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Senators push legislation to solve student debt crisis
Corrections to school levy story
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
Dr. Chu brings traditional acupuncture to Hudson
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Sally Ann Bethke, 80
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Dr. James L. "Doc" Wallace, 90
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
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