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Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix County recount appears accurate despite broken seals; changes coming to license plates; 13 more state news stories
Hudson Hospital Rehabilitation Center adds dry needling service
Area officials brace for Wisconsin recount of Nov. 8 election
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Wisconsin roundup: Ryan says Trump's tweets not a roadblock; Wisconsin milk prices keep dropping for farmers; 11 more state news stories
crime and courts
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
Raider football playoff run ends
Raider boys run to sectional title
United Methodist training to be a dementia friendly congregation
Crowning Achievements announces princesses and kings at annual pageant
PHOTOS: Retailers go all out on window decor
Classic Christmas tale finds home on The Phipps stage
Light Up Night brings Santa to Hudson
arts and entertainment
PUBLIC NOTICE: Bass Lake Management Plan Review
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 10/12/16 Special Board Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2016-07 (Adopt 2017 Budget)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Barbara J. Smrdel Estate; Case No 16PR90
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2016-06 (Library Tax Exemption Request)
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Gerald W. Schlief
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Letters to the Editor for Dec. 1, 2016
A lot to be thankful for this year
Trump should not pursue Clinton
Letters to the Editor Nov. 23
'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
January 23, 2013
Book Report: The rise and fall of empires
I met a traveler from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert...Near them, on the sand, Half sunk,...
January 23, 2013 - 2:49pm
January 17, 2013
Confessions and pointers of a luxury hotel employee
Heads up! We've got a book about heads this week, "Heads in Beds," by Jacob Tomsky (Doubleday, $25.95). But first a brief dissertation on what...
January 17, 2013 - 8:04am
January 11, 2013
Book Report: Railway images take me down the tracks
I often receive books that make me think of old friends and relatives no longer here to enjoy them. Whenever I receive a book by Jerry Apps,...
January 11, 2013 - 9:04am
Letter: Best to buy locally
Dear Editor, A friend asked me the other day while looking over a stack of books my husband and I recently purchased as gifts for each other and our children if we had bought them on Amazon.
January 11, 2013 - 1:17am
January 3, 2013
Book Report: Finally, my chance to critique a bestseller
After a quarter century of book reviewing, I guess it's time for me to admit that until recently, I never read a novel by bestselling author...
January 3, 2013 - 9:23am
December 28, 2012
Book Report: Minnesota writers shine bright
"Thirty Rooms to Hide In," by Luke Longstreet Sullivan (University of Minnesota Press, $24.95) has a subtitle that sort of grabs you: "Insanity,...
December 28, 2012 - 4:14pm
December 21, 2012
Book Report: Not one, but many for the history books
Have a history buff on your holiday guest list? You won't be disappointed to find all manner of biography and serious history new to bookshelves...
December 21, 2012 - 1:42pm
December 13, 2012
Book Report: Take your pick, there's something for everyone
Someone on your holiday gift list who likes to read books by and about characters in the upper Midwest? There's a plethora in that category this...
December 13, 2012 - 9:54am
December 6, 2012
Book Report: Give the gift of a local author
The holiday season is upon us and the search for appropriate gifts has begun. In our family the children get top priority and upper Midwestern...
December 6, 2012 - 8:15am
November 29, 2012
Book Report: Sights and sounds under the big top
When I was a kid one of the biggest deals of the year was when the Al G. Kelly and Miller Brothers Circus came to town. It was a mid-sized circus,...
November 29, 2012 - 3:06pm
November 28, 2012
Packer book author in Hudson Sunday
Bill Povletich, author of "Green Bay Packers: Trials, Triumphs, and Tradition" will be at Chapter 2 Books, 422 2nd St, Sunday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. Povletich provides an in-depth look inside one of the NFL's oldest teams, telling not just the story of the Packers' gridiron supremacy...
November 28, 2012 - 1:52pm
November 23, 2012
Book Report: Reprints make up for what you missed
The University of Minnesota Press's Fesler-Lampert Heritage Book Series is a rare and wonderful bird indeed. It describes its mission as attempting...
November 23, 2012 - 1:48pm
North Hudsonite building libraries in Ghana
North Hudson resident Deb McNally is a teacher who has taken her effort well beyond the classroom and is now building libraries in Ghana. She...
November 23, 2012 - 7:00am
November 20, 2012
Read about railroading
Arthur "Bud" Hoekstra, husband of Jerrilyn (Romanowicz), has written a book about his experiences as a train engineer from 1959 to 2001 on railroads...
November 20, 2012 - 1:19pm
November 16, 2012
Book Report: These tales are close to home
Today let us begin with two very productive upper Midwestern writers who continue to write about our neighborhoods with relish and sometimes...
November 16, 2012 - 9:03am