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City encourages collaboration on bullying concerns
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
UPDATE: Blizzard warning issued for Goodhue County; likely snowfall adjusted
Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
New Richmond man headed back to prison
crime and courts
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Girls' hockey climbs to top
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Nancy Toll: helping others navigate the bumps in the road
Hot Air Affair is tradition for Hudson, pilots
Moon Glow lights up the night
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ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Mary Jo Lindeberg, 84
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Kim Lagerstrom, 58
Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
Real Estate Showcase
August 27, 2015
Firefighters called to Hudson's Pier 500
Lunch hour at a popular Hudson restaurant was interrupted Thursday after a brief electrical fire on the building’s roof. Hudson firefighters...
August 27, 2015 - 2:52pm
March 18, 2015
Fire damages North Hudson structure Wednesday afternoon
The Hudson Fire Department responded to a fire at 420 5th St. No. in North Hudson at about 3 p.m. Wednesday (March 18). The home is owned...
March 18, 2015 - 3:54pm
February 15, 2015
UPDDATE: Firefighters rescue man from Hudson house fire
Hudson firefighters rescued a man from the basement of a burning house at 1130 Namekagon Loop on Sunday afternoon. A neighbor, Kip Lomnes,...
February 15, 2015 - 5:47pm
January 14, 2015
Fire destroys wood-storage shed at Glenwood City firm
GLENWOOD CITY — A Tuesday night fire on Tuesday night destroyed an unheated pole building at Misty Meadows Wood Products, 751 Seventh St., on the southeast side of the village. Firefighters were alerted to the blaze just after 7 p.m. and flames were showing with the first unit...
January 14, 2015 - 4:27pm
January 13, 2015
UPDATE: Hammond house fire extinguished; no injuries reported
Firefighters and equipment from six area stations were called to a house fire Tuesday morning in Hammond. The blaze, at 1000 Marjorie St., was reported at about 8:10 a.m. within village limits. It was reported under control just after 9 a.m. and fire crews were cleaning up. The...
January 13, 2015 - 9:14am
May 20, 2014
Challenge to Alabama abortion law parallels pending Wisconsin case; 2-plus inches rain fell near Menomonie; 12 more state stories
A federal court trial is underway in Alabama in a lawsuit against a state abortion law that's similar to what's being challenged in Wisconsin. Testimony began Monday in a lawsuit which seeks to kill an Alabama law that forces abortion doctors to have local hospital admitting privileges. A...
May 20, 2014 - 9:21am
May 5, 2014
Update: Lakeland fire victim ID'd as 50-year-old woman
Washington County, Minn., authorities have identified the victim at a fatal house fire in Lakeland early Saturday as Nicole Ann Ritzer, age 50 Sheriff's department Cmdr. Brian Mueller said the cause of the fire is still undetermined. Firefighters from Lower St. Croix and Hudson...
May 5, 2014 - 4:20pm
April 10, 2014
Fire destroys garage, damages home on Highview Road
A fire Tuesday evening, April 8, destroyed an attached garage and damaged the house at 330 Highview Road in the town of Hudson. The Hudson Fire...
April 10, 2014 - 12:45pm
March 27, 2014
UPDATE: Troy fire severely damages house on Glover
Flames were visible near the porch and side of a town of Troy house at 351 N. Glover Road just after 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 27. The property...
March 27, 2014 - 9:20am
January 14, 2014
UPDATE: Fire destroys next-generation Glenhaven complex
GLENWOOD CITY -- A pre-dawn fire Tuesday destroyed a large portion of a $9.7 million building complex under construction, which would have eventually...
January 14, 2014 - 9:04am
January 7, 2014
Woman dies from injuries in blaze; State Trooper recognized for life-saving attempt
A 66-year-old Roberts woman died from injuries sustained in a Jan. 7 trailer home fire, and a Wisconsin State Trooper has been recognized for...
January 7, 2014 - 8:35pm
December 20, 2013
Most school union members vote to stay organized; couple seeing red over Lemon Law finding; 10 more state stories
MADISON -- Hundreds of Wisconsin public school unions have decided to stay in business for one more year, even with their very limited bargaining powers. Voting ended Thursday for about 400 unions that represent teachers, support staffers, and school office employees. State officials...
December 20, 2013 - 9:24am
December 11, 2013
Dairy leaders decry bovine abuse caught on video; Fire damages stores downtown Ripon; more state news
Wisconsin dairy leaders are condemning the animal abuse videotaped at a large farm in Brown County. An investigator from Mercy for Animals taped incidents at the Wiese Brothers Farm near Greenleaf in which cows were kicked, whipped and suspended in the air. State veterinarian Paul...
December 11, 2013 - 9:25am
Five departments battle wind, flames in dairy barn blaze
Two farm-related fires within 15 minutes of one another had crews from Prescott, River Falls and Ellsworth scrambling to help. The first call...
September 11, 2013 - 4:16pm
July 22, 2013
UPDATE: Household goods destroyed in garage fire at 359 Baer Drive
A fire early Monday morning caused structural damage to a three-car, detached garage at 359 Baer Drive and destroyed many of the household goods...
July 22, 2013 - 7:37am