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Senators push legislation to solve student debt crisis
Corrections to school levy story
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
Dr. Chu brings traditional acupuncture to Hudson
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Sally Ann Bethke, 80
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
2016 is a good year to be a woman in the USA
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
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