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Council disapproves of county library funding
Wisconsin Roundup: Vinehout runs again for Governor, but will leave Senate seat; and more state news
Sharing the love at Cracked Barrel Winery
Chance traffic encounter cracks Somerset theft case
Hudson police: THC found in gummies; nude photo threats
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Nine women participate in shooting clinics
Hudson hands Rice Lake first loss
Runners sweep RL Invite
Trinity Academy XC starts strong
Raiders set for BRC Golf Tourney
Art in the Park brings whirl of color to Afton
Q&A: Trainer explains Lighter U class coming to Hudson
Blown glass by Cudd at The Phipps
St. Croix Valley Shrine Club elects officers
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
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VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Request For Proposals - Waste/Recycling Collection
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Denise S. Brouillard Estate; Case No. 17-PR-80
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/30/17, Case No. 17-CV-385, Richard Parker
CITY OF HUDSON: 10/16/17 Hearing - Friese Properties rezone
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 10/11/17 at St. Croix Self Service Storage, North Hudson
Roger Lynn, 68
Carol M. Christoph, 74
Manville Quay Kenney, 66
Stephanie M. McSorley, 56
Betty Ann Tynes, 88
Blake Fry: The importance of a business emergency plan
Bill Rubin column: Jugglers wanted
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Pastoral reflections: No errors in the Bible
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November 27, 2013
Local author writes new book, signing set for Dec. 15
Local author Ryan Keith Johnson is releasing his next book, titled “Blue Dragon Fantasy; Faded Memories and Short Stories” The 200 page...
November 27, 2013 - 12:16pm
October 18, 2013
Book Report: This witty wonder may be for you
This witty wonder may be for you My literary almanac tells me that on this day in 1854, Oscar O’Flahertie Fingal Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland. Wilde, once the toast of venues as varied as London, England and Deadwood, S.D.
October 18, 2013 - 8:53am
October 4, 2013
Book Report: Doing a father, and a graceful writer, proud
It’s commonplace for Minnesota readers to get together and talk about the state’s greatest novelists. Sinclair Lewis and F. Scott...
October 4, 2013 - 12:01pm
September 27, 2013
Hudsonite Stephen Kosa pens novel
Can a man unravel the secrets of his wife’s past in time to find his son? Hudsonite Stephen Kosa has written a novel titled “Vanishing Trail: The Taking of Jonathan Bishop” The book is described as a thrilling new work of fiction.
September 27, 2013 - 2:17pm
Book Report: Telling quotes humanizes this story
Julie L. Davis, professor of history at the College of St.
September 27, 2013 - 2:05pm
August 29, 2013
Book Report: Literary tribute to this couple is overdue
England’s Edwardian Era is a fascinating one, indeed. It succeed the staid Victorian era and with the death of Victoria around the turn of the century, her aged son Edward VII ascended the throne and a whole new way of life for the English opened up. Well, not for everybody,...
August 29, 2013 - 12:40pm
August 22, 2013
Book Report: Civil War Diaries give poignant glimpses
Kevin Alderson is a retired high school history teacher over in LaFarge.
August 22, 2013 - 9:33am
August 9, 2013
Book Report: Arabian legend, tailored coats revived
Just about the time you think you’ll scream if you’re confronted with another monumental biography, another epic movie, an enigmatic play about T.E. Lawrence, along comes journalist Scott Anderson with a monumental tome, titled “Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly...
August 9, 2013 - 12:51pm
August 1, 2013
Book Report: Not a waste to read poet’s letters
Twenty years ago, when I was made book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, I wrote a column in which I described to my readers what kind of books and authors I liked and didn’t care for, so they would know my prejudices from the get-go. In one paragraph, I mentioned...
August 1, 2013 - 10:06am
July 25, 2013
Book Report: Even a grudging reader will like these stories
If you’re a science fiction buff, have I got a book for you to take to the lake.
July 25, 2013 - 3:13pm
July 19, 2013
Hudson mother and daughter team up for writing workshop July 23
Hudson author Natalie Buske Thomas, known for her popular Serena Wilcox Mysteries for adult readers, and daughter Cassandra, also an author,...
July 19, 2013 - 12:03pm
July 18, 2013
Book Report: Ya betcha, Wisconsinites are distinctive
Wisconsin Talk and Inferno discussed by Dave Wood, past vice-president of the National Book Critics Circle and former book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune
July 18, 2013 - 8:39am
July 10, 2013
Book Review: Pivotal year pushed us to the brink
I grew up not knowing much about Wendell Willkie, for I was only four in 1940 when he ran against Franklin Roosevelt for the presidency. I knew that because of his rural Indiana background, wags called him “the barefoot boy from Wall Street.” I also knew that my father had voted...
July 10, 2013 - 3:48pm
July 5, 2013
Book Report: Hennepin Strip kingpin: Those were the days
Hennepin Strip kingpin: Those were the days The buzz had been pretty incredible for a local book, so I waited and waited to be sent a review copy of “Augie’s Secrets: The Minneapolis Mob and The King of the Hennepin Strip,” by Neal Karlen (Minnesota Historical Society Press,...
July 5, 2013 - 9:31am
June 19, 2013
Former Viking to read from his new children's book
Alan Page, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and former Minnesota Viking football player, along with his daughter, Kamie Page, will read from their...
June 19, 2013 - 12:36pm