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Update: Prescott man charged with attempted homicide in stabbing case
Borgschatz promoted to chief deputy in St. Croix County
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Richert, McConaughey are Pepper Fest grand marshals
New Richmond woman charged with arson after Wednesday apartment fire
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Raider football wins opener
On a roll: Hudson area log rollers shine at world championships
The Bull is back: New beginning for Loughney, Raiders
Hudson to open WBA playoffs in Stanley
HASA swimmers 9th at state
HHS Stadium Raider open house postponed
Pepper Fest schedule rounding into form
Sheepdogs coming to Hudson Badlands
New Richmond family helping trauma victims in Iraq
Children's author to have book signing in Hudson
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STORAGE SALE NOTICE: August 26, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
WI Indianhead Technical College Bd Appt
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Ad For Bids - HVAC Upgrade
Foreclosure: JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Rusty Larson
City of Hudson: Ord 13-17 Amend No. 2 to 2017 Appropriation Ord
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Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
Letters: To Hudson's LGBTQ Youth; Work force reality check
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
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February 2, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Fatal interstate crash victim identified; Walker: Trump interested in taking state's union limits national; and 11 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- A Kentucky man killed in a western Wisconsin Interstate crash has been identified as 36-year-old Clint Huff of Franklin. The State Patrol continues to investigate the mishap, which occurred Tuesday night on westbound Interstate 94 near Menomonie. Troopers say Huff was...
February 2, 2017 - 8:44am
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...
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...
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