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CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - Hudson Softball Association, LLC
TOWN OF HUDSON: 2015 Town Road Weight Restrictions
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VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 3/31/15 Public Hearing - Special Assessments
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March 7, 2015
UPDATE: Woodbury man ID’d as driver killed in crash with stopped semi- Friday night
HUDSON -- A 22-year-old Woodbury, Minn., man was identified as the person who died late Friday night in Hudson when the car he was driving struck a concrete guardrail, then hit a semi-unit that was stopped along westbound I-94, about a mile east of the St. Croix River bridge. Dustin...
news / accidents
March 7, 2015 - 7:40pm
February 13, 2015
Rural crash claims life of Woodville teen Thursday
ROBERTS -- A 17-year-old Woodville girl died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 12, after her car left 70th Avenue in the town of Warren and struck a culvert. Alexsis D. Albrightson was pronounced dead at the scene, east of Roberts, shortly after the 3:46 p.m. accident. Jeff Klatt, captain...
news / accidents
February 13, 2015 - 9:13am
October 23, 2009
Wausau father unhappy with sentencing of drunken driver who killed his daughter
The father of a Wausau area girl said the drunken driver who killed his daughter got away with a "slap on the wrist." Daniel Schaefer, 24, of Fond du Lac was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison and 10 years of extended supervision. He was also fined $7,000 for driving the...
October 23, 2009 - 9:23am
October 20, 2009
Former surgeon will pay $3.7 million to settle civil lawsuit for traffic crash
Former surgeon Mark Benson will pay almost $3.7 million to settle a civil lawsuit in a traffic crash that killed a popular educator and two others. WTMJ Radio in Milwaukee said Benson decided to pay, instead of facing a trial scheduled for next week in Waukesha County. Earlier...
October 20, 2009 - 9:19am
August 31, 2009
La Crosse man dies after being hit by train
A La Crosse man died Sunday, after being hit by a train on Friday afternoon. Authorities said Ryan Lange, 26, was on foot when he was hit by a Canadian Pacific freight train in Dresbach, Minn., just northwest of La Crosse. Winona County investigators interviewed several witnesses...
August 31, 2009 - 9:02am
June 24, 2009
Dog distracts driver; Boy Scout leader and Scout die in crash
Dane County authorities say charges are still possible against a motor home driver whose dog distracted him, causing a crash that killed two people. Investigators said the dog jumped on Gary Boldt's lap, just before the Pewaukee man lost control of the motor home and veered across...
June 24, 2009 - 9:00am
May 12, 2009
Green Bay woman gets 80 years for fatal drunken-driving crash near Lambeau
A Green Bay area woman has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for drag racing on a busy street while drunk, and causing a crash that killed two teens. Brown County Circuit Judge Sue Bischel cited Monique Geske's lack of remorse in handing down the long sentence. And the judge...
May 12, 2009 - 9:11am
April 29, 2009
Eau Claire women dies in collision with semi tanker
PEPIN COUNTY, Wis. -- An Eau Claire woman died when her van collided with a semi tanker Tuesday morning in Pepin County. The Pepin County sheriff's department responded at 10:30 a.m. to the two-vehicle accident on Highway 85, near Dunn County, where Michelle Nelson, 38, was pronounced...
April 29, 2009 - 1:19pm
March 30, 2009
Two from Eau Claire die Sunday in Colorado traffic crash
Two people from Eau Claire were killed in Colorado early Sunday in a crash that reportedly happened during a chase with state troopers. The State Patrol identified the victims as Jonathan Holum, 29, and Cora Weil, 23. Authorities said a pick-up truck driven by Holum was weaving...
March 30, 2009 - 9:00am
October 20, 2008
Menomonie man succumbs to injuries suffered in town of Cady rollover
A Menomonie man died Friday from injuries suffered a week earlier in a rollover accident in the town of Cady. Robert B. Golden, 66, of Menomonie died Friday from injuries sustained when his 1986 Dodge van overturned about 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10th while traveling on CTH N near 325th...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
January 28, 2008
Sledding accident kills 5-year-old in Trempealeau County
A five-year-old boy was killed Sunday when his sled went onto a road near Arcadia, and he was struck by a hit-and-run driver. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene. Trempealeau County sheriff's deputies and police from Arcadia, Blair and Galesville searched for the hit-and-run...
January 28, 2008 - 9:00am