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Former caregiver of Hudson man sentenced to five years in prison
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries; New Richmond man named 'person of interest'
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
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
November 16, 2012
Book Report: These tales are close to home
Today let us begin with two very productive upper Midwestern writers who continue to write about our neighborhoods with relish and sometimes...
November 16, 2012 - 9:03am
November 15, 2012
Randy's Ramblings: Clergy wielded influence in Hudson of yesteryear
The recent relocation of the Star-Observer news office forced me into a job I try to avoid like a dog shuns a bath: house-cleaning. Or in this case, office-cleaning. The effort proved worthwhile, however. Tossing record files I once thought were important for some reason had a cleansing...
November 15, 2012 - 9:51am
November 8, 2012
DOUG'S DIGGINGS: Old neighborhood buddies reunited in Green Bay
I had a great weekend, traveling to Green Bay with my two sons and attending the Packers-Cardinals game Sunday afternoon. Part of the fun, however,...
November 8, 2012 - 9:39am
November 1, 2012
Day by Day: Go vote and then have a little faith
I realized recently that it has been 40 years since I voted in my first presidential election. It was 1972 and I was 20. Those of us between 18-21 had only had that right for a year. It was a heady thing. But then those were heady times. The Vietnam War was still waging on and, even...
November 1, 2012 - 10:22am
October 29, 2012
Wisconsin's new school accountability system: school report cards
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has developed a new School Report Card for each public school.
October 29, 2012 - 9:16am
October 27, 2012
Margaret's Musings: A night at the movies...
The evening was perfect. The weather was just right on Aug. 11. As we found our seats at Miller Park in Milwaukee, the crowd grew and the excitement mounted. We were not there for a baseball game but for the world premiere of "Honor Flight," the full-length feature movie about the...
October 27, 2012 - 11:22am
October 25, 2012
Not all is "buono" in Italia
My wife and I love to travel to Italy.
October 25, 2012 - 3:37pm
October 18, 2012
Book Report: Nothing that simple in Amish land
Several writers are taking their cues from earlier centuries. In the 18th century, Samuel Richardson found he had a bestseller on his hands...
October 18, 2012 - 10:23am
October 12, 2012
Randy's Ramblings: Health care security is in the balance in this election
This election is personal for me. Mitt Romney and the Republican candidates for Congress have made repeal of the Affordable Care Act a central theme of their campaigns.
October 12, 2012 - 8:00am
September 27, 2012
Book Review: Insider knowledge leads to gripping story; Feingold's "While America Sleeps"
White Bear Lake novelist Julie Kramer makes good use of her past experience as a news producer for NBC, CBS and WCCO-TV, which is only one reason...
September 27, 2012 - 12:20pm
September 5, 2012
DAY BY DAY: Education is a bet that can payoff at the track
Thursday night, Sept. 6, the Hudson School District makes the case the voters have already decided -- that the dog track would be a good place for a new high school. We all know it didn't make a very good gambling venture - timing is everything. And I've always believed that people...
September 5, 2012 - 3:42pm
August 31, 2012
Opinion Fall: a great time for sports fans
We are headed for the time of the year for both football and baseball coverage and for nearly two months, sports fans have the best of both worlds. Unfortunately on the baseball side there will be no exciting pennant chase in Minnesota or Wisconsin. Both the Twins and Brewers find...
August 31, 2012 - 10:59am
August 29, 2012
Book Report: This author shines as voice of a community
Novelist Toni Morrison has won the National Book Critics Circle, the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for her fiction. Little wonder. Her...
August 29, 2012 - 3:10pm
August 24, 2012
Opinion-Fantasy Football is a lifestyle
It's finally here. It's fantasy football season. My friends and I started our own league back in 2006, the Blackstallions Fantasy Football League, six years later, I am in love. For those of you who are unfamiliar to the game, the object is to collect players from various teams...
August 24, 2012 - 12:31pm
Book Review: Did she or didn't she: Does it even matter?
Dorothy Parker was born on this day 119 years ago in West End, N.J., just a year after poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, about which Parker said...
August 24, 2012 - 9:44am