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Eric Lundell to seek another term as St. Croix County judge
Small Business Saturday is a success in Hudson
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke campaigns in Hudson
Frigid blast will follow snow; DNA hints another invasive fish swimming into Mississippi; more state news
crime and courts
Raiders win opener over No. St. Paul, 65-59
Hudson drops Tuesday night game at Hastings
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers could play Sunday against Atlanta…
Raider boys' basketball season opens Tuesday night against North St. Paul
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers won’t play against the Lions on Thanksgiving Day…
Light Up Night marks start of Christmas season in Hudson
Unseen Angels continue their good work
Hudson Holiday Boutique is Saturday, event benefits Youth Action Hudson and Youth Court
ADORAY announces plans to build a hospice house
Coloring contest - click to download
arts and entertainment
Barbara Lawrence, 89
Janell N. Buhr, 67
John Vernon Jensen, 67
Robert Durden Hackworthy, 84
Robert "Bob" Redner, 40
Randy's Ramblings: St. Patrick Church is making a difference in a Guatemalan community
Our View: Now is the time to consider running for local government position
Day by Day: Sometimes it is a challenge but I’m thankful and then some
Our View: Give thanks daily, but especially on Thanksgiving
Doug's Diggings: Hard to believe it’s been 50 years
FORECLOSURE: Bank of NY Mellon v. Ashell L. Locker; Case No. 13-CV-214
FORECLOSURE: Central Bank v. Zahnow Properties; Case 13-TJ-27
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John R. Abernathy Estate; Case No. 13PR81
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Peter J. Geidans Estate; Case No. 13PR93
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Tara C. Tuchel; Case No. 12-CV-121
September 11, 2013
Five departments battle wind, flames in dairy barn blaze
Two farm-related fires within 15 minutes of one another had crews from Prescott, River Falls and Ellsworth scrambling to help. The first call came about 2:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from N6568 CTH QQ, a large dairy farm, where hay was reported ablaze in the mow area of a dairy...
news / region
September 11, 2013 - 4:16pm
June 16, 2013
Afton's Strawberry Fest June 22-23
The Afton Strawberry fest will be held from from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23 in downtown historic Afton, Minn. The family-friendly event includes food, music, art, vendors and a European-style flea market. For more information, go to...
food / events
June 16, 2013 - 4:23am
June 14, 2013
Pie and ice cream social June 18 at New Centerville
New Centerville United Methodist Church, 36 County Road Y, east of River Falls is hosting a Pie & Ice Cream Social, 5-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June...
food / events
June 14, 2013 - 1:25pm
June 5, 2013
City of Hudson to allow backyard hens
Maybe it was fate. Monday, June 3, was National Egg Day, the spokespersons for Hudson Urban Chickens said at the start of their presentation to the City Council that evening. Half an hour later, members of the group seeking permission to keep laying hens in their backyards erupted...
news / government
June 5, 2013 - 8:17am
May 23, 2013
Memorial Day observances set in Hudson, area
Memorial Day observances are scheduled Monday in the Hudson area at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery at 9 a.m. and Willow River Cemetery at 10:15. Additional observances are scheduled in Afton, Lakeland and Bayport. The local presentations are sponsored by American Legion Post 50 and...
May 23, 2013 - 9:29am
May 20, 2013
Former nursery site of planned town of Troy winery
Wineries are popping up all over western Wisconsin, and the town of Troy is no exception. Daniel Koepke presented plans to the Troy Town Board...
May 20, 2013 - 5:13pm
After 21 years, Judy Meincke retires -- sort of
Judy Meincke began her teaching career in Hudson in 1976. That very first year after graduating from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, she...
May 20, 2013 - 10:56am
Heroin in Hudson: one family's story
It is a story this Hudson family never thought they would be telling -- the addiction of their son to heroin. But what they have learned over the past nine months has convinced them that their experience is just another case of what is becoming an epidemic for middle class America. Their...
May 20, 2013 - 10:16am
May 17, 2013
United Fund of Troy donates to Food Cupboard
The United Fund of Troy Township recently donated $906.50 to the Christian Food Cupboard of Hudson. Over $6,900 from 95 residents of the township will be distributed to 13 agencies serving the local area. The United Fund of Troy Township is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded...
May 17, 2013 - 8:55am
May 13, 2013
New place for Grace Place?
A former nursing home in New Richmond could become the new home for Grace Place, a homeless shelter currently operating in Somerset. The former Maple Manor and Deerfield Gables facility, which has been sitting empty since last fall, is being sought by the non-profit organization,...
May 13, 2013 - 9:12am
May 9, 2013
Eau Galle campground closed due to storm damage
SPRING VALLEY--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, closed its Highland Ridge Campground at the Eau Galle Dam and Recreation...
May 9, 2013 - 1:53pm
Free tours for mom at Octagon House Museum on Mother's Day
In celebration of generations of Octagon House mothers and mothers in general, the Octagon House Museum is once again offering free tours for...
May 9, 2013 - 9:41am
Winter delivers a final punch in Hudson area
It's hard to believe now, but just a week ago Hudson was hit by what was hopefully the final snowstorm of a seemingly unending winter. The rare...
May 9, 2013 - 9:28am
May 3, 2013
Pelicans, cormorants stop in Hudson on migration north
Flocks of American White Pelicans and cormorants showed up last week on Long Pond, an inlet of the St. Croix River south of the I-94 bridge. Hudson...
May 3, 2013 - 11:05am
May 2, 2013
May snowstorm delays springtime in Hudson
A snowstorm dropped several inches of heavy, wet snow on the Hudson area the night of May 1-2, knocking out electricity to some homes, cancelling...
May 2, 2013 - 4:56pm