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Former caregiver of Hudson man sentenced to five years in prison
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries; New Richmond man named 'person of interest'
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
April 30, 2016
Hudson High senior Elliott Dawson dies in Friday bike accident
A Hudson High School senior, Elliott Dawson, died as the result of a bicycle accident at about 3 p.m. Friday afternoon on Vine Street. According to authorities the teen was riding his bike and struck a parked vehicle near 800 Vine St. In an email sent to parents from Hudson High School,...
April 30, 2016 - 10:32am
June 26, 2015
RV burns at Eagle Storage
The Hudson Fire Department was called to Eagle Storage at 589 Lenertz Road to put out the flames from a burning recreational vehicle at about...
June 26, 2015 - 5:46pm
March 5, 2015
River Falls: Attempted murder charge follows savage beating
A 23-year-old local man has been charged by the St. Croix County district attorney with first-degree attempted murder, mayhem, strangulation and three other felonies in connection with an alleged attack on his 19-year-old girlfriend. The incident occurred shortly before midnight...
News/crime and courts
March 5, 2015 - 4:04pm
August 9, 2014
River Falls knifing suspect identified, charged, on the run
The man accused of slashing and badly wounding another man with a knife outside a downtown River Falls bar around 2 a.m. Sunday, July 27, has been charged by the Pierce County district attorney with a felony substantial battery. Though criminally charged, Cory Leigh Riley, 26,...
News/crime and courts
August 9, 2014 - 11:09am
April 10, 2013
Aaron Schaffhausen won't testify
Aaron Schaffhausen, who pleaded guilty to killing his three daughters last July, told the judge this morning that he will not testify in court. The prosecution will now begin to present its case in the trial, which is to determine whether Schaffhausen was legally sane at the time...
April 10, 2013 - 10:57am
April 8, 2013
Schaffhausen witness was collared with two knives near courtroom
A $50,000 cash bond was set Monday afternoon for a witness who allegedly made vague threats toward witnesses and prosecutors in the Aaron Schaffhausen murder trial, currently underway at Hudson. Joseph Aaron Rollag, 31, of Andover, Minn., was arrested by sheriff's deputies Friday...
April 8, 2013 - 2:14pm
July 5, 2012
Meyer expected to come home today
A Children's Hospital spokesperson announced Thursday afternoon Scott Meyer is expected to return home today (Thursday) with his family. Bjorn...
July 5, 2012 - 1:07pm
July 4, 2012
THIRD UPDATE: Searcher, dog find missing 5-year-old
PRESCOTT - Officials announced around 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, that five-year-old Scott Meyer was found near a bluff about a half mile from...
July 4, 2012 - 9:37am
April 26, 2012
4-26-2012: UPDATE: Woman who caused Delta flight quarantine identified as Red Wing resident
A phone call asking for medical advice for a Red Wing woman returning from Uganda resulted in a two-hour quarantine for Delta flight Thursday...
April 26, 2012 - 6:48pm
April 20, 2011
40 school employees face layoff or cuts
The Hudson Board of Education approved staff cuts for the coming school year at a special meeting Tuesday night. Eight certified positions including seven teachers and one counselor that account for six full-time jobs are on the preliminary list of staff cuts. According to Director...
April 20, 2011 - 2:05pm
March 10, 2011
UPDATED: Children in Tuesday head-on identified; investigation continues
Five victims from a a two-vehicle head-on accident just west of River Falls Tuesday continue to recover from their injuries. On Thursday, Pierce...
March 10, 2011 - 10:27am
November 17, 2010
Prominent Hudson businessman Dick Mueller dies
Richard "Dick" Mueller, 82, died early Tuesday in Hudson. Mueller and his family owned and operated True Value Hardware in Hudson from 1947...
November 17, 2010 - 10:47am
August 19, 2009
Weak twister causes damage in the town of Hudson
A weak tornado uprooted and snapped off trees in the town of Hudson at about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday. A large American elm next to the Art and Cheryl...
August 19, 2009 - 5:43pm
April 30, 2009
Fire destroys Hudson home
A fire early Thursday morning completely destroyed a house at 1105 St. Croix St. in Hudson, about a block east of Burton Field. All that remained...
April 30, 2009 - 9:15am