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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
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
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
December 30, 2009
Christenson faces seven felony charges
Daniel Craig Christenson, 43, was charged in St. Croix County Court Wednesday afternoon related to the nine-hour standoff at 1321 St. Croix Heights on Oct. 17. Christenson will be facing three counts of first-degree intentional homicide (class B felony) and four counts of first-degree...
crime and courts/News
December 30, 2009 - 3:20pm
April 9, 2009
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: ORDINANCE NO. 05-2009
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE FOR THE VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON, WISCONSIN WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Hudson wishes to amend Chapter 94 Utilities, Section 94-32 New water service hookup charges, of the Village of North Hudson Municipal Code. ...
April 9, 2009 - 1:25am
February 27, 2009
La Crosse area hospitals among those charging Medicare the least
Hospitals in the La Crosse area charged the nation's fourth-lowest prices to Medicare patients and their government program in 2006. That's according to a study by Dartmouth College. It found that Medicare spending in the La Crosse region totaled $5,800 per person, over $350-dollars...
February 27, 2009 - 9:09am
February 5, 2009
Area lawmaker decides to fight drunken driving, possession charges
A judge has ordered Rep. Jeff Wood, I-Bloomer, not to sell the car in which he was allegedly driving drunk last December. The lawmaker must...
February 5, 2009 - 9:00am
January 27, 2009
Dems unveil plans to fight drunken driving
Majority Democrats in the Wisconsin Senate have unveiled their own plan to fight drunken driving. A felony charge would be filed on a person's third offense if it's within five years of the second. Otherwise, the felony rap wouldn't kick in until the fourth arrest. Two- and...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Racine mayor arrested on child sex crimes charges
Racine Mayor Gary Becker is free on bond while he awaits a court appearance set for this afternoon (Thursday) on possible sex charges. Becker was arrested Tuesday at the Brookfield Square mall, just west of Milwaukee. His sister-in-law posted a $165,000 cash bond late Wednesday afternoon....
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Portage 'house of horror' ringleader wants to change plea
One of the convicted ring-leaders in the Portage House-of-Horrors case now says he was mentally exhausted when he admitted to some of the crimes and he wants to plead innocent. A Columbia County judge is expected to decide tomorrow whether Michael Sisk, 26, can withdraw his earlier...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Parents say DA is overdoing it with sexual assault charges against teen
The parents of a 14-year-old Mequon boy accuse prosecutors of overkill after they charged their son in juvenile court with five counts of sexual assault.
December 8, 2008 - 9:00am
December 2, 2008
Judge won't drop charges against couple accused in praying death of daughter
A judge has refused to drop charges against the Wausau-area couple accused of praying instead of getting medical help for their dying 11-year-old daughter. In a 20-page ruling issued Monday, Marathon County Circuit Judge Vincent Howard said the First Amendment protects religious...
December 2, 2008 - 9:00am
November 26, 2008
Judge denies bond for man accused of shooting ex-wife in Hatfield
A judge in Jackson County says a Hatfield man could invoke more bodily harm in that community just by being there. So Circuit Judge Thomas Lister kept Doug Sidie, 39, in jail without bond Tuesday. Sidie is charged with homicide in the shooting death of his ex-wife Alicia on Nov...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Charges filed against man accused of killing two in jealous rage
Charges have been filed in a second county against Charles Witzel Jr., the Loganville man accused of killing two people in a jealous rage over an ex-girlfriend. Prosecutors in Iowa County filed charges of homicide, attempted homicide and vehicle theft Thursday. They said Witzel,...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Spooner man highlighted in I-35 bridge collapse sentenced for injuring child
A northwest Wisconsin man who portrayed himself as a hero after last year's Minneapolis bridge collapse was sentenced to prison Thursday. Michael...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
Hudson businessman Johnson appears on drug and sex charges
Not to be confused with Jeff Johnson who owns Johnson's Body Shop A Hudson businessman made an initial appearance in St. Croix County Circuit Court last Tuesday on felony charges related to a party at a Hudson house last summer. Jeffrey Todd Johnson, 44, posted a $5,000 signature...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am