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Hudson man charged with attacking sex offender with ax
Hunters find body along St. Croix River
Wisconsin roundup: State deer kill down 12 percent from last year’s opening weekend; more state news stories
Candidates line up for Harsdorf’s former seat
Legislature lifts barrier battled over at high court
crime and courts
Falcons open Page with sweep
Swimmers shine at state
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
Central one of state's biggest successes
Christenson's focus pays off
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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HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/10/17 Board Meeting Minutes
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Thomas J. Haroldson
Dolores Anne (Payson) Dahl
Raymond 'Ray' Fronczak
Viewpoint: Facts or emotions?
Pastor column: Living life as a thank you gift to God
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
Letters to the Editor: A comment on 'A View from an Economist'
Viewpoint: Supporting victim advocates
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February 13, 2013
Wolf hunt draws lawsuit
The Humane Society of the United States filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Washington D.C. against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as the Interior Department. The lawsuit asks courts to put Upper Midwest grey wolves back on the federal endangered species list. It said...
February 13, 2013 - 11:35am
February 5, 2013
Highest honor from Trout Unlimited
Kiap-TU-Wish chapter member and Hudson resident Kent Johnson was recently awarded the Wisconsin Trout Unlimited "Jeffrey Carlson Volunteer Award"...
February 5, 2013 - 9:25am
January 29, 2013
Ten lawmakers claim $10,000-plus reimbursements; Vote set on mining bill; WPS will eliminate 450 jobs, more state news
MADISON -- Ten of Wisconsin's 132 legislators each claimed over $10,000 in expense reimbursements for the time they spent in Madison last year.
January 29, 2013 - 8:37am
January 25, 2013
Group seeks wind-farm moratorium
The Wisconsin Towns Association wants a moratorium on wind energy farms and voted this week to ask the state not to approve any more wind turbines until further health studies are done. A recent study by Clean Wisconsin and four independent groups found that residents of a home...
January 25, 2013 - 11:37am
January 23, 2013
Debate over mining bill continues
Lawmakers bickered over where to hold public hearings about the pending bill many say will encourage more mining in Wisconsin. Some say hold it where the mining would take place; others want to meet in the north, near affected mining-equipment manufacturers. The Senate rejected...
January 23, 2013 - 3:38pm
January 16, 2013
Cremation outpaces traditional burial
For the first time, more people in Wisconsin are being cremated than are being buried after their lives are done. The state Health Services Department said Jan. 15 that about 47% of people were cremated in 2011, and 46% were buried. About 6.5% were entombed, and fewer than 1% donated...
January 16, 2013 - 2:38pm
January 14, 2013
Swans may be off the endangered list but danger still lurks in area waters
It is that time of year when bird watchers, nature photographers and curious tourists migrate to Hudson to see our unique population of trumpeter...
January 14, 2013 - 12:18pm
January 11, 2013
State says meds reach groundwater, landfills
Programs that encourage Wisconsinites to turn in their unused prescription drugs are not working very well. State officials say only 2% of Wisconsin's unused medicines are taken to collection programs. The rest are either abused by somebody - tossed in the garbage - flushed down...
January 11, 2013 - 11:44am
Letter: Appreciates Kohl's support
Dear Editor, I'm writing because U.S. Senator Herb Kohl deserves a resounding thank you for stepping up on behalf of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). LWCF is the program that ensures Wisconsin has the resources our parks, rivers, and forests need to provide opportunities...
January 11, 2013 - 1:14am
December 31, 2012
Loon talk Jan. 5 in Hudson
Sam Lewis, of LoonWatch, a program of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, will be speaking at the Saturday, Jan. 5, meeting of the St....
December 31, 2012 - 10:32am
December 6, 2012
Scouts collect trash
Members of Cadette Troop 52857 picked up trash along their adopted section of Hwy. 12 recently. Participants included, from left, Lauren Johnson,...
December 6, 2012 - 2:56pm
Holiday lights can be recycled at these places
For many people the holidays are incomplete without festive strands of lights. But what can be done with those colorful lights once they stop...
December 6, 2012 - 2:15pm
True to its mission, Ciranda continues to grow
Ciranda, founded in 1994 in Minneapolis, moved to Hudson in 2001. Since then the company has become a major player in the business of importing,...
November 6, 2012 - 7:11am
November 2, 2012
Frac sand: The magic mineral
Rural Wisconsin is a mix of woods and water, farmscapes and small towns - a landscape that is central to why so many choose to live here. Frac...
November 2, 2012 - 7:10am
Letter: Support ducks, birds by purchasing Duck Stamp
Dear Editor, After hearing Chris Trosen from the St. Croix Wetlands Management District give his most enlightening and educational talk I am inspired to encourage everyone to buy a Federal Duck Stamp. Available at every Post Office for only $15, it is a great deal for this reason:...
November 2, 2012 - 1:30am