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October 1, 2015
Like a monster from the deep -- complete with puffs of dust -- Ryan Jensen watches as co-worker Jeremy Dahlheimer chews away at a portion of the dam Monday morning. The work was expected to continue through the week. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Steve Dzubay)
Crews breach Little Falls Lake dam
October 1, 2015 - 11:49am
August 31, 2015
Stillwater lift bridge conversion may mean 'incidental take' of a rare species
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
August 22, 2015 - 1:49pm
August 12, 2015
County uses federal money to buy St. Croix shoreland
August 12, 2015 - 11:47am
August 10, 2015
Stewart Erickson displays the bees’ nest removed from a bush on the dike road.
Bees transported from dike to bee hive
August 10, 2015 - 11:33am
July 29, 2015
County will use federal funds to buy 53 wooded acres along St. Croix River
July 29, 2015 - 8:25am
July 18, 2015
Our View: RiverFest offers many activities next week
July 18, 2015 - 11:26am
July 8, 2015
This UW-River Falls parking lot was flooded by the South Fork overflowing Monday. UWRF representatives said no UWRF buildings had any major structural issues. (Submitted photo)
River Falls hardest hit by Monday morning rain
July 8, 2015 - 1:41pm
July 1, 2015
Hudson Public Works and Parks Director Tom Zeuli, left, and St. Croix County invasive species technician Ben Eichman stand next to a patch of giant knotweed on 11th Street. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Public’s help sought in battling giant knotweed
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
June 26, 2015 - 9:26am
Walker unwavering in criticism of Obamacare, Supreme Court; Gableman request baffles court-watchers; 8 more Wisconsin stories
June 26, 2015 - 9:20am
June 22, 2015
Water rushes from a gate raised Monday at the Little Falls Lake dam in the town of St. Joseph. The lake is being drained as part of safety concerns with the dam’s foundation and other critical features. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Mike Longaecker)
Lake association and DNR reach agreement
June 22, 2015 - 10:40am
May 27, 2015
Brian Burbach’s fifth-grade students at North Hudson Elementary School reach the footbridge across the Willow River where they would release brown trout fingerlings that they raised from eggs. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Raise and release: North Hudson fifth-graders participate in Trout Unlimited program
May 27, 2015 - 2:00pm
May 26, 2015
Founder Steve Wilcox, left, joins current ownership partners Randy Nyeggen, Doug Meyers, Jean Meyers and Chris Matson in a company conference room, where just a few of Environmental Landscape’s prestigious awards are on display. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Chuck Nowlen)
Environmental Landscape marks 40 years of growth, high-end service
May 26, 2015 - 8:07am
May 15, 2015
About 50 people attended a meeting Wednesday, May 6, at Hudson Town Hall, where Department of Natural Resources officials outlined possibilities for the future at the Little Falls Lake dam. (Staff photo by Mike Longaecker)
Alternatives emerge for Little Falls Lake dam
May 15, 2015 - 11:24am