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July 15, 2015
City Council updates animal control ordinance
One year after a dog attack that led to a call for tougher regulations and enforcement, the City Council has adopted revisions to Hudson’s animal control ordinance. The wide-reaching ordinance covers a variety of issues, from animals running loose, to dangerous animals, to pet...
July 15, 2015 - 4:46pm
July 3, 2015
The new Grace Place: with growth comes need for greater support
There is no question about it. Everyone from residents and their families to the staff and the volunteers who helped make it happen, the new...
July 3, 2015 - 3:32pm
June 18, 2015
Free Father’s Day tours for dad at the Octagon House
The St. Croix County Historical Society will offer a special Father’s Day tour at the Octagon House Museum, 1004 Third St., on Sunday, June...
June 18, 2015 - 10:35am
June 17, 2015
Car dealer and Rotary team to distribute Little Free Libraries
If you’ve been wondering why there’s a row of Little Free Libraries in front of Luther Hudson Chevrolet, and another at Luther Hudson Chrysler...
June 17, 2015 - 4:25pm
April 22, 2015
Hammond man accused of shooting dog with pellet gun
A Hammond man appeared in court Monday on allegations that he shot and seriously wounded a neighbor’s dog. Chet A. Wallace, 55, was ordered to post a $1,000 signature bond after being charged with one count of felony mistreatment of animals. The dog, a 4-year-old Pekinesepoodle...
News/crime and courts
April 22, 2015 - 3:51pm
March 25, 2015
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
Customers of Habitat for Humanity’s New Richmond ReStore have a chance to exercise their creativity for a chance to win a prize. The New Richmond Restore is holding an upcycling contest. It will run April 1 to May 29. The rules are simple: take an item purchased at any time...
March 25, 2015 - 3:03pm
March 15, 2015
Master Gardeners host Garden U at Hudson House Grand Hotel
The St. Croix Valley Master Gardeners Association is hosting Garden U on Saturday, March 21, at the Hudson House Grand Hotel, 1616 Crest View Drive. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. The $30 fee includes lunch and speaker handouts. Pre-registration can be done by mailing a check...
March 15, 2015 - 7:00am
March 2, 2015
Big-push capital campaign eyes new county no-kill shelter
After nine years of fundraising, planning and program development -– capped by the debt-free acquisition of a 6.5-acre site in Roberts –-...
March 2, 2015 - 9:11am
February 11, 2015
Lisa Burns’ perfect storm of tragedy
Lisa Burns had already gutted through a breast-cancer diagnosis, a radical mastectomy and eight rounds of chemotherapy in 2012. She’d coped...
February 11, 2015 - 10:29am
January 13, 2015
Rustic Road Sales offers hassle-free auctions -- online
A new business in Hudson’s Gateway Center gives customers the chance to buy and sell, well, almost anything at a local auction –- without...
January 13, 2015 - 7:00am
January 2, 2015
KARE 11 gardener to speak at The Phipps
Bobby Jensen, Kare 11’s well-known garden and landscape expert, will present at Hudson Home and Garden Club Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 1 p.m. at The...
January 2, 2015 - 12:06pm
December 30, 2014
Past, future come together at Abigail Page Antiques
If any Hudson business appreciates the New Year’s intersection of past, present and future, it’s Abigail Page Antique Mall downtown. “Antiques...
December 30, 2014 - 4:33pm
December 24, 2014
Homeowners’ light displays add to Hudson’s holiday cheer
Talk to the owners of a few of Hudson’s most brightly lit houses this Christmas season and you discover they have some things in common. For...
December 24, 2014 - 7:00am
December 22, 2014
St. Joseph property valuation falls by $12 million
St. Joseph Township's first comprehensive real-estate revaluation in about a half-decade showed a $12 million decline this year compared to 2013, according to the town’s assessor. The 2014 assessed value of all residential, commercial, agricultural and woodland property in...
December 22, 2014 - 4:49pm
Eyesore Houlton house razed amid court appeal
As a court appeal proceeds by a Houlton man who sought damages after a 2011 fire gutted the County E home he was buying on land contract, the...
News/crime and courts
December 22, 2014 - 4:45pm