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Hampton opens doors in Hudson
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
Project SPARK is looking for another great idea
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
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
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
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
August 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
MADISON – A new report says many of Wisconsin's small towns still feel the effects of the Great Recession. With an older population and more people moving to bigger cities, the state Taxpayers Alliance says half the places with fewer than 1,000 residents have yet to see any major...
August 26, 2016 - 8:38am
August 10, 2016
Wisconsin afternoon wrap: Marquette poll: Clinton extends lead in Wisconsin; incumbents survive primaries; seven more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Democrat Hillary Clinton has extended her lead against Republican Donald Trump for Wisconsin's 10 presidential electoral votes. The latest Marquette Law School poll released Wednesday afternoon gives Clinton a 46-36 percent lead among registered voters in a head to head...
August 10, 2016 - 4:09pm
August 9, 2016
UPDATE: Victory nearly assured for District 30's Zimmerman
With nearly all ballots counted, River Falls businessman Shannon Zimmerman appears to be the Republican primary election winner in Assembly District 30. Zimmerman beat Paul Berning 1,266 to 998 in St. Croix County with all precincts reporting. Zimmerman led 236-114 in Pierce County,...
August 9, 2016 - 10:32pm
August 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Primary turnout slated for 16 percent; voter ID law picked apart by judge; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- About one of every six Wisconsin adults will vote in the Aug. 9 primaries for congressional, state, and county partisan offices. The state Elections Commission predicts a 16-percent statewide turnout, down from almost 19-and-one-half percent four years ago when there was...
August 1, 2016 - 8:36am
April 10, 2016
Get me the manager! A post mortem on elections
As I write this on Election Day morning, I have absolutely no idea how Hudson's school referendum will shake out. Will all three referendum questions pass? Will just one pass? Two out of three? Or will they all fail? I do know this, though, 15 hours or so before all the ballots are...
April 10, 2016 - 8:13am
April 4, 2016
Election is Tuesday
Tuesday is election day and highlights include local school referendums, city of Hudson mayoral race and other city, town, county and state contests....
April 4, 2016 - 2:34am
April 2, 2016
Our View: Tuesday's election will produce important decisions
Next Tuesday’s spring election has plenty of excitement and will hopefully attract a large number of voters. There are races in several municipalities, the board of education, county board and a state supreme court post -- not to mention a presidential preference vote. Attracting...
April 2, 2016 - 11:29am
February 15, 2016
Mayoral primary is Tuesday
Voters in the city of Hudson will narrow the field of candidates for mayor to two on Tuesday, Feb. 16. On the ballot of the primary election are Randy Morrissette II, Vicky Erickson and Rich O’Connor. Morrissette is the alderperson for District 1 and has served in that office since...
February 15, 2016 - 8:20am
Primary for Supreme Court justice is Feb. 16
In a primary election set for Tuesday, Feb. 16, voters across the state will be asked to cut the number of candidates for an open seat on the...
February 15, 2016 - 4:39am
February 14, 2016
Primary is Tuesday
A primary election is scheduled Tuesday, Feb. 16. The only local race -- one that has generated plenty of interest -- is the city of Hudson mayoral contest to narrow the field three candidates down to two. The field of three candidates includes Randy Morrissette II, Victoria Erickson...
February 14, 2016 - 2:07pm
February 13, 2016
Our View: Don’t forget to vote in Tuesday’s primary
In the big picture, a primary election in the middle of February won’t generally cause a lot of excitement. With the level of interest in Hudson’s...
February 13, 2016 - 11:51am
January 30, 2016
Our View: All voters must show themselves
Trump, Clinton, Cruz, Sanders…Yes, there’s no avoiding a presidential election year with the nonstop campaigning. Those names above -- and many others, including those running for Congress, school board, state Assembly, city council, village board, town board, county board and...
January 30, 2016 - 12:07pm
January 26, 2016
Ready to vote? Get ready to be carded
Can I see your ID? Go to a bar and a bouncer may ask this. Or a clerk at a liquor store. Or anywhere you use a credit card -- gas station, coffee shop, restaurant, clothing or shoe store. IDs are shown to rent a car or hotel room, to buy a gun, to open a bank account, get on an airplane,...
January 26, 2016 - 2:08pm
October 19, 2015
Nov. 3 special election will fill open City Council seat
The Hudson City Council will soon be back to full strength after operating with one of six aldermanic seats vacant for close to five months. A special election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, to fill the District 2 position that has been empty since former alderperson Mary Yacoub-Ra’ad...
October 19, 2015 - 11:04am
April 3, 2015
Our View: Important decisions in Tuesday’s election
Next Tuesday’s spring election has plenty of excitement and will hopefully attract a large number of voters. There are races in several municipalities, the board of education and regional and statewide candidates and issues. Six candidates are running for three spots on the...
April 3, 2015 - 10:39am