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Down syndrome center kicks off campaign with event Oct. 21
Charges: Hudson man molested child, possessed Dark-Web child porn
Teen attack victim making strides, New Richmond mom says
Wisconsin roundup: Bill makes it felony to have sex with animals in Badger State; more state news
Slow rebound continues for homebuilding in St. Croix County
crime and courts
Spikers busy in final week
Booters geared up for playoffs
Northwoods League makes it official
Raiders keep jug; earn home playoff game
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
Art Crawl set for Saturday, Oct. 21
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Gallery: Turningpoint Walk to Empower
Historical Society hosts History Pub Crawl on Nov. 11
Education is key in facing drug abuse
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: David Lockwood v. Ann Vitko; Case No. 16-CV-209
CITY OF HUDSON: 8/7/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF HUDSON: 7/17/17 Council Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Margaret J. Richie Estate, Case No. 17PR91
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Malcolm H. Faust Estate; Case No 17PR93
Leslie Lee Swenson
Phylis A. "Penny" Bergman
Melvyn L. Fahning
Roger Lynn, 68
Orlin E Wienke
Letters to the editor: RF woman seeks help in finding missing bear lawn ornaments
Letters: Are building permit fees accurate?; Readers beware: fact or fiction
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Vinehout column: Hemp's time has come
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
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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
The St. Joseph Town Board has authorized a public meeting to gauge local opinions on whether to proceed with a facilities plan for potential municipal wastewater services near Houlton. No date for the meeting had been scheduled as of late last week, but Town Engineer Lee Mann,...
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. 64 Coalition for review, would be paid for with River Crossing...
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
December 14, 2012
Chrysler raises $1,540 for Houlton school
Hudson Chrysler LLC helped to raise $1,540 in funding for Houlton Elementary with Chrysler brand's Drive for the Kids program. The fundraising event was held on Nov. 10 in conjunction with the Fall Festival event. "The Chrysler brand and our local dealerships are committed to giving...
December 14, 2012 - 10:34am