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Wisconsin roundup: State senator could go to trial for bank incident; more state news stories
Appeal filed after St. Croix County recount
Wisconsin roundup: State taking apps for $100M in school safety funds; more state news
Sen. Patty Schachtner visits BRIDGE for Community Life
Listen: After 36 years on Hudson force, retiring officer charts new course to the links
crime and courts
Raider softball opens with sweep
Girls Border Battle champs
Shorthanded netters go 1-1
Hudson Raider Clay Target Team tops Baldwin-Woodville
Raider booters batter Mustangs
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
TOWN OF TROY: 5/10/18 Board of Review to Adjourn
TOWN OF HUDSON: 5/2/18 Board of Adjustment Meeting (Sign variance)
CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - Hudson Softball Assoc.
CITY OF HUDSON: March 26, 2018 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF HUDSON: March 12, 2018 Council Meeting Minutes
Loehr joins First National Community Bank Board
Innovation Center hosts grand opening
Solo Yoga welcomes community connection
Hudson Hospital honors volunteers
Stockholm Pie Company celebrates both a ten-year anniversary and grand opening
Place a Business Announcement
Margaret A. Webb
John G. Hoggatt
August Bernard Henn
Vote for Tim Hall
Wild Side Column: Spotted sea trout really aren't trout
Library Column: Take the stress out of spring cleaning
Bill Rubin column: Celebrating small business
Viewpoint: What does St. Croix EMS cost?
Daniel Bruch column: Earth Day or Earth in play?
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May 5, 2016
Criminal defense attorney announces bid for county district attorney
A 13-year veteran public defender is running for the St. Croix County District Attorney’s position. Donna Burger, 41, of Hudson, is running...
May 5, 2016 - 9:52am
April 22, 2016
Memorials stolen from firefighters' gravesites
St. Croix County authorities are seeking the public’s help in what one official called a “dastardly act” at a cemetery. Twenty-six medallion stands placed at the graves of dead firefighters were recently found missing by the Warren Cemetery caretaker. “I think it’s angering...
April 22, 2016 - 8:06am
April 10, 2016
Local agencies low on state corrections spending list
Two western Wisconsin law enforcement agencies rank near the bottom on a list of per-capita corrections spending, according to a tax watchdog group. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance ranked Pierce County No. 67 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties on per-capita operating spending on corrections....
April 10, 2016 - 11:18am
April 8, 2016
Dog track vandals rack up $50K plus in damages
Vandalism has been an ongoing problem at the long abandoned St. Croix Meadows dog track on Carmichael Road. But a recent incident is the worst so far with damages being estimated between $50,000 and $75,000. According to Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen, the security guard at the...
April 8, 2016 - 11:21am
April 5, 2016
St. Croix County banks on state collectors to recover past court fees
Maybe they’re just taking their time, or maybe it’s that alleged passive aggressive “Minnesota nice” characteristic we oftentimes hear about, but some neighbors across the river collectively owe St. Croix County a decent chunk of change -- and officials hoping to fill county...
April 5, 2016 - 10:39am
April 4, 2016
Somerset woman sentenced in Minnesota theft/swindle case
A 45-year-old Somerset woman who faces felony theft allegations in St. Croix County was ordered to repay thousands of dollars to a Minnesota...
April 4, 2016 - 11:53am
Hotel cake fight leads to violent encounter with police
An officer summoned to check on a disruptive birthday party at a New Richmond hotel was kicked in the face by a reveler, according to charges filed last week in St. Croix County Circuit Court. St. Croix County prosecutors charged Maryah A. Mara, 27, with one count of felony battery...
April 4, 2016 - 9:39am
April 3, 2016
Hudson man sentenced in multiple cases
A Hudson man facing a slew of charges including criminal property damage and sexual assault was sentenced this month in St. Croix County Circuit Court. Tyler L. Kuhn, 21, was convicted March 16 of felony operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent, misdemeanor criminal property...
April 3, 2016 - 8:10am
April 2, 2016
Augusta men charged in St. Croix County scamming ploy
Formal charges were filed this month against two men accused of bilking St. Croix County residents out of cash in a lightning-rod scam. Augusta residents Danny J. Joles, 53, and David J. Zimbauer, 30, were charged by warrant in St. Croix County Circuit Court with two counts each of...
April 2, 2016 - 2:34pm
Bradley, Kloppenburg are candidates for state Supreme Court
When they go to the polls April 5, Wisconsin voters will elect a justice for the state’s Supreme Court, choosing between Rebecca Bradley, appointed...
April 2, 2016 - 9:02am
April 1, 2016
Three charged after suspected meth bust
Hudson police turned up nearly a half-pound of suspected methamphetamine last week during a traffic stop on Interstate 94 in Hudson. The incident, which resulted in felony drug charges against three Illinois residents, occurred at 3:35 a.m. Saturday, when an officer stopped an eastbound...
April 1, 2016 - 1:54pm
March 25, 2016
Hudson Municipal Court rarely makes the news
Unless you’ve been ticketed for speeding or some other traffic violation in Hudson, you might not be aware that the city has a municipal court....
March 25, 2016 - 12:13pm
March 19, 2016
St. Croix adjusts jail, forensic fees
St. Croix County cut slightly the amount it charges work-release prisoners for electronic monitoring and will begin billing other counties for the use of its computer forensic lab. County Board members voted March 1 to reduce the per day charge for GPS bracelets on jail inmates in...
March 19, 2016 - 1:23pm
Arrest made after suspicious vehicle located
A Twin Cities man was arrested inside an SUV suspected at the scene of multiple crimes between St. Croix and Pierce counties -- including the...
March 19, 2016 - 10:20am
March 16, 2016
Minnesota teens accused in New Richmond Walmart theft
HUDSON -- Felony charges were issued last week against a trio of Minnesota teenagers accused of pushing more than $500 worth of merchandise out of the New Richmond Walmart. St. Croix County prosecutors charged 18-year-old Sarah J. Nelson, 17-year-old Mikayla M. Mansour and 18-year-old...
March 16, 2016 - 10:29am