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Hudson police reports: Upset Sprint customer, stolen moped, and more
Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
Amish teens injured after SUV rear-ends horse-drawn buggy in St. Croix County
RJ Meats adds meat vending machine
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
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Finding her stroke
Hudson tied for first in SCVBL North
Former Stillwater hockey coach Phil Housley named coach of NHL's Buffalo Sabres
Tripicchio repeat Academic All-American
St. Croix Riverway book sketches modern history
Global partners to speak at Faith Community Church
Hudson brings talent to Minnesota film
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
Dairy Breakfast draws record crowd
Local authors release new novels at Belle Vinez Winery
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Letters to the Editor (June 21, 2017)
Letters to the Editor
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Summer means road construction
Viewpoint: Time to get on board with public transportation in St. Croix County
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December 17, 2009
Visit tree farm
Kindergarten classes from Houlton Elementary School recently visited Leverty's Traditional Tree Farm in Houlton to look at evergreen trees and...
December 17, 2009 - 2:17pm
October 21, 2009
DOTs hold bridge open houses
The Wisconsin and Minnesota Departments of Transportation will host two public information meetings in November to update the public on the St. Croix River crossing project. The Wisconsin open house is from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Houlton Elementary School, 70 County E. A...
October 21, 2009 - 4:31pm
August 7, 2009
Icing likely cause of plane crash that killed three Hudson-area people
Icing was the likely cause of a Jan. 30, 2009, airplane crash in which three Hudson-area people died, according to the final report on the crash from the National Transportation Safety Board. Brett Weller, 44, of Hudson, and Laurence , 51, and Vicki Berg, 53, of Houlton died in the...
August 7, 2009 - 10:57am
July 24, 2009
Houlton faces big fifth grade class in fall
Classroom overcrowding is not typically a problem at Houlton Elementary, often referred to as Hudson's country school. But that may change for the school's fifth grade this fall. With a large contingent of concerned parents in the audience, Hudson School Board members heard that...
July 24, 2009 - 1:59am
June 19, 2009
Parents concerned over mixed grades
More than a third of the parents whose children attend Houlton Elementary are concerned about a possible plan to combine the kindergarten and first grade, and the fourth and fifth grades at Hudson's so-called "country school." Four representatives of the parents, including officers...
June 19, 2009 - 1:45am
June 12, 2009
Prairie Day: Houlton Elementary creates environmental awareness
Students at Houlton Elementary school dedicated June 4 to environmental appreciation. It is hoped that Houlton Prairie Day will become an annual...
June 12, 2009 - 1:27am
May 29, 2009
Former farm girl finishes long career at country school
Arla Railsback loves Houlton Elementary and will find it difficult to say good-bye when she retires at the end of this school year. For most...
May 29, 2009 - 7:37am
April 23, 2009
HOULTON CEMETERY ASSOCIATION: 4/27/09 ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE
PUBLIC NOTICE The Annual Meeting of the Houlton Cemetery Association will be held on Monday, April 27, 2009, 7:00 p.m. at the St. Joseph Town Hall, corner of County Trunk V & E, Houlton, Wisconsin (St. Joseph Township, St. Croix County, Wisconsin). Artificial flowers may be used...
April 23, 2009 - 1:49am
March 27, 2009
Traveling to Oz in five days
Magic not only happens in the land of Oz. It happened when Prairie Fire Children's Theatre directors arrived at Houlton Elementary School. Last...
March 27, 2009 - 1:42am
Paper drive benefits school
Houlton School is holding a paper drive April 1-30. Members of the community can drop off their paper at a semi trailer parked in the east parking lot at the school, 70 County E. Recyclable paper includes newspapers, magazines, catalogs, business papers, junk mail, telephone books,...
March 27, 2009 - 1:37am
March 18, 2009
Houlton stages 'Wizard of Oz' Friday Houlton Elementary School, in conjunction with Prairie Fire Theater Company, is performing "The Wizard of Oz" at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, in the school gynmasium. Friends, family and community members are welcome. HMS has parent seminar Hudson...
March 18, 2009 - 11:02am
January 15, 2009
Empty Safeway school bus catches fire
Students had just gotten off their bus at Houlton Elementary School Tuesday morning and were inside the building when the vehicle caught fire and was engulfed in flames. According to Hudson School District Communications Specialist Tracy Habisch-Ahlin, the bus driver was outside...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 10/24/08 - St. Croix Meadows Storage
Oct. 24, 2008 - 10:00 A.M. St. Croix Meadows Storage 1415 Main St., Houlton WI 54082 A public sale will be held on October 24, 2008 at 10 a.m. at the above address to sell the contents of Mini-Storage Units #19 and 25, leased to: April Bruce, 1442 County Rd. K, Lot 8, New Richmond,...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 7, 2008
Stillwater bridge truck traffic may be banned for a month
The Stillwater Lift Bridge will likely remain closed to heavy truck traffic for the next month following a Monday afternoon mishap in which a semi-trailer carrying a boom hit a series of overhead braces and became stuck. "For now, the bridge is open only to cars and pickups only...
July 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Violet Bierl was the 'rock of Houlton'
When Violet Bierl started working at Houlton Elementary School in 1983 there were 80 students and she worked 2.5 hours each day. "A year before I started working I set up the first library here," said Bierl in a recent interview at the school. The native of southwest Minnesota moved...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am