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Two rescued from fiery Hudson crash
St. Croix County committee says stick with administrator
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November levy-hike referendum set by St. Joseph Town Board
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Hudson’s Beinlich chases world wrestling championship -- at age 56
Raiders hold off Minnetonka in football opener
Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
Jeremy Cook wins Pepper Fest 10K by more than 9 minutes
Raiders open season Friday at home against Minnetonka
Les Izmoore plays last Lakefront Park concert of the summer Thursday evening
Hudson chef makes it to final ‘American Grilled’ challenge
Tom Brinsko rides across America
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
2015 Pepper Festival royalty crowned in North Hudson
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Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
July 31, 2009
May arrested for murders of two high school sweethearts 29 years ago
A man has been arrested for the murders of two high school sweethearts in Jefferson County 29 years ago. The state Justice Department and sheriff's officials announced the arrest of Edward W. Edwards late last night in the 1980 slayings of Tim Hack and Kelly Drew. Edwards is being...
July 31, 2009 - 9:00am
May 8, 2009
DATT: Citizens learn police defense and arrest tactics
Members of the Hudson Police Department's Citizen Police Academy got some hands-on experience in defense and arrest tactics training in last week's class. Officer John Worden, who is also trained in the martial art of judo, demonstrated a variety of holds and maneuvers police use...
May 8, 2009 - 1:36am
January 23, 2009
Fleeing fiance zapped by Maui cops
The sparky points of a taser put an end to an Eagan, Minn., man's romp on Maui at the expense of a Diamond Bluff woman he had promised to marry. James E. Jackson, 40, now sits in a Maui correctional facility awaiting extradition to Wisconsin after being taken into custody by Maui...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Men charged with digging up grave say they were arrested illegally
Three Grant County men charged with trying to dig up a woman's grave to have sex with the corpse now claim they were arrested illegally. At a court hearing Tuesday, the attorney for Alexander Grunke, 23, said Cassville's police chief did not have probable cause to arrest his client...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Sex offender wanted by St. Croix County nabbed in Idaho
One of Wisconsin's most wanted sex offenders has been arrested in Idaho. Garden City Police said they apprehended Dale Dolan, 65, over the weekend, after being told he might have been living in a mobile home park there. Wisconsin officials said Dolan was convicted of second-degree...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
New report indicates lawmaker had two previous OWIs
Rep. Jeff Wood's drunken driving arrest was widely reported to be his first, but the independent from Bloomer admits being caught before and a new report said he was nabbed twice in Eau Claire County in 1990-91. Even though it was so long ago, Columbia County District Attorney...
December 17, 2008 - 9:00am
December 12, 2008
Afton man arrested for alleged criminal sexual conduct with minor relative
An Afton man is being held in the Washington County jail over the weekend for allegedly committing criminal sexual conduct against one or more female relatives who are also minors. Washington County deputies arrested Richard Allen Balsimo, 62, at his Afton residence Thursday, Dec....
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Arrest update: Suspect is '95 Hudson High School graduate
A Dresser man and 1995 Hudson High School graduate, Zachary Ryan Wiegand, 31, was arrested for a shooting and carjacking in Lake Elmo, Minn.,...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
Man who held police at bay claiming to have bomb arrested
A man who claimed to have a bomb when he held police at bay at the Pewaukee City Hall is now in the Waukesha County Jail. Acting Police Chief Dan Meister says he's not sure why the 26-year-old Pewaukee area man did it. A police employee found a note on a public restroom floor about...
July 29, 2008 - 9:00am
July 23, 2008
Woman makes a break for it through squad car window
A Hudson woman almost landed on the pavement after she attempted to escape from a moving North Hudson police car early Tuesday morning. Jessica Ann King, 25, 511 Myrtle St., was arrested and jailed following an incident that began at Mudds and Sudds, a bar at 726 Sixth St. N. She...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Man wanted for 1993 Green Bay murder arrested in Mississippi
A man wanted for a 1993 murder in Green Bay has been arrested in Mississippi and brought back to Wisconsin. Authorities said Jesus Bautista, 35, used at least 17 aliases and nine Social Security numbers while on the lam. But in the end, his fingerprints exposed his true identity. Bautista...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
March 31, 2008
Hmong protest arrest in Milwaukee
A drunken-driving arrest that got a little rough in Milwaukee has sparked a protest. A few hundred people -- mostly Hmong immigrants -- marched in Milwaukee Saturday to protest the way the police department is handling the case of Koua Moua. Moua was charged with resisting an officer...
March 31, 2008 - 12:00am