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Wisconsin roundup: Speaker Ryan denies retirement report; more state news briefs
Gunshot incident investigated in River Falls
Hanley Road will be 3 lanes
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PHOTO: Vargas All-American
Hudson Gymnastics sends 5 to state
Young Raiders still learning
Wrestlers roll over North
Boys skate to fifth straight
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
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SUMMONS: WITC v. Melissa Marie Johnson; Case No. 17-SC-345 (Washburn Co.)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 19-17 Unlawful Use of Drones
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution No. 2017-09 (North End Road)
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution No. 2017-08 (Budget & Tax Levy)
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 1/3/18, Case No. 17-CV-514, Jesus Bergstrom Emerson
Billy D. Anderson
Richard "Bill" Danforth Morgan
Thomas L. Palmsteen
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Viewpoint: Working for Wisconsin veterans
Pastor viewpoint: In a world of sheep, a shepherd is sought
Viewpoint: Poor broadband access puts rural areas at a disadvantage
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Work hard, pray harder: Recognizing trauma
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March 23, 2012
Forest Voice hopes to stifle turbine plan
There's a favorable political wind blowing in Wisconsin for future turbine projects designed to generate electricity. When the state legislature...
March 23, 2012 - 8:07am
March 9, 2012
Letter: Wants jobs, not turbines
Dear Editor, Secrets -- with Emerging Energies everything is a secret. They say they want to work with the people of Forest and Cylon townships in St. Croix County to make the project a valuable part of the community. If this is true why wasn't everyone in the community invited...
March 9, 2012 - 1:20am
March 6, 2012
UPDATE: Prairie Island nuclear plant terminates "unusual event" notice
Prairie Island nuclear plant has terminated its "notification of unusual event." The event was declared today at 6:24 a.m. and ended at 11:36 a.m. following "thorough assessment of plant conditions" and Unit 2's coolant system, Xcel Energy officials said. The alert was triggered...
March 6, 2012 - 1:41pm
February 25, 2012
Wind project gets PR boost
Officials with Emerging Energies of Wisconsin LLC, the company seeking to build a wind farm in northeastern St.
February 25, 2012 - 9:56am
January 5, 2012
No problems reported after nuclear plant bleach leak
January 5, 2012 - 10:39am
January 4, 2012
Our View: County wind power debate entering fifth year
A legal, and neighbor-against-neighbor, battle in northeastern St. Croix County continues as the pros and cons of wind-generated power are debated.
January 4, 2012 - 11:25am
December 29, 2011
Wind farm proposal zapped back to life
Special to the Star-Observer MADISON - The clock began ticking Friday on state regulators to review an application to construct a 102.5 mega-watt wind energy farm in the towns of Forest and Cylon. By statute, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission has 30 days to determine...
December 29, 2011 - 4:16pm
December 24, 2011
Energy Consultants firm earns service award
Hudson-based Pro Energy Consultants has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie's List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews on local service and health providers. ...
December 24, 2011 - 9:00am
December 8, 2011
Manitowoc Cranes tells striking machinists it's hiring replacements
Manitowoc Cranes has told striking machinists that it's hiring replacements to meet the demands of customers. The firm is not saying how many replacements are being brought in. About 200 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers walked off their...
December 8, 2011 - 9:10am
November 25, 2011
Letter: Concerned with coal, mercury
Dear Editor, How we produce energy in this country has impacts on our health. The main source of energy production in the state of Wisconsin is from coal, the dirtiest source of our electricity, and it is making us sick. Mercury is one of the most serious poisons that comes from...
November 25, 2011 - 1:47am
October 21, 2011
Calculate energy cost with free meters
Xcel Energy has donated 10 Power Check Meters to the Hudson Area Library. The meters may be checked out from the library and used to determine...
October 21, 2011 - 11:19am
August 5, 2011
Letter: Big oil not so bad
Dear Editor, One of the platitudes being bandied about lately is, "oil people are greedy." A facile statement indeed, carrying a moral content that often serves to close the discussion. A final judgment; who can argue? Greed, like lust and gluttony is considered a sin against...
August 5, 2011 - 1:42am
July 9, 2011
School has free light bulbs
The Hudson School District is changing to 28 watt fluorescent light bulbs to save approximately $40,000/year in energy costs. Existing 32 watt T8 fluorescent light bulbs will be given away to the public on Wednesdays throughout the month of July between noon and 3 p.m. Bulbs may be...
July 9, 2011 - 4:16pm
May 11, 2011
Nuclear reactor comes back online
Several sources confirm that Unit 2 at the Prairie Island nuclear power plant on the Wisconsin-Minnesota border near Red Wing, came back online Wednesday, May 11, after it went into automatic shutdown mode early the morning of Monday, May 9. After investigation, officials believe...
May 11, 2011 - 4:39pm
April 6, 2011
Utility-bill deadline approaches
Wisconsinites behind on their utility bills are being advised to arrange a payment plan now or they could lose service starting April 15 - the end date of the state's annual winter moratorium on utility disconnections. Most people behind on their bill either will or already have...
April 6, 2011 - 4:47pm