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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
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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
October 6, 2009
Bartender free of citations after drunken teacher kills herself and another motorist
Citations will not be issued against a bartender who served a West Bend school teacher for five hours, before she killed herself and another motorist in a crash last month. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said Rachael Olson was with at least six other teachers from her middle school,...
October 6, 2009 - 9:00am
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 6, 2008
De Pere man gets prison for picking up kids while drunk
A De Pere man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for being drunk while picking up his kids at a child care center. Prosecutors said Todd Hansford had a blood alcohol level of 0.25, more than three times the legal limit, when he arrived at a center in Ledgeview to pick up his...
November 6, 2008 - 9:00am
October 24, 2008
Doyle wants roadside checkpoints for drunken drivers
For the first time, Gov. Jim Doyle has asked legislators to consider roadside police checkpoints, to catch drunken drivers. His comments came a day after the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's five-day series on the costs and effects of alcohol abuse. It was the second such newspaper focus...
October 24, 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
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