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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
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
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
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
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
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
April 16, 2016
Mississippi River world-beater
As the son of a DNR water- and boat-safety pro, Alex Linnell has always loved cheating the wet life outdoors. He bought his first kayak at age...
April 16, 2016 - 8:57am
April 14, 2016
Spring-ing into action
Hudson Home & Garden Club (HHGC) members recently planted baskets at Sartents Nursery. Baskets will grow in the nursery and later part of...
April 14, 2016 - 12:45pm
April 13, 2016
Spring Showcase is April 24
Spring is in the air, and if you are anxious to get a jumpstart on your project “to-do” list, the spring showcase might be for you. Discover...
April 13, 2016 - 11:39am
April 12, 2016
Right-to-work appeal may go directly to Supreme Court; Motorist killed after hitting driverless horse and buggy; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- State Attorney General Brad Schimel said he might go directly to the Supreme Court to try to bring back Wisconsin's right-to-work law. Dane County Circuit Judge William Foust threw out the one-year-old measure last Friday, saying the government is taking away union revenues...
News/crime and courts
April 12, 2016 - 8:33am
Chamber is looking for a few good homes
It is never too early to start thinking about the holidays, especially Hudson’s annual Christmas Tour of Homes. The Chamber of Commerce has been coordinating this special weekend for more than 30 years and it draws more than 1,000 people to town in mid November. The tour has always...
April 12, 2016 - 8:31am
April 9, 2016
SSG sale finalized
SSG Corporation, founded and owned by local businessman Burt Nordstrand for 45 years, was sold earlier this year and the deal was finalized last...
April 9, 2016 - 1:03pm
April 8, 2016
Central Bank officially becomes MidWestOne
Central Bank -- with locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Florida -- officially will be known as MidWestOne Bank as of April 2. MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc., traded publicly on NASDAQ as MOFG, is the holding company for both MidWestOne Bank and Central Bank. The name change is...
April 8, 2016 - 11:10am
April 5, 2016
Hudson native Chris Buege joins Grandview Dental office
Dr. Christopher Buege has returned home to practice dentistry. The 2001 graduate of Hudson High School recently joined Dr. Patrick Wolfe in...
April 5, 2016 - 9:05am
April 4, 2016
County second in insurance coverage
A new study has found that St. Croix County residents' overall personal insurance coverage is the second-highest in Wisconsin. The study, by the New York-based research firm SmartAsset, compared each county's 2015 auto, health and life insurance coverage rates, from which an "Overall...
April 4, 2016 - 11:31am
Labor panel accuses Menards of mistreating employees; state homeowners cash in on unclaimed Powerball; officer-involved shooting in Eau Claire County; 10 more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- The National Labor Relations Board accuses the Wisconsin-based home improvement chain Menards of mistreating its employees. There are 44 Menards stores in Wisconsin. The complaint accuses Menards of withholding merit pay raises for workers engaged in protected activities...
April 4, 2016 - 9:19am
April 3, 2016
Daymakers Moving and Storage thrives through caring, generosity, community service
As anyone who's been there knows, nothing can ruin your day like a stressful move. Hence the name of Sean Higgins's year-old Hudson business:...
April 3, 2016 - 10:55am
Zoning request seeks to allow mining in Troy
Mining would be allowed in the town of Troy’s agricultural district on Glover Road under a proposal headed to planning commissioners next week. The town of Troy Plan Commission will hear a River Falls building contractor’s request Thursday, April 7, to permanently amend zoning...
April 3, 2016 - 9:50am
March 26, 2016
Tech Neeck's Auto Service: mom-and-pop service backed by top-tier expertise
As those close to John Neeck know all too well, he might as well have been born with a rachet in one hand and a torque wrench in the other. Automotive...
March 26, 2016 - 9:39am
March 23, 2016
WITC business students win awards
Chunnara Chhay and Tony Lange joined eight other Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond students who traveled to Cleveland, Wis.,...
March 23, 2016 - 11:12am
Cruz, Kasich set Wednesday campaign stops; Major meth bust results in 38 arrests; 16 more Wisconsin news briefs
Seeking to slow Donald Trump's momentum toward the Republican presidential nomination, Texas Senator Ted Cruz is scheduled to make his first Wisconsin campaign stop with an appearance at an event near Milwaukee hosted by a conservative radio talk show host. WTMJ radio host Charlie...
March 23, 2016 - 8:47am