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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Woman charged with threat to officer
Wisconsin roundup: State's cows remain among top producers; Wisconsin nurse says kids need 10 hours of slumber; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
The Bull never backs down: Former Raider fullback in fight of his life
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
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
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
June 4, 2009
Plan saves public schools $1 million in payments to parents who drive children to private schools
Wisconsin public schools could save more than $1 million a year under a transportation measure that was just put into the new state budget. The Joint Finance Committee agreed to end the requirement that schools pay parents for each of the children they drive to the same private...
June 4, 2009 - 9:00am
April 23, 2009
Learning to drive defensively
Members of the Hudson Police Department's first Citizen Police Academy got the chance to drive a squad car and learn something about emergency...
April 23, 2009 - 12:30pm
March 6, 2009
HPD to be on the lookout for DWI, seatbelt violators during St. Pat's week
The Hudson Police Department will step up safety belt and drunken driving enforcement during St. Patrick's Day period from March 13 to 20. The increased enforcement is part of a $10,000 grant that the HPD received from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation...
March 6, 2009 - 1:25am
February 13, 2009
Eau Claire jury to decide fate of Green Bay woman in drunken-driving death
A jury from Eau Claire County will decide the fate of a Green Bay area woman accused of drag racing while drunk and killing two teens in a crash. Monique Geske, 46, of Ledgeview is scheduled to go on trial March 16. And the judge in the case agreed to bring in a jury from outside...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Area lawmaker decides to fight drunken driving, possession charges
A judge has ordered Rep. Jeff Wood, I-Bloomer, not to sell the car in which he was allegedly driving drunk last December. The lawmaker must...
February 5, 2009 - 9:00am
January 27, 2009
Dems unveil plans to fight drunken driving
Majority Democrats in the Wisconsin Senate have unveiled their own plan to fight drunken driving. A felony charge would be filed on a person's third offense if it's within five years of the second. Otherwise, the felony rap wouldn't kick in until the fourth arrest. Two- and...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Lawmaker charged with third OWI
Rep. Jeff Wood was charged Tuesday with his third drunken-driving offense in his Dec. 12 arrest near Portage. The independent from Bloomer...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
New report indicates lawmaker had two previous OWIs
Rep. Jeff Wood's drunken driving arrest was widely reported to be his first, but the independent from Bloomer admits being caught before and...
December 17, 2008 - 9:00am
December 16, 2008
Western Wisconsin lawmaker won't step down after OWI and drug arrest
The Wisconsin State Patrol said Rep. Jeff Wood had a blood alcohol level of 0.15, almost twice the legal limit, when he was arrested for drunken...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Waupaca County bans hand-held cell phones while driving
Waupaca County has become the first Wisconsin county to ban hand-held cell phones while driving. Supervisor Jack Penney proposed the ordinance, saying they've had about a dozen traffic accidents in the last year that were cell-related. The measure passed 26-1.
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
State law on repeat drunken driving not working well says report
Those with five drunken driving convictions in Wisconsin are supposed to go to prison. But most don't - not in the state's largest county, at least. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that only 43 percent of the 161 Milwaukee County residents convicted of five-time OWI from...
October 20, 2008 - 9:00am
September 24, 2008
Waupaca woman arrested twice in 10 hours for drunken driving
A Waupaca woman who was arrested twice in 10 hours for drunken driving appears to be headed to prison. Candice McConkey, 42, struck a plea deal Tuesday. She pleaded no contest to her fifth and sixth OWI offenses. Charges of driving after revocation and bail jumping were dropped...
September 24, 2008 - 9:00am
August 14, 2008
Wisconsinites cutting back on driving
Wisconsinites are no different than others in reducing their driving. You may have heard that Americans drove 12 billion miles less in June than in the previous year. Now, the Federal Highway Administration says Wisconsinites cut their driving by almost 5 percent in June, about...
August 14, 2008 - 9:00am
May 23, 2008
Appeals court reinstates drunken driving conviction against northwest Wisconsin man
A state appeals court has reinstated a drunken driving conviction against a northwest Wisconsin man who convinced a judge to dismiss it so he could work in Canada. Shawn Bowman, 33, of Weyerhaeuser worked on a Great Lakes cargo ship when he asked former Barron County Circuit Judge...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am