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Golf course rezoning advances
St. Joseph approves limits on large farm equipment travel
Man with local ties charged in stabbing death of Duluth woman
Star Grants totaling $36,568 awarded for innovative classroom projects
crime and courts
Kenzie Prater going for hockey gold with U.S. national team
Raider girls' hoops team on top in Big Rivers
Hudson doctor receives national certification for brain injury medicine
Raider boys streak to 5-0 start
Raider boys open season with two victories
Bell-ringers make it through the night; halfway to goal
Lilyquist, Gilbert team up again for marathon bell-ringing at County Market
Family receives gift of decorated home; father serving in Kuwait
Organist Dave Wickerham to perform holiday extravaganza at The Phipps
Hudson gourmets among the best at World Food Championships
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2014 Wildlife Crop Damage Assessment Deadline
CITY OF HUDSON: 1/8/15 Public Hearing- Hospital Permit & Sign Plan
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Howard G. Bune Estate; Case 14PR90
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Mary E. Senkus Estate; Case No. 14PR88
SUMMONS: Croixview Family Chiropractic v. Shane Jacks; Case No. 14-SC-922
Willard C. Hoheisel, 86
Stephen Sabol, 73
Caleb F. Peterson, 25
Martin Willesen O'Connell, 85
Janet R. Laatsch, 80
Get Me the Manager: Email sparks memories of Thanksgiving days on the lean side
Day By Day: This Thanksgiving I’m grateful for those who have come and gone
Our View: Hudson has it all for holiday shopping
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October 30, 2009
Insurance broker disputes claim that it won't cost families more to expand coverage to adult children
An insurance broker takes issue with Gov. Jim Doyle's claim that it won't cost families more to let those up to 27 stay on their parents' health plans. Doyle says families pay a flat rate for coverage, no matter how many kids they have. But James Mueller, the Wisconsin vice president...
October 30, 2009 - 9:00am
October 23, 2009
No chance to change minds
Dear Editor, In a letter to the Editor last week, Ray Hornung offered the current School Board President advice regarding negotiating the very expensive health insurance package enjoyed by the members of the Hudson School District Teacher's Union, (as well as by all other employees...
opinion / letters
October 23, 2009 - 1:10am
September 25, 2009
Bids needed for insurance
Dear Editor, The School District of Hudson recently held its annual meeting where an 8 percent property tax increase was approved. The district has been successful in lowering the mill rate in previous years, but now that we are looking at an increase, the district needs to look...
opinion / letters
September 25, 2009 - 1:23am
September 22, 2009
New Census figures show 9 percent of residents lacked health insurance last year
New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that about 9 percent of Wisconsin residents did not have health insurance last year. That's consistent with other recent surveys. And Wisconsin has the fifth-lowest rate of uninsured residents in the country, tied with Iowa and Vermont....
September 22, 2009 - 9:42am
September 17, 2009
Cooperative Health Choices names WPS as partner
Cooperative Health Choices (CHC) of Western Wisconsin has named WPS Health Insurance as its partner and targeted Nov. 1 as the coverage effective...
September 17, 2009 - 1:16am
September 16, 2009
Family premiums for company health insurance top $13,000 this year
For those of us who get family health insurance at work, our bosses paid an average of $9,800 for it this year, while we paid $3,500 from our own pockets. That's according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, which said the total premiums surpassed $13,000 for the first time. That's...
September 16, 2009 - 9:04am
September 3, 2009
City traded worker pay raises for lower insurance costs
The 4-percent wage increases for 2009 that city workers got under a new three-year contract were a trade-off for concessions on health insurance coverage, according to City Administrator Devin Willi. The city will save approximately $70,000 when public works and clerical employees...
September 3, 2009 - 9:36am
July 7, 2009
Young adults living at home soon eligible for health insurance
Thousands of young adults who still live with mom and dad will get health insurance again. The new state budget signed by Gov. Jim Doyle requires health insurers to cover dependents 26 and younger, starting next February. The limit is now 18, but college students can sometimes...
July 7, 2009 - 9:21am
June 1, 2009
Health insurers may have harder time raising rates
It could soon get harder for Wisconsin health insurers to jack up the rates of individual policyholders for getting sick. State Insurance Commissioner Sean Dilweg has been working on measures which are now pending in the new state budget as well as in individual bills. According...
June 1, 2009 - 9:00am