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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Woman charged with threat to officer
Wisconsin roundup: State's cows remain among top producers; Wisconsin nurse says kids need 10 hours of slumber; nine more state news stories
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River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
The Bull never backs down: Former Raider fullback in fight of his life
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
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
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STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Jennell Bond, 30
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
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
DNR says wolf hunt is at least 5 years away
The Department of Natural Resources says it would be at least five years before Wisconsin could have a wolf hunt and it would be a very small one at that. There's growing talk about a possible wolf season, after the state's population of grey wolves increased by 17 percent from...
June 24, 2009 - 9:00am
May 20, 2009
Grey wolf hunt debate rekindled; population grew 25 percent this winter
Wisconsin's wolf population grew by about 25 percent in the last year. And it's rekindling the debate over a possible hunting season for the grey animals. The Department of Natural Resources used tracking surveys to estimate the preliminary wolf numbers at 630-680. That's up from...
May 20, 2009 - 10:10am
April 8, 2009
Egg hunts are Saturday
The Hudson Boosters and Christ Center Assembly of God are offering large Easter egg hunts for area children Saturday. Outdoor hunt The Hudson Booster egg hunt begins at 1 p.m. April 11 in Prospect Park, located at the west end of Wisconsin Street. The event is free and open to all...
April 8, 2009 - 8:24am
December 10, 2008
DNR says fewer hunters took to the woods during deer hunt
Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources gave another possible reason Tuesday for the 20 percent decline in the deer harvest during the recent nine-day gun season. Game wardens said hunters only spent 3 to 4 hours in the woods at a time and more of them may have...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
Statewide antlerless-deer-only hunt starts Thursday
The statewide antlerless deer hunt will start Thursday and will run through Dec. 14. The antlerless deer only hunt is open to bow and gun hunters...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
DNR says lower deer tallies may indicate smaller herd
Wildlife officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say preliminary counts from the nine-day gun-deer hunt indicate that the...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Opening weekend deer harvest shows 22 percent drop
Results from opening weekend for Wisconsin's annual nine-day gun-deer hunt was dramatically lower than 2007. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say a preliminary tally shows 133,828 deer were harvested this past weekend - a 22 percent drop from last year. Hunting...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
One hunter killed in opening weekend; woman's remains found
One deer hunter was shot to death, and at least three others were injured in the opening weekend of Wisconsin's nine-day gun season. A 48-year-old Appleton man was shot in the chest late Sunday in near Shiocton in Outagamie County. Authorities did not suspect foul play in his death,...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Almost ideal conditions for opening weekend; deer not moving as much
The only element lacking was snow for tracking, otherwise hunters had cold but nearly ideal hunting conditions for the opening of the 2008 Wisconsin...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 17, 2008
When gun-deer season opens most of state will be under some type of herd-control measures
Wisconsin deer hunters will soon have a shot at 1.7 million animals. The nine-day gun season opens Saturday.
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Deer Hunt '08 to broadcast across Wisconsin Nov 13
Hunters and wildlife watchers interested in should plan to be in their favorite easy chair in front of the television at 8 p.m. Nov. 13 to catch "Deer Hunt 08" with host Dan Small of the Wisconsin Public Television show Outdoor Wisconsin. The popular annual show will be broadcast...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Fall antlerless hunt sees quiet return in Wisconsin
The return of the fall antlerless deer hunt was welcomed with little fanfare last week. The early hunt was reinstated this season after a two-year hiatus, and this time it's here to stay. "We're hoping for a good turnout, but based on the first day -- it was pretty quiet out there...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
September 18, 2008
DNR officials clarify rules for Mississippi River duck hunt
Faced in recent years with an increasing number of complaints about open water duck hunting on the Mississippi River, state and federal wildlife officials are issuing a pre-season rule clarification - and a fair warning. "Duck hunting on the Mississippi River is becoming more popular,...
September 18, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Grey wolf hunt may return to state
It's been talked about for years. Now, Wisconsin has begun to study the idea of letting hunters shoot grey wolves. Their population has grown well above the state's goal, and the Department of Natural Resources is giving thousands each year to farmers who lose livestock because the...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
More black bear hunting permits available for 2008
The number of black bear hunting permits for the Sept. 3-Oct. 7, 2008, Wisconsin bear hunting season is up to 4,660 from last season's 4,405. Successful permit applicants will receive notification by U.S. mail and may purchase their Class A bear license after March 10, 2008. Hunters...
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am