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Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Gas prices creep down in time for the Fourth; funds deployed for voter ID awareness; Xcel to hand out refunds to Wis. customers; nine more state news stories
Holiday driving to be construction-free; $21M in business tax breaks handed out to 11 people; cheese heist reported -- again; eight more state news stories
VIDEO: Milberg found not guilty in vehicular homicide case
Milberg trial: Closing arguments begin this afternoon
crime and courts
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Raiders shine at state track (Photo gallery)
Nelson wins state triple jump title
Andersen employees remove buckthorn from Prospect Park
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
Sniffing out a winner: Regional K-9 trials to be held in Hudson
Annual Rotary car raffle off and running
'Peter Pan' silent film accompanied by pipe organ June 5
Hudson's Kelsey Robertson joining World Race mission trip
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Street Repairs)
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 144)
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Subdivision Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 135)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 18-16 (Rezone Territory/ Amend Comp. Plan)
SUMMONS: Credit Service v. Kimberly Cantu; Case No. 16-SC-322
Pamela Ann Hansen, 65
Betty Mitchell, 93
Janis McGee, 54
Kathryn Sorensen, 83
Paul Leo Corbin, 83
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...
business / 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...
business / health
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...
News / health
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