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MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
Narcan credited for saving lives in Hudson, beyond
Update: Amish crash victims in 'good' condition
New feed store stresses customer service
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
Finding her stroke
Hudson tied for first in SCVBL North
Former Stillwater hockey coach Phil Housley named coach of NHL's Buffalo Sabres
Tripicchio repeat Academic All-American
Booster Days packed full of fun and excitement
Relay For Life strives to reach goal
Global partners to speak at Faith Community Church
Hudson brings talent to Minnesota film
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/20/17, Case No. 17-CV-266, Madeline Hoe
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Fredrick L. Kemper Estate; Case No. 17-PR-64
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Gerald H. Engeleiter Estate; Case No. 17-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Eunice L. Miller Estate; Case No. 17PR61
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids- 2017 Street Maintenance Work
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Ashley G. Speer, 24
Shirley M. (Ptacek) Sherman, 70
Ilse Link, 93
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Letters to the Editor (June 21, 2017)
Letters to the Editor
Viewpoint: Don't sell SCEMS to Lakeview Ambulance
Summer means road construction
Viewpoint: Time to get on board with public transportation in St. Croix County
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October 31, 2015
Family musical event scheduled Monday
Families with young children birth to age eight are invited to attend the free Family Fun Musical Event coming to River Crest Elementary School...
October 31, 2015 - 12:37pm
October 29, 2015
Governor sees just what Turningpoint does
Scott Walker flew in from Madison for a special visit to River Falls Monday. The governor wasn’t stopping here on the way to somewhere else...
News/crime and courts
October 29, 2015 - 5:22pm
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