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Mick brings space to Hudson students - SPARK grant finalist
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Hudson police hosting prescription drop-off Oct. 22
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Raider football wraps up playoff spot
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
A gift of honor: Hudson resident donates land for hospice house in memory of late wife
HIBA helps out local nonprofits
arts and entertainment
EAGLE STORAGE: 10/28/16 Lien Sale Notice
AD FOR BIDS: Hudson Middle School Addition and Renovations
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/11/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/8/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
PUBLIC NOTICE: Perch Lake Management Plan Review
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Patricia Ann Kennedy, 72
Cynthia Mae Bosman, 60
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
October 29, 2015
Day by Day: In a crazy world, who needs Halloween?
I’ve never made any bones (excuse the pun) about it - I HATE Halloween. First off, I have enough trouble looking good in clothes when I try. There is nothing appealing about dressng up to look bad or stupid. I don’t think I could ever pull off the sexy pumpkin look popular...
October 29, 2015 - 2:40pm
October 21, 2015
BLK collecting coats for kids
Basics for Local Kids is back for the sixth season of giving coats to local kids and they need your help. They are asking you to gather your...
October 21, 2015 - 8:58am
October 17, 2015
Pumpkin Party set Oct. 24 at YMCA Camp St. Croix
The fifth annual Hilltop Pumpkin Party is Saturday, Oct. 24, at YMCA Camp St. Croix, 532 County F, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free family-fun...
Life/arts and entertainment
October 17, 2015 - 10:02am
October 15, 2015
'Howl-loween Bash' for St. Croix Animal Friends is Saturday
St. Croix Animal Friends hosts its Howl-loween Bash dinner dance at the Hudson House Grand Hotel on Saturday, Oct. 17. Comedian Marj Rowan provides entertainment, along with music by DJ TempoZ. A professional face painter will be there to complete your disguise and a photographer...
October 15, 2015 - 11:58am
October 14, 2015
Descendant of Octagon House residents will speak at historical society annual dinner
The St. Croix County Historical Society will hold its Annual Dinner Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 22 at the Mama Maria’s Italian Restaurant in...
October 14, 2015 - 5:03pm
Police department looking for young explorers; meeting Thursday night
The Hudson Police Department sponsors a Police Explorer program and is hosting an informational meeting for youth interested in Law Enforcement as a career. The program is Oct.15 at the Hudson Police Department, 101 Vine St. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. The Police Explorer program...
October 14, 2015 - 4:47pm
October 11, 2015
Wanner earns Eagle Scout award
Boy Scout Troop 140 awarded the highest rank Eagle Scout to Charles Wanner of Hudson on Wednesday, Sept. 16. Troop 140 is Hudson’s oldest...
October 11, 2015 - 11:35am
October 10, 2015
Volunteers prepare 217,728 meals in 2 days
Hundreds of Hudson area community members worked to feed thousands of starving children in the developing world last weekend. Through a partnership...
October 10, 2015 - 10:23am
October 6, 2015
A terminal disease, a brave fight – and a razor-thin glimmer of hope
The dark thought occurs to all parents at some point, but usually it drifts safely away. That’s what Brian and Constance Gullickson hoped...
October 6, 2015 - 10:40am
October 5, 2015
CCH offers new approach to elderly care
Christian Community Homes of Hudson (CCH) and Hudson Physicians have partnered together since April 1, 2014, in creating a new approach that has been bringing more personalized, timely cares to the residents of CCH. Dr. Kristen Severson, Certified Medical Director in Long Term...
October 5, 2015 - 2:52pm
Day by Day: Simultaneously getting smarter and dumber is a sign of the times
Stop me if you have heard this all before. That’s the problem with learning new things -- they tend to crowd out other things -- like what I said last week. And I apologize if this sounds like yet another rant about aging but heck, if you are too young to understand what I’m...
October 5, 2015 - 10:45am
September 29, 2015
Family reaches out to raise suicide awareness
It was November 2013 when 22-year-old son Corey Blaedorn died by suicide in his River Falls apartment. According to his parents, Terry and...
September 29, 2015 - 11:17am
September 28, 2015
Backpack program delivers for students and families
The Backpack Program began in 2007 when a school counselor at E.P. Rock Elementary School expressed concern to members of her church about children coming to school hungry, especially after weekends. Three Hudson churches, United Methodist, Mt. Zion Lutheran, and the First Presbyterian,...
September 28, 2015 - 11:53am
September 20, 2015
More than a 'Little' literacy in crosshairs
Since founder Todd Bol began distributing his creations five years ago, the Hudson-based Little Free Library has grown exponentially. The...
September 20, 2015 - 7:00am
September 19, 2015
Electors approve $56.4 million Hudson school budget; state aid down, levy up
Electors at last week’s Hudson School District annual meeting unanimously endorsed a preliminary $56.4 million 2015-16 budget that includes an estimated 6.73 percent tax-levy hike in the wake of an expected decline in state school aids. About two dozen local residents attended...
September 19, 2015 - 6:00am