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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Hudson Women’s Club: 100 years of service and fellowship
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Traffic problems lead to suspension of Final Stretch triathlon
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
Raiders top Spartans in battle of unbeatens
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
arts and entertainment
ST CROIX CO. HIGHWAY DEPT: Public Notice- Misc. Signs in Right-of-Way
CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - St. Croix Grill
AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Lee H. Orlowski Estate; Case No. 16PR69
PROBATE ORDER: Janice A. Lillyblad Estate; Case No. 16PR70
Proposed Monopole Tower in vicinity of 726 Hwy. 12, Hudson
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Dr. James L. "Doc" Wallace, 90
Brian A. Anderson
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
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
Real Estate Showcase
August 9, 2012
OUR VIEW: Don't forget to vote in Tuesday's primary
The primary is an important part of the democratic process and allows citizens the power to select preferred candidates. Next Tuesday's primary doesn't have the glamour of some of the more recent elections, but next week's vote is a key component of what happens in the Nov. 6 election...
August 9, 2012 - 8:00am
August 1, 2012
Our View: Tragic accident serves as a reminder -- stay attentive
Monday's news that four New Richmond teens were involved, and two died, in a terrible accident along Interstate 94 near Hudson can take the wind out of the sails of a community. Such tragedies can also serve as a vivid reminder that driving is a hazardous venture. It appears that...
August 1, 2012 - 3:31pm
July 18, 2012
County Fair on display this weekend
The St. Croix County Fair is this weekend in Glenwood City, and Hudson-area people should consider attending this event which involves people from throughout the county -- including Hudson. On this side of the county we often overlook this event, but it is a grand event that has something...
July 18, 2012 - 12:30pm
July 12, 2012
Our View: Lawmakers consider tougher drunk driving laws
Newspapers in our area and across the state often report the names of people arrested for drunk driving, and sometimes those reports include people who have broken the law multiple times. In Wisconsin, multiple OWI cases are far from abnormal. It is quite common to find reports...
July 12, 2012 - 2:14pm
July 5, 2012
Our View: Be vigilant in observing river
A lot of press has been dedicated to the recent sediment spill at a sand mine near Grantsburg. This mine is also near the St. Croix River, and there is a piece of the story that I have yet to see printed. The work of a few ordinary people prevented a bigger spill. Thank you,...
July 5, 2012 - 7:40am
June 28, 2012
Our View: Support Booster Days and area youth
Booster Days is celebrated in Hudson this weekend, and the summer event offers all of us an opportunity to support one of the area's hardest working groups -- the Hudson Boosters. In turn, your support goes directly to benefit area youth. Most of this year's Booster activities...
June 28, 2012 - 8:36am
June 22, 2012
Our View: Feds jump into distracted driving debate
A recent survey indicated that 58 percent of high school seniors had texted or emailed while driving. On June 7, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a proposal that would apparently increase federal efforts to stop distracted driving. Fortunately, Wisconsin is one...
June 22, 2012 - 8:58am
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