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Hudson police: Feces found on car
Wisconsin roundup: Speaker Ryan denies retirement report; more state news briefs
Gunshot incident investigated in River Falls
Hanley Road will be 3 lanes
Wisconsin roundup: Group says proposed change would protect bad landlords; more state news stories
crime and courts
PHOTO: Vargas All-American
Hudson Gymnastics sends 5 to state
Young Raiders still learning
Wrestlers roll over North
Boys skate to fifth straight
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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SUMMONS: WITC v. Melissa Marie Johnson; Case No. 17-SC-345 (Washburn Co.)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 19-17 Unlawful Use of Drones
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution No. 2017-09 (North End Road)
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution No. 2017-08 (Budget & Tax Levy)
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 1/3/18, Case No. 17-CV-514, Jesus Bergstrom Emerson
Billy D. Anderson
Richard "Bill" Danforth Morgan
Thomas L. Palmsteen
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Daniel Bruch column: Afraid of the light
Letters to the editor: Bravo to the Phipps; Nativity scene denied
Viewpoint: Inspiring great career choices
Viewpoint: Working for Wisconsin veterans
Pastor viewpoint: In a world of sheep, a shepherd is sought
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November 4, 2017
'Sir Death' pot case poised for probation?
The Stillwater man accused of stashing more than 130 pounds of pot in a St. Croix County storage unit could avoid prison, according to statements...
November 4, 2017 - 3:20pm
August 2, 2017
Building history, behind the scenes of St. Croix Crossing
August 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
June 28, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
HOULTON — The Stillwater Lift Bridge reopened about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, as thousands of Wisconsinites did not have to drive out of their way...
June 28, 2017 - 9:33am
June 27, 2017
Electrical problem closes Stillwater lift bridge
The Stilllwater lift bridge was closed Tuesday afternoon while workers attempted to fix an electrical problem. Minnesota Department of Transportation...
June 27, 2017 - 3:10pm
May 28, 2017
Houlton Elementary: 1 of 4 'Green Ribbon Schools'
Houlton Elementary was one of four Wisconsin schools to be honored with a national "Green Ribbon School" recognition by the U.S. Department of...
May 28, 2017 - 8:00am
May 8, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson-area school gains national honors for 'green' efforts; 11 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — A Hudson-area school and three other Wisconsin institutions have been named "Green Ribbon Schools" by the U.S. Department of Education....
May 8, 2017 - 8:34am
March 23, 2017
Houlton man charged with reckless endangerment
A Houlton man was charged with numerous crimes in St. Croix County Circuit Court after allegedly swerving wildly in traffic at two people in a vehicle and later pulling a knife on them. Prosecutors charged Brodrick A. Meyers, 20, with three felony counts of first-degree recklessly...
March 23, 2017 - 7:37am
March 16, 2017
Houlton family standing by man's best friend on road to recovery
When Jackson Lyman met his dog Dallas, the connection was instantaneous. "He was just like the best dog ever," Jackson said. A longtime dog lover,...
March 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 12, 2017
Man arrested in Somerset area after early-morning pursuit
St. Croix County residents were put on alert Thursday morning while authorities searched for a man who first led officers on a vehicle pursuit....
January 12, 2017 - 10:29am
June 14, 2016
Gun charges follow incident outside Houlton nightclub
Two St. Paul men made their first court appearance this month on gun-related crimes stemming from an incident outside the Cajun Club in the town of St. Joseph. The men were allegedly involved in a gun-pointing incident after picking up a woman who had just been fired from the establishment....
June 14, 2016 - 3:13pm
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
August 13, 2015
Houlton tram crash leaves 2 injured
Two siblings were injured Wednesday at their Houlton home when a tram apparatus they were riding failed and crashed. The people, a 21-year-old man and a 9-year-old girl, were taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with serious injuries, said St. Croix County Chief Deputy Scott...
August 13, 2015 - 9:49am
July 19, 2015
Public meeting OK’d on potential municipal services in Houlton
July 19, 2015 - 11:23am
Study aims to sort out Houlton sewerage issues
The St. Joseph Town Board authorized a preliminary study last week on the prospects for future municipal waste-water services in the Houlton area. The study, to be conducted by Stantec consulting and forwarded to the Hwy.
March 19, 2015 - 10:33am
February 22, 2015
Houlton Elementary kids sell town board on new road names
We don’t know if any Houlton Elementary School students are working on their professional resumes yet, but one high-flying group is already...
February 22, 2015 - 8:47am