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Sheriff's office: Initial attack report a hoax; no suspects being sought
Plan Commission approves final Carmichael Ridge plat
Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
Hudson police seek traffic vest-wearing suspect in multiple thefts
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
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
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
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/20/16 Council Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Liquor License Application - Wis. Grill (Starr's Bar)
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/6/16 Council Meeting Minutes
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
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Wilma M. Miller, 97
Donna M. Schultz, 88
Carol Johnson, 66
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
December 22, 2015
Love Your Melon group starts on UWRF campus
If you’re looking for a Christmas gift that not only delights the recipient but also benefits a good cause, you might want to consider “Love...
December 22, 2015 - 3:26pm
November 11, 2009
Nonprofits earn fundraising certificates
Leaders of 32 nonprofits throughout the St. Croix Valley completed a nine-month course on nonprofit fundraising. The series was hosted by the...
November 11, 2009 - 10:40am
Lawmakers question legality of Walker's campaign at UW-Stevens Point
Two Democratic legislators want to know if Republican Scott Walker broke the law, when his campaign for governor held a recent event at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Reps. Marlin Schneider of Wisconsin Rapids and Amy Sue Vruwink of Milladore have asked the Government Accountability...
November 11, 2009 - 9:36am
September 18, 2009
Margaret's Musings: Giving - why do it?
Whether you have deep pockets or just a little change rolling around, giving and volunteering in America, and particularly in Hudson, is a tradition. It is one that is not shared worldwide. Sunday night it was my turn to see the fruits of volunteer labor. For the last three years...
September 18, 2009 - 1:40am
United Way kicks off 2009 campaign
United Way St. Croix Valley launched its 2009 campaign Monday, Sept. 14. The campaign raised $1 million last year and officials hope to top that...
September 18, 2009 - 1:30am
February 2, 2009
Assembly committee expected to stop fundraising during budget time
The state Assembly's Organization Committee is expected to act Wednesday to stop members from raising campaign money while the budget is debated. For years, lawmakers have held fundraisers where special interests made donations, while budget items for their industries were still...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Assembly Speaker says Dems will ban fund raising while budget is debated
Majority Democrats in the state Assembly do not want people wondering who paid who to get something put in the state budget. Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan, Janesville, says the Organization Committee which he chairs will pass a rule which bans campaign fundraisers while the budget...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Phipps continues annual fund campaign
The Phipps Center for the Arts has reached 75 percent of its annual fund goal of $260,000 for 2008. "I invite you to join me and over 800 others in advancing the mission of The Phipps by becoming a member today," said Jim Lutiger, general campaign chairman. For a gift of $25 or...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Phipps Center announces annual fund campaign; goal is $260,000
The Phipps Center for the Arts recently announced the beginning of its annual fund campaign, with a goal of raising $260,000. Working with...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Local NRA event raises $14,500
The third annual banquet for the River Valley Friends of the National Rifle Association was Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Valley House in Hudson. The event was attended by 156 people, up from 103 last year; proceeds topped $14,700. Tom Irwin, president of the local group, said all...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
United Way kicks off fall campaign with volunteer event
United Way St. Croix Valley will kick off the 2008 fall fund-raising campaign with a volunteer event -- the Day of Caring -- from noon-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. Teams of volunteers -- individuals and staff from local companies -- will meet at rally points and then proceed to homes...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
More to be learned about Doyle's fundraising practices
You'll be hearing more this week about Gov. Jim Doyle's campaign fundraising practices from 2006. The attorney general's office is expected to release 20,000 documents concerning allegations that he did favors for companies whose executives gave to his re-election bid. Last week,...
August 4, 2008 - 9:00am
June 20, 2008
Doyle camp says no to donating campaign cash to flood victims
Gov. Jim Doyle's campaign will keep the money it raised last week at its annual golf outing for donors. Republicans said Doyle should give the cash to flood victims and they scolded the second-term Democrat for making an appearance at the University Ridge golf course in Verona...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
Our View: Who will raise that $125,000 now?
Last week the Board of Education approved an expenditure of $125,000 for a walking underpass that will connect the new River Crest Elementary with YMCA Camp St. Croix, but we're not totally comfortable with the process. We agree that the underpass makes sense. It will be a great...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am