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Former caregiver of Hudson man sentenced to five years in prison
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'
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
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
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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
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July 31, 2008
DNR officials scale back tougher rules for fishing tournaments
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources fish managers have scaled back tougher rules for fishing tournaments. In January, the Natural Resources Board voted to limit the number of tournaments for each body of water. In addition, they required permits costing up to $200 starting...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
July 4, 2008
Woodland Trails: Catching that record-breaking fish
So you want to catch a Wisconsin state record fish, huh? Is it skill or just dumb luck that put those guys and gals in the record books? I've had chances but my luck was terrible so you won't be reading my name in any record books. At least not yet! The record largemouth tips the...
July 4, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Woodland Trails: Fishing for sunfish is great
When I think of Norman Rockwell paintings I can see a couple of kids riding bikes with a red coffee can in one hand and a rod and reel in the other hand as they ride their bikes hurriedly down an old gravel road on their way to their secret spot. If you are an angler who grew up in...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Walleye bag limits going up on several northern lakes, including some in region
Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are raising daily walleye bag limits on several lakes in the northern part of the state because of lower spearing harvest numbers this spring's by six bands of the Chippewa Indians. The new bag limits will go into effect...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Woodland Trails: Day of catching big fish
It was a big fish! The drag was squealing and the rod was doubled over. The way the fish was running and taking out line we figured it had to be a big pike. I'd caught big pike in little Lost Lake with no public boat launch before. I knew how pike like to run so I knew it had to be...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 2, 2008
Free Fishing Weekend June 7-8
Anglers can grab their friends and family and head out June 7-8 to cast a line into any of Wisconsin's 15,000 lakes and 42,000 miles of rivers and streams fish without a license during Free Fishing Weekend. It's fun to catch fish! The first Saturday and Sunday each June, residents...
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Fishing contest coming up
The annual St. Croix Anglers Parent/Child Fishing Contest is scheduled for June 7 on Bass Lake. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at the north end ramp of the lake located off County I and 153rd Avenue. Boats will launch at 7:30, and fishing will last for three hours. All species of...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 27, 2008
Musky waters teeming with trophy and action potential
Are you hoping for a trophy musky or just some musky action? Look close-to-home for plenty of waters to choose from. "Wisconsin has 711 lakes and more than 1,600 river miles that support musky," says Tim Simonson, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist...
May 27, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Woodland Trails: Bad weather for opener
I can only remember two previous fishing openers that had worse weather than the one we had last Saturday. The worst was when I opened up on Lake Wissota a few years back. It was cold. Did I say it was cold? How cold, you ask? By midmorning we had over 6 inches of snow in the bottom...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
A few fishers, though things were frosty
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
May 7, 2008
Trout limits relaxed on upper Kinnickinnic River
EAU CLAIRE - Special fishing regulations on the upper Kinnickinnic River are being dumped, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. "The special regulations are being eliminated on the upper Kinnickinnic because they didn't work," said Marty Engel,...
May 7, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
Fishing opens this Saturday
We all know that the first Saturday of May means the fishing opener! It's here and I'm ready to wet a line and pick a fight with the biggest fish in the lake. Then it'll be fillet a few, flop some butter in the pan and get out the corn meal! But right now I'm looking out the window...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 25, 2008
Woodland Trails: Panfish limit cut by DNR
I remember when I was a kid going fishing with family and catching lots of fish. I don't mean lots of fish. I mean LOTS of fish! Most of the people I know tell me the same stories. Lakes full of fish, and getting a limit was always as easy as 1-2-3! Crappies, sunfish, bass, pike --...
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am
DNR dropping daily walleye bag limit being dropped on several lakes in region
Daily walleye bag limits are being dropped on several lakes across the region by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources because of the annual tribal spearing harvest. These bag limits are effective from May 3, 2008 to March 1, 2009. The following is a listing of lakes...
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am
April 21, 2008
Governor's Fishing Opener at Lake Wapogasset, Polk County
The 43rd Governor's Fishing Opener, officially kicking off Wisconsin's game fishing season, will take place May 3 at Lake Wapogasset in Polk County. Gov. Jim Doyle is invited. Also fishing at the event will be local legislators and officials, media, and Matt Frank, Department of...
April 21, 2008 - 12:00am