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Zimmerman checks in with constituents
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ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
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Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
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September 11, 2013
Suspect in custody for Hudson bank robbery; Senators split on Obama's Syrian strategy; more Wisconsin news
A Twin Cities woman was arrested Monday evening following a bank robbery in Menomonie and is expected to soon be charged with robbing First State Bank & Trust in Hudson as well as banks in Menomonie and Minnesota, the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reported Wednesday. The woman was arrested...
September 11, 2013 - 9:22am
September 10, 2013
Bond set at $1 million in deputy's shooting; more questions about United Sportsman; 9 more state stories
MERRILL -- A $1 million bond has been ordered for a northern Wisconsin man accused of shooting and wounding a Taylor County sheriff's deputy during a standoff. A relative said the fallen deputy is expected to make a full recovery. Charges are still pending against Alexander Schneider,...
September 10, 2013 - 9:20am
September 9, 2013
Gunman collared after wounding Taylor County deputy; road safety urged as harvest nears; 8 more state stories
MERRILL -- A 27-year-old gunman shot-and-wounded a Taylor County sheriff's deputy and fled, prompting a three-hour manhunt that ended with his...
September 9, 2013 - 9:49am
September 5, 2013
Police release surveillance camera photo of Hudson bank robber
Law enforcement agencies are looking for a lone female who robbed the First State Bank and Trust office in downtown Hudson on Thursday morning,...
News/crime and courts
September 5, 2013 - 3:41pm
Police hunting Hudson robbery suspect
Hudson police and St. Croix County deputies were canvassing downtown Hudson late Thursday morning, trying to find an individual who made a threat...
News/crime and courts
September 5, 2013 - 11:01am
September 4, 2013
Alleged drug dealer facing murder charge; HPD has 22 drug cases pending
The man suspected of supplying the heroin that killed Alex Solberg of Hudson last December has been charged with first degree reckless homicide in St. Croix County Court. According to the criminal complaint, Samuel James Taylor, 26, address unknown, had been Solberg’s dealer for...
News/crime and courts
September 4, 2013 - 12:37pm
Hudson's Knudson in running for Assembly leadership role; high fire danger posted in 19 area counties; more state news
MADISON -- Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly were expected to elect a new majority leader Wednesday. Representatives Bill Kramer of Waukesha...
September 4, 2013 - 8:44am
August 30, 2013
Man charged in deadly heroin overdose, believed to be victim’s dealer
The man suspected of supplying the heroin that killed Alex Solberg of Hudson last December has been charged with first degree reckless homicide in St. Croix County Court. According to the criminal complaint, Samuel James Taylor, 26, address unknown, had been Solberg’s dealer...
August 30, 2013 - 9:42am
August 21, 2013
Police raid alleged drug house in the town of Hudson
The Hudson Police Department in cooperation with the St. Croix Valley Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on a town of Hudson home Aug. 13 and arrested a 19-year-old Hudson man. Tyler Scott Golden has been charged with three felonies in connection with alleged drug trafficking...
News/crime and courts
August 21, 2013 - 11:31am
August 20, 2013
Senator advocates curbs on employer creeping into Facebook, other social media; abortion rate falls again; 14 more state stories
Senator advocates curbs on employer creeping into Facebook, other social media; abortion rate falls again; 14 more state stories MADISON --...
August 20, 2013 - 8:55am
August 19, 2013
Conflict claim pending against official as Trempealeau board mulls frac sand moratorium; hearing set on expanded crossbow use; 10 more state stories
WHITEHALL -- A special prosecutor plans to decide in a few weeks whether to file ethics charges against a county supervisor in western Wisconsin over a frac-sand mining proposal. Trempealeau County Board Member David Suchla is accused of using his office to try and help his own business...
August 19, 2013 - 9:14am
August 15, 2013
Mining debate continues at all-day hearing; voucher schools would meet greater scrutiny under proposed bill; 10 more state stories
Both sides of mining issue to be heard today' HURLEY -- All sides in Wisconsin’s mining debate plan were expected to be heard Thursday at a 10-hour public hearing on the next phase of preliminary work for a new mine near Lake Superior. A parade of witnesses is expected at a...
August 15, 2013 - 9:33am
August 14, 2013
No bids on Schaffhausen house
HUDSON -- A “sheriff’s sale” auction for the Schaffhausen house in River Falls where three sisters were killed by their father drew not a single bidder Tuesday morning, Aug. 13, at the St. Croix County Government Center. That means the property will be retained by Affinity Plus...
August 14, 2013 - 2:20pm
Baldwin urges federal help to motivate researchers; big chill leaves us looking for summer; wolf-hunt lottery tomorrow and more
Baldwin urges federal help to incent researchers; MADISON -- U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin says America is in danger of losing its next generation of scientists, unless the federal government does something. The Wisconsin Democrat met Tuesday with students and officials at medical...
August 14, 2013 - 8:25am
August 8, 2013
Our View: Tougher drunk driving laws - maybe this time?
State legislators are again considering tougher penalties for drunken drivers (Assembly Bills 69, 70, 71). That is good news, but in Wisconsin these sorts of efforts often fall on deaf ears. There is already some resistance to the idea of toughening drunken driving laws. Everyone...
August 8, 2013 - 9:26am