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Democrat brings congressional campaign to Hudson
Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Left of Center managers for selling alleged drug paraphernalia
Bike coalition hopes to develop new trails; connect to river crossing loop
School board considers selling UU property; report says site isn't suitable for large school
DATCP warns of court-case scam; 14-year-old suspected of killing Ashland man; More state news
crime and courts
Raider girls' basketball team picks up first win
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers hasn’t been cleared to play Sunday…
Raider girls' hockey team splits games up north
Raider boys skate past Menomonie
Wrestlers open the season strong
Gladsome Tidings fill the air
Dancing Christmas lights bring visitors to Aldro Road
Ringing at Walgreens
Concert set for St. Pat's
Cookie walk is Saturday
arts and entertainment
Jeanne Akers, 55
M/Sgt. David A. Benoy, 73
Richard "Rick" Raley, 74
Bernie Helen Singerhouse, 81
Donna Scarborough, 88
Margaret's Musings: Giving thanks and more insurance challenges
Our View: Drive carefully and smart during the holidays
Randy's Ramblings: St. Patrick Church is making a difference in a Guatemalan community
Our View: Now is the time to consider running for local government position
Day by Day: Sometimes it is a challenge but I’m thankful and then some
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 11/25/13 Special Meeting Minutes
FORECLOSURE: Bank Mutual v. Julie S. Miller; Case No. 13-CV-408
FORECLOSURE: Bank of NY v. Joseph M. Chesmer; Case No. 12-CV-440
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Philip A. Tonn; Case No. 13-CV-246
PUBLISHED NOTICE: WESTconsin Credit Union v. Tammy L. Noye; Case No. 13-SC-1605
December 7, 2012
Fed awards Wisconsin big education grant
After more than three years of trying, the White House said Friday, Dec. 7 that the Badger State is one of five that will share the $133 million of a competitive education grant to expand early learning programs and improve their quality. Governor Scott Walker's office said Wisconsin...
education / government
December 7, 2012 - 12:13pm
November 19, 2012
Hudson Schools: Thank you parent volunteers
The parents of Hudson students volunteer countless hours to support learning in and outside of the classroom. During this time of year when we...
opinion / columns
November 19, 2012 - 9:20am
October 31, 2012
What about low-performing schools?
Wisconsin's new public school report cards show that about 15% of schools are not meeting most of the state's new-and-tougher standards, but officials have not said what they'll do about it. The state-issued school-by-school rankings released last week showed that the lowest performers...
education / government
October 31, 2012 - 4:25pm
October 17, 2012
State begins testing phonics of kindergartners
Starting this week, Wisconsin's public school kindergarteners will be tested on how well they know letters, words, and phonics. The purpose is to identify potential reading problems earlier, so they can be addressed before students get too far behind. In a statewide assessment,...
October 17, 2012 - 2:01pm
September 5, 2012
State school official outlines changes
State Superintendent Tony Evers of the Department of Public Instruction says big changes are ahead in the 428 public school systems. Students will face more rigorous "Common Core" learning standards for math and English, and standardized tests will be graded a lot tougher than in...
September 5, 2012 - 11:43am
May 30, 2012
Wisconsin teen achieves perfect ACT score
A Milwaukee high school junior achieved a rare perfect score on the ACT college entrance exam. School district officials said Zhenrui Liao is taking the International Baccalaureate program at Rufus King High School. He scored a perfect 36 on the ACT test when he took it earlier...
May 30, 2012 - 11:27am
May 18, 2012
Education official reviews padded-room complaint
A state education official will review a complaint that a Waupun elementary student with autism was repeatedly placed into a seclusion box to discipline him. The "Fond du Lac Reporter" said Mandy Rennhack had asked special-education teachers to stop placing her 9-year-old son Ty...
May 18, 2012 - 11:22am
February 3, 2012
Madison organization tangles with Alabama school board
A school board in Alabama says it will keep letting a person known as the "Bible Man" read the Bible to grade-school kids each month, despite objections from Madison's Freedom from Religion Foundation. The Jackson County School Board in Scottsboro Ala., met for an hour before deciding...
education / religion
February 3, 2012 - 4:37pm
February 1, 2012
District gets OK to test four-day school week
A small school district in western Wisconsin may become the first in the state to switch to a four-day school week. The Department of Public Instruction has given the Blair-Taylor district, which has about 700 students, the OK explore a four-day week for the next school year. Superintendent...
February 1, 2012 - 4:36pm
September 28, 2011
Parents sue school district over bullying
The parents of a 6-year-old boy are suing the Racine School District claiming that officials did nothing to stop their son from being bullied. Charles and Stephanie Hardy of Caledonia filed their suit in Racine County Circuit Court against the district, the superintendent, an elementary...
education / government
September 28, 2011 - 3:21pm
June 1, 2011
UPDATED: Wisconsin boy competes at national spelling bee
Eighth-grader from Waunakee Parker Dietry started competing Tuesday, May 31 at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. The 14-year-old qualified by winning the state spelling bee in Madison two months ago. Dietry, who had been preparing for up to 30 hours a week, advanced...
education / life
June 1, 2011 - 11:22am