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Freeway crash brings Hudson traffic to a crawl
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
Senate Dist. 10 has incumbent Harsdorf vs. challenger Odeen
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Internet safety: a conversation parents and kids must have
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
One final painting party
Anxiety increasingly growing among students
Hudson Food Shelf has helped sustain families for more than 30 years
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/17/16 Budget Hearing Notice
SUMMONS: Preferred Prop. v. Mathias Katch, et al.; Case 16-SC-921
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Fire Dept. SCBA Equipment
FORECLOSURE: Associated Bank v. Matthew Wallin; Case No. 15-CV-529
TOWN OF HUDSON: 11/15/16 Budget Hearing and Special Meetings
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Marion Deal, 87
Anita J. Limbach, 84
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
He’s finally here
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
June 4, 2009
County fair premium books ready
The 2009-10 St. Croix County Fair Premium books have been mailed to all 4-H, open class, senior citizen and school exhibitors who entered in the 2008 St. Croix County Fair. Those participants will find an entry blank with their name and exhibitor number on it in the front of the...
June 4, 2009 - 9:36am
May 27, 2009
St. Croix Co. records first case of H1N1
Public Health officials confirmed St. Croix County's first case of H1N1 novel influenza Wednesday. Already on summer break from school, the child is recovering at home, said a county spokesperson. Public Health officers said the child is from the Hudson area but does not attend school...
May 27, 2009 - 12:49pm
May 8, 2009
Over 50 people apply for county treasurer job
Fifty-three candidates met the May 5 deadline to apply for the position of St. Croix County treasurer. The County Board voted last month to take applications and appoint a treasurer to fill out the term of Cheryl Slind, who is leaving May 29 to take a job with a private software...
May 8, 2009 - 4:54pm
May 5, 2009
St. Croix jail lawsuit settles for $1 million
St. Croix County, its insurer and a company that provided medical services to inmates have agreed to pay $1 million to the family of a 28-year-old man who died in jail. An out-of-court settlement was reached with the family of Brandon Lee Hessler, New Richmond, who died March 18,...
May 5, 2009 - 3:03pm
Washington County has probable H1N1 case, officials say
Washington County Public Health officials announced Tuesday that a probable case of the H1NI influenza virus was identified in a Hugo pre-school. County public health director Lowell Johnson informed county commissioners of the news during their weekly board meeting May 5 and said...
May 5, 2009 - 1:09pm
April 23, 2009
Review: "Off Broadway" play has Midwest flavor
Northern Minnesota is great for fishing, boating, and the stereotyped Minnesotan that America has fallen in love with in such films as "Fargo"...
April 23, 2009 - 1:54am
April 8, 2009
Our View: Sometimes people know what's best
Sometimes citizens have a good vision of how government should operate. That was the case last November when voters overwhelmingly approved a reduction in the number of supervisors on the St. Croix County Board. County officials are currently working hard to redistrict the county....
April 8, 2009 - 9:53am
April 2, 2009
AMENDED SUMMONS: Case No. 09-SC-37
(Pub. April 2) STATE OF WISCONSIN, CIRCUIT COURT, BURNETT COUNTY Case Code: 30301 Voyager Village Property Owners Association, Inc., 28851 Kilkare Road, Danbury, WI 54830, Plaintiff, v. Laura L. Von Holtum, 504 217th Avenue, Somerset, WI 54025, Defendant. ...
April 2, 2009 - 1:26am
March 16, 2009
Unemployment rates soar across region
Local unemployment rates throughout western Wisconsin took a significant jump upward in January, according to figures released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. In January 2008, the unemployment rate in St. Croix County was just 4.7 percent.
March 16, 2009 - 3:07pm
March 12, 2009
North Hudson is losing a county supervisor
The results of a November referendum that reduced the number of St. Croix County Board members will cut North Hudson's representation in half. The North Hudson Board of Trustees mulled over the redistricting plan at its regular March meeting last Tuesday. The referendum reduced...
March 12, 2009 - 1:59am
February 26, 2009
Local Government Meetings
Thursday, Feb. 26 PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE, 7 p.m., Community Room, Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road; public hearing re proposed amendments to Subchapter IV, Section 17.40, Floodplain Overlay District Ordinance: comments and questions from the public will be heard and...
February 26, 2009 - 12:12pm
February 20, 2009
Victims of Trempealeau County fire identified
It took a few days, but authorities have finally identified three people killed in an apartment fire in Independence last Sunday. Officials used dental records, among other things, to identify Ronald Beck Sr., 60, Gerardo Perez, 44, and Humberto Vanegas, 35. Beck was a Vietnam...
February 20, 2009 - 9:26am
February 17, 2009
Death toll climbs in Trempealeau County fire
The death toll is now at three from Sunday's fire that destroyed a landmark apartment building in Independence in western Wisconsin. Police Chief Derrick Vold said a third body was found Monday, as clean-up crews searched the rubble of the Independence Hotel and Tap for more victims....
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 16, 2009
Fire kills two in Trempealeau County
The state fire marshal's office will investigate an apartment blaze that killed two people in the western Wisconsin community of Independence. It started just before 6 a.m. Sunday at the Independence Hotel Tap, a four-story structure that was used mostly for apartments in recent...
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Barron County horse OK after being pulled from well
A horse in northwest Wisconsin is sore but otherwise OK after falling into a collapsed well. It happened late Wednesday at Cory O'Brien's house near Prairie Farm in Barron County. Authorities said the ground near the well collapsed and the horse fell into the hole. Excavators...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am