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Madison Avenue Wine and Spirits offers riverview tasting room
Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
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Twin Cities Live features Hudson
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crime and courts
Raider soccer still perfect in BRC
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue holds annual Doggie 5K
Hudson’s first playground for children of all abilities opens at Weitkamp Park
For better or worse: memory loss, dementia and caregiving
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
Robert "Bob" Marquardt, 86
Cheryl Grace Peterson, 68
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Loren R. Croone, 96
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
In case you missed it, elections are coming
2016 is a good year to be a woman in the USA
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Real Estate Showcase
November 10, 2015
Hudson restaurants battle for best burger
Big Guys BBQ, Dick’s Bar and Grill, Postmarke Grille, Seasons Tavern, and Stone Tap Gastropub will host this year’s Burger Battle, a competition...
November 10, 2015 - 10:55am
October 27, 2015
Donate to Backpack Program
First American Bank, 2424 Monetary Blvd., suite 107, recently donated $500 through their Denim with a Cause program, to the Hudson Backpack Program. The...
October 27, 2015 - 11:44am
October 17, 2015
New Hudson Jersey Mike’s Subs lives ‘neighborhood deli’ vision
Marty Simmons didn’t know that Jersey Mike’s Subs was born six decades ago as a rustic neighborhood storefront in the shadow of ocean boardwalks...
October 17, 2015 - 2:17pm
October 16, 2015
Getting it right: Smilin’ Moose deck and patio open at last
The new outdoor deck and patio at the Smilin’ Moose Lodge Bar & Grill opened in time for the people who flocked to downtown Hudson...
October 16, 2015 - 10:48am
October 11, 2015
Scandinavian Fest is Oct. 16, 17
Judy Rogers is all smiles as she forms lefse dough into balls in preparation for Bethel Lutheran Church's annual Scandinavian Food Fest. The...
October 11, 2015 - 11:39am
October 10, 2015
Volunteers prepare 217,728 meals in 2 days
Hundreds of Hudson area community members worked to feed thousands of starving children in the developing world last weekend. Through a partnership...
October 10, 2015 - 10:23am
September 28, 2015
Backpack program delivers for students and families
The Backpack Program began in 2007 when a school counselor at E.P. Rock Elementary School expressed concern to members of her church about children coming to school hungry, especially after weekends. Three Hudson churches, United Methodist, Mt. Zion Lutheran, and the First Presbyterian,...
September 28, 2015 - 11:53am
September 21, 2015
New Guv's Place completes North Hudson destination 'triangle'
Landmark Houlton sports bar Guv’s Place is moving to a busy North Hudson business enclave and is working with two like-minded neighbors to...
September 21, 2015 - 8:03am
August 19, 2015
Kozy Korner, Mudds 'N Sudds top Pepper Fest eating contests
The Kozy Korner and Mudds N Sudds teams claimed first place in Pepper Fest’s spaghetti and pepper-eating contests last weekend, repeating their...
August 19, 2015 - 4:42pm
August 2, 2015
Orchard will devote time to banquets, gatherings
The Orchard, a Baldwin restaurant owned by Hudsonite Dick Pearson, announced last week that it will be changing its business plan and will no longer operate the business as a public restaurant. Instead, the business will be dedicated as an events center, hosting weddings, banquets,...
News/crime and courts
August 2, 2015 - 11:25am
July 16, 2015
Winery planning for August opening
Winemaker Vincent Negret seems resigned to the uncertainties of starting a new business these days. “It’s always something that you don’t...
July 16, 2015 - 12:32pm
July 9, 2015
Jason Fields wins 8th Booster hot dog eating championship
The Vulcan Krewe from the St. Paul Winter Carnival blew a lot of hot air in support of their entrant in the 16th annual Booster Days Hot Dog...
July 9, 2015 - 11:39am
June 27, 2015
Valley House then; Big Guys BBQ now
The Valley House was a home-grown community hub for decades on Hwy. 35 north of North Hudson, and its new owners vow to continue that tradition...
June 27, 2015 - 11:11am
June 11, 2015
Hudson women among top finishers at all-natural bodybuilding tourney
After months of brutal weight training, strict diets and occasional team-conquered confidence lapses, three Hudson women did themselves proud...
June 11, 2015 - 11:00am
May 28, 2015
Pita Pit satisfies hunger for fresh and healthy food
Hudson residents now have a healthier alternative to traditional fast food. The first Pita Pit in western Wisconsin opened last week at...
May 28, 2015 - 9:58am