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Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
crime and courts
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
The Bull never backs down: Former Raider fullback in fight of his life
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
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
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
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
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 12, 2015
County uses federal money to buy St. Croix shoreland
Aug. 4, with only one no vote, the St. Croix County Board of supervisors finalized the purchase of 53 wooded acres along the St. Croix River from retired county Judge C.A. Richards and his wife. The county will pay $746,000 for the 53.29 acres of undeveloped land -- which includes...
August 12, 2015 - 11:47am
August 10, 2015
Bees transported from dike to bee hive
Hudson resident Stewart Erickson and city of Hudson employee JJ Barnes rescued a swarm of honeybees off the dike road Wednesday, July 29. “The...
August 10, 2015 - 11:33am
July 29, 2015
County will use federal funds to buy 53 wooded acres along St. Croix River
With just County Board approval needed, St. Croix County is set to buy 53.29 acres of undeveloped land along the St. Croix River in the town of St. Joseph. The land, which is being purchased from retired county judge C.A. Richards and his wife Jeanette, has an “undisturbed,...
July 29, 2015 - 8:25am
July 18, 2015
Our View: RiverFest offers many activities next week
It doesn’t have the glitz of Booster Days and the Pepper Festival, but another celebration of sort is taking place in Hudson beginning next week. It is known as “RiverFest: Party with a Purpose” and it begins Tuesday, July 21, and runs through Sunday, July 26. This is the...
July 18, 2015 - 11:26am
July 8, 2015
River Falls hardest hit by Monday morning rain
This week started off with a bang – lots of them, and not just from Fourth of July fireworks. Many locals were awakened by reverberating claps...
July 8, 2015 - 1:41pm
July 1, 2015
Public’s help sought in battling giant knotweed
The workshop on giant knotweed set for July 16 in Hudson will live up to its name. Ben Eichman, the invasive species technician for St....
July 1, 2015 - 7:00am
June 26, 2015
Baldwin, Johnson split votes on global trade issue; State wins exemption from fed's carbon emission rules but Obama veto likely; 7 more Wisconsin stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson voted yes, and Democrat Tammy Baldwin voted no when the Senate agreed to give the president a stronger hand in global trade talks. On a 60- to 38 vote, the Senate Wednesday sent the measure to President Obama -- less than two weeks...
June 26, 2015 - 9:26am
Walker unwavering in criticism of Obamacare, Supreme Court; Gableman request baffles court-watchers; 8 more Wisconsin stories
Gov. Scott Walker says the next president and Congress should not only repeal Obamacare, but should also approve judges who would uphold laws and not make them. The potential 2016 Republican White House hopeful went on Fox News last night to slam the U.S. Supreme Court's decision...
June 26, 2015 - 9:20am
June 22, 2015
Lake association and DNR reach agreement
The Lake Mallalieu Association and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have reached an agreement that gave the green light to the drawdown...
June 22, 2015 - 10:40am
May 27, 2015
Raise and release: North Hudson fifth-graders participate in Trout Unlimited program
Mr. Brian Burbach’s fifth-grade students at North Hudson Elementary School did something last Friday that no other school children in Wisconsin...
May 27, 2015 - 2:00pm
May 26, 2015
Environmental Landscape marks 40 years of growth, high-end service
In an industry marked by quick competitor exits, high staff turnover and short project life spans, Hudson’s Environmental Landscape Management...
May 26, 2015 - 8:07am
May 15, 2015
Alternatives emerge for Little Falls Lake dam
Eight options will be mapped out for the future of the Little Falls Lake dam, but Department of Natural Resources officials said last week it...
May 15, 2015 - 11:24am
May 11, 2015
Hudson water quality report is available online
The Hudson Water Utility’s annual water quality report is available at www.hudsonwaterutility.com/waterqualityreport.pdf and on its website at www.hudsonwaterutility.com. The report delivers the results of 2014 tests for substances in the drinking water that the federal and state...
May 11, 2015 - 11:46am
May 6, 2015
‘Watershed’ artists featured in May 8 reception at The Phipps
A reception for a group exhibition of work by 19 artists who participated in a year-long series of seminars exploring the role of art and sustainability...
Life/arts and entertainment
May 6, 2015 - 4:21pm
Joint Finance affirms 20 percent cut for local recycling programs; midnight fire destroys Woodruff senior center; 12 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- It appears that local governments will have to make do with less funding from the state to help pay for their recycling programs over the next year. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee agreed Tuesday to a one-year reduction in state recycling aid from $20 million...
May 6, 2015 - 9:22am