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Former caregiver of Hudson man sentenced to five years in prison
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries; New Richmond man named 'person of interest'
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
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
arts and entertainment
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
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
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
November 12, 2009
Claims cause hike in liability
Wisconsin Municipal Mutual Insurance Company's motto is "Strength in Members," but other members see St. Croix County as the weak link and the county will pay a price. St. Croix has been notified that its liability premium for 2010 may be increased over 25 percent and that its self-insured...
November 12, 2009 - 8:43am
August 20, 2009
Health Insurance co-op reviewing proposals
The St. Croix Economic Development Corp. reports that the interim board of a fledgling western Wisconsin health insurance cooperative sent out requests for proposals from major insurance companies in early July. Cooperative Health Choices of Western Wisconsin asked insurance companies...
August 20, 2009 - 1:28am
June 10, 2009
Health co-op extends deadline to June 19
The deadline to submit a series of documents for inclusion in a regional health cooperative has been extended to Friday, June 19. "The extension is based on the growing response from prospective members of the cooperative," said William Rubin, a representative of Cooperative Health...
June 10, 2009 - 10:16am
June 3, 2009
Health cooperative moves to next steps
Following a May 14 webcast that attracted almost 150 online viewers, Cooperative Health Choices of Western Wisconsin is asking interested parties to complete a series of documents that will lead to health insurance coverage later this year. The material is posted at www.unitedscv.com/chchealth.htm...
June 3, 2009 - 1:41am
April 10, 2009
Letter: Has issues with insurance
Dear Editor, I recently received a lesson in the cold, calculated world of insurance. In over 40 years of home ownership, my mother made her first homeowners insurance claim as a result of a small fire started by an unattended candle.
April 10, 2009 - 1:42am
February 11, 2009
Vinehout wants changes to insurance law
A longtime advocate of state-funded universal health care, Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, is now pushing for changes in private health insurance. The first-term legislator is authoring a bill that she says will put consumer protection into Wisconsin health insurance regulations....
February 11, 2009 - 9:00am
November 20, 2008
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: RESOLUTION NUMBER 2008-10
RESOLUTION REQUIRING VILLAGE EMPLOYEES TO MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS TO MEDICAL AND DENTAL COVERAGE The Board of Trustees of the Village of North Hudson, Wisconsin, at a meeting held this 6th day of November, 2008, hereby adopts the following resolution: WHEREAS, the Village of North Hudson...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
State among national leaders in number of residents with health insurance
Wisconsin had one of the nation's lowest rates of people without health insurance over the last three years. The Census Bureau said today (Wednesday) that an average of 480,000 Badger State residents were uninsured from 2005-07.
August 27, 2008 - 9:00am
August 26, 2008
Insurance agent sentenced to jail
A Hudson insurance agent has been sentenced to jail for failing to secure policies for customers who wrote premium checks for coverage. Billie Jo Casa de Calvo, 39, 1616 Stonepine Bay, Hudson, was sentenced to 90 days in jail, two years' probation, fined $98 and ordered to pay $36,554.48...
August 26, 2008 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
Hayward man indicted for restaurant fire
A Hayward man is accused of hiring somebody to burn down his bar and restaurant so he could get the insurance money. A federal grand jury in Madison indicted Phillip Lanthrop, 38, Thursday on six counts, including arson and insurance fraud. According to investigators, Lanthrop gave...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Wisconsin employers paying less on health care than national average
Wisconsin's largest employers will spend 3.7 percent more this year on health care, much less than the national average. That's according to the benefit consulting firm of Towers Perrin. It puts the Wisconsin increase below the 4 percent rate for medical inflation, and a 6.1 percent...
July 23, 2008 - 9:00am
June 10, 2008
City of Hudson is trying again to lower health insurance costs
Associated Financial Group will attempt to find a health insurance plan for Hudson city workers that is less expensive than the one now provided through the State Group Health Insurance Program. The City Council approved a six-month contract with the multi-line insurance agency,...
June 10, 2008 - 12:00am
March 27, 2008
St. Croix County offers extra raises for insurance concessions
Although the agreements haven't been approved by union membership yet, last week the St. Croix County Board approved three-year contracts that would give annual 2 percent raises to 300 workers in four employee groups. The agreements also offer additional 1 percent mid-year raises...
March 27, 2008 - 12:00am
February 29, 2008
Agent earns state award
Hudson Allstate Insurance agent Craig Hofland was awarded the 2007 Allstate new agent of the year for the state of Wisconsin. The award was presented to Hofland in Milwaukee at the 2008 Wisconsin territory kick-off banquet. Exclusive Allstate agents in their first 18 months of business...
February 29, 2008 - 12:00am