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Two rescued from fiery Hudson crash
St. Croix County committee says stick with administrator
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November levy-hike referendum set by St. Joseph Town Board
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Hudson’s Beinlich chases world wrestling championship -- at age 56
Raiders hold off Minnetonka in football opener
Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
Jeremy Cook wins Pepper Fest 10K by more than 9 minutes
Raiders open season Friday at home against Minnetonka
Les Izmoore plays last Lakefront Park concert of the summer Thursday evening
Hudson chef makes it to final ‘American Grilled’ challenge
Tom Brinsko rides across America
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
2015 Pepper Festival royalty crowned in North Hudson
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December 2, 2009
Man charged in cabbie assault incident
A Minneapolis man has been charged with a felony following an apparent altercation with a Twin Cities' taxicab driver in Baldwin. Cordaro Dwayne Little, 22, was being held on $25,000 bail following a hearing last week in St. Croix County Circuit Court. The criminal complaint said...
crime and courts / news
December 2, 2009 - 1:17pm
November 12, 2009
Man pleads guilty to causing great injury by drunken driving
A Hudson man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of causing great bodily harm by driving while intoxicated. Gregory L. Sanderson, 47, entered the plea in an appearance before St. Croix County Circuit Judge Edward Vlack on Nov. 4. He admitted to committing the felony, which carries...
crime and courts / news
November 12, 2009 - 8:44am
October 8, 2009
Hraychuck, Harsdorf promote new state DNA collection law
Two western Wisconsin lawmakers are introducing legislation to require that DNA samples be taken when suspects are arrested on felony charges. Twenty-one other states have implemented this procedure, which is aimed at stopping repeat criminals, said Sen.
crime and courts / news
October 8, 2009 - 12:30pm
August 27, 2009
Speaker of Assembly promises action on drunken driving laws
The speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly promises long-awaited action next month to crack down on drunken driving. Democrat Mike Sheridan says his house will pass a bill in mid-to-late September to make four-time OWI a felony in most cases. It would also make repeat offenders be...
August 27, 2009 - 9:56am
March 11, 2009
Charges filed in armored car robbery
Felony charges have been filed against a man in connection with the robbery of an armored car in Hudson nearly six years ago. Zachary R. Wiegand, 32, Dresser, was charged with two counts of felony robbery and one felony count each of receiving stolen property, arson, and car theft...
March 11, 2009 - 8:27am
February 12, 2009
Hastings man sentenced in sexual assault
A Hastings, Minn., man has received a 30-year sentence in a conviction for sexual assault of a child. Jamie Danile Case was sentenced to 15 years in prison and 15 years' extended supervision Friday on a June 16 felony conviction for one count of sexual assault of a child. In addition,...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Dems unveil plans to fight drunken driving
Majority Democrats in the Wisconsin Senate have unveiled their own plan to fight drunken driving. A felony charge would be filed on a person's third offense if it's within five years of the second. Otherwise, the felony rap wouldn't kick in until the fourth arrest. Two- and...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Making 3rd OWI a felony could cost state over $100 million
It would cost just more than $100 million a year to make three-time drunken driving a felony in Wisconsin. The Legislative Fiscal Bureau says it reflects the costs of sending 3,000 more offenders to prison, plus the extra judges, prosecutors, and public defenders needed to handle...
January 8, 2009 - 9:00am
February 29, 2008
Human trafficking bill goes to Doyle
Overnight, the Assembly gave final legislative approval to bill that makes human trafficking a felony. The Senate passed the measure Wednesday and it now goes to Gov. Jim Doyle. Anyone caught holding adults against their will for sex, labor or other services could get up...
February 29, 2008 - 12:00am