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Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Internet safety: a conversation parents and kids must have
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
Hudson Dog Owners Association looks to fetch dog park - SPARK grant finalist
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Anxiety increasingly growing among students
Hudson Food Shelf has helped sustain families for more than 30 years
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/17/16 Budget Hearing Notice
SUMMONS: Preferred Prop. v. Mathias Katch, et al.; Case 16-SC-921
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Fire Dept. SCBA Equipment
FORECLOSURE: Associated Bank v. Matthew Wallin; Case No. 15-CV-529
TOWN OF HUDSON: 11/15/16 Budget Hearing and Special Meetings
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Marion Deal, 87
Anita J. Limbach, 84
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
May 15, 2014
Vigil to remember those lost to heroin tonight
The Hudson Community Foundation will hold Hudson Healing Together, a vigil to remember those lost to heroin and other drugs tonight, May 15,...
May 15, 2014 - 9:41am
Hudson filmmakers kept it local to make award-winning cancer videos
The death from cancer of his father and his sister in 2006 hit John Knutson pretty hard. But as anyone who knows the Hudson businessman, it was...
May 15, 2014 - 9:28am
May 14, 2014
Assistant DA assigned to drug prosecutions following staff addition
In its first meeting since an election that resulted in a major turnover on the St. Croix County Board, the Administration Committee authorized funding to step up prosecution of heroin-related crimes. On a vote of 5-0 April 21 the reorganized committee approved transferring roughly...
News/crime and courts
May 14, 2014 - 12:20pm
May 9, 2014
Update: St. Croix, Dunn counties reported heaviest rain from Thursday's storms; Senate confirms judgeship after 5-year wait; more state news
Most of Wisconsin escaped the severe weather that neighboring Minnesota had last night but far western Wisconsin did get some of the spillover. Almost 2.5 inches of rain fell near Hudson while River Falls recorded 85-hundreths of an inch. Highway 29 near Menomonie had up to 3 inches...
May 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
Adopt a Helmet: heads up for player safety
The idea started with the grandfather of a Hudson High School football player who asked if he couldn’t provide the money to buy his grandson...
May 9, 2014 - 9:18am
May 5, 2014
New, ‘powerful’ healing technique to be taught at Healing Waters
Healing Waters Health Center, Hudson’s self-described “holistic focal point,” works with a lot of energy-manipulation techniques, but founder...
May 5, 2014 - 4:24pm
Fire inspector: 'It's been a wonderful, wonderful job'
You’d think a job that requires you to inspect people’s property and tell them what they need to do to comply with regulations would be stressful. But...
May 5, 2014 - 4:15pm
April 25, 2014
Walker signs 55 bills into law; eight were co-authored by Sen. Harsdorf
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker signed 55 bills into law Wednesday. The various laws covered a wide range of issues, from requiring registration by out-of-state sex offenders who move to Wisconsin, to a bill co-authored by Sen. Sheila Harsdorf which requires snowmobiles used for DNR...
April 25, 2014 - 9:36am
April 24, 2014
Trinity Lutheran group helps repair a church in the Dominican Republic
A group from Trinity Lutheran Church in Hudson recently returned from a trip to the Dominican Republic to assist with repairing a church, bring...
April 24, 2014 - 12:06pm
Autopsy indicates Baldwin drowning victim was intoxicated
Preliminary autopsy results on the body of a Baldwin woman found in Pine Lake Sunday morning indicates she was heavily intoxicated before she apparently fell into the water and drowned. A press release issued by the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department Tuesday afternoon stated...
April 24, 2014 - 11:02am
April 23, 2014
Boyfriend charged with abuse of Hudson toddler on life support
A St. Paul man has been released on $25,000 bail from St. Croix County Jail after being charged April 10 with inflicting life-threatening injuries...
News/crime and courts
April 23, 2014 - 11:17am
Longtime Hudson teacher Carol Gilbert dies
Word reached Hudson earlier this week that longtime Hudson teacher Carol Gilbert died on April 11 at her home in Clintonville. She was 69. Gilbert...
April 23, 2014 - 11:08am
Medical Office Building opens April 29
The new Medical Office Building on the campus of Hudson Hospital & Clinic is teeming with activity as workers race to put the finishing touches...
April 23, 2014 - 10:50am
April 16, 2014
Hospital chiefs hopeful, vigilant on U.S. critical-access debate
As the US budget maelstrom plays out in Congress, hospitals in Hudson and River Falls remain cautiously optimistic – with the emphasis on “cautiously”...
April 16, 2014 - 3:25pm
April 10, 2014
Bike, pedestrian trails coalition sees a two-wheeled future
A new county advocacy group has a vision for the future, and it involves a LOT of bikes. Lots of runners and walkers too. “I think we’re...
April 10, 2014 - 9:23am