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Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
Hudson officer’s resignation followed misconduct
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
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
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/20/16 Council Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Liquor License Application - Wis. Grill (Starr's Bar)
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/6/16 Council Meeting Minutes
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Donna M. Schultz, 88
Carol Johnson, 66
Karen L. Rada, 77
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
Our View: St. Croix EDC works hard behind the scenes
It's gratifying to see an organization dedicated to working hard on behalf of local and area businesses -- still the backbone of America The St. Croix County Economic Development Corp. is a hard-working group in the Hudson area that performs a tremendous service that, in the long...
February 26, 2009 - 9:43am
February 18, 2009
Our View: Judge rules against gas pricing law
A federal judge last week ruled that Wisconsin's minimum markup on gas is unconstitutional. The news could be good for consumers, but may also have a down side, especially for small-business owners - and eventually for consumers. Wisconsin law makes it illegal for retailers to sell...
February 18, 2009 - 9:22am
February 4, 2009
Our View: Hot Air Affair offers fun this weekend
This weekend's 20th annual Hot Air Affair brings fun and excitement to Hudson as we head into February and the home stretch of winter. The 20th anniversary, of course, is a remarkable milestone for the group of volunteers who stage the event each year. The Hot Air Affair offers a...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Our View: Chamber is an important player in community
The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau annual Awards Banquet was held at the Hudson Golf Club Thursday night, Jan. 22. The event is a good reminder of how fortunate Hudson is to have a strong Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber may not always be visible to many residents,...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Our View: Board should work with neighbors
The juggling of students between the new River Crest Elementary and Rock Elementary has upset a number of people and we hope the School Board can find an agreeable solution. School boundary debates often do not affect large numbers of people, but those who are impacted are usually...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Our View: Stillwater Bridge process is frustrating, costly
The Stillwater Bridge project is amazing in many ways - and by amazing, we don't mean "amazingly good." As we wait for the new bridge to be constructed, we have meetings and money being spent to figure out ways to save the old historic bridge in downtown Stillwater. An open house...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Our View: New year offers a time for personal inspection
A new year is often a time for celebration, but it also presents us with a time to focus on positive changes in our lives. Although Jan. 1 is nothing more than a date on a calendar, there is nothing wrong with using the date as a distinct time to change something in our lives. As...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Our View: Have a Merry Christmas
Christmas is here and we hope our readers take time to enjoy the season with family and friends. Christmas can mean different things to many people. Ways to celebrate the holiday including shopping, Santa Claus, gifts, parties, decorations -- the list goes on.
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Our View: Firefighters deserve praise after battling major blaze
A major fire last week again draws our attention to the wonderful volunteer firefighters in our community who respond to calls in the Hudson area any time of the day or night. The fire at St. Croix Storage and Transfer last Thursday night, Friday and Friday night was probably one...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Our View: It makes sense to support local businesses
In the midst of the Christmas season, it may be a good time to remind people that it makes good fiscal sense to shop locally. Before the big box stores came to Hudson (Wal-Mart, Target, Menards, etc.) newspapers always wrote editorials reminding people to shop locally and support...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Our View: Now is the time to consider running for local boards
It is a difficult time of the year to think about civic duty, but that's exactly what must happen this month if someone is thinking about running for a position on a local board in the spring election. Despite the hectic schedule that surrounds Christmas, now is the time to be exploring...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
Our View: Are we as thankful as we should be?
It may be Thanksgiving, but do we stop to really consider how thankful we should be? Many people are challenged this year -- the economy is bad, the job market is in flux and investments are dropping. In spite of the recession, however, we are still fortunate people. Often at Thanksgiving...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Our View: Veterans Day observance is important
Every Nov. 11, United States citizens observe Veterans Day. On that day we recognize the contributions of our nation's military veterans - those who served in both war and peace, stateside and abroad. The local ceremony is at the St. Croix County Government Center, Tuesday, Nov....
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Our View: Get out and vote on Tuesday
They only come around every four years, but the "granddaddy" of elections is Tuesday -- of course, we're talking about the presidential race between Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama. Because of all the campaigning -- much of it negative -- there are many people who...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Margaret's Musings: Voting is a measure of our society
In less than a week, Americans will have the opportunity to exercise their privilege and right to vote. We are one of the longest surviving democracies in the world and, more than ever, the world is watching. Voting was sacred when I was growing up. My parents always voted, traveling...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am