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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Complaint: Meth, scale among items seized in raid
Update: Person hospitalized after gas leak at Hudson High School
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Tuesday, May 23 Raider roundup
UWRF Page golf outing June 19
Hudson girls regional track champs
Hudson sweeps BRC track titles
Community collaboration colors Hudson
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
EMS invites community in during EMS Week
arts and entertainment
AD FOR BIDS: Colfax Health and Rehab Center - Memory Care Facility
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/20/17 JRB Meeting & Hearing re: TID No. 5
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/19/17 Hearing - Proposed Zoning Code Amendments
AMENDED SUMMONS: NYCB v. Thomas E. Tesmar III, et al.; Case No. 17-CV-158
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2017-18 Liquor License Renewals
Sandra Storrs Begin, 64
Ronald D. "Bud" Iverson
Sandra Begin, 64
Patricia Jo Larsen, 62
Willetta Breault, 83
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Hope that does not fade away
Letters to the Editor: Trump presidency is history repeating; Thanks for Hudson teachers
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
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Locals help deliver Walker recall petitions to Madison
She hoisted the bankers box of recall petitions to her shoulder, holding it there with her right hand and sauntered triumphantly down the line,...
January 27, 2012 - 10:06am
January 20, 2012
Committee votes to change sex education
The Wisconsin Assembly committee voted today to undo what the Democrats did in 2010 - and again force sex education classes to stress abstinence. The education panel sent the measure to the full Assembly on a party line vote, with Republicans supporting the changes. For a year-and-a-half,...
January 20, 2012 - 11:24am
January 6, 2012
Local woman declares candidacy for state Assembly
River Falls resident Diane Odeen confirmed late Friday, Jan. 6, that she will run in this fall's Wisconsin Assembly election to represent District...
January 6, 2012 - 7:47pm
December 14, 2011
Our View: Bill ensures regional representation on the Board of Regents
A new Wisconsin law was a long time coming. Through the years, the members appointed to the 18-member University of Wisconsin Board of Regents have come from all walks of life and from all across the state. Trouble is, often representation on the Board of Regents leaned heavily...
December 14, 2011 - 2:40pm
December 9, 2011
Lawmaker proposes legalizing liquor samples
Wisconsinites are allowed to get free samples of beer and wine before they buy them, and a state lawmaker wants to add hard liquor to the list of allowed samples. Assembly Republican Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc is looking for colleagues to sponsor a bill. It would let retail stores...
December 9, 2011 - 12:16pm
December 7, 2011
Lawmaker asks for longer 'safe haven' limit
A Republican lawmaker wants to give parents more time to give up their unwanted babies under Wisconsin's 10-year-old Safe Haven Law. Right now, they have 72 hours to leave an infant at a hospital, law enforcement agency, or rescue service with no questions asked. And Representative...
December 7, 2011 - 4:54pm
December 2, 2011
Thompson announces bid for U.S. Senate
Thirteen years after he last ran for public office, former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson kicked off his Republican campaign for the U.S. Senate Thursday, Dec. 1. After 14 years as Wisconsin's governor and four more as the nation's health secretary, Thompson remains one of the...
December 2, 2011 - 4:23pm
November 16, 2011
Bridge backers gaining optimism
It's been close before. Back in the 1990s, the proposed St. Croix River Crossing project was just 30 days from being let for bids. But legal...
November 16, 2011 - 2:55pm
November 10, 2011
Harsdorf introduces bill concerning "floating toilets"
Floating toilets on the St. Croix River development, restictions around an airport in Pierce County and tax credits for dairy producers are among...
November 10, 2011 - 7:25am
November 9, 2011
Legislators unite to oppose Stillwater bridge plan
With Congress poised to vote soon on a proposed bridge to be built over the St. Croix river near Stillwater, Minn., 30 state legislators from...
November 9, 2011 - 2:06pm
November 6, 2011
'Roll your own' tobacco business offers bargain prices
A tobacco shop in the Hudson Outpost Center at Exit 4 on Interstate 94 offers serious savings to smokers willing to try something new. For...
November 6, 2011 - 7:52am
November 4, 2011
Castle law protects intruder-shooting homeowners
Wisconsin senators voted 26-to-7 this afternoon to let homeowners avoid criminal or civil punishment for killing burglars and other unwanted intruders. The Assembly approved the so-called "castle doctrine" on Tuesday - and the bill's going back to the lower house for approval of a...
November 4, 2011 - 10:30am
Employers tell governor they can't fill jobs
Governor Scott Walker tells a crowd in Green Bay he is hearing from frustrated employers who say they are finding unemployed workers who would rather collect benefits than get a job. During an appearance Nov. 1, Walker pushed Wisconsin's jobs portal, which he says currently has...
November 4, 2011 - 10:29am
October 26, 2011
New conceal and carry law goes into effect Tuesday
Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, it will be legal to carry a concealed weapon in Wisconsin provided the necessary training has been completed and a permit has been issued. The new law applies to electronic weapons like stun guns, billy clubs and knives with the exception of a switchblade...
October 26, 2011 - 11:33am
October 5, 2011
GOP says special session needed; Democrats say focus on jobs
While Democratic leaders are skeptical, local Republican legislators are pleased with Gov. Scott Walker's decision last week to call a "Back...
October 5, 2011 - 11:51am