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Fiscal Bureau memo declares $1B-plus state shortfall looms large; Saturday is be biggest shopping day; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Golf course rezoning advances
St. Joseph approves limits on large farm equipment travel
Man with local ties charged in stabbing death of Duluth woman
Star Grants totaling $36,568 awarded for innovative classroom projects
crime and courts
Kenzie Prater going for hockey gold with U.S. national team
Raider girls' hoops team on top in Big Rivers
Hudson doctor receives national certification for brain injury medicine
Raider boys streak to 5-0 start
Raider boys open season with two victories
Bell-ringers make it through the night; halfway to goal
Lilyquist, Gilbert team up again for marathon bell-ringing at County Market
Family receives gift of decorated home; father serving in Kuwait
Organist Dave Wickerham to perform holiday extravaganza at The Phipps
Hudson gourmets among the best at World Food Championships
arts and entertainment
SUMMONS: Croixview Family Chiropractic v. Shane Jacks; Case No. 14-SC-922
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2014 Wildlife Crop Damage Assessment Deadline
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Howard G. Bune Estate; Case 14PR90
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Mary E. Senkus Estate; Case No. 14PR88
PROBATE NOTICE: James H. Jordan Jr. Estate; Case No. 14PR86
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Stephen Sabol, 73
Caleb F. Peterson, 25
Martin Willesen O'Connell, 85
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Get Me the Manager: Email sparks memories of Thanksgiving days on the lean side
Day By Day: This Thanksgiving I’m grateful for those who have come and gone
Our View: Hudson has it all for holiday shopping
Administrative News & Views: Board resumes secondary facility planning
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May 22, 2013
Measure to require more job efforts from food stamp recipients advances; fallen FBI agent with Wisconsin link remembered; more state news
MADISON -- About 63,000 Wisconsinites would have to get work or job training to keep their food stamp benefits under a state budget measure endorsed Tuesday. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee voted 12-to-4, with all Democrats voting no, to make childless adults either work...
news / politics / business / / health
May 22, 2013 - 8:34am
May 21, 2013
Big Joint Finance decisions expected today as Walker travels; Lake Superior warm-up blamed for waning Lake Trout population, more state news
Several high-profile items in the proposed state budget will be up for committee endorsements Tuesday. The Joint Finance panel is expected to...
news / politics / business /
May 21, 2013 - 8:55am
May 20, 2013
Former nursery site of planned town of Troy winery
Wineries are popping up all over western Wisconsin, and the town of Troy is no exception. Daniel Koepke presented plans to the Troy Town Board...
May 20, 2013 - 5:13pm
Our View: Area is quickly becoming tourist destination
Figures recently released showed some astounding numbers when it comes to local tourism. According to the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, 2012 traveler spending in St. Croix County increased 8.87 percent to $81 million! According to an annual analysis released May 3, the $81 million...
opinion / editorials / business
May 20, 2013 - 10:43am
Panel will decide on DNA-collection question, 'double-dipping'; house explosion levels one- damages five near Eau Claire; more state news
MADISON -- A legislative panel will decide on Thursday whether the new state budget should let police collect DNA samples from people who have not been convicted of felonies. The governor and attorney general want to expand the state's DNA database which police use to find suspects...
news / politics / outdoors / business
May 20, 2013 - 10:29am
May 15, 2013
Hudson-based Procentive pioneered software as a service
It seems everyone is going to the cloud nowadays. But Hudson-based Procentive was a pioneer in offering software as a service. Now the company founded by Randy Zimmermann and Jeff Burton has a new 6,300-square-foot building in St.
business / health
May 15, 2013 - 1:15pm
Law to curb circuit judge's powers wins approval; poll says slight majority favor Walker's performance; more state briefs
MADISON -- State laws that are struck down by circuit judges could stay in effect while they're appealed, under a bill that got preliminary approval in the Assembly Tuesday. Democrats used a procedural move to block a final vote until next month. Republicans proposed the bill after...
news / politics / business /
May 15, 2013 - 8:47am
May 14, 2013
Conservative Janesville area group alleges undue IRS scrutiny; Dalai Lama speaking to lawmakers, more state briefs
MADISON -- A Wisconsin conservative group believes it was among those targeted by the Internal Revenue Service. The Rock River Patriots say...
news / business / politics
May 14, 2013 - 8:44am
May 13, 2013
High court considers Wisconsin-focused church-state case; Assembly mulls new landlord-tenant law; new 'Alice' crowned
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Supreme Court might announce Monday whether it will take a Wisconsin case, and decide whether a public high school can hold a graduation ceremony in a church. The Los Angeles Times says the justices have been discussing the Elmbrook Church case since...
news / business / / politics
May 13, 2013 - 8:38am
May 10, 2013
Joint Finance OKs one year's funding for embattled WEDC; panel would curb reciprocity; Gogebic files permit request, more state news
MADISON -- The state Legislature's finance committee has endorsed only one year of funding for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. The panel discussed the agency's proposed two-year budget Thursday after members of another legislative committee hammered WEDC officials...
news / politics / business / outdoors
May 10, 2013 - 8:54am
May 9, 2013
Federal lawsuit questioning bridge bid process thrown out
A federal lawsuit to stop progress on the new St. Croix River crossing project, brought by construction company C.S. McCrossan, has been thrown...
May 9, 2013 - 9:17am
May 8, 2013
Federal lawsuit to stop Stillwater bridge project thrown out
A federal lawsuit to stop progress on the new St. Croix River Crossing project, brought by construction company C.S. McCrossan, has been thrown out of U.S. District Court. McCrossan was the unsuccessful bidder for approach work to be done on the Minnesota side of the river.
crime and courts / news / business
May 8, 2013 - 12:01pm
May 7, 2013
Judge won't halt St. Croix bridge work; Senators split votes on internet sales tax; garlic-cheese bread chip nets woman $1 million prize
A federal judge said he would not stop preliminary work on the new Saint Croix River bridge near Hudson because of a bidding dispute in Minnesota. C.S....
news / politics / business
May 7, 2013 - 8:44am
May 1, 2013
School supplies collected for SCC students
In response to the recent fire that has closed St. Croix Central Elementary School in Roberts, WESTconsin Credit Union offices are participating in a community supply drive. According to news sources, district officials are in process of identifying alternative facilities to hold...
business / / education
May 1, 2013 - 3:10pm
April 28, 2013
Former Hudson women growing innovation in Afton
With an April like this where winter is refusing to leave, Minnesota farmers are struggling with being able to plant, much less harvest, their...
business / food
April 28, 2013 - 10:35am