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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
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
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
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
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
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
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 14, 2012
Our View: Reminder of safety rules for summer swimming
Drowning often occurs with many people, including adults, in and around swimming pools and beaches. Tragic accidents happen quickly. Drowning often occurs with many people, including adults, in and around swimming pools and beaches.
June 14, 2012 - 1:55pm
June 7, 2012
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2012
Saturday night is the beginning of life's biggest adventure -- adulthood! The Hudson High School class of 2012 graduates Saturday night in ceremonies at Newton Field (HHS east gym in case of rain), and we wish each student the best in the years ahead. Graduation is always a proud...
June 7, 2012 - 8:58am
May 31, 2012
Our View: Look for 'passionate' voters next Tuesday
In just a few days we will all have an opportunity to vote in the June 5 recall election, and most of us will seek reconciliation with someone after the results are tallied. Unless, of course, you fall in that extreme minority of Wisconsinites that has no opinion about Gov.
May 31, 2012 - 9:20am
May 24, 2012
Our View: Memorial Day - Take time to honor veterans
All died defending a way of life -- a way of life too many of us take for granted. Memorial Day is the day that Americans have set aside to remember those who gave their lives so that our country might live. Americans, who enjoy the peace purchased at the great price of death, should...
May 24, 2012 - 12:39pm
May 17, 2012
Our View: Lines have been drawn for recall election
Now that the recall primary election is over, the next few weeks will be interesting as Republican Gov. Scott Walker faces a recall challenge from Democrat Tom Barrett on Tuesday, June 5. A word to the wise: brace yourself! The primary election last week found Barrett easily...
May 17, 2012 - 7:51am
May 9, 2012
Our View: Yellowstone Trail offers historical glance
As community celebrations go, the Yellowstone Trail Heritage Days coming up this weekend is somewhat unique. It doesn't have the glitz of Booster Days or Pepper Fest, but during the third year of this celebration, we all have a chance to reflect on our past and be part of a landmark...
May 9, 2012 - 11:51am
May 3, 2012
Our View: Tuesday is the first step of recall process
Next Tuesday (May 8) the political excitement in Wisconsin begins with the recall primary. Obviously this election, and the recall election on June 5, will attract a lot of attention - not only in Wisconsin, but around the nation. There are five candidates for governor listed...
May 3, 2012 - 3:43pm
April 19, 2012
Our View: St. Croix County nursing home downsizing makes sense
Despite all the uproar over the recent decision to cut the St. Croix County Health Center nursing home's operation to 50 licensed beds, members of the Health and Human Service Board got it right recently when they officially endorsed the idea. For the second time in four years,...
April 19, 2012 - 3:43pm
April 12, 2012
Hudson Star-Observer - Our View: We're #1
After several years of being ranked No. 2 in Wisconsin, St. Croix County is now No. 1 in the County Health Rankings report for 2012. The annual rankings, which were released last week, are compiled by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood...
April 12, 2012 - 4:49pm
April 5, 2012
Our View: Here come the bikes and motorcycles
This message might be a bit late this year because of the unusually warm March, but the information is still valid. We are seeing an increase in the both bike and motorcycle riders on our streets and highways. For motorists, it means we will again be sharing the road with bikes...
April 5, 2012 - 9:22am
March 28, 2012
Our View: Many decisions to be made in Tuesday's election
Next Tuesday's spring election has plenty of excitement and will hopefully attract a large number of voters. In the Hudson area there are a number of local races and referendums that are drawing plenty of attention. Topping the local activity is a school district referendum...
March 28, 2012 - 4:13pm
March 22, 2012
Our View: Dog track provides rare opportunity
We aren't experts, but after digesting all the information ahead of the Hudson School District referendum, we believe the community has a golden opportunity and would urge voters to approve purchasing the old St.
March 22, 2012 - 11:44am
March 15, 2012
Our View: Poor judgment by Madison judge
Just when you think you've seen it all in Wisconsin politics -- you get to see something even more bizarre. Dane County Circuit Judge David Flanagan last week issued a temporary injunction on preventing further use of the state's voter ID law. That alone was a questionable act...
March 15, 2012 - 10:03am
March 7, 2012
Our View: At last - new bridge is in sight!
The St. Croix Valley and entire region received good news last week -- it finally appears that the new Stillwater bridge will become a reality. The U.S. House of Representatives voted 339-80 last week to exempt the proposed new St. Croix River Crossing project from the restrictions...
March 7, 2012 - 2:22pm
March 1, 2012
Our View: Be willing to make donations, but be informed
It may be better to give than receive, but donors to charitable causes still need to be careful when exercising that benevolent spirit. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) urges citizens to do their homework before making donations, especially...
March 1, 2012 - 7:29am