
Outdoor Happenings: Fishers
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
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 8-18 Amend code re: Goats
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 3-18 Amend code - Buidling Permits
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 6-18 (Appt. Alternate EMS Members)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 5-18 (Rezone 721 & 811 First St. Properties)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 4-18 (Amend Comp.Plan - 721 & 811 First St.)
Harel Chiropractic Welcomes New Acupuncturist
CPA Firm Bauman Associates Promotes Bernie Hull as COO and Director of HR
Hudson Chamber hosts Spring Showcase
Feds say no to permit for Michigan mine
Hudson Hospital adds drop boxes for unused meds
Place a Business Announcement
Henry J. "Bud" Lentz
Gordon W. Gilbert
DeEtte "Dee" M. Johnson
Paul Allen Sommers
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Viewpoint: Giving a voice to people who live with disabilities
Viewpoint: We don't need a First Amendment change
Letters to the editor: The Constitution is still alive and well; A new hearing for riverfront?
Viewpoint: An open, honest debate on guns is needed
North Hudson Neighbors are watching out for each other
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March 25, 2017
Hudson musician featured as Minnesota Varsity artist
Flutist Elizabeth Kleiber of Hudson has been selected as a 2017 Minnesota Varsity Featured Artist. The program is run by Classical MPR and features each of the selected artists' recording throughout March. Five of the Featured Artists will perform at the Minnesota Varsity Showcase...
March 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 10, 2013
Aaron Schaffhausen won't testify
Aaron Schaffhausen, who pleaded guilty to killing his three daughters last July, told the judge this morning that he will not testify in court. The prosecution will now begin to present its case in the trial, which is to determine whether Schaffhausen was legally sane at the time...
April 10, 2013 - 10:57am
August 7, 2012
Freeway crash claims third student, Zach Zajec
State Patrol Sgt. Brian Erickson reported Monday evening that Zachary D. Zajec, the driver of a Dodge Durango that crashed into the back of a...
August 7, 2012 - 8:09am
April 4, 2012
St. Croix County Unofficial Spring Election results
SCHOOL DISTRICT School District of Hudson referendum to purchase the St. Croix Meadows property Yes .....4,789 No.........3,768 SCHOOL BOARD Top three vote getters are elected) Sandy Gehrke.........3,601 Tom Holland..........3,469 Brian P. Bell..........3,267 Liz Bruch................3,202 Cathy...
April 4, 2012 - 1:44am
March 31, 2011
St. Croix Corrections project in state's capital budget
The long wait may be over for the St. Croix Correctional Center in New Richmond. When Gov. Scott Walker released his list of proposed capital...
March 31, 2011 - 11:47am
March 25, 2011
Economic 'dashboard' for February shows 'troubling signs'
RIVER FALLS -- Diminished sales tax revenues, lower median prices for recently-sold homes and continued employment doldrums indicate continued...
March 25, 2011 - 3:11pm
March 21, 2011
St. Pat's priest leaving after allegedly taking money
It was announced at Hudson's St. Patrick Church Sunday that Father Dan Dahlberg is leaving the parish after allegedly taking about $10,800 from...
March 21, 2011 - 2:15pm
March 11, 2011
French departing KRLT for new post in Duluth
Nelson French has resigned as executive director of the Kinnickinnic River Land Trust to take a new position with the Minnesota Pollution Control...
March 11, 2011 - 9:00am
March 2, 2011
IGH driver hurt when semi's collide along I-94
An Inver Grove Heights, Minn., man was seriously injured early Wednesday when the semi he was driving left I-94 and struck a disabled semi-rig which was parked along the eastbound freeway lanes. Jason B. Joerjan, 23, was transported to Luther Hospital with injuries described by the...
March 2, 2011 - 12:50pm
March 1, 2011
MARCH 1, 2011: Would-be I-94 jumper taken into custody
Hudson police and emergency personnel resolved a situation where a man was threatening to jump from the 11th Street bridge onto the westbound...
March 1, 2011 - 2:01pm
Washington County Board backs bridge as Bachmann introduces leglislation
STILLWATER -- Washington County commissioners reaffirmed their support for the construction of a long-delayed new St. Croix River bridge in Stillwater. Legal and legislative wrangling has halted plans for a new river crossing between busy downtown Stillwater and Houlton, Wis.
March 1, 2011 - 1:47pm
February 28, 2011
McCollum dismisses County Board's bridge resolution, calling it 'a political distraction'
WASHINGTON, DC -- In a press release issued Friday, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) voiced strong opposition to a recent St. Croix County Board of Supervisors' request that the Minnesota and Wisconsin Congressional delegations support legislation to exempt a proposed $700 million...
February 28, 2011 - 9:10am
February 26, 2011
James Penman, Somerset area chiropractor, dead following Thursday accident
The death of a Somerset man following a car crash in St. Paul Thursday evening is being blamed on a medical condition. Dr. James Penman, 67, was identified by the State Patrol as the driver of a car that ran out of control on eastbound Hwy. 36 near McKnight Road in North St. Pau...
February 26, 2011 - 3:35am
February 17, 2011
$34,600 missing from school's parent group
A Willow River Elementary Parent Group web page reported that $34,605.76 remained "unaccounted for" during the time frame of the past 18 months.
February 17, 2011 - 10:09am
January 31, 2011
Feb. 23 'Legislative Day' includes lawmaker visits, meets with Walker, Cong. Paul Ryan
EAU CLAIRE -- The Feb. 23rd Momentum West Legislative Day is filled with events and new opportunities this year, say organizers. Momentum West is "mixing up" the annual trek to Madison by partnering with the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Business Day at Monona Terrace for...
January 31, 2011 - 8:56am