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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Troy Board addresses boat ramp fees
What lies beneath Little Falls Lake dam? Crews dig in
Semi turns over on I-94
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
For better or worse: memory loss, dementia and caregiving
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Sally Ann Bethke, 80
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
2016 is a good year to be a woman in the USA
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Real Estate Showcase
September 24, 2013
Luther Hudson Chevrolet-GMC aims for customer comfort and efficiency
The expansion project at Hudson Chevrolet began in April 10, at which time the office and sales staff moved into mobile trailers while the existing...
September 24, 2013 - 4:29pm
September 18, 2013
New river crossing on budget, on schedule
Officials are pleased with the progress on the St. Croix River Crossing near Stillwater and expect the first contract involving the five foundation...
September 18, 2013 - 1:45pm
September 17, 2013
UPDATE: Tardy workplace arrival may have saved woman's life; bid to close mining area fails; 11 more state stories
A northeast Wisconsin woman was just steps away from the Washington Navy Yard, when former reservist Aaron Alexis opened fire and killed a dozen people before he was shot dead. Valynn Kuhns, a native of Oconto County, was heading to work Monday morning when she missed a bus and got...
September 17, 2013 - 8:47am
September 13, 2013
Gun confrontation triggers new debate; Tomahawk records first frost; more state briefs
APPLETON -- An incident in Appleton last weekend has triggered another national debate over gun rights. Two men openly carried AR-15 rifles and handguns as they headed to a farmer's market. Police said they briefly detained the two men -- both in their 20's -- and let them go after...
September 13, 2013 - 8:33am
September 12, 2013
Lions Club hosts Ribfest in Burkhardt on Saturday
The Hudson Lions Club hosts its fourth annual Ribfest Saturday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Willow River Saloon in Burkhardt. The...
September 12, 2013 - 12:17pm
September 10, 2013
Bond set at $1 million in deputy's shooting; more questions about United Sportsman; 9 more state stories
MERRILL -- A $1 million bond has been ordered for a northern Wisconsin man accused of shooting and wounding a Taylor County sheriff's deputy during a standoff. A relative said the fallen deputy is expected to make a full recovery. Charges are still pending against Alexander Schneider,...
September 10, 2013 - 9:20am
September 6, 2013
Success: Sunken yacht raised on second attempt
The second tried proved to be the charm for the crew working to raise a sunken yacht in the St. Croix River at Hudson. A crane from the Stillwater...
September 6, 2013 - 3:26pm
Mechanical failure said to have caused yacht to sink at Hudson dock
A mechanical failure that allowed water to enter the 65-foot Find Time yacht is the reason it sank, Gordy Jarvis, the owner of the Hudson dock...
September 6, 2013 - 3:07pm
Walker cancels $500,000 grant to sportsman's group; moldy Chobani products recalled; 10 more state stories
MADISON -- A politically connected group will not get a state grant to encourage more Wisconsinites to go hunting and fishing. Gov. Scott Walker Thursday night canceled the $500,000 grant awarded eight days ago to the United Sportsmen Foundation.
September 6, 2013 - 9:16am
September 4, 2013
Hudson business people to build sports complex at Exit 4
The St. Croix Sports Coliseum concept came together from the simple idea of providing more facilities for area athletes and teams, to help meet...
September 4, 2013 - 12:00pm
Hudson's Knudson in running for Assembly leadership role; high fire danger posted in 19 area counties; more state news
MADISON -- Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly were expected to elect a new majority leader Wednesday. Representatives Bill Kramer of Waukesha...
September 4, 2013 - 8:44am
August 27, 2013
Petition-signers urge hands-off FMLA; heavy storms pummel South Shore; 11 more state stories
MADISON -- Petitions with over 1,200 signatures were presented Monday, urging Wisconsin’s largest business group not to try and repeal the state’s Family Medical Leave Act. The law gives employees the right to be away from their jobs for up to six consecutive weeks to tend to...
August 27, 2013 - 8:27am
August 22, 2013
Lack of bids on street work remains a concern for Hudson City Council
The approval of a street maintenance project and the purchase of an emergency power generator for City Hall were two of the major actions taken by the Hudson City Council on Monday night. After a brief discussion about there being just one bid for the street project, the council...
August 22, 2013 - 11:06am
DOT shuns 70 mph concept for most state 4-lanes; Witnesses filmed girls’ fight rather than calling 911; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Before the politicians spoke up, the state Department of Transportation studied the idea of raising the speed limit to 70 mph on Wisconsin four-lanes. The agency said all four rural interstates – 94, 90, 43 and 39 – have lower crash rates than other four-lanes. So...
August 22, 2013 - 9:17am
August 21, 2013
Mishpack serves in Bozeman, Mont.
Hudson-based NETworks Youth Ministries’ summer mission trip, Mishpack, brought 50 students and leaders to Bozeman, Mont., for the last two...
August 21, 2013 - 9:45am