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Numbers added up to a flip for Schachtner, Democrats
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Schachtner defeats Jarchow in special election
Special election: Schachtner claims lead
crime and courts
Wrestlers second at Stillwater
Raider swimmers sweep BRC foes
Boys basketball: Raider boys keep pace
Raiders power past Fusion
Where land and rivers meet the sea
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
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LIEN SALE NOTICE: 1/27/18, Eagle Storage - Hudson
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John Patrick O'Neill Estate; Case No. 17-PR-117
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Edrys A. Heywood Estate; Case No. 18-PR-1
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/31/18, 4 pm; St. Croix Self Service Storage
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
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Jane E. Johnson
Richard Conover, Jr.
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
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Schachtner defeats Jarchow in special election
March 4, 2016
Jury convicts Hudson man in burglary case
A St. Croix County jury last week convicted a Hudson man accused of spending the 2015 Labor Day holiday on a crime spree. Alex James Kranz, 24,...
March 4, 2016 - 8:48am
March 3, 2016
Dropped charges fuel emotional hearing
Family members packed a St. Croix County courtroom Monday to voice their discontent following revelations that prosecutors were dropping all...
March 3, 2016 - 9:49am
February 29, 2016
Man convicted in pipe-bomb case sentenced
Probation was ordered for a River Falls man who was found in possession of a pipe bomb when police went to check on two men scavenging for chips in Roberts. Mark W. Ellestad, 38, was sentenced to three years on probation Monday by St. Croix County Circuit Court Judge Eric Lundell....
February 29, 2016 - 11:57am
February 27, 2016
Alleged marijuana growing operation discovered at Somerset house and garage
An active marijuana growing operation was uncovered by authorities this month in a Somerset man’s garage and home, according to charges filed in St. Croix County Circuit Court. An attached garage at 1909 Highway 35 contained 18 marijuana plants, while 12 more plants were found in...
February 27, 2016 - 4:38pm
February 26, 2016
Convicted kidnapper gets 20 years in prison
A New Richmond man who suddenly appeared in the backseat of his ex-girlfriend’s car, then forced her to drive a loop through western Wisconsin with a gun to her head and a noose around her neck was sentenced Monday. St. Croix County Circuit Court Judge Scott Needham sentenced Daniel...
February 26, 2016 - 8:52am
February 25, 2016
Alleged bowling ball barrage leads to charges
An errant bowling ball allegedly shot from a cannon during 2015 Fourth of July festivities led to criminal charges against a Spring Valley man. One ball blasted through the roof of town of a Richmond barn, leading to thousands of dollars’ worth of damage, according to a criminal...
February 25, 2016 - 12:34pm
Feb. 2016 story: Hudson man allegedly bit people, fled police
A man accused of biting two people at a New Richmond home before leading police on two separate pursuits was charged with multiple crimes last...
February 25, 2016 - 9:31am
February 21, 2016
St. Croix County Jail plans one-stop center to keep track of persons on probation, bail
Development of a day reporting center at the St. Croix County Jail could assure that persons out on bond or on probation are being monitored...
February 21, 2016 - 11:27am
February 12, 2016
Primary for Supreme Court justice is Feb. 16
In a primary election set for Tuesday, Feb. 16, voters across the state will be asked to cut the number of candidates for an open seat on the...
February 12, 2016 - 10:01am
February 5, 2016
Probation, jail issued for man convicted in fatal tow-truck crash
Gary Walsh brought a message of forgiveness to the sentencing hearing for the man convicted of driving in a fatal crash that killed his son....
February 5, 2016 - 8:22am
January 29, 2016
From the St. Croix to the U.S. Supreme Court
The fate of two small parcels of riverfront land in the town of Troy is headed to the highest court in the country. The side-by-side parcels along the St. Croix River are separate -- or, at least that’s what their owners believe. The conflict arose after the family that owns the...
January 29, 2016 - 10:30am
January 28, 2016
Man sentenced in town of Troy gun case
A Twin Cities man convicted in a 2014 gun-related case in St. Croix County was sent to jail for a year after allegedly breaking the terms of a plea agreement.John D. Butler, 20, received three consecutive four-month jail sentences during a Jan. 12 revocation hearing. Butler was accused...
January 28, 2016 - 11:01am
Case dropped against Smokedale owner
Charges filed against a Minnesota business owner stemming from an investigation into a 2013 drug overdose were dismissed this month in St. Croix County Circuit Court.Prosecutors dismissed one count of possession with intent to deliver non-narcotics against Hatim A. Younis, the owner...
January 28, 2016 - 9:00am
January 22, 2016
Warrant issued for woman suspected in cockfighting case
A warrant was issued Friday for a woman accused of possessing birds used in cockfighting at her St. Croix County home. Teresa A. Silva, 59, was due to appear Friday in St. Croix County Circuit Court on six felony counts of instigating fights between animals and 12 counts of mistreating...
January 22, 2016 - 8:45am
January 21, 2016
Disgruntled customer guns down cellphone
Furious that a Hudson cellphone store couldn’t help him with a cracked screen on his device, a customer left the store, then returned -- but not before stopping at a gun range. Workers at the T-Mobile store said the customer entered the Crestview Drive business on Jan. 11 with a...
January 21, 2016 - 7:57am