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Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
Senate Dist. 10 has incumbent Harsdorf vs. challenger Odeen
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
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
One final painting party
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
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
March 29, 2016
County agency publishes dementia caregiving guide
There are approximately 1,200 people who are living with the symptoms of dementia in St. Croix County. It is believed there are many more who...
March 29, 2016 - 10:49am
March 16, 2016
Search launched for missing Hager City woman
A search effort that began over the weekend continued Tuesday, March 15, following the disappearance of a Hager City woman who never came home...
News/crime and courts
March 16, 2016 - 3:43pm
March 15, 2016
Hudson dog rescue, UWRF team up for service dog program
It seems UW-River Falls has gone to the dogs. Service dogs, that is. UWRF has just started a service dog training program under the umbrella...
March 15, 2016 - 8:20am
March 14, 2016
Wait list for addiction services has county exploring options
Officials tasked with overseeing the county’s alcohol and other drug abuse (AODA) program are facing a client backlog that places some people on a wait list spanning 75 days before receiving treatment. Despite this uphill battle to provide public health services, those officials...
March 14, 2016 - 11:42am
Hudson mother comes back from debilitating pain
Like most people, Emily Janisch had never heard of trigeminal neuralgia when it struck her life with a vengeance last fall. The active mother...
March 14, 2016 - 11:11am
March 12, 2016
Hudson has a few lead water pipes, but none of the problems of Flint
The news out of Flint, Mich., about lead contamination of the city’s drinking water begs the question of whether Hudson has any lead water pipes. It does, according to Hudson Utility Director Kip Peters, but they have caused none of the problems that Flint is experiencing. The Hudson...
March 12, 2016 - 7:00am
March 10, 2016
Blood drive Thursday and Friday in Hudson
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood. Three different opportunities are March 10 and 11 in Hudson. Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize...
March 10, 2016 - 10:03am
March 7, 2016
Relay For Life holds kick-off Thursday
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Hudson will kick-off the 2016 event on Thursday, March 10 at Mt. Zion Church, 505 13th St. S. at 6:30 p.m. Open to the public, the kick-off explains how to join the campaign with a team and brings past participants up to date on this...
March 7, 2016 - 11:05am
Hudson Hospital Foundation accepting grant applications
Hudson Hospital Foundation is a nonprofit organization that serves the community by raising funds to support Hudson Hospital & Clinic, as well as other local health-related projects. The Foundation is currently accepting applications for grants from their Unrestricted Fund in...
March 7, 2016 - 11:00am
Blood donors needed
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood. Since 1943,...
March 7, 2016 - 8:38am
March 5, 2016
Houlton Elementary "Hop-A-Thon" jump-starts muscle-disease awareness
Houlton Elementary School kids got a taste of what it's like to have a serious muscle disease last week, thanks to a day-long "Hop-A-Thon" fundraiser...
March 5, 2016 - 2:42pm
February 27, 2016
Special students make EPIC effort
Apparently feeling fit is contagious. Tara Tuchel is a Hudson native and a speech/language pathologist who has specialized in autism spectrum...
February 27, 2016 - 11:39am
February 19, 2016
Day By Day: Recovery is a work in progress for problem patient
Well I’m back after having had a little work done -- not that kind of work -- don’t know where I’d start if it were that kind of work. No, I had rotator cuff surgery and survived it. I didn’t know anything about it before the pain in my shoulder just wouldn’t go away. Losing...
February 19, 2016 - 4:17pm
Anna Koosmann's Philippines community-architecture odyssey
Architect Anna Koosmann's heart, mind and soul were opened wide by a succession of immersive roles in a 4-year-old eco-sustainable community...
February 19, 2016 - 5:28am
February 17, 2016
Leadership Hudson studies health, human services
Leadership Hudson, a leadership training program presented by the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, challenged 17 students...
February 17, 2016 - 8:36am