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Hudson police reports: Upset Sprint customer, stolen moped, and more
Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
Amish teens injured after SUV rear-ends horse-drawn buggy in St. Croix County
RJ Meats adds meat vending machine
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Finding her stroke
Hudson tied for first in SCVBL North
Former Stillwater hockey coach Phil Housley named coach of NHL's Buffalo Sabres
Tripicchio repeat Academic All-American
St. Croix Riverway book sketches modern history
Global partners to speak at Faith Community Church
Hudson brings talent to Minnesota film
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
Dairy Breakfast draws record crowd
Local authors release new novels at Belle Vinez Winery
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Letters to the Editor (June 21, 2017)
Letters to the Editor
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Viewpoint: Time to get on board with public transportation in St. Croix County
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October 22, 2013
Judge Colas' ruling may reopen union talks; Burke wouldn't rule out tax hike; more state news
MADISON -- Wisconsin's local government and public school unions can start negotiating again for higher wages and working conditions -- but maybe not for long. The state promises to appeal a ruling Monday from Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas, who ruled that the Act 10 bargaining...
October 22, 2013 - 8:28am
October 18, 2013
HHS SADD group seeks online votes for grant
The Hudson High School Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) group is on a quest to get a $100,000 grant for their school, along with a private concert by Grammy Award-winner Kelly Clarkson. This money can be allocated in any way the school chooses, as long as 10 percent is...
October 18, 2013 - 10:38am
Oneidas embrace Kenosha casino; 'tax-relief' bill further dissected; more state news
Green Bay's Oneida Indian tribe has come out in favor of the proposed Menominee off-reservation casino and resort in Kenosha. That leaves the Potawatomi and Ho-Chunk as the only tribes opposed to the project, only a few days before Gov. Scott Walker announces whether he'll approve...
October 18, 2013 - 9:12am
October 17, 2013
County UU school site still in question
The Hudson School District is still waiting for word from the City of Hudson about whether it would be legal for the city to bring public utilities to property owned by the district that is under consideration as a new secondary school site. The property on County UU near the Hudson...
October 17, 2013 - 12:23pm
Hudson school enrollment drops; kindergarten class the smallest
According to the official student count taken last month, the Hudson School District has 5,512 resident students enrolled for the 2013-14 school year. That represents a decrease of 33 students over last year’s enrollment of 5,545. That number does not include an additional 26...
October 17, 2013 - 9:49am
October 11, 2013
Wausau relaxes religious music rules for now; NR man vying for Big Pumpkin title again; more state news
WAUSAU -- The Wausau School District is backing off from its administrative policy of limiting Christmas music by choral groups -- at least until after the holidays. The School Board held a closed session Thursday evening to discuss a possible lawsuit in the matter. Then, around...
October 11, 2013 - 9:23am
October 9, 2013
Carol controversy may change sounds of Christmas; landlord rights bill nears passage; plus 12 more state stories
WAUSAU -- The Wausau School Board will meet in a closed session tomorrow evening to decide how it would react to a possible lawsuit over limiting Christmas music by school choral groups. After that, the Board will meet in public to talk about an issue that's gotten national attention....
October 9, 2013 - 8:39am
October 8, 2013
Speculation begins on Van Hollen's successor; asbestos found at proposed mine site; more state briefs
Wisconsin's outgoing attorney general says a prosecutor would be his best replacement. J.B. Van Hollen announced Monday that he won't run for a third four-year term next fall. Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel said he would consider running as a Republican -- and he...
October 8, 2013 - 9:00am
October 4, 2013
HHS students build Little Free Libraries bound for Africa
Here’s the story behind the five colorfully painted Little Free Libraries on First Street in front of The Phipps Center for the Art. The...
October 4, 2013 - 11:35am
Knudson cautions against Common Core misinformation
On the heels of being named to an Assembly Select Committee on Common Core Standards, State Rep. Dean Knudson told a group of constituents at...
October 4, 2013 - 11:03am
Trinity Academy eighth-graders received a visit from State Rep. Dean Knudson during a “See you at the Pole” event on Sept. 27. Participants...
October 4, 2013 - 10:31am
October 3, 2013
Our View: Video: mistake, apology, move on
A mistake was made at the middle school last week with the showing of a politically-slanted video (Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher’s I Pledge Video) to all students during “Peace One Day.” Superintendent Mary Bowen-Eggebraaten would not talk about who authorized the video,...
October 3, 2013 - 8:30am
September 27, 2013
Politically slanted video upsets Hudson Middle School parents
The School District of Hudson has issued an apology for showing a politically-slanted video to all Middle School students Wednesday, Sept. 25. The 2009 video, billed as “Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher’s I Pledge Video” was shown to all Middle School students as part of “Peace...
September 27, 2013 - 9:38am
September 25, 2013
Homecoming queen candidates announced
The candidates for queen of Hudson High School's 2013 homecoming celebration are Zea Branson, McKenna Daulton, Julia Douglas, Jagger Karls, Melissa...
September 25, 2013 - 2:57pm
September 19, 2013
Our View: Seat belts on school buses?
There is a proposal in the state to equip new school buses in Wisconsin with safety belts. The proposal was brought forward by State Sen. Tim Cullen, a Democrat from Janesville. On the surface it sounds like a great idea -- what parent would object to having their child in a seat...
September 19, 2013 - 4:28pm