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Dog rescue director defends pit bulls
City to pick preferred option for I-94 interchange improvements
Imaging World opens new Buckeye Street store in Hudson
For some residents, the referendum is about location, location, location
Superior, other Great Lakes at highest level in a decade; uninsured again urged to join ObamaCare; more Wisconsin news
crime and courts
Raider soccer team reels off three straight victories
Raider football team loses 56-54 shootout at Rice Lake
Raiders run over Menomonie
Raider volleyball team opens strong
Raider boys post two Big Rivers soccer shutouts
It’s homecoming week at Hudson High School
It's homecoming week at Hudson High School
After years in New York City, Jesse May returns to home stage
United Way Kicks off 2014 Campaign; Jason Davis honorary campaign chair
Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival is this weekend
arts and entertainment
Elmer E. Alling, 80
Peter M. Post, 68
Henry "Hank" Westphal, 57
Jeni Meuwissen, 59
Allen R. Finholt, 64
NOTICE OF STORAGE SALE: 10/4/14 at Cheep Storage, Hudson
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2014 Board of Review/ Open Book
PUBLIC NOTICE: Program Year 2014-15 Workforce Investment Act Plan
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Re: LLoyd H. Dahlke estate
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 8-14 - Amend Ch. 150-8
Our View: Owners of aggressive pets should be cited
Doug's Diggings: Missed my goal, but saw plenty of shows
Randy's Ramblings: Referendums make fall election especially interesting
Our View: Staying with county administrator is proper choice
Doug's Diggings: The day the NFL became ‘all powerful’
April 27, 2009
Legislator makes new pitch for marriage
A Wisconsin legislator makes a new pitch for traditional marriage. Rep Don Pridemore, R-Hartford, has proposed what he calls a Families First package that includes a tax cut for low-income married families and tax credits for married couples who attend counseling classes. With...
April 27, 2009 - 9:00am
April 24, 2009
Aid cuts concerns county official
An official in a St. Croix County agency is concerned about a proposed small cut in the state budget that would make a big difference for caregivers to persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Nancy Abrahamson, caregiver support coordinator at the aging and disability resource...
April 24, 2009 - 7:41am
April 16, 2009
Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson ready to chop 400 more jobs
Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson says it will cut up to 400 more jobs after its quarterly profits plunged 37 percent from a year ago. The motorcycle company blamed the recession, a restructuring that began three months ago, and a change in Wisconsin corporate tax laws for a $70 million...
April 16, 2009 - 9:46am
Human service funding cuts may hit budget hard
April 16, 2009 - 1:01am
March 18, 2009
Governor plans to pull plug on Clean Sweep
St. Croix County Board members learned a bitter truth Monday: When the state economizes, local governments often pick up the bill. For 15 straight years, St. Croix farms, small businesses and residents have used Clean Sweep collections to dispose of unused hazardous chemicals. But...
March 18, 2009 - 12:26pm
January 9, 2009
State budget cuts to be felt across the board
Almost everybody will feel the effects of the latest state budget cuts, even the child who shows off a prized cow at the county fair. Gov. Jim Doyle's administration says it will ask lawmakers to cut $25 million in state grants that have not been awarded. It's part of an effort...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Dealing with state budget deficit Doyle says cuts first
Staring at a state budget deficit of $5.4 billion, Gov. Jim Doyle said that cuts in state spending will be his first choice in balancing the budget, but there will also be tax hikes. "My first obligation is to do everything we can through cuts," Doyle said to reporters from The...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Reports denies schools are dumping recess
A new report says it's not true that most elementary schools are scrapping recess to make kids study harder and do better on standardized tests. But the Center for Public Education says the practice exists in some places, and it's most likely in schools with high-poverty and large...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Doyle administration continues Job Service cutbacks
Wisconsin's Job Service program is being slimmed down and the process will continue until the end of the year. Job centers in all 72 counties are being consolidated in 22 cities and many centers are closing as their leases run out. About 150 workers are setting up shop in local...
August 15, 2008 - 9:00am
May 22, 2008
State AG promises Justice Dept. will give $1 million back to treasury
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has promised to give $1 million back to the state treasury by the end of next month. Now, we're learning how he's doing it. The Associated Press said Van Hollen quietly gave up $600,000 in February, after Gov.
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am