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Former caregiver of Hudson man sentenced to five years in prison
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries; New Richmond man named 'person of interest'
crime and courts
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
The Bull never backs down: Former Raider fullback in fight of his life
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
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
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
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
September 18, 2015
Police want to talk to friends of New Richmond murder victims
New Richmond police are turning to the public for help in piecing together a homicide case involving the death of a woman and her daughter. New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad said investigators are hoping to speak with anyone who had contact with the victims -- Courtney...
News/crime and courts
September 18, 2015 - 10:40am
September 17, 2015
Talking frankly about mental health in the county; first of its kind publication will go to 32,000 homes
“We are all in this together” pretty much sums up what Patty Schachtner, St. Croix County Medical Examiner, has come to believe when it comes...
September 17, 2015 - 8:48am