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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
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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
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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
Walker calls 'Back to Work' session
Madison - Gov. Scott Walker issued Executive Order 45 today, calling the Wisconsin State Legislature into a "Back to Work Wisconsin" special session. The session will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29. Legislation in the special session includes items to improve access to capital...
September 28, 2011 - 1:36pm
September 1, 2011
Bill would expand do-not-call law to include text messages
Telemarketers cannot talk to Wisconsinites who are on the state's do-not-call list. Now a Republican lawmaker says those sellers shouldn't be sending text messages either. State Sen. Van Wangaard of Racine is drafting a bill to include text messages in the no-call law. He says many...
September 1, 2011 - 9:28am
August 17, 2011
Wisconsin redistricting realigns voters, lawmakers
Deciding which candidate to vote for in next year's elections just got harder for St. Croix and Pierce County residents. First they must figure out if they're living in the same congressional, Wisconsin Senate or Assembly district as last election. For the majority, the answer to...
August 17, 2011 - 3:19pm
August 10, 2011
Knudson defends budget action
30th Assembly District Rep. Dean Knudson, a Republican, spoke at the Thursday noon meeting of the Hudson Rotary Club last week and defended the...
August 10, 2011 - 10:29am
The voters speak, Sheila Harsdorf returns to Madison as state senator
Incumbent state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf said her resounding win in the Tuesday, Aug.
August 10, 2011 - 8:58am
August 9, 2011
Harsdorf claims victory, wins by 9,849 votes
Incumbent state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf said her resounding win in the Tuesday, Aug. 9, recall election was not her victory, but a victory for the...
August 9, 2011 - 8:57pm
August 3, 2011
Recall candidates raise more than $6 million
Last fall, the 41 candidates vying for 17 Wisconsin state Senate seats spent just over $4 million, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan...
August 3, 2011 - 3:01pm
Governor signs bill extending unemployment benefits for 13 weeks
Gov. Scott Walker will sign a bill Wednesday that gives up to 13 more weeks of jobless benefits to Wisconsin's long-term unemployed. A late afternoon ceremony was planned at the state Capitol. It will take three or four days from when the bill is signed to start processing retroactive...
August 3, 2011 - 2:45pm
July 28, 2011
Second Harsdorf-Moore debate draws 300 people
The second of three debates between incumbent Republican State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf and her Democratic challenger Shelly Moore was staged Thursday...
July 28, 2011 - 1:51pm
July 26, 2011
Rivertown will web cast recall forum
Voters can watch the 10th Senate District recall forum live Thursday morning from any of the five Wisconsin Rivertown Newspaper Group websites. The forum will also be recorded so readers may view it later through the websites. The forum, broadcast from UW-River Falls, will begin...
July 26, 2011 - 12:28pm
July 21, 2011
Rivertown will web cast recall forum
Voters can watch the 10th Senate District recall forum live next Thursday morning on any of the five Wisconsin Rivertown Newspaper Group websites. The forum, broadcast from UW-River Falls, will begin at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, July 28. To watch, readers may simply click on the link...
July 21, 2011 - 1:05pm
July 20, 2011
Pressure mounts for Congress to act on Stillwater bridge proposal
The campaign to win Congressional approval for a new Stillwater bridge is in full steam. Last Thursday morning, the Hudson Area Chamber of...
July 20, 2011 - 2:33pm
July 15, 2011
Details emerge on upcoming candidate forums
With barely three weeks until the 10th Senate District recall election, details are being worked out on three proposed forums or debates that will allow voters to compare and contrast incumbent Senator Sheila Harsdorf, a Republican, with her Democratic challenger, Ellsworth teacher...
July 15, 2011 - 4:14pm
Moore raises more faster, but Harsdorf has more cash
Campaign finance reports filed with Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board show that recall candidate Shelly Moore has raised more money since April than incumbent Sheila Harsdorf, though only by about $13,000. Of the almost 9,800 contributions to Moore's campaign, over half...
July 15, 2011 - 12:04pm
July 13, 2011
Moore wins primary with 54% of votes
When the unofficial results were totaled Tuesday night, recall candidate Shelly Moore won Wisconsin's 10th Senate District primary 3,000 votes ahead of the opponent who didn't campaign. With votes from all five counties in the district tallied, Moore had just under 54% of the 35,790...
July 13, 2011 - 7:59am