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New prosecutors join district attorney’s staff
Budget, 1.13 percent levy hike adopted by Hudson Town Board
Overnight snowfall brings commute to a crawl
New state work mandate causing 15,000 to lose food stamps; gun deer season ends with likely third fatality; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
County finance committee endorses borrowing $5 million for capital projects
crime and courts
Raiders land a dozen on All-Big Rivers football teams
A posthumous tribute to an outdoorsman's friend
Klundt, Spencer named to all-state soccer team
Willow River State Park lake has different look
Lakefront Park gets a cycle aid station
Operation HELP still needs sponsors
From Belarus to Hudson: Teacher, mother and grandmother makes a new home
Josh Olson honored with Dan O'Connell Award
Hudson churches, volunteers serve a Thanksgiving feast
Light-Up Night, Nov. 27, starts Hudson's holiday season
arts and entertainment
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ST CROIX CO. HIGHWAY DEPT: Public Notice - Wisconsin Winter Tips
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Our View: Give thanks daily, and especially at Thanksgiving
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Get Me the Manager: A prodigal Madisonian goes home for the weekend – and survives
Our View: Hudson has it all for holiday shopping
Doug's Diggings: Only 12 weeks until spring training
August 11, 2015
Our View: Be skeptical of market data for regional wages
We see it often, the most latest with St. Croix County. A consultant’s hired to gather market data that includes how pay for job categories compares, in this case, with other counties. Invariably, some job positions are below the average of other counties. Others are the same...
opinion / editorials
August 11, 2015 - 11:22am
June 2, 2015
Getting that first job can be a challenge
A job search is no picnic — getting that first job can be challenging. This is especially the case for individuals who have disabilities and health issues. Lack of work history is a barrier in getting a job. In addition, the combination of looking for a job and not having a work...
News / business
June 2, 2015 - 11:25am
March 15, 2015
Colleagues, friends wish Judge Cameron a happy retirement
St. Croix County Circuit Judge Howard W. Cameron received a fond farewell from colleagues and friends in a retirement party at the Hudson House...
News / region
March 15, 2015 - 1:53am
March 7, 2015
Our View: Right to work - gets more attention than it deserves, but ...
Gov. Scott Walker’s budget has created a number of firestorms on a number of various fronts, but the one issue that has unions upset is the so-called right-to-work legislation. We suspect the political football involving Walker and unions has created much more hyperbol than this...
opinion / editorials
March 7, 2015 - 2:00am
January 5, 2015
Pierce, St. Croix counties keep leading the way for low unemployment
November data from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development show Pierce and St. Croix counties with the lowest jobless rates in the...
News / government
January 5, 2015 - 9:21am
September 26, 2013
Economic wow: St. Croix and Pierce rank No. 1 and 2 in Wisconsin
For the fourth straight month, St. Croix County had the lowest jobless rate among the state’s 72 counties at 4%. Coming in at No. 2, according to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, was Pierce County at 4.2% The Madison area of Dane County was third at 4.5%. The...
News / government
September 26, 2013 - 12:38pm
July 16, 2009
Harley Davidson cuts another 1,000 jobs
Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson says it will cut another 1,000 jobs, after its profit for the last quarter plunged by 91 percent. The famous motorcycle company reports total earnings of almost $20 million from April-June, down from $223 million in the same quarter of 2008. Revenues...
July 16, 2009 - 9:00am
July 2, 2009
A 94-year-old family trucking business closes Mauston terminal
Monson Trucking of Duluth has closed its terminal in Mauston. And the 94-year-old family trucking business will shut down the rest of its operations by the end of August. About 200 employees got the news Wednesday. Two Minnesota terminals in Virginia and Red Wing also closed...
July 2, 2009 - 9:03am
Northern pipeline projects could employ thousands
SUPERIOR -- The Alberta Clipper and Southern Lights pipeline projects will begin later than expected, but Enbridge Energy says it may hire more workers in Wisconsin and Minnesota than expected, up to 3,000 people in the coming months. Still awaiting permits from the federal government...
June 2, 2009 - 7:12am
November 6, 2008
Andersen downsizes Menomonie workforce; 52 jobs eliminated
Fifty-two workers at Andersen Corporation's Menomonie assembly plant were told today their jobs have been eliminated and were sent home. The...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Area employment outlook looks brighter than rest of nation
The future employment outlook for workers in western Wisconsin may be a little bit brighter than elsewhere in the nation, according to the quarterly employment outlook released today by the Milwaukee-based international employment agency Manpower Inc. According to Manpower, roughly...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2008
Eau Claire-Menomonie looking hot for jobs; Twin Cities not so good
Employers in the Twin Cities market area won't be in much of a hiring mood in the coming months, according to the quarterly employment outlook survey by Manpower, Inc. Meanwhile, a good number of employers in the Chippewa Valley region, which includes Menomonie and Eau Claire, are...
March 19, 2008 - 12:00am