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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Frank P. Marino, 74
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
December 18, 2014
Pole fire caused city power failure
The lights went out but the music kept coming at the Hudson High School holiday concert Monday night. According to an Xcel Energy spokesperson, the outage on the east side of the city occurred at 9:03 p.m. and lasted just short of two hours. The lights went out just before...
December 18, 2014 - 3:15pm
December 15, 2014
’Rustic industrial’ the theme at The 715 furniture downtown
Kendra Wiesemeyer wasn’t sure it was right for her new store at first, but when she found a distinctive vacant shop space in downtown Hudson...
December 15, 2014 - 7:00am
December 11, 2014
Some homeowners are missing out on lottery tax credit
The Wisconsin Lottery was approved by the state Legislature in 1988 with the promise of providing tax relief for homeowners. And according to lottery officials, it has generated more than $3 billion in property tax relief since then. But some homeowners are missing out. St....
December 11, 2014 - 9:20am
November 25, 2014
Nick Hackworthy’s company builds award-winning homes
Two of the 16 Reggie Awards presented to builders with houses in the 2014 Fall Parade of Homes went to a company owned by Hudson native Nick...
November 25, 2014 - 5:17pm
November 19, 2014
Construction begins on 160-unit Woodland Hill senior community
Site preparations have begun, setting the stage for construction of Woodland Hill, a new Presbyterian Homes & Services senior living community...
November 19, 2014 - 4:15pm
Christmas Tour of Homes is this weekend
The unofficial kickoff of the holidays in Hudson begins this weekend at the annual Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas Tour...
November 19, 2014 - 3:56pm
October 29, 2014
Steltzner family donations to be collected at playoff game
The Hudson Benchwarmers Club will collect donations for the Ken and Martina Steltzner family from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at Newton Field, prior to Hudson High School’s playoff football game with Appleton North. The Steltzers’ home was destroyed by fire on Saturday. Their son...
October 29, 2014 - 11:48am
October 22, 2014
Black Tie event on Nov. 21 kicks off Tour of Homes weekend
The Christmas Tour of Homes & Craft Sale is a Hudson tradition 29 years in the making. The tour is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Nov....
October 22, 2014 - 3:40pm
October 16, 2014
Special-needs devotion fuels Crowning Achievements’ growth
Driven by a former Miss Hudson Princess’ devotion to young adults with special needs, the annual Crowning Achievements fall pageant has grown...
October 16, 2014 - 12:35pm
October 8, 2014
Judge rejects damages claim on vacant Houlton Hill residence
A St. Croix County circuit judge has ruled against a Houlton man who sought damages after a 2011 fire gutted the County E home he was buying...
News/crime and courts
October 8, 2014 - 2:04pm
New Grace Place grand opening is Saturday
Since opening 13 years ago, Grace Place has served as a temporary home for many families in St. Croix County needing emergency shelter and has served the community in its Somerset location. But with the need for it services rising by almost 50 percent over the last year, more than...
October 8, 2014 - 1:41pm
September 10, 2014
Lightning strike caused Wednesday morning power outage
Lightning struck the cross-arm at the top of a power pole in the Hudson area Wednesday morning, resulting in 3,476 customers going without electricity for an hour and a half. The outage began at 6:59 a.m. and lasted until crews were able to restore power at 8:31 a.m., according...
September 10, 2014 - 4:23pm
Grapevine Interiors reopens after long water-damage ordeal
Seven months after it closed due to roof damage and a top-to-bottom water disaster, Grapevine Interiors will reopen this week, just in time for...
September 10, 2014 - 12:12pm
September 5, 2014
Relationships key for Jenny Olson and Associates Century 21
Some real estate pros see quick-sale dollar signs when they meet you. Jenny Olson sees another genuine, long-term friendship. If you really...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00pm
September 3, 2014
Ann and Paul Martinson celebrate 60 years of marriage
Ann Payfer couldn’t believe the audacity of the young seminarian who called the floor of Asbury Hospital to ask her out on a date. Paul...
September 3, 2014 - 12:17pm