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Fiscal Bureau memo declares $1B-plus state shortfall looms large; Saturday is be biggest shopping day; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Golf course rezoning advances
St. Joseph approves limits on large farm equipment travel
Man with local ties charged in stabbing death of Duluth woman
Star Grants totaling $36,568 awarded for innovative classroom projects
crime and courts
Kenzie Prater going for hockey gold with U.S. national team
Raider girls' hoops team on top in Big Rivers
Hudson doctor receives national certification for brain injury medicine
Raider boys streak to 5-0 start
Raider boys open season with two victories
Bell-ringers make it through the night; halfway to goal
Lilyquist, Gilbert team up again for marathon bell-ringing at County Market
Family receives gift of decorated home; father serving in Kuwait
Organist Dave Wickerham to perform holiday extravaganza at The Phipps
Hudson gourmets among the best at World Food Championships
arts and entertainment
SUMMONS: Croixview Family Chiropractic v. Shane Jacks; Case No. 14-SC-922
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2014 Wildlife Crop Damage Assessment Deadline
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Howard G. Bune Estate; Case 14PR90
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Mary E. Senkus Estate; Case No. 14PR88
PROBATE NOTICE: James H. Jordan Jr. Estate; Case No. 14PR86
Willard C. Hoheisel, 86
Martin Willesen O'Connell, 85
Janet R. Laatsch, 80
Caleb F. Peterson, 25
Stephen Sabol, 73
Get Me the Manager: Email sparks memories of Thanksgiving days on the lean side
Day By Day: This Thanksgiving I’m grateful for those who have come and gone
Our View: Hudson has it all for holiday shopping
Administrative News & Views: Board resumes secondary facility planning
Get Out! Deals
December 3, 2009
County board filing period opens Dec. 1
For the first time next spring, St. Croix County voters will choose 19 rather than 31 members for the County Board. Candidates for the reduced-size board could begin collecting signatures on nomination papers Dec. 1. Completed forms for the supervisor positions must be filed in the...
December 3, 2009 - 1:00am
November 18, 2009
Sen. Feingold has already spent almost $7 million on next year's election
The election's not for another year, but U.S. Senate Democrat Russ Feingold has already spent $6.67 million on it. That's the second-highest of any Senate incumbent who's up for re-election in 2010. And Feingold's camp has raised about $9 million, twice as much as at the same...
November 18, 2009 - 9:10am
November 5, 2009
Head of Monroe County Board ousted for supporting new criminal justice facility
The head of the Monroe County Board was thrown out of office for supporting a much-needed criminal justice center which taxpayers said they couldn't afford. Dennis Hubbard lost by 18 votes to Jim Schroeder in a recall election this week. He was the eighth supervisor to be removed...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said president didn't squeeze him to run for governor
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett met with President Obama for a couple of minutes in Madison Wednesday. And Barrett said they did not bring up the question of whether he'll run for governor next year. Barrett has not denied reports that the White House wants him to run and the state...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
October 27, 2009
State Democrats promise a competitive governor's race
State Democratic chairman Mike Tate still expects a competitive governor's race, after the party's only announced candidate suddenly withdrew just over a year before the election. Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton was campaigning full-speed on Saturday in La Crosse. But Monday morning, Lawton...
October 27, 2009 - 9:00am
August 18, 2009
Candidates consider running for governor's spot
Democrats like their chances of holding onto the Governor's mansion. Governor Doyle's decision not to seek re-election means the field is wide open, and Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Mike Tate expects to see many qualified candidates step forward in the coming weeks. Lt....
August 18, 2009 - 9:35am
April 7, 2009
Johnson, Foster, Bast prevail in town of Hudson
Incumbent town Chair Jeff Johnson, incumbent board member Tim Foster and former board member Kernon Bast were winners in the town of Hudson Tuesday night. On the losing end of the hotly contested races were chair candidate Gregg White and supervisor candidates David Bartizal and...
April 7, 2009 - 10:38pm
April 3, 2009
Letter: Town has great leadership
Dear Editor, A couple of years ago I moved to the town of Hudson from a rapidly growing community in the south metro. I quickly became aware of the quality of leadership we have here in our township. They are committed to quality, organized, effective and efficient leadership for...
April 3, 2009 - 3:20pm
Letter: Backs town of Hudson challengers
Dear Editor, Like many of my fellow residents of the town of Hudson, I will vote April 7 for Gregg White, Dave Bartizal and Todd Mullinax. Spring is a time for renewal. Just like the presidential election last year, we need a change from the old ways of doing business. While experience...
April 3, 2009 - 1:57am
Letter: Backs town of Hudson incumbents
Dear Editor, I would like to commend Chairman Jeff Johnson, Supervisor Tim Foster and Kernon Bast on how they have run their campaign for the town of Hudson elections that take place on April 7. They have been up front and truthful regarding the many functions, issues and operations...
April 3, 2009 - 1:29am
Letter: Vote Adkins in St. Joseph
Dear Editor, I want to encourage all residents of the town of St. Joseph to vote on Tuesday, April 7, for Kevin Adkins for chairman. Your vote will be for common sense regarding planning, development and spending. Kevin will bring to the job a long business history, fiscal responsibility...
April 3, 2009 - 1:27am
Letter: Supports Abrahamson
Dear Editor, There is an important Supreme Court election on April 7. Incumbent Shirley Abrahamson has spent 32 years as a public servant to the state of Wisconsin and was the first woman to serve on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
April 3, 2009 - 1:25am
Letter: Johnson refutes rumor
Dear Editor, I've heard some pretty strange rumors being spread around. One that I find particularly offensive is that I want to be the highest paid chairperson in the county. This is totally false. I didn't care that the raises approved in 2007 (to take effect in 2009) were rescinded...
April 3, 2009 - 1:23am
Letter: Vote for Hermansen
Dear Editor, I'd like to remind Troy Township residents to vote Tuesday, April 7. Our town constable, Mel Hermansen, is in a contested race and he deserves our support. Not many people remember to vote in our April elections, so I'm writing to remind my fellow Troy Township residents...
April 3, 2009 - 1:22am
Letter: Challengers get support
Dear Editor, I have had the pleasure to serve on the town of Hudson Planning Commission with both Gregg White and Dave Bartizal and to see them work with the other members and with the public attending the meetings. They are extremely respectful. They listen to different opinions...
April 3, 2009 - 1:19am