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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'
Wisconsin roundup: Meth-related inmates outpace OWI in Eau Claire; man in court on dog-dragging charges; seven more state news stories
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
August 15, 2008
Letter: Packer fan not happy
Dear Editor, Ted Thompson, Mike McCarthy and Mark Murphy have caused irreversible damage to the Green Bay Packers organization. I have been a Packers fan for 45 years. What they have done is disgraceful and would have been unimaginable by any devoted Packers fan prior to any of this...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
It's over! Favre now a Jet
The Brett Favre-Green Bay Packer soap opera may have finally come to an end. Favre will be playing football this season and will be wearing green, but green and white. Late Tuesday night Green Bay Packers CEO Mark Murphy and General Manager Ted Thompson issued a joint statement...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Favre may go to Tampa Bay; mindset not right says McCarthy
Brett Favre could become a Tampa Bay Buccaneer as early as today (Wednesday). The Tampa Tribune says the three-time MVP will not stand in the way of a trade from the Green Bay Packers and the deal could be finalized by tonight. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the two teams...
August 6, 2008 - 9:00am
August 5, 2008
No word yet on Favre, McCarthy talks; Grant needs to catch up
Brett Favre and Packers' coach Mike McCarthy met for 4.5 hours Monday night - about three times longer than they originally planned. We won't know what they talked about until later today (Tuesday) when McCarthy will speak to his team and then to reporters. The Packers will...
August 5, 2008 - 9:00am
Favre tells ESPN it's time to part ways with the Pack
Brett Favre now says it would be best for him and the Green Bay Packers to part ways, but the Packers still refuse to let him play for another team in the NFC's North Division. The three-time MVP has met with Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy for more than six hours Monday night...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
$20 Million reportedly offered to Favre to stay retired; Chicago-Minnesota trade for No. 4?
Various media reports say Green Bay Packers' President Mark Murphy offered Brett Favre $20 million Wednesday to stay retired, but the Green Bay Press Gazette says it won't be enough to end Favre's stand-off with the team. And the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the Packers have...
July 31, 2008 - 9:00am
July 29, 2008
Favre not helping in finding a suitable trade; defensive line troubles
The Green Bay Packers are apparently having trouble finding what they think would be a suitable trade for Brett Favre. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the Packers have gotten nothing close to an offer they'd consider, which may still be a first-round draft choice. Favre's...
July 29, 2008 - 9:00am
July 28, 2008
Favre says Thompson begged him to stay away; Grant holdout
Brett Favre now claims that Packers' General Manager Ted Thompson pleaded with him to stay away from Green Bay's training camp that started Sunday. The three-time MVP quarterback told Sports Illustrated's Peter King and ESPN's Chris Mortenson that it's clear the Packers want him...
July 28, 2008 - 9:00am
July 24, 2008
Efforts increase on Grant contract; more on Favre; stockholders meet
The Packers have stepped up their negotiations with running back Ryan Grant about a long-term contract. Agent Alan Herman says the two sides have talked almost every day since last Friday and he remains confident a deal can be struck before the players are scheduled to report...
July 24, 2008 - 9:00am
July 17, 2008
NFL reportedly probing Vikes over alleged Favre contact
The Green Bay Packers have reportedly accused the Minnesota Vikings of improper tampering - saying they spoke to Brett Favre about putting him in a purple uniform. FoxSports.com said Wednesday that the NFL is investigating. If the Vikings are guilty, they could be fined,...
July 17, 2008 - 9:00am
July 14, 2008
Packers say no to Favre release; say he's welcome back, but Rodgers No. 1
He retired. He said he wasn't ready to commit to playing even though he was having second thoughts. Same story a few weeks ago. Then, the Packers say, Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre called last Tuesday and told the team to send him his helmet or send him his release. The...
July 14, 2008 - 9:00am
July 10, 2008
Murphy says Packers have heard nothing from Favre
Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said the team still hasn't officially heard anything from Brett Favre about returning from retirement. For the past week, media reports have indicated that Favre wants to return to play at least one more season. But Murphy says all...
July 10, 2008 - 9:00am
July 9, 2008
Murphy and Harlan think Favre is retired; Wolf moves back to Titletown
Packers' President Mark Murphy and retired CEO Bob Harlan both say that in their minds, Brett Favre is still retired. Both officials are part of the team's "Tailgate Tour" which took off Tuesday for a trip around the state. Murphy says he's not surprised that Favre has the...
July 9, 2008 - 9:00am
July 8, 2008
Packers mum on Favre saga
The Green Bay Packers are not commenting on reports that Brett Favre keeps knocking at their door. WTMJ TV in Milwaukee said Favre sent a text message to Packers' General Manager Ted Thompson over the weekend. Thompson was said to reply he was on vacation and the two would...
July 8, 2008 - 9:00am
July 3, 2008
Favre again denies return rumor
"It's all rumor," said Brett Favre about a report that he has talked with the Green Bay Packers about coming out of retirement. ESPN reported yesterday that Favre told coach Mike McCarthy he wants to return, and his family wants him to play. But the report said the Packers are...
July 3, 2008 - 9:00am