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Family asks city to allow animal slaughtering for religious reasons
Clerk of court's resignation complicates St. Croix County election process
City goal: add First Street parking before winter
Walker urges repeal of Common Core; work starts Monday on new Mississippi crossing at Winona; 8 more state stories
Update: Hudson man found dead in Menomonie
crime and courts
Hudson High School graduate sails across the Atlantic
Tough Mudder official: traffic, weather contingencies covered
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
Swinging for the fences: Father, son want to share love of baseball
Doug's Diggings: All-Star game brings back memories
St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra performs tonight at Lakefront Park band shell
Heroin crisis update is tonight at First Presbyterian Church
Faith Community Church is expanding again
Life-changing sickness affects Hudson resident, but doesn’t stop him from staying positive
Openings remain for Summer Art Camp at The Phipps
arts and entertainment
Deborah J. Dettman, 62
Darlene Stagg, 84
Randall Westling, 57
Milan P. Breternitz, 72
SUMMONS: US Bank v. Jeremy R. Olson; Case No. 14-CV-291
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Ordinance 05-2014 (Amend Ch. 38)
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Ordinance 06-2014 (Amend Ch. 14- Building Codes)
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 8/7/14, Case No. 14CV319, Jordyn Huston
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 7/24/14 Hearing - Hokkanen Permit
Get Me the Manager: Ghosts of cancer past continue to haunt - bittersweetly
Our View: School plan will have to be fast-tracked to meet fall referendum goal
Our View: Support Booster Days and area youth
Randy's Ramblings: St. Croix Meadows compromise would be good for school and city
December 15, 2009
Yes, no, maybe yes again on domestic-partner benefits
Wisconsin's largest county might change its mind about giving health-care benefits to the domestic partners of county employees. Milwaukee County's personnel committee voted 5-to-2 this week to sustain a veto of those benefits. The County Board originally voted 13-to-6 a few weeks...
December 15, 2009 - 12:40pm
August 11, 2009
Unemployment call centers closed Friday
If you need to ask for unemployment benefits on Friday, the state wants you to do it online. The unemployment call centers will be closed on Friday, so employees can take one of their 16 unpaid days off that are required of all state workers in the next two years under the new state...
August 11, 2009 - 9:00am
April 13, 2009
More divorced Wisconsinites are using unemployment benefits to pay their child support
Divorced Wisconsinites are not exempt from the recession and more of them are using unemployment benefits to pay their child support. State officials said almost $18 million in child support came through jobless pay in the first three months of this year. That's more than twice...
April 13, 2009 - 9:00am
Report blames benefits and pensions for Milwaukee's education woes
Spend more and get less. That, in essence, is what's happening to Milwaukee Public Schools. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance says MPS spends the third-highest amount per student among 16 big-city school systems throughout the country. And it has the third lowest number of staff...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Veterans Service sounds health care alert
The St. Croix County Veterans Service Center warns that Vietnam veterans may be in danger of losing eligibility for health care under the Veterans Administration. Vietnam veterans have been guaranteed enrollment to VA health care based on their presumed exposure to Agent Orange;...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Dems say state budget hole will put a damper on their big ticket items
Wisconsin's new Democratic leaders say the faltering economy will put a damper on their biggest ideas. So for now, state Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, says the focus will be on items with smaller price tags, like giving fringe benefits to domestic partners of University of Wisconsin...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Veteran supermarket event kicks off
A Supermarket of Veterans Benefits for Veterans is underway in New Richmond. The event at the National Guard Armory, 1245 Wall Street, New Richmond,...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Cash-strapped Milwaukee school district spending high in fringe benefits
Milwaukee school teachers get 61.5 cents in fringe benefits for every dollar in wages. That's much higher than a group of 33 similar school districts and public employers, both in Wisconsin and elsewhere. The Segal consultants of New York unveiled the figures, just as Mayor Tom...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am