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Wisconsin roundup: Body found at Interstate Park ID’d as missing kayaker; more state news stories
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
Reactions mixed on water group recommendations — now what?
Hudson man charged with attacking sex offender with ax
Hunters find body along St. Croix River
crime and courts
Hunters reminded registering deer in the correct zone still mandatory for the ongoing and upcoming deer seasons
Falcons open Page with sweep
Swimmers shine at state
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
Central one of state's biggest successes
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
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/10/17 Board Meeting Minutes
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/12/17 Board Meeting Minutes
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/8/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Marilyn J. Martin Estate, Case No. 17PR50
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 12/1/17, Case No. 17-CV-436, Mary Deborah Peterson
Philip M. LaVenture
Donald O. Antiel
Thomas J. Haroldson
Charlotte Ann Penfold
Dolores Anne (Payson) Dahl
Viewpoint: Facts or emotions?
Pastor column: Living life as a thank you gift to God
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
Letters to the Editor: A comment on 'A View from an Economist'
Viewpoint: Supporting victim advocates
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October 21, 2010
Congressional candidates outline positions
On Tuesday, Nov. 2, voters in Wisconsin's 3rd District will elect a congressman to the U.S. House of Representatives. Ron Kind, who has represented...
October 21, 2010 - 10:07am
October 16, 2010
Women United for Liberty -- A grassroots movement
Women United for Liberty grew out of one woman's need to see a change. Dianne Joachim, owner of Bear Buddies and co-owner of Kaladi's Gourmet...
October 16, 2010 - 2:06pm
October 7, 2010
Ask questions, hear answers at AAUW candidate forum in RF Monday, Oct. 11
All voters in the 30th District of the State Assembly might take interest in a candidate forum set for 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, in the City Council...
October 7, 2010 - 10:24am
April 6, 2010
Spring Election Results -- Kaisersatt, German are school board winners
--Hudson School Board Top 2 vote recipients elected Mark R. Kaisersatt 960 Cindy Crimmins 926 Jim L. Bartlein 920 Pat German 929 City of Hudson --Mayor Dean Knudson 702 Kevin Hartman (write-in) 38 --Alderperson, District 2 Pam Brokaw 33 Mary Yacoub 177 --Alderperson,...
April 6, 2010 - 10:25pm
December 29, 2009
Cut in St. Croix County Board size pits incumbents against incumbents
There are already candidates for 18 of the 19 seats on the St. Croix County Board, and races are shaping up in five districts. The only district that has no declared candidate as yet is District 8, which includes the village of Hammond, part of the town of Eau Galle and the towns...
December 29, 2009 - 9:51am
October 21, 2009
State's plan for holding elections during a pandemic is one of best in nation
Wisconsin now has a detailed plan for holding elections during a flu pandemic. And the head of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission calls it "forward thinking," and one of the best she's seen. Gineen Beach spent the last two days in Wisconsin, where she met with state and local...
October 21, 2009 - 9:00am
October 14, 2009
Wausau doctor hopes to win Senate's majority leader in next year's elections
A doctor from Wausau wants to replace the state Senate's majority leader. Republican Pam Galloway says she'll run next fall against Democrat Russ Decker, D-Weston. Galloway, 54, chairs the Marathon County GOP, and she's the director of the Breast Center of Central Wisconsin. Her...
October 14, 2009 - 9:54am
October 7, 2009
Public hearing on how to clean up elections set for Oct. 15 in Eau Claire
Wisconsinites will be asked this month for ideas on how to clean up the election process. The Assembly Elections Committee is holding three public hearings to get opinions about campaign finance reform, and the public financing of campaigns. The first hearing will be held Thursday...
October 7, 2009 - 9:00am
July 29, 2009
Five year election plan may include online voting
A five-year plan to update Wisconsin's election process could include voting by mail, or on the Internet. And it could also move the September primaries earlier, so there's more time for the winners to campaign before the November general elections. Tuesday, local and state officials...
July 29, 2009 - 9:00am
June 18, 2009
Senate's budget puts a limit of investigative funding for potential corruption cases
The board that investigates government corruption might have lost some of its independence in the Senate's version of the new state budget. The Government Accountability Board was created in 2007 in the wake of the State Capitol's illegal campaigning scandal and it was given unlimited...
June 18, 2009 - 9:51am
June 17, 2009
Two bills aim to clean up Wisconsin elections
The state Assembly's Campaign Reform Committee has endorsed two bills aimed at cleaning up Wisconsin's elections. One measure would create voluntary public funding of Supreme Court races, so candidates would not have to rely on the special interest money that was a main factor in...
June 17, 2009 - 9:48am
April 2, 2009
Local elections are Tuesday
The spring general election is Tuesday, April 7. Polls open at 7 a.m. in all municipalities and close at 8 p.m. In the Hudson area there are a number of local races. In the town of Hudson, incumbent chair Jeff Johnson is being challenged by Gregg White. Supervisor races include...
April 2, 2009 - 1:53am
March 11, 2009
Our View: Fall elections seem to make most sense
Most of us have probably forgotten last month's primary election. Easy to do since most of us didn't bother to vote. In the town of Hudson, 85 voted; Troy, 59; St. Joseph 51; village of North Hudson, 57; and the city of Hudson, 185 -- a grand total of 437 in five municipalities...
March 11, 2009 - 12:22pm
February 5, 2009
Lawmaker introduces amendment to hold all state elections in the fall
A state Assembly Democrat says he'll try again to move Wisconsin's spring elections to the fall. Rep. Gary Sherman, Port Wing, has tried before to eliminate the February and April voting. But he thinks the idea will be more popular this year, after just 19 percent of Wisconsin voters...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Feingold calls for constitutional amendment requiring special elections
U.S Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., says he'll introduce a constitutional amendment this week to require special elections to fill vacant Senate seats. The Wisconsin Democrat said the naming of Barack Obama's replacement from Illinois was too much of a spectacle and it was nothing like...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am