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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Troy Board addresses boat ramp fees
What lies beneath Little Falls Lake dam? Crews dig in
Semi turns over on I-94
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Sally Ann Bethke, 80
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
2016 is a good year to be a woman in the USA
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Real Estate Showcase
May 29, 2014
Ironies shown in Lake Mallalieu management-plan research
Researchers outlined several ironies about Lake Mallalieu’s plant density, water quality and fish populations at an informational meeting on...
May 29, 2014 - 3:01pm
North Hudson home is a stop on Saturday's EcoMetro Tour
Dr. Gary Konkol’s Passive House in the Woods is one of eight homes and businesses that will be a stop on the first EcoMetro Sustainable Living...
May 29, 2014 - 2:47pm
May 28, 2014
St. Croix County schedules appliance, tire collections
The 2014 annual round-up for appliances and tires sponsored by the Saint Croix County recycling program will be held at several locations on Saturday, June 7. The locations and times for the appliance program are as follows: --Hudson, City Public Works facility, Krattley...
May 28, 2014 - 4:39pm
May 23, 2014
Septic business means family at Ulbricht and Associates Pumpers
Steve and Lori Muenich hope you’ll think of them later this month if St. Croix County notifies you that your septic system needs inspection. The...
May 23, 2014 - 9:59am
May 19, 2014
St. Joseph Township signs on with new St. Croix County zoning
The St. Joseph Town Board voted last week to sign on with revised county zoning that affects, among other things, the “Ag Residential” category now covering most town properties. The board’s unanimous roll-call decision May 8, however, could be changed in the future as St....
May 19, 2014 - 9:06am
May 15, 2014
Urban Forest Ordinance sets rules for care of city’s trees
On May 5, the Hudson City Council adopted an Urban Forest Ordinance that regulates “the planting, removal and care for trees.” The introduction gives a lengthy list of reasons for the ordinance, including to: --Promote public health, safety and welfare; --Prevent the spread...
May 15, 2014 - 9:59am
May 9, 2014
Update: St. Croix, Dunn counties reported heaviest rain from Thursday's storms; Senate confirms judgeship after 5-year wait; more state news
Most of Wisconsin escaped the severe weather that neighboring Minnesota had last night but far western Wisconsin did get some of the spillover. Almost 2.5 inches of rain fell near Hudson while River Falls recorded 85-hundreths of an inch. Highway 29 near Menomonie had up to 3 inches...
May 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
Lake Mallalieu management plan completed; informational meeting set
A new Lake Mallalieu management plan aimed at chemical runoff, invasive species, water quality and shoreline erosion will get a detailed public...
May 9, 2014 - 8:42am
May 1, 2014
Sustain Hudson Earth Day Art Fair is this weekend
“About a thousand students submitted terrific artwork for display in Sustain Hudson’s seventh annual Earth Day Art Fair,” said Sustain...
Life/arts and entertainment
May 1, 2014 - 2:31pm
April 28, 2014
Investigators unable to keep pace with exploitation tips, newspaper reports; DNR issues invasives reminder to fishermen; more state news
MADISON -- The number of tips about online child sexual exploitation tripled in Wisconsin while the number of state Department of Justice investigators never expanded to keep up. The Wisconsin State Journal wrote about the trend, after DOJ supervisor Willie Brantley and agent Anna...
News/crime and courts
April 28, 2014 - 11:13am
April 25, 2014
River crossing update
Construction crews for the St. Croix Crossing project spent the past winter working on the on-land piers in Minnesota as well as pier “8”...
April 25, 2014 - 11:02am
Susan Hoyt: Navigating River Crossing’s ‘Ground Zero’
It’s Susan Hoyt’s first day on the job, and after a quick meeting in St. Joseph Town Hall, she’ll take a long drive through the local countryside,...
April 25, 2014 - 9:16am
April 23, 2014
Appeals court affirms new Buffalo Co. frac mine; cow abuse case settled; 9 more state briefs
WAUSAU -- A proposed frac-sand mine appears to have the green light in far western Wisconsin, after a state appeals court upheld Buffalo County's approval of the project. A three-judge panel in Wausau Tuesday affirmed a circuit judge's refusal to overturn a conditional use permit...
April 23, 2014 - 8:06am
April 18, 2014
R3 program expands, Earth Week celebrations planned
The recycling effort continues with the semi-trailer parked at the Hudson Middle School parking lot. It is just one of many continuing activities...
April 18, 2014 - 10:07am
March 12, 2014
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
A bat flew by my nose as I was sitting on the patio last evening. The swooshing flutter startled me from my book. Bats were flying laps around...
March 12, 2014 - 8:36am