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Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
Zimmerman checks in with constituents
Somerset man pleads not guilty to sex crimes
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crime and courts
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Girls' hockey climbs to top
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Nancy Toll: helping others navigate the bumps in the road
Hot Air Affair is tradition for Hudson, pilots
Moon Glow lights up the night
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ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Mary Jo Lindeberg, 84
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Kim Lagerstrom, 58
Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
Real Estate Showcase
February 14, 2017
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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