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Hudson officer’s resignation followed misconduct
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A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Carol Johnson, 66
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
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
September 27, 2013
Politically slanted video upsets Hudson Middle School parents
The School District of Hudson has issued an apology for showing a politically-slanted video to all Middle School students Wednesday, Sept. 25. The 2009 video, billed as “Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher’s I Pledge Video” was shown to all Middle School students as part of “Peace...
September 27, 2013 - 9:38am
September 16, 2013
Fire destroys NH home; homeowner injured
The fire early Saturday morning destroyed a home at 722 Pine St. No. in North Hudson. The home is owned by Pamela and Gregory Stene. Gregory...
September 16, 2013 - 9:53am
August 30, 2013
Man charged in deadly heroin overdose, believed to be victim’s dealer
The man suspected of supplying the heroin that killed Alex Solberg of Hudson last December has been charged with first degree reckless homicide in St. Croix County Court. According to the criminal complaint, Samuel James Taylor, 26, address unknown, had been Solberg’s dealer...
August 30, 2013 - 9:42am
August 28, 2013
Accident closed eastbound I-94
A traffic accident near milepost 9, just west of Roberts, closed east bound I-94 at exit 4 Wednesday afternoon. Cars were directed off the freeway...
August 28, 2013 - 3:28pm
July 24, 2013
Police looking for man reported to have stolen wallets from Hudson dentist's office
Police are looking for a man reported to have stolen wallets from a Hudson dentist's office Wednesday morning, July 24. The man is said to have entered the office through an employee door. He allegedly went through purses in a break area, taking out wallets, and then walked out....
News/crime and courts
July 24, 2013 - 11:43am
July 4, 2013
2013 Hudson Royalty Crowned
The annual Miss Hudson Pageant was held Wednesday night in the Hudson High School Auditorium. Eleven candidates vied for the honor of being royal...
July 4, 2013 - 8:16am
June 27, 2013
Federal agents, police raid Smokedale Tobacco shop in Hudson
The Hudson Police Department assisted U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration task force from Minnesota in executing a search warrant Wednesday morning at the Smokedale Tobacco shop at 1525 Coulee Road, Police Chief Marty Jensen has confirmed. The police chief responded to an inquiry...
News/crime and courts
June 27, 2013 - 4:34pm
June 25, 2013
Truck hauling roller hits Second Street railroad bridge
Traffic on Second Street was blocked Tuesday afternoon when a southbound truck hauling an asphalt roller hit the railroad overpass just north...
June 25, 2013 - 5:10pm
June 13, 2013
Thieves take mail; police chief issues warning
Mail was stolen from a mailbox in the 1500 block of Laurel Avenue at about 8:15 a.m.
June 13, 2013 - 4:04pm
June 5, 2013
Principals selected for River Crest and Willow River
Superintendent Mary Bowen-Eggebraaten will recommend to the Board of Education on June 11 the appointment of Kathleen (Katie) Coppenbarger as...
June 5, 2013 - 11:02am
May 31, 2013
Body of second Roberts teen found
The second of two bodies of a pair of St. Croix Central High School students who jumped from the Stone arch Bridge in Minneapolis has been located. The...
May 31, 2013 - 10:09am
May 24, 2013
Second Street will be closed from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28
Second Street in downtown Hudson will be closed from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28 - the day after Memorial Day, it was announced at Thursday night's meeting of the Hudson City Council. Police Chief Marty Jensen said that a large crane will be brought in and used in the renovation...
May 24, 2013 - 9:40am
May 23, 2013
Police say woman may have attempted to entice children
The Hudson Police Department is asking people to be on the lookout for a woman who approached three 11-year-old children in a suspicious manner as they were walking home from E.P. Rock Elementary School at about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 22. The woman is said to have offered the children...
crime and courts/News
May 23, 2013 - 3:07pm
May 20, 2013
Another HSD administrator resigns
Hudson School District's Director of Student Services, Cory McIntyre, submitted his letter of resignation on May 16. McIntyre has been recruited for the position of Director of Special Services with Independent School District 622 which serves North St. Paul, Maplewood, and Oakdale...
May 20, 2013 - 11:08am
May 16, 2013
Body found Tuesday along St. Croix River is identified
The body found on the shore of the St. Croix River in Lakeland, Minn., on Tuesday, May 14 has been identified as Donald Duane Marklowitz Jr., 55. According to the Washington County Sheriff's office, Marklowitz was last seen in Hudson on April 1. The exact cause of death is still...
May 16, 2013 - 8:46pm