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Sheriff's office: Initial attack report a hoax; no suspects being sought
Plan Commission approves final Carmichael Ridge plat
Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
Hudson police seek traffic vest-wearing suspect in multiple thefts
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/20/16 Council Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Liquor License Application - Wis. Grill (Starr's Bar)
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/6/16 Council Meeting Minutes
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
Donna M. Schultz, 88
Carol Johnson, 66
Karen L. Rada, 77
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Frank P. Marino, 74
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
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