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Hearings begin on controversial UW System cuts, Bucks' arena deal; freak car-deer crash kills passenger in passing vehicle; 9 more Wisconsin stories
School Board approves 4.27 percent teacher pay hike
First responders, school district set training exercise
Supercuts now open in Hudson
Heavy rains, localized flooding, small hail predicted for parts of state; 70 mph will be OK but don’t count on driving 75; Nine more Wisconsin news stories
crime and courts
Raider soccer team posts 3-0 week in the BRC
Netters finish second in the BRC
Former Raider hockey coach Mike Stoskopf headed to Hall of Fame
Raider softball team rolls to three straight wins
Raider baseball team is in the thick of Big Rivers race
Friends of the Library sponsor bookmark design contest
Baskets for beauty
Goliath Challenge obstacle races set for May 30
Hot dog contest to benefit Relay for Life
Hudson man reunites with family he rescued
arts and entertainment
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Poetic lines 300 years old still resonate
Randy's Ramblings: County voters spoke – again and again and again
Our View: Memorial Day: Take time to honor veteran
The Cub Reporter: Reporters don't cry
Day By Day: Hectic time of year should include moments to reflect
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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 Gunnerud said the five-year-old is stable and doing well. He was treated for dehydration along with the multiple bug bites he sustained when...
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 afternoon. Lise Sievers was returning from Africa and had connecting flights in Amsterdam and Detroit before officials quarantined her plane...
health / news
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...
news / education
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 until the store closed in 2008. Dick Mueller moved the business from its Second Street location to become one of the first stores in the new...
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 Forester residence, 807 Larsen Lane, was uprooted.
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 Thursday morning was a pile of charred rubble. The structure was owned by local contractor Tim Bain who operates a business called "Solid...
April 30, 2009 - 9:15am