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Bobbi Pominville honored as Marie Blakeman recipient
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
FFA is about more than farming
New name, new initiatives for United Way food center
River Crest students support friends near and far
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
A life lived inventing: Local scientist inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame
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
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - New Pavilion/ Restroom
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Skid Unit
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/9/17 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: Beer License Application - Cracked Barrel Winery
TOWN OF ROCK ELM: Ad For Bids - 170th Street TRID Project
Michael G. Peterson, 71
Douglas Ray, 42
Charlene Adele Wold, 49
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
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
March 6, 2014
Hudson City Council candidates interviewed on Channel 15 program
The River Channel, the cable television community access channel for Hudson and North Hudson, is airing interviews with the candidates for the Hudson City Council. Mary Claire Potter conducted the interviews for the Western Wisconsin Journal program. They will air every Friday...
March 6, 2014 - 10:51am
March 5, 2014
Mom wants safer intersection at Tower Road and Old Hwy. 35
Tiffany Walrack of Hudson has taken on the mission of improving the safety of one particular intersection in the town of Troy. “On October...
March 5, 2014 - 4:34pm
Winter of snow sparks snowmobile boom; Ex-girlfriend pleads guilty to poisoning, stabbing man’s dog; More state news briefs
Snowmobiling is a booming business in Wisconsin's Northwoods. It's the best-known place for visitors to ride, and growing numbers of local residents are joining in. The Department of Natural Resources said snowmobile registrations have grown by 163% over the last dozen years in...
News/crime and courts
March 5, 2014 - 9:03am
February 28, 2014
Gov. Walker visits Croix Gear & Machining in Hudson
Gov. Scott Walker came to Hudson last Friday to tour Croix Gear & Machining and talk about efforts to boost Wisconsin manufacturing. The...
February 28, 2014 - 5:32pm
February 27, 2014
Our View: Street crews do a remarkable job during winter weather
Those of us living in the area know that this has been a rough winter. We’ve already had well over 50 inches of snow and, on top of that, we’ve had record cold temperatures. Most would agree -- we can’t get a break this winter. Either it is snowing, is well below zero or both! After...
February 27, 2014 - 4:01pm
As cold as predicted but not as windy; Woman injured when propane tank explodes in home; Nine more state news stories
It's as cold as advertised in northern Wisconsin this morning although the wind chills are a bit warmer than predicted. At 5 a.m. the state's coldest wind-chill factors were 35 below at Ashland, Siren and New Richmond. That's 10-degrees warmer than what was forecast. It's not...
News/crime and courts
February 27, 2014 - 9:05am
February 26, 2014
City and library agree on building lease payments
The Hudson City Council on Monday night approved a memorandum of understanding with the Hudson Area Joint Library regarding the library’s lease payments for the city-owned building it occupies. For 2014, the library will pay $11,035 a month ($132,420 for the year) for the 20,000...
February 26, 2014 - 11:48am
Campolo makes Hudson stop to promote ‘social justice’
Internationally known evangelist Tony Campolo was in Hudson and spoke to a crowd of more than 600 people at Bethel Lutheran Church Wednesday...
February 26, 2014 - 11:45am
Former North Hudson Village President Wally Gregerson dies
Former Village President and longtime North Hudson resident Wally Gregerson, 84, died Saturday, Feb. 22, at his home. Gregerson served...
February 26, 2014 - 11:36am
February 21, 2014
Commission has first look at Walmart annexation plan
The outlines of what a Walmart Superstore in Hudson would look like became a little clearer when developers of the project introduced it to the...
February 21, 2014 - 11:08am
February 18, 2014
RESULTS: St. Croix County Supervisor primary
DISTRICT 6 (Town of Hudson, Ward 2; City of Hudson, Wards 5, 8, 11 & 12) Stephen Nielsen: 110* Clarence Buck Malick: 68* Nicholas Vanden Heuvel: 15 DISTRICT 11 (Town of Stanton, Ward 1; Town of Star Prairie, Wards 1-5; Village of Star Prairie, Ward 1) Roger...
February 18, 2014 - 9:22pm
February 14, 2014
Study finds no reason to change Wisconsin and Vine intersection
Anyone who feared a roundabout going in at the intersection in front of Hudson High School can rest easy. Monday night, a traffic engineer from Foth Instructure & Environment delivered the results of a study to the City Council saying the intersection works fine as it is --...
February 14, 2014 - 9:16am
February 7, 2014
State lawmaker to hold two listening sessions in the area State lawmaker to hold two listening sessions in the area
MADISON -- State Representative Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) announced he will hold two listening sessions in the 30th Assembly District. A...
February 7, 2014 - 10:11am
February 6, 2014
Frigid weather means spike in heating costs across state; Governor candidate supports allowing gay marriage; More state news
The cold winter has Wisconsinites red hot about their utility bills. The state's largest natural gas utility, We Energies, said a typical customer paid in the neighborhood of $160 to heat a home last month. That's up from $118 the previous January. We Energies' customers used...
News/crime and courts
February 6, 2014 - 9:53am
February 5, 2014
Plastic bag ban proposed for St. Croix County
Placing purchased items in cost free plastic bags at retail outlets in St. Croix County may be a thing of the past if a proposal by Buck Malick,...
February 5, 2014 - 4:46pm