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Farmers union to host Farm and Rural Lobby Day
Baldwin man charged with child porn possession
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Plan Commission briefs: New laundromat coming, First Street development
Numbers added up to a flip for Schachtner, Democrats
crime and courts
Three in a row for girls hoops
Gymnasts 4th at RF Invite
Boy skate to three more wins
Wrestlers second at Stillwater
Raider swimmers sweep BRC foes
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
arts and entertainment
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 1/27/18, Eagle Storage - Hudson
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John Patrick O'Neill Estate; Case No. 17-PR-117
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Edrys A. Heywood Estate; Case No. 18-PR-1
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/31/18, 4 pm; St. Croix Self Service Storage
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
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Jay P. Sperry
Jane E. Johnson
Richard Conover, Jr.
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
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December 1, 2017
Think 12 reasons to shop locally this Christmas
Just as "The Twelve Days of Christmas" are familiar, many of us know why residents should shop locally instead of going online or traveling to...
December 1, 2017 - 8:45am
September 24, 2015
Our View: Spirit of St. Croix Days offers weekend fun
The annual Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Hudson and offers plenty of activities for those visiting downtown. The event is sponsored by the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, in partnership with The Phipps Center...
September 24, 2015 - 1:40pm
September 13, 2015
Our View: Can't blame the school district this time
If nothing else, no one can say that the Hudson School district is not including public input into the issue of the school’s future space needs. The district has been seeking public involvement for the past six-plus months, capped by the Community Engagement meeting last week....
September 13, 2015 - 1:54pm
September 6, 2015
Our View: ACT scores are great reflection on students, district
In recent years, the Hudson School District seems to have been continuously embroiled in building/facilities controversies, but one thing that nobody can dispute -- the accomplishments of Hudson High School students. The latest example is Hudson students’ performance on the most...
September 6, 2015 - 12:12pm
August 29, 2015
A new school year requires heightened attention
The School District of Hudson resumes classes Tuesday, Sept. 1, and this means a time of adjustment for not only students and parents but all citizens. It is time to take a look at routines and procedures so everyone can enjoy a safe year of school. District officials are expecting...
August 29, 2015 - 11:56am
August 13, 2015
Our View: North Hudson Pepper Fest begins Friday
There are still many with Italian backgrounds living in North Hudson, but today the village is populated by people of many backgrounds. The Italian influence, however, gives everyone an opportunity to test their taste buds with Italian food. The North Hudson Pepper Festival is...
August 13, 2015 - 2:24pm
August 11, 2015
Our View: Be skeptical of market data for regional wages
We see it often, the most latest with St. Croix County. A consultant’s hired to gather market data that includes how pay for job categories compares, in this case, with other counties. Invariably, some job positions are below the average of other counties. Others are the same...
August 11, 2015 - 11:22am
August 3, 2015
Our View: County is positioned for more business growth
A headline in this month’s edition of Minnesota Business asks coyly — “Shall we annex western Wisconsin? Or did we already?” The piece broaches the thorny question of how Minnesota and Wisconsin leaders cooperate with yet compete for new business given the fact government...
August 3, 2015 - 11:57am
July 18, 2015
Our View: RiverFest offers many activities next week
It doesn’t have the glitz of Booster Days and the Pepper Festival, but another celebration of sort is taking place in Hudson beginning next week. It is known as “RiverFest: Party with a Purpose” and it begins Tuesday, July 21, and runs through Sunday, July 26. This is the...
July 18, 2015 - 11:26am
July 12, 2015
Our View: Court ruling brings strong opinions
While some are celebrating like it’s the Second Coming, to others, it feels like the end of the world. We’re referring of course to the June 26 announcement of the 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that overturns all bans on same-sex marriage by states and affirmed this...
July 12, 2015 - 11:25am
June 20, 2015
Our View: Be ready for summer water activities
As summer officially approaches, the American Red Cross usually launches a campaign to reduce drownings, urging people to make sure they and their families can swim safely. Hudson area residents have plenty of exposure to lakes, rivers and back yard swimming pools.
June 20, 2015 - 11:03am
May 29, 2015
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2015
The Hudson High School class of 2015 — right around 400 students strong — 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. Make note of a time change this year — the ceremony begins at...
May 29, 2015 - 11:05am
May 22, 2015
Our View: Memorial Day: Take time to honor veteran
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 pay respect to all veterans who have made great sacrifices. We get that opportunity...
May 22, 2015 - 10:17am
May 17, 2015
Our View: How to spend money without voter approval
The St. Croix County Board last week approved a $20 million bonding package for a new county-run nursing home with a dementia care unit in New Richmond.
May 17, 2015 - 11:45am
April 26, 2015
Randy's Ramblings: Firefighters’ spouses deserve recognition, too
I never know what to expect when the red light on my office phone is blinking. If I’m lucky, it’s someone with a story idea or news tip. On occasion, the caller is less than impressed with my journalistic skills. Thursdays and Fridays, after the paper has gone out, are especially...
April 26, 2015 - 11:51am