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Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries; New Richmond man named 'person of interest'
Wisconsin roundup: Meth-related inmates outpace OWI in Eau Claire; man in court on dog-dragging charges; seven more state news stories
Suspected stalker arrested at Somerset concert
Finance committee assesses performance review process
Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
The Bull never backs down: Former Raider fullback in fight of his life
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
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
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
March 29, 2013
Schools take heat for segregated classrooms
The ACLU has sent complaints to the U.S. Department of Education about three Wisconsin schools which separated boys and girls into single-sex classrooms. The group's Wisconsin chapter is asking if Riverview Middle School in Barron and Robinson and McLenegan Elementary Schools in...
March 29, 2013 - 11:59am
Will you be among 1 in 5 to vote Tuesday? State slips again with job creation, more state briefs
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board is projecting voter turnout for next Tuesday's election at about 20 percent. Voters will decide on local issues plus statewide races for Supreme Court justice and state Superintendent of Public Instruction. More than 9,500...
March 29, 2013 - 8:20am
March 27, 2013
Parents demand answers about school-employee's arrest
Parents of Whitnall School students vented their anger at a special meeting this week at which the district tried to explain why parents weren't told immediately when the school's food service director was arrested for child enticement. James Heidke, 55, was arrested February 23,...
March 27, 2013 - 12:16pm
March 22, 2013
Police academy starts March 26
The seventh Hudson Police Department Citizen Police Academy will begin on Tuesday, March 26, at the department. The nine-week course will be...
March 22, 2013 - 10:14am
March 21, 2013
School Board candidates tackle issues facing education in Hudson
The Hudson Star-Observer posed several questions to the four candidates for two seats on the Hudson Board of Education in the April 2 election....
March 21, 2013 - 12:11pm
Wisconsinites outraged over omission of slain cop's name; Many GOP lawmakers oppose school aid freeze; 150 cats taken from one house; More briefs
Over 6,000 people have signed an online petition demanding that slain Wauwatosa police officer Jennifer Sebena be added to a national memorial for fallen officers. State law enforcement leaders were outraged after the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund decided not to...
March 21, 2013 - 10:12am
March 17, 2013
Letter: Says Superintendent raise is unwarranted
Dear Editor, People! It's time to play, "Colossal School Board Blunders" my name is Fred Garvin and I'll be your host for this edition of "Colossal School Board Blunders!" The object of the game is to pick the best path for a school district to follow trying to avoid a "Colossal...
March 17, 2013 - 11:48am
Letter: Hanson will serve Hudson School Board well
Dear Editor, Stephen Covey wisely articulated that effective people lead their lives and manage their relationships around principles centered on how to make all whom they interact with better for it. As a group president at RRD, I have the pleasure of working with Bruce every...
March 17, 2013 - 11:46am
March 15, 2013
Superintendent candidates disagree on school spending
The two candidates for state public school superintendent disagree on whether schools need more tax dollars. Incumbent Tony Evers and state Assembly Republican Don Pridemore debated the funding issue and others this week at a meeting in Madison of the Wisconsin Association of School...
March 15, 2013 - 10:23am
March 14, 2013
School board candidates all say they will serve with integrity
All four candidates running for the two seats open on the Hudson Board of Education in the April 2 election pledged that they would serve with...
March 14, 2013 - 2:07pm
Budget woes worry western Wisconsin schools
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) knew she was on the hot seat when she showed up at Osceola High School on March 7. School officials...
March 14, 2013 - 9:10am
March 13, 2013
Hudson school district selects new human resources head
The Hudson Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Andrea Voelker of Hudson as Human Resources Director starting on July 1. She will replace...
March 13, 2013 - 11:12am
March 11, 2013
HHS senior seeking OK to wear Marine uniform
When Hudson High School senior Mac Hamlin inquired about wearing his U.S. Marine Corps dress uniform at his graduation ceremony in June, he was...
March 11, 2013 - 10:55am
March 10, 2013
Hudson DI teams gear up for regionals
The annual Destination Imagination Instant Challenge Workshop was held recently at North Hudson Elementary School. This workshop kicks...
March 10, 2013 - 4:08pm
March 7, 2013
Bisexual and LGBT rights activist will hold discussions March 14
Robyn Ochs will be speaking at UW-River Falls on Thursday, March 14, for several lectures. Ochs is an educator, speaker, workshop leader and...
March 7, 2013 - 9:22am