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Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Croix Gear Machining expanding
Hampton opens doors in Hudson
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Bids- Glen Hill s Park Restroom Facility
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/13/16 Annual Meeting
CITY OF HUDSON: 7/5/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF HUDSON: 9/7/16 Board of Adjustment Meeting - Moulton variance
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Glen L. Olson Estate, Case No. 16PR64
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
January 10, 2016
City has plans for urban forestry grant money
Hudson Public Works and Parks Director Tom Zeuli is always happy to talk about trees. That was the case in a recent phone call from the Star-Observer inquiring about the city’s latest urban forestry grant from the Wisconsin Department of Natural resources. Hudson is set to receive...
January 10, 2016 - 11:25am
May 28, 2015
DNR: Eagle killed in St. Croix County was shot
A bald eagle found dead earlier this spring in St. Croix County was felled by a bullet, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources....
May 28, 2015 - 9:38am
January 13, 2015
Grants available for trails and parks
If you and your community are seeking ways to fund plans for trails, parks, green space, water space and conservation, plan to attend a discussion...
January 13, 2015 - 9:26am
March 20, 2012
DNR plans at least 19 grass fires in region to improve wildlife habitat
BALDWIN - Where there is smoke, there is fire, but out in the fields and meadows, this is not always a bad thing. As the flames race across...
March 20, 2012 - 5:00am
March 10, 2011
Public meeting Saturday looks at St. Croix, Pierce deer herd
BALDWIN - Wildlife biologists with the state Department of Natural Resources invite anyone interested in the status of the deer herd in St. Croix and Pierce counties to attend an open house public meeting from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Peace Lutheran Church in Baldwin....
March 10, 2011 - 1:32pm
February 18, 2011
DNR closes Bass Lake landing due to dangerous ice
The boat landing for Bass Lake in St. Croix County has been temporarily closed to vehicles because of deteriorating ice, the state Department of Natural Resources reported today, Friday, Feb. 18. The landing is located at the north end of the lake off Townline Road in the Town of...
February 18, 2011 - 3:04pm
December 30, 2009
DNR reduces hours
As of Jan. 4 the Department of Natural Resources is reducing walk-in hours as part of cost reductions mandated in the state budget. The service center in Baldwin, at 890 Spruce St., will offer counter service on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 to 4...
December 30, 2009 - 10:49am
November 18, 2009
Family might get to keep cabin in DNR land dispute
A Green Bay family might get to keep the vacation home they were originally told to give up as part of a land dispute with the state DNR. But they'd have to buy it back from the government. Yesterday, Marinette County Circuit Judge David Miron threw out his original ruling from...
November 18, 2009 - 9:02am
November 9, 2009
DNR prepares deer hunters for prospects of a lower harvest
Wisconsin deer hunters are gearing up for the gun season which starts a week from next Saturday. And the DNR is trying to prepare them for the prospect of a lower harvest this year. Ecologist Keith Warnke says the fawn production has been below-average the past two years. And...
November 9, 2009 - 9:00am
September 23, 2009
Assembly votes 61-32 to strip the governor's power to appoint DNR secretary
The governor's power to manage natural resources would be sharply reduced under a bill passed by the Wisconsin Assembly. The vote was 61-32 Tuesday to let the Natural Resources Board appoint the Department of Natural Resources secretary instead of the governor. Don Friske R-Merrill...
September 23, 2009 - 10:56am
September 2, 2009
Assembly panel votes today on ousting governor out of DNR
The state Assembly's Natural Resources Committee will vote today on a bill aimed at getting politics out of the DNR. A Senate panel is scheduled to vote Thursday on a similar measure - which would take away the governor's authority to appoint a secretary for the hunting, fishing...
September 2, 2009 - 9:54am
Huebsch revives proposal to split the DNR into two agencies
Former state Assembly Speaker Mike Huebsch is reviving a proposal to split the Department of Natural Resources into two separate agencies. The Republican from West Salem says the DNR is too big and unwieldy. He wants to create a new agency to deal with pollution and environmental...
September 2, 2009 - 9:03am
August 19, 2009
DNR sets waterfowl season
The Natural Resources Board has approved the 2009 fall Wisconsin waterfowl season framework. The 60-day season includes one canvasback and two scaup included in the overall bag limit of six ducks. No more than four mallards of which only one can be a hen, three wood ducks, two...
August 19, 2009 - 11:02am
August 17, 2009
DNR officials want control over feral pigs
DNR officials want more control over feral pigs being kept on private property. The state has been trying to control a growing population of the animals which have started showing up in several counties. The animals are a concern because they multiply quickly, damage crops, and...
August 17, 2009 - 9:00am
July 27, 2009
Public hearing seeks to get politics out of DNR issues
A public hearing will be held tomorrow on the latest effort to get politics out of hunting, fishing, and environmental issues. An Assembly committee will hear testimony on a bill to let the Natural Resources Board appoint the Department of Natural Resources secretary instead of...
July 27, 2009 - 10:03am