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FFA is about more than farming
New name, new initiatives for United Way food center
River Crest students support friends near and far
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Troy prepares for development, wonders about chickens
crime and courts
Raiders roll to sectional hockey title
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Twenty-year military journey ends in Hudson
UW Success by 6: parents and caregivers make all the difference
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
arts and entertainment
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
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Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
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Donn Marvin Webster, 89
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
AG dislikes lawmaker tinkering with new DNA collection law; thieves net workers' personal data; more state news
MADISON -- Wisconsin's attorney general says he wants lawmakers to fix the problems they caused, when they watered down his plan to make those arrested for felonies give their DNA to police. Lawmakers concerned about invasions of privacy required that local agencies hold onto most...
December 27, 2013 - 8:43am
December 26, 2013
Battle lines already forming over Walker's rumored income tax cuts; Trempealeau marathoner joins elite club; more state briefs
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker is preparing Wisconsinites for a discussion about tax cuts as he stands for re-election next fall. He's laying out a host of possibilities for the state budget he would propose in 2015 if he wins a second term. Options include getting rid of the state...
December 26, 2013 - 9:23am
December 23, 2013
Ashland snowfalls exceeds 2 feet; throng of canines rescued from condemned house; 13 more state stories
While many in Wisconsin scraped and shoveled five to nine inches of snow on Sunday, folks in the far north are dealing with considerably more. The National Weather Service said Ashland had received 23 inches of snow as of 6:30 a.m., Monday including five inches overnight. Brule...
December 23, 2013 - 9:18am
December 16, 2013
Hotel fire displaces 30 at Wausau; Walker grabs brief spotlight on 'Meet the Press'; more state news
WAUSAU -- Up to 30 long-term residents lost their homes in a weekend fire at the Wausau Days Inn, located north of the fairgrounds on the city's northwest side. Officials said Sunday that the blaze started in a plumbing-and-electrical space between two rooms at the Days Inn on Wausau's...
December 16, 2013 - 9:34am
October 31, 2013
Fire department called to I-94 crash and chimney fire Wednesday evening
The Hudson Fire Department was called out twice Wednesday evening, Oct. 30. At 5:56 p.m., the department responded to a one-vehicle crash on westbound I-94 near the 14th Street on-ramp. Law enforcement officers, St. Croix Emergency Medical Services and Lower St. Croix Valley...
October 31, 2013 - 9:48am
October 10, 2013
Barn in town of Troy goes up in flames
The cause of a fire that consumed a barn at 609 Swedish Mission Road west of River Falls between county roads M and MM Wednesday night, Oct....
October 10, 2013 - 9:57am
October 3, 2013
Lightning hits gas line at Krattley Lane residence
Lighting struck a chain link fence next to an underground natural gas line at a town of Hudson residence Wednesday night, causing the gas line to rupture and send flames shooting into the air. The Hudson Fire Department was called to the Ronald and Kathy Hanke home at 373 Krattley...
October 3, 2013 - 1:28pm
September 20, 2013
Walker unveils plans to curb public assistance fraud; Town of Gordon firehall destroyed; More state news briefs
Gov. Scott Walker has announced a half dozen policy changes aimed at curbing fraud in Wisconsin's public assistance programs. The governor...
September 20, 2013 - 11:56am
September 16, 2013
Fire destroys NH home; homeowner injured
The fire early Saturday morning destroyed a home at 722 Pine St. No. in North Hudson. The home is owned by Pamela and Gregory Stene. Gregory...
September 16, 2013 - 9:53am
Wisconsin fire's wrath was swift, severe
BARNES, Wis. -- Bob Gotelaere's outhouse was still on fire Wednesday morning when he drove around roadblocks to check his home near Ellison Lake. But...
May 16, 2013 - 9:21am
May 15, 2013
UPDATED(4:20 p.m.) Hotline established for individuals affected by Germann Road fire
GORDON -- The Department of Natural Resources has established a hotline which residents potentially impacted by the Germann Road Fire in Douglas...
May 15, 2013 - 3:07pm
May 1, 2013
Feds involved in Roberts school fire investigation; $5,000 reward offered for arsonist's arrest
The upper Midwest field office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Wednesday that it is offering a reward of...
May 1, 2013 - 4:43pm
April 22, 2013
Woman injured in Hudson townhouse fire
A Hudson woman was taken to a Twin Cities hospital as the result of a fire at her townhouse at 1437 Tall Grass Street on Sunday just before noon. The...
April 22, 2013 - 9:35am
April 18, 2013
Breakfast at the fire station draws a crowd
Between 800 and 900 people attended the pancake breakfast fundraiser at the Hudson Fire Hall Sunday morning in spite of the freezing rain and...
April 18, 2013 - 2:32pm
April 11, 2013
Fire department offers healthy breakfast, bicycle prize
The annual pancake breakfast fundraiser for the Hudson Fire Department will have a theme this year. The focus will be on health and wellness...
April 11, 2013 - 2:51pm