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Tribe withholding $25M revenue share from State; recent primary drew fraction of voters; 12 more Wisconsin stories
Ashley Furniture says $6M tax break will go to Arcadia flood control; same-sex marriage arguments today; 10 more Wisconsin stories
November levy-hike referendum set by St. Joseph Town Board
Hudson and county continue to be among fastest growing in Wisconsin
City Council agrees to provide second school liaison officer
crime and courts
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
Tom Brinsko rides across America
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
2015 Pepper Festival royalty crowned in North Hudson
Hudson man competes on ‘American Grilled’ episode
Jordan Loken crowned Pepper Fest queen; Ken Merchak is king
arts and entertainment
Karl James Butterbrodt, 56
Joseph M. Stephens, 53
Theresa Lund, 68
Edna Evenson Atwood, 92
Marie Knott, 98
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CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 11-14 - Signage
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Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
December 3, 2009
County board filing period opens Dec. 1
For the first time next spring, St. Croix County voters will choose 19 rather than 31 members for the County Board. Candidates for the reduced-size board could begin collecting signatures on nomination papers Dec. 1. Completed forms for the supervisor positions must be filed in the...
December 3, 2009 - 1:00am
October 30, 2009
St. Croix County Board ready to reduce from 31 to 19
Come April the St. Croix County Board's work will be divided among fewer supervisors, but they won't get a raise. A citizen referendum adopted in November 2008 cuts the number of County Board members from 31 to 19. The filing period for those positions opens Dec. 1. The election...
October 30, 2009 - 1:33am
August 28, 2009
Supervisors ponder restructuring
Although over a third of them won't be back, St. Croix County supervisors were asked last week to give serious thought to how they believe the new board should be organized. Last fall county residents voted to cut the number of County Board members from 31 to 19. A redistricting...
August 28, 2009 - 1:05am
May 22, 2009
Letter: Critical of board, superintendant
Dear Editor, Whatever happened to "caring" about the kids and the teachers? As a taxpayer, I would like to know why the School Board is so afraid to stand up to the superintendant of schools and make her accountable for all the money she seems to be spending and all the extra people...
May 22, 2009 - 1:49am
Letter: Agrees with writer, but...
Dear Editor, I agree with the letter written by Bob Muchlinski stating that our School Board doesn't care to listen to their constituents and holds "special" meetings in order to shut out citizen input at those meetings. What puzzles me though, is Mr. Muchlinski's sudden change of...
May 22, 2009 - 1:45am
May 21, 2009
School Board told state deficit could be worse
The Hudson Board of Education heard five separate reports as to the financial state of things facing the Hudson School District at its monthly meeting last week. Among them was the potential for more bad news from the state of Wisconsin. Financial Services Director Tim Erickson said...
May 21, 2009 - 8:33am
May 15, 2009
Letter: Critical of School Board
Dear Editor, The Hudson Board of Education has given the public the two-minute warning. Actually, it's the bum rush. In each of the last three weeks, the School Board held a "special meeting." Yes, that's right, three special meetings in three weeks. And citizens were not allowed...
May 15, 2009 - 1:49am
Town of Hudson considers reducing budget by 10 to 15 percent
Town Supervisor Kernon Bast has proposed that the town of Hudson reduce its 2010 budget by 10 to 15 percent in an effort to save money in the current economic recession. "It would be good for the government to take the lead once in a while," said Bast, adding that this would be an...
May 15, 2009 - 1:45am
Letter: Shown no courtesy
Dear Editor, Wikipedia's definition of shunning: "the act of deliberately avoiding association with, and habitually keeping away from individuals or groups. Shunning has a long history as a means of organizational influence and control." Several town of Hudson residents are feeling...
May 15, 2009 - 1:42am
Letter: Critical of town's action
Dear Editor, On April 27, the Hudson Town Board unceremoniously removed Gale Qualls, Maggie Hall, Mick Blaiser and me from the Hudson Town Planning and Zoning Commission.
May 15, 2009 - 1:40am
St. Joe considers noise ordinance
May 15, 2009 - 1:18am
April 24, 2009
Letter: Kaisersatt criticized
Dear Editor, I'm astonished at the letter last week from Mark Kaisersatt. Does he really want the taxpayers to believe that he convinced the teachers to work only if they got a 6 percent a year increase in their pay for four years on top of the existing $1.2 million levy override...
April 24, 2009 - 1:44am
Letter: Board member is criticized
Dear Editor, So last week we had Hudson School Board member Mark Kaisersatt responding to Mr. Shaw in these very pages. I am reminded by the old story that it sometimes is better to appear ignorant by not saying anything than it is by opening your mouth and removing all doubt. Looks...
April 24, 2009 - 1:42am
Letter: Critical of Kaisersatt
Dear Editor, For school board member Mark Kaisersatt to say he would "save a seat" for Marion Shaw at the next school board meeting is one of the most disingenuous statements I think that I've ever seen in your paper. Let's have a look at Mr. Kaisersatt's rather sordid history on...
April 24, 2009 - 1:41am
Letter: Kaisersatt should resign
Dear Editor, There is an unwritten rule of decorum for elected board members, never personally attack the tax payers by name. While Mr. Shaw may have landed a shot below the belt with his reference to Mr.
April 24, 2009 - 1:01am