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Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
Xcel Energy warns customers of recent scams
Sex offender notification meeting Thursday in Burkhardt
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
crime and courts
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Girls' hockey climbs to top
Raiders claim BRC/DSC title
Nancy Toll: helping others navigate the bumps in the road
Hot Air Affair is tradition for Hudson, pilots
Moon Glow lights up the night
Looking back: 2017 Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair parade
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Mary Jo Lindeberg, 84
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Kim Lagerstrom, 58
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
Letters: Look for rays of light in the rubble; park plan needs one more vote
Sanctuary: How do we define it?
Real Estate Showcase
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
April 30, 2015
Hudson man interviews former astronaut Mark Kelly
Editor’s note: Christopher Mick of Christiansen Creative in Hudson has been interested in space travel since he was a boy attending two NASA...
April 30, 2015 - 11:55am
April 29, 2015
Hudson celebrates Arbor Day
The 143th Arbor Day in the United States was celebrated with two days of activities in Hudson. River Crest Elementary School is where the...
April 29, 2015 - 12:05pm
April 23, 2015
Ex-con nabbed in 'Dells casino after 10-month flight; majority of Wisconsinites don't favor Walker presidential run; 9 more state stories
WISCONSIN DELLS -- Eric Hall, the man who allegedly stole an SUV and burglarized two River Falls businesses as part of a multi-county crime spree, has finally been captured. Hall, who has been wanted for numerous crimes throughout Wisconsin since being released from prison last June...
April 23, 2015 - 9:02am
April 22, 2015
Students’ Earth Day art is on display in local businesses
A crew of Sustain Hudson volunteers gathered last Thursday in Stewart Erickson’s garage to assign the number of pieces of student-created Earth...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 22, 2015 - 3:08pm
April 9, 2015
Winter’s not done yet; Abrahamson files federal lawsuit to hold onto chief justice post; 14 more state news stories
Winter is returning to parts of northern Wisconsin. The National Weather Service says freezing rain moved in this morning north of a line from Tomahawk to Wausaukee. More rain is expected this evening, followed by snow in north central Wisconsin. Four to seven inches are possible...
News/crime and courts
April 9, 2015 - 9:33am
March 20, 2015
Willow River lake to be drained amid concerns
Safety concerns at a dam in a popular western Wisconsin state park will leave a lake there emptied for at least two years beginning as soon as...
March 20, 2015 - 10:00am
March 19, 2015
Study aims to sort out Houlton sewerage issues
The St. Joseph Town Board authorized a preliminary study last week on the prospects for future municipal waste-water services in the Houlton area. The study, to be conducted by Stantec consulting and forwarded to the Hwy. 64 Coalition for review, would be paid for with River Crossing...
March 19, 2015 - 10:33am
March 6, 2015
Architect John P. Kalmon’s anatomy of a dream home
You’ve always dreamed of a stylish, expertly designed home of your very own, haven’t you? You know: one-of-a-kind aesthetics; comfort...
March 6, 2015 - 9:14am
February 26, 2015
Right-to-work clears Senate, passage 'virtually a given'; DNR makes huge land-buy
MADISON -- Wisconsin's right-to-work bill moves on to the state Assembly next week, after the Senate approved it 17-to-15 Wednesday evening. Republican Jerry Petrowski of Marathon joined all 14 Democrats in voting no. As a former electrical union member, Petrowski said he was not...
February 26, 2015 - 5:50am
February 25, 2015
Contractor says right-to-work may jeopardize his business; hearing ends abruptly after unionists threaten disruption; 8 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The owner of a Black River Falls construction firm said Tuesday that the Wisconsin right-to-work bill that's up for a Senate vote Wednesday could devastate his business. James Hoffman of Hoffman Construction said he relies on the Operating Engineers' union to train employees...
February 25, 2015 - 9:30am
February 1, 2015
Downtown gets new garbage and recycling bins
Downtown Hudson has 20 new garbage containers and four new recycling bins thanks to the city’s garbage hauler, Advanced Disposal. The hauler...
February 1, 2015 - 1:47am
January 28, 2015
Who’s breeding in your neighborhood? Citizen participation needed for new bird atlas
St. Croix Valley Bird Club invites the public to attend a presentation from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, by guest speakers Mike Reese and...
January 28, 2015 - 9:07am
January 8, 2015
St. Croix County residents recycle 123.1 pounds of material per person
Staff from the St. Croix County recycling program recently obtained collection data from the state Department of Natural Resources for all of Wisconsin’s nearly 1,060 municipal recycling programs. It showed that in 2013, county residents recycled at a household rate of 123.1...
January 8, 2015 - 10:43am