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River Falls man recovering from suicide attempt
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
PHOTOS: Candlelight Stroll has downtown burning bright
Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix County recount appears accurate despite broken seals; changes coming to license plates; 13 more state news stories
Hudson Hospital Rehabilitation Center adds dry needling service
crime and courts
Raider wrestlers pass first BRC test
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
Raider football playoff run ends
Reindeer by the Park draws lines for Santa
United Methodist training to be a dementia friendly congregation
Crowning Achievements announces princesses and kings at annual pageant
PHOTOS: Retailers go all out on window decor
Classic Christmas tale finds home on The Phipps stage
arts and entertainment
PUBLIC NOTICE: Bass Lake Management Plan Review
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 10/12/16 Special Board Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2016-07 (Adopt 2017 Budget)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Barbara J. Smrdel Estate; Case No 16PR90
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2016-06 (Library Tax Exemption Request)
Audrey Cernohous, 78
Jeff Hitchcock, 66
Marie Delores Hansen, 83
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Gerald W. Schlief
Editorial: Protesters win Pyrrhic victory
Small is good business
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 1, 2016
A lot to be thankful for this year
Trump should not pursue Clinton
Real Estate Showcase
November 29, 2010
Overcoming odds, training for excellence
Adversity and achievement. Ryan Englebert has experienced both in a dramatic fashion. It's the hard work between those two disparate mile posts...
November 29, 2010 - 6:56am
September 27, 2010
Carpenter holds raptor release
More than 2,000 area residents turned out Saturday to watch eight birds of prey released back into the wild at the Carpenter Nature Center along...
September 27, 2010 - 10:14am
August 9, 2010
Men escape after truck, trailer slide into Mississippi River at boat launch in Hastings
For good friends Randy Johnson and Jim Hunt, Monday morning was supposed to be spent floating on the St. Croix River and catching walleyes. Instead,...
August 9, 2010 - 1:06pm
May 27, 2010
New bear sighting
May 27, 2010 - 10:23am
March 10, 2010
Minnesota man pleads guilty to 2009 Associated Bank heist
A 48-year-old South St. Paul, Minn. man pleaded guilty Tuessday to robbing six banks in 2009 including Associated Bank in Hudson on Oct. 9, 2009. Steven Lee Olson appeared before United States District Court Judge David S. Doty in Minneapolis. He was indicted on Dec. 2, 2009. Olson...
March 10, 2010 - 3:48pm
September 17, 2009
Bill would expose child abuse by court-ordered care providers
Court-ordered care providers could no longer hide behind state confidentiality laws to abuse children, under a bill introduced Wednesday in Madison. Members of the Senate and Assembly children and families' committees wrote the bill as a group. They said it was spurred by public...
September 17, 2009 - 9:00am
August 28, 2009
Arrest made in connection with Wilson shooting
The St. Croix Sheriff's Department has made an arrest in the Aug. 1 shooting of Tom and Maria Erickson of Wilson. Justin G. Rott, 26, Eau Claire, is currently in the Eau Claire County Jail on a probation violation charge. Additionally, investigator have located Jessica Christner,...
crime and courts/News
August 28, 2009 - 1:38pm
August 14, 2009
Streets are closed for ammunition check
Friday afternoon River Falls police were sent to a house in the 200 block of West Division Street after an inquiry regarding the safety of old military ammunition found there. After investigating, officers found a potential safety threat existed for the neighborhood should the ammunition...
August 14, 2009 - 1:57pm
Area business man killed in Eden Prairie plane crash
A contractor working with Ratech Machine, Inc. in Osceola was one of two people who died in a plane crash Wednesday morning near Flying Cloud...
August 14, 2009 - 9:06am
August 13, 2009
OSHA cites excavating firm after trench death in New Richmond
Federal safety officials have cited a northwest Wisconsin company after the death of a worker in April. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued five citations yesterday against A-1 Excavating in Bloomer. OSHA investigated after Eugene Hakes, 33, of Cadott was...
August 13, 2009 - 6:00am
August 12, 2009
Weather service confirms: Yes, it was a tornado
According to Todd Krause, weather warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service, Saturday evening's storm spawned two tornados in St. Croix County, one just north of Hammond and the other northwest of Burkhardt. Sunday, by the time Krause completed his survey...
August 12, 2009 - 8:49am
July 8, 2009
Miss Hudson 2009 is Alanna Irwin
The annual Miss Hudson Pageant, "An Evening of Elegance...A lifetime of Excellence" was held July 2 at the Hudson High School auditorium. This...
July 8, 2009 - 1:43am
June 19, 2009
Beetle wasn't an emerald ash borer
Tree lovers can breathe a little easier. The beetle brought to the Public Works and Parks Department office in City Hall on Monday isn't an emerald ash borer. The bug has been identified as a bark-gnawing beetle, according to Debbie Andrews, administrative assistant for the department. Andrews...
June 19, 2009 - 12:24pm
August 20, 2008
Local & County Government Meetings (8/21 - 8/28/08)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT MEETINGS Tuesday, Aug. 26 ST. JOSEPH TOWN BOARD, 7 p.m., St.
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
AMENDED SUMMONS: Case No. 08-CV-481
STATE OF WISCONSIN, CIRCUIT COURT, ST. CROIX COUNTY Money Judgment: 30301 Our File: 521614 Discover Bank, 6500 New Albany Road, New Albany OH 43054, Plaintiff, vs. Blythe Criswell, 1813 County Road I, Somerset, WI 54025, Defendant(s). THE STATE OF WISCONSIN, To each person...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am