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SUMMONS: Taxi Services Inc. v. Matthew J. Larkee; Case No. 14SC94
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/27/14 Special Meeting Minutes - Work Session
CITY OF HUDSON: New Ordinance 3-14 (Brewpubs, etc. zoning)
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Michael T. Goggin; Case No. 14-SC-327
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Our View: Important decisions to be made in Tuesday’s election
Pastoral Reflections: A farewell to Hudson - Rev. Brian Ferguson
March 18, 2009
School Board approves new River Crest boundary
The Hudson Board of Education made a decision at its Tuesday meeting about who will and who won't be going to River Crest Elementary next year. The boundary change states that the neighborhoods of Carriage Lane/W. Red Cedar Canyon/E. Red Cedar Canyon/Lighthouse will be reassigned...
March 18, 2009 - 8:31am
March 6, 2009
Letter: Has thoughts on boundaries
Dear Editor, Here's the reality of the River Crest boundary line situation. Four subdivisions involved take up only 24 percent of the total student population at River Crest. Simple math will tell us that if we move most of those students out of River Crest and send them to Rock...
March 6, 2009 - 1:17am
Letter: Boundary is concern
Dear Editor, We are the parents of three young children. Our oldest child is 6 years old and is currently attending Kindergarten at River Crest. We live in the Lighthouse neighborhood inside of the area that is impacted by the proposed school boundary change. Under the current recommendation...
March 6, 2009 - 1:10am
Letter: Where are priorities?
Dear Editor, I was sitting down with my spouse talking about this River Crest boundary line situation. We feel the need to state the obvious. And basically it is this, does anyone else think it is crazy that the superintendant is allowing those children attending school through open...
March 6, 2009 - 1:06am
February 20, 2009
HHS alumnus commits $14K to Gateway fund
Hudson High School class of 1962 graduate and businessman Wendell A. Petersen has committed $14,000 to a matching funds campaign to complete the fund-raising for the Gateway, the tunnel under County F that connects the campus of River Crest Elementary with Camp St. Croix.
February 20, 2009 - 12:59pm
Letter: Upset with board
Dear Editor, Just recently I received a mailing from the school district. This mailing, costing $5,000 and written by a former board member now costing us $80,000 a year, touted the fiscal conservatism of our district. If that's not enough to anger the average hardworking taxpayer,...
February 20, 2009 - 10:21am
Letter: Don't need River Crest addition
Dear Editor, The time is now to stand up for what is right! At last week's School Board meeting, they reviewed options for eliminating overcrowding at River Crest Elementary. After listening to tearful pleas of 10 parents, the board is seriously considering adding on to River Crest...
February 20, 2009 - 10:20am
Letter: Commends the board
Dear Editor, Thank you, Hudson School Board, for listening! You heard the parents' concerns loud and clear at the Feb. 10 board meeting, where you approved a motion to postpone a decision on the River Crest boundary area. After last Tuesday's meeting, I am confident that the administration...
February 20, 2009 - 10:17am
February 13, 2009
Decision on River Crest boundary tabled by school board
The decision on who will and who won't be going to River Crest Elementary next year was put off again by the Hudson Board of Education at their meeting on Tuesday night. The board tabled any decision on a boundary adjustment that would change some neighborhoods from attendance at...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Letter: Has 'inside' information
Dear Editor, The nature of politics is such that the public is rarely able to formulate their opinion based on all of the facts. The case of the school boundary line issue is no exception. Unfortunately, misinformation exists in the Hudson schools, under the noses of the School...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Letter: Has ideas for boundary issue
Dear Editor, Two years ago a referendum passed by 129 votes to build a new elementary school to support the south side of Hudson. Five months after the school opened the School Board plans to change the boundary lines, dividing families and neighborhoods. After the referendum passed,...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
River Crest parents donate $15,000
The River Crest Elementary parent group made a $15,000 donation toward the cost of the Gateway, the tunnel that links the school's campus to Camp St. Croix. Mike Soukup, president of the group, made the donation at the School Board meeting at River Crest on Jan. 13. Superintendent...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
Our View: Board should work with neighbors
The juggling of students between the new River Crest Elementary and Rock Elementary has upset a number of people and we hope the School Board can find an agreeable solution. School boundary debates often do not affect large numbers of people, but those who are impacted are usually...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
River Crest families voice opposition to proposed school boundary change
Around 50 people attended a "listening session" at River Crest Elementary School last Tuesday where School Board members heard only opposition...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Letter: School offers no 'choice'
Dear Editor, The Hudson School Board has given my family a "choice." We live in the Lighthouse division and our school boundary currently sends my eldest son to River Crest Elementary. With the proposed boundary change, our "choice" is to leave him in River Crest and my other kids...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am