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Cottage Grove man sentenced for raping teen girl in Woodbury
Authorities respond to 2-car crash in town of Troy
Wisconsin roundup: DNR warns hunters of emerald ash borer-weakened trees; more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Third western Wis. school threat probed; more state news stories
St. Croix County’s Nieskes to review officer-involved shooting
crime and courts
Christenson's focus pays off
Wilgren and Gilson sign letters of intent
Visitors put game out of reach early against Falcons
Two Raiders honored by BRC
Raider netters earn awards
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/10/17 Board Meeting Minutes
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Pastor column: Living life as a thank you gift to God
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
Letters to the Editor: A comment on 'A View from an Economist'
Viewpoint: Supporting victim advocates
Military veterans are strong workforce options
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May 15, 2013
Area state senator greets Dalai Lama
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) welcomed the Dalai Lama to Wisconsin Tuesday, May 14, during his two-day visit to Madison to give...
May 15, 2013 - 11:42am
April 18, 2013
Committee gathers hours of budget-related testimony in Baldwin
The Joint Committee on Finance, made up of Wisconsin senators and Assembly members, met in Baldwin for seven hours Thursday to gather testimony...
April 18, 2013 - 2:17pm
April 6, 2013
Letter: Dislikes mining bill
Dear Editor, So Governor Scott Walker has signed into law SB1, the iron ore mining bill written by the Florida company Gogebic Taconite and passed by a party-line vote in the state senate and assembly. SB1 is so wrong-headed and ill-conceived that, as Democratic Senator Tim...
April 6, 2013 - 12:45pm
March 27, 2013
Assemblyman proposes woodchuck-hunting season
Woodchucks would no longer be a protected species in Wisconsin under a bill that's being drafted by a state Assembly Republican. De Pere Representative Andre Jacque proposes a hunting season for woodchucks that would run from March through December. Hunters and trappers could take...
March 27, 2013 - 12:13pm
March 14, 2013
Budget woes worry western Wisconsin schools
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) knew she was on the hot seat when she showed up at Osceola High School on March 7. School officials...
March 14, 2013 - 9:10am
January 16, 2013
Should school safety transcend tax limits?
A Wisconsin senator wants to let public schools exceed their state-mandated taxing limits to improve their safety, but the head of the Assembly says he won't go along with the idea. Democrats agreed in 2009 to let schools exceed their revenue limits by a total of $86 million to...
January 16, 2013 - 2:36pm
December 13, 2012
Gov. Walker stops in New Richmond to talk
Gov. Scott Walker stopped at Bosch Packaging Technologies in New Richmond Thursday, Dec. 13, for an hour-long visit to the local manufacturer. The...
December 13, 2012 - 1:24pm
August 1, 2012
Harsdorf announces re-election campaign
Joined by friends and family at her rural River Falls home, state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) announced the kickoff to her re-election...
August 1, 2012 - 8:13am
July 27, 2012
Ted Nugent stumps for Tommy Thompson
Rock legend Ted Nugent says Tommy Thompson will crush the "embarrassing scourge" of political correctness if he's elected to the U.S. Senate. Nugent, a fervent gun-rights supporter, performed for about 200 Thompson supporters the night of July 26, in Sturtevant, west of Racine....
July 27, 2012 - 12:11pm
March 30, 2012
Cell-phone ban applies to young drivers
It will be against the law for Wisconsin's youngest drivers to use their cell phones behind the wheel after Governor Scott Walker signed a bill in Milwaukee March 29 that prohibits drivers with instruction permits and probationary licenses from using wireless devices. The Assembly...
March 30, 2012 - 11:48am
March 28, 2012
Crowd protests "Castle Doctrine" law
Over 160 people marched in West Bend the night of Sunday, March 25, calling for a repeal of Wisconsin's new "Castle Doctrine" law. The law assumes that property owners are justified in killing intruders. The law was used for the first time last week, when Washington County's district...
March 28, 2012 - 3:06pm
March 21, 2012
President's signature keeps Stillwater bridge construction on course
Wednesday, March 14, was a big day in the progress toward an eventual new bridge over the St. Croix River. That day President Barack Obama officially signed into law legislation to authorize the St. Croix River Crossing Project. The bill had received wide bipartisan support in...
March 21, 2012 - 2:15pm
February 17, 2012
Local suds maker promotes latitude
The art of brewing beer goes back thousands of years in history. In Wisconsin it's every bit a part of the fabric of history and culture...
February 17, 2012 - 8:38am
February 15, 2012
Business and civic leaders travel to Madison
Just over 30 volunteers from Dunn, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix counties participated in appointments at the state Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 8,...
February 15, 2012 - 11:02am
February 8, 2012
Vinehout enters governor-recall race
Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, who represents a large portion of Pierce County in the Wisconsin Senate, announced today that she will run for governor...
February 8, 2012 - 1:27pm