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Colorful weekend headed to Afton
UPDATE: Police release identity of woman found dead in Hudson
Wisconsin roundup: Budget vetoes eliminate judicial council, education board; 7 more state news stories
New personal e-alarms can enhance safety, even at UWRF
Seniors win Hudson Powder Puff game
crime and courts
Runners sweep RL Invite
Trinity Academy XC starts strong
Raiders set for BRC Golf Tourney
Tennis handed first BRC loss
Raider spikers stretch streak to six
Fall colors, flavors and fun at Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival
Family Resource Center offers fall groups for St. Croix Valley families
Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival set for Sept. 23-24
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Donis L. Cullum Estate; Case No. 17PR87
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Equal Opportunity Housing Notice
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Crossing Trail Head- Well Construction
NOTICE and ORDER of HEARING: 9/21/17, Case No. 17TP24, Terminate Parental Rights
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: MHC Paradise Landing, LLC
Betty Ann Tynes, 88
Peter E. Todd, 94
Harold R. Olson, 89
James King (Kingfish)
Library column: Banned books at the library
Column: New bridge begins new chapter
Pastoral Reflections column: 'Image-Bearers'
Letters: Hypocrisy of their words; Not fair to feature only public schools
Bill Rubin: Economic impact of friday night lights ... priceless
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December 27, 2015
This time, world population growth good for U.S. farmers, claims public TV host
When Mike Pearson predicted that the two billion projected world population growth in the next 50 years is good news for American farmers, an...
December 27, 2015 - 11:31am
December 25, 2015
Thriving in a new Habitat
Chuck and Judy Sambs had a rough outline of how they wanted to spend their retirement. When the longtime educators embarked on their new chapter...
December 25, 2015 - 11:39am
State: replace -- don’t repair -- Little Falls Lake dam
The Little Falls Lake dam should be torn out and replaced with a new structure, according to a recommendation outlined in a new state report. The Department of Natural Resources released the 37-page document Dec. 14, which concluded that in spite of other alternatives, a rebuilt dam...
December 25, 2015 - 10:35am
December 19, 2015
City awarded another urban forestry grant
The city of Hudson has been awarded another urban forestry grant from the Wisconsin Department of Natural resources. With the discovery of a tree infested by emerald ash borers at the westbound Interstate 94 rest stop just across the St. Croix River from Hudson, there couldn’t be...
December 19, 2015 - 10:39am
November 11, 2015
City defends switch to LED streetlights
A smattering of complaints have been raised about Hudson’s recent conversion to LED streetlights. The Star-Observer has gotten email messages from a handful of residents who don’t like the new lights, and one citizen voiced her displeasure with them at a meeting of the City...
November 11, 2015 - 1:22pm
Man accused of killing fisherman will claim self-defense when trial begins Dec. 7; Pipeline site damaged in northwest Wisconsin; 10 more state news stories
BALSAM LAKE -- A Minnesota man accused of killing a fisherman on the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River will testify, alleging self-defense. His attorneys say 20-year-old Levi Acre-Kendall of Cambridge will give jurors his side of the story during a two-week trial that's scheduled...
November 11, 2015 - 7:37am
October 1, 2015
Crews breach Little Falls Lake dam
Little Falls Lake had gotten as low as it could go on its own. “It’s open,” Willow River State Park Superintendent Aaron Mason said...
October 1, 2015 - 11:49am
August 31, 2015
Stillwater lift bridge conversion may mean 'incidental take' of a rare species
MADISON -- The conversion of the Stillwater Lift Bridge to a pedestrian and bicycle bridge may result in the "incidental taking" of a mussel listed as a state endangered species under an authorization the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental...
August 31, 2015 - 1:10pm
August 22, 2015
Our View: River property offers lasting legacy; citizens owe the Richards a debt of gratitude for the chance at such a gem
Bridge aficionados may remember that a prominent issue for some of the 30 "stakeholders" who butted heads, quarreled, made nice and ultimately reached agreement on the St. Croix River Crossing project was how it would treat pedestrians and bicyclists. At first blush, the $746,000...
August 22, 2015 - 1:49pm
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