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Raider softball opens with sweep
Girls Border Battle champs
Shorthanded netters go 1-1
Hudson Raider Clay Target Team tops Baldwin-Woodville
Raider booters batter Mustangs
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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TOWN OF TROY: 5/10/18 Board of Review to Adjourn
TOWN OF HUDSON: 5/2/18 Board of Adjustment Meeting (Sign variance)
CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - Hudson Softball Assoc.
CITY OF HUDSON: March 26, 2018 Council Meeting Minutes
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Loehr joins First National Community Bank Board
Innovation Center hosts grand opening
Solo Yoga welcomes community connection
Hudson Hospital honors volunteers
Stockholm Pie Company celebrates both a ten-year anniversary and grand opening
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Margaret A. Webb
John G. Hoggatt
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Wild Side Column: Spotted sea trout really aren't trout
Library Column: Take the stress out of spring cleaning
Bill Rubin column: Celebrating small business
Viewpoint: What does St. Croix EMS cost?
Daniel Bruch column: Earth Day or Earth in play?
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December 22, 2009
Salvation Army still needs donations
Despite the recent success of Helen McCombie's 30 hour marathon to raise $30,000 for the Salvation Army in St. Croix County, the campaign is coming up short of its $100,000 goal. Coordination Duana Bremer said they have received about $74,000 in donations this season as compared...
December 22, 2009 - 2:29pm
November 11, 2009
Lawmakers question legality of Walker's campaign at UW-Stevens Point
Two Democratic legislators want to know if Republican Scott Walker broke the law, when his campaign for governor held a recent event at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Reps. Marlin Schneider of Wisconsin Rapids and Amy Sue Vruwink of Milladore have asked the Government Accountability...
November 11, 2009 - 9:36am
October 19, 2009
Lawmaker suggests raising voluntary check-off for campaign funding
The head of the state Assembly's Elections Committee says Wisconsin might want to raise its voluntary income tax check-off for public campaign financing. Jeff Smith, D-Eau Claire, recently chaired a series of public hearings on how to clean up Wisconsin's elections. And he said...
October 19, 2009 - 9:00am
September 2, 2009
State official says Internet campaign finance report problems will be fixed
A state official says problems with the new Internet system for campaign finance reports will get fixed. Government Accountability Board director Kevin Kennedy says several changes are in the works to make the system easier for people to navigate. That's after watchdogs and campaign...
September 2, 2009 - 9:06am
August 20, 2009
Campaign spending for governor's race expected to soar
The 2010 race for governor could end up being the most expensive in state history. With Gov. Doyle not seeking re-election, the state faces its first gubernatorial race without an incumbent since 1982. Mike McCabe of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign says that could result in a...
August 20, 2009 - 9:00am
July 29, 2009
Has campaign funding idea
Dear Editor, I just read on the www.rivertowns.net Web site information on the next gubernatorial race. Scott Walker has raised roughly $1.1 million so far through June this year. Doyle raised about $900K during the same time period, but has over $2 million in the bank and he has...
July 29, 2009 - 1:43pm
April 28, 2009
Walker stomps in Eau Claire today as he announces campaign for governor
The campaign for Wisconsin governor begins today, more than 18 months before voters make their choice. Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker will make five appearances around the state, as he becomes the first of at least three major candidates. Former Racine area congressman...
April 28, 2009 - 9:00am
March 9, 2009
Like Abrahamson, State Supreme Court challenger took campaign cash from lawyers
State Supreme Court candidate Randy Koschnick has taken campaign money from lawyers who appear before him as a Jefferson County circuit judge. But he says there's a big difference in what he did and what his Supreme Court opponent has done. Koschnick has criticized Chief Justice...
March 9, 2009 - 9:02am
March 6, 2009
Letter: Bell ringers appreciated
Dear Editor, The final figures are in and the St. Croix County Salvation Army raised $95,000 in the Red Kettle Campaign. I would like to take this opportunity to show my appreciation to the volunteers, civic groups and businesses that worked so hard to make our Red Kettle Campaign...
March 6, 2009 - 1:21am
February 25, 2009
Abrahamson says no to returning lawyers campaign cash despite upcoming malpractice trial
Wisconsin's chief justice says she will not return more than $11,000 in campaign donations from lawyers who will argue a medical malpractice...
February 25, 2009 - 9:00am
February 9, 2009
Lawmaker says campaign finance reform bill has no teeth
A longtime supporter of campaign finance reform says a recent rule change in the Assembly does more harm than good. Assembly leadership this week approved a rule that bans campaign fund raising during budget negotiations. The move has been applauded by campaign finance reform...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Governor raises another $1.5 million for campaign
Gov. Jim Doyle's campaign raised another $1.5 million last year. His latest finance report was filed Monday. It said he raised $622,000 in the last six months of 2008. That's about one-third less than what he raised in the six months before that. But Doyle was busy campaigning...
February 3, 2009 - 9:00am
Chief Justice has staggering lead in campaign cash over opponent
Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson has 56 times more campaign cash than her State Supreme Court challenger. That's according to their finance reports released Monday. Abrahamson, who's been on the court since 1976, had almost $823,000 in her campaign fund at the end of December. Her...
February 3, 2009 - 9:00am
December 30, 2008
Red Kettle effort successful in St. Croix County
The Red Kettle Campaign for the Salvation Army in St. Croix County bucked the national trend this holiday season. According to Duana Bremer, county director, donations are more than $90,000 at the present time.
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Phipps continues annual fund campaign
The Phipps Center for the Arts has reached 75 percent of its annual fund goal of $260,000 for 2008. "I invite you to join me and over 800 others in advancing the mission of The Phipps by becoming a member today," said Jim Lutiger, general campaign chairman. For a gift of $25 or...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am