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Traffic crashes claim 46 lives in Wisconsin last month
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson’s Knudson questions voting report; more state news stories
Republicans trade accusations in primary battle for Harsdorf's seat
Hudson inclusivity committee rising from the ashes of civic tranquility
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. ice angler survives thin-ice incident; more state news stories
crime and courts
Boys skate to fifth straight
Girls skate past Superior
Girls bounce back after loss
Wilgren, Owens are all-state
Boys make splash in opener
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
arts and entertainment
SUMMONS: WITC v. Melissa Marie Johnson; Case No. 17-SC-345 (Washburn Co.)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 19-17 Unlawful Use of Drones
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution No. 2017-09 (North End Road)
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution No. 2017-08 (Budget & Tax Levy)
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 1/3/18, Case No. 17-CV-514, Jesus Bergstrom Emerson
Tomas L. Palmsteen
Mary Jane Bohl
Richard Joseph Lasiuk
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Work hard, pray harder: Recognizing trauma
Letters to the editor: Choose the minority; Negative strong-hold on Hudson
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Viewpoint: What Does the Quran really say?
A view from an economist: Use of data
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November 26, 2008
Body found by hunters identified
A decomposed body found by deer hunters in Dodge County has been identified as a former Brookfield man who killed himself. The 56-year-old man was living with his son in Iron Ridge at the time.
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Deer killed on deer farm because of CWD
Sixty-four deer have been killed at a central Wisconsin hunting preserve after one of them tested positive for chronic wasting disease. It was a 7-year-old doe, shot in September at the Alligator Creek Whitetails game farm near Junction City in Portage County. State agriculture...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Sparta men accused of using fake cop car to pull people over; posted video to YouTube
Two men in western Wisconsin are accused of using a fake police car to make false traffic stops, and showing it all on YouTube. Somebody saw the video and gave an anonymous tip to Monroe County sheriff's deputies last Thursday. Cody Hobson, 20, and Ronald Lyons, 21, both of Sparta,...
November 25, 2008 - 9:00am
November 20, 2008
Pierce County provides bright spot to weak regional housing market
Across Wisconsin the median price and the number of home sales both fell, and while most of the western region of Wisconsin followed that trend there was one bright spot - Pierce County. Figures released Wednesday by the Wisconsin Realtors Association show that the number of homes...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Poached 10-pointer grabbed by DNR; charges pending
One Pierce County hunter will go afield Saturday with more than the usual anxiety that accompanies the state's gun deer opener. Late Saturday,...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Jefferson County judge to run against Chief Justice Abrahamson
For the third year in a row, we could see a partisan-style State Supreme Court election next spring. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Randy Koschnick announced Monday he'll run against Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson. Koschnick, who's been on the bench since 1999, calls himself the...
November 18, 2008 - 9:00am
November 13, 2008
Government Center closed Nov. 27 and 28
St. Croix County government administrative offices will be closed Thursday (Thanksgiving), Nov 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 according to St. Croix County Clerk Cindy Campbell. The Government Center is located at 1101 Carmichael Rd. in Hudson.
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Dane County fugitive turns himself in after second killing
A fugitive wanted for a rural Dane County murder a week ago is now in custody for that killing, and at least one more. Charles Witzel, 42, Loganville, turned himself in overnight at a Walmart store in Dodgeville, just hours after a fatal shooting incident near Mineral Point. Earlier,...
November 7, 2008 - 9:00am
October 28, 2008
Menomonie men charged with assaulting Hudson woman
Two Menomonie-area men are facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a Hudson woman back in August. Charged in Dunn County Court are Darin C. Kelley, 42, and Vernon Tolbert, 45. Both men live in the Menomonie area. A third man, Michael K. Scott, 35, also of Menomonie, was...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
County official's husband issued a temporary restraining order
The spouse of a county official has been ordered to keep good distance from a candidate for St. Croix County Register of Deeds until after the Nov. 4 election. Sheriff Dennis Hillstead said he served a temporary restraining order Friday on Pat Walsh, husband of Kay Walsh, long-time...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Emerald ash borer found in Kenosha County
The tree-killing emerald ash borer has found its way into Kenosha County.
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Program features rail history
The St. Croix County Historical Society's annual dinner meeting is Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Hudson Golf Club. A social hour starts at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30, followed by a brief business meeting. The evening's program, presented by Geoffrey Miller, will be "The History of Hudson...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Our View: Two county questions will impact everyone
Voters in St. Croix County will face two important referendum questions in the Nov. 4 general election. There has been plenty of discussion about the proposed library referendum questions, but the county questions are also very critical for the future of county residents. The questions...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Accused Marinette County teen shooter not expected in court
It is not expected that the man accused of killing three teens in northeast Wisconsin to appear in court today (Monday). Marinette County District Attorney Brent DeBord says he's still reviewing preliminary evidence against Scott Johnson, 38, of Kingsford, Mich. Johnson was arrested...
August 4, 2008 - 9:00am
July 23, 2008
Our View: County nursing home arguments show bizarre signs
It is sometimes amazing how government operates, but at least the County Board made the proper temporary decision regarding a county nursing home vote at a recent July meeting. The issue is not settled, however. Some County Board members wanted to vote on the future of the New Richmond...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am