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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Frank P. Marino, 74
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
May 20, 2013
Summer, kids, fishing, it's all good and it's on Perch Lake
The St. Croix Sportsman's Alliance will sponsor a free kids fishing contest on Saturday afternoon, June 8, at Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake,...
May 20, 2013 - 4:18pm
January 29, 2013
Kids' ice fishing contest Feb. 23
On Saturday, Feb. 23, there will be a kids ice fishing contest at Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake from 2-4 p.m. for children ages 6-12. Bait...
January 29, 2013 - 9:21am
June 27, 2011
Hudson's Jason Hawksford wins Wisconsin Junior B.A.S.S. fishing championship
Forty-two young fishermen from Wisconsin and northern Illinois came together to fish the St. Croix River on Saturday to compete for the state...
June 27, 2011 - 2:11pm
June 23, 2011
Wisconsin B.A.S.S. Federation junior bass fishing tournament in Hudson on Saturday
Hudson will be the site for the 2011 Wisconsin B.A.S.S. Federation junior state fishing tournament this Saturday. The tournament is scheduled...
June 23, 2011 - 11:40am
February 24, 2011
Bass Lake Ice Fishing Contest will go on as scheduled this Saturday
The 2011 Bass Lake Ice Fishing Contest will be held as scheduled this Saturday on Bass Lake, outside of Somerset. Bass Lake has more than 20 inches of clear safe ice. However, the combination of unseasonably warm weather and excessive salt run-off from the parking area has caused...
February 24, 2011 - 10:18am
August 25, 2010
Barrett promises free hunting, fishing and park admissions twice a year
Democrat Tom Barrett says Wisconsin would have free hunting, fishing, and state park admissions on two weekends each year if he's elected governor. The Milwaukee mayor says he would suspend the fees once in the summer and once in the winter, to encourage folks from Chicago and Minneapolis-Saint...
August 25, 2010 - 10:57am
August 9, 2010
Men escape after truck, trailer slide into Mississippi River at boat launch in Hastings
For good friends Randy Johnson and Jim Hunt, Monday morning was supposed to be spent floating on the St. Croix River and catching walleyes. Instead,...
August 9, 2010 - 1:06pm
August 6, 2010
In defense of fishermen who never have enough baits
Have you ever noticed that no matter how many baits you might have in your tackle box that there will be a day, once or twice a season, that you will not have the right bait, or if you do, it will not be in the right color. That is the nature of fishing. Of course countless makers...
August 6, 2010 - 10:03am
July 16, 2010
Notes From The Dockside: A change in plans
This trip had been planned for some time. There had been a number of e-mails back and forth and then some phone calls. William had a few days off work and said that we should go north and fish for smallmouth bass. He said that we could stay at a cabin that his wife's family had....
July 16, 2010 - 10:28am
June 6, 2010
DNR expects hot weather to cause fish kills in northwestern Wisconsin
Warmer weather could lead to fish kills in northwestern Wisconsin in the coming weeks. Department of Natural Resources biologists say the Columnaris bacteria becomes active and starts impacting the fish population when water temperatures top 65 to 70 degrees. That bacteria doesn't...
June 6, 2010 - 1:07pm
June 4, 2010
Notes From The Dockside: Rain gear - it's indispensable
It is one of those indispensable things. If you spend any time in the outdoors you need it. Over the years I have worn countless types of rain gear which has gone on to perpetuate a long standing love-hate relationship with the stuff. One of the first things I began to realize about...
June 4, 2010 - 10:22am
January 27, 2010
Coast Guard Auxiliary offers classes
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering boating safety classes in Hudson several times in the coming year. Classses will be at the St. Croix Marina, located at 16 First St. The scheduled classes are: Starting Feb. 3, 6:30-9 p.m. for six weeks on Wednesday evenings; Boating Skills...
January 27, 2010 - 7:17am
January 21, 2010
White House agrees to carp summit
The White House said yes to Gov. Jim Doyle's request for a summit on fighting the Asian carp in the Great Lakes. The meeting is planned for the first week in February. Nancy Sutley of the White House Council on Environmental Quality says Great Lakes governors and the Obama cabinet...
January 21, 2010 - 10:18am
January 20, 2010
For the Record
Sessions for baseball set On six Tuesdays from 8-9:30 p.m., 12-year-olds planning to play competitive Booster baseball have an opportunity to prepare for the coming season and competitive baseball. The sessions are open to any 12-year-old interested in playing baseball in 2010. Sessions...
January 20, 2010 - 7:28am
December 22, 2009
ATV users warned of thin ice
State officials say snowmobilers and ATV riders are taking too much of a chance by going on the ice this early in the season. A Muskego man was killed over the weekend after riding his ATV on Big Muskego Lake southwest of Milwaukee. It's a spring-fed lake that often produces unstable...
December 22, 2009 - 9:25am