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Human trafficking is rearing its ugly head in western Wisconsin
UPDATE -- RF man dead in car-motorcycle collision near Hudson's St. Croix Business Park, Tuesday evening
Mississippi barge-jam expected to persist for 2 weeks; baseball-sized hail reported at McKinley; 8 more state stories
UPDATE: Lights are back on in Hudson; crows to blame
St. Croix unemployment up slightly over May, but still 2nd lowest in state
crime and courts
Pumped-up competitors, team spirit mark Tough Mudder in St. Joseph
Hudson High School graduate sails across the Atlantic
Tough Mudder official: traffic, weather contingencies covered
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
Swinging for the fences: Father, son want to share love of baseball
Mayo Clinic chaplain begins a new calling at First Baptist
St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra performs tonight at Lakefront Park band shell
Heroin crisis update is tonight at First Presbyterian Church
Faith Community Church is expanding again
Life-changing sickness affects Hudson resident, but doesn’t stop him from staying positive
arts and entertainment
Jim Hunchar, 65
Jim Hunchar, 65
Ruth A. Becker, 92
Susan A. Johnson, 67
Harry E. Borg, 73
SUMMONS: US Bank v. Jeremy R. Olson; Case No. 14-CV-291
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 7/24/14 Hearing - Hokkanen Permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Proposals - Chloride Material
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 8/6/14, Case No. 14-CV-309, Devon Perry-Woodard
CITY OF HUDSON: 5/5/14 Council Meeting Minutes
Get Me the Manager: Ghosts of cancer past continue to haunt - bittersweetly
Our View: School plan will have to be fast-tracked to meet fall referendum goal
Our View: Support Booster Days and area youth
Local Area News
June 17, 2009
Sexual offender rules set
Three years after the issue was first raised by Alderperson Randy Morrissette II, the Hudson City Council has adopted an ordinance restricting where people convicted of sex crimes may reside. The ordinance also establishes 150-foot restricted zones around schools, parks, daycares,...
June 17, 2009 - 2:40pm
Donna Mueller, 81, dies
Donna I. Mueller, 81, of Hudson died Sunday at the Arthur Rose Care Center in New Richmond after being diagnosed with cancer last fall. She and her husband, Dick, owned and operated True Value Hardware in Hudson for several decades. The store, which began operation in downtown Hudson,...
June 17, 2009 - 9:47am
Hudson Relay For Life: the community makes it happen
The Hudson Relay For Life will mark its 10th anniversary this year at opening ceremonies June 26 at Newton Field. The event is consistently one...
June 17, 2009 - 9:16am
June 10, 2009
Police shut down prostitution website allegedly run by Woodbury woman
Minneapolis police have arrested a Woodbury woman they believe has been running a prostitution ring via a website. The woman has not yet been...
crime and courts / news
June 10, 2009 - 4:20pm
Update: Boys' play sparks disaster
Two boys using a magnesium stick and a knife to strike sparks started more of a fire than they intended to Thursday afternoon, June 4. The sparks ignited a cluster of cottonwood seeds on a sidewalk next to the Ronald and Marian Sake residence at 1808 Willow Drive. From there, the...
June 10, 2009 - 9:00am
June 8, 2009
Fire ban lifted
Hudson Fire Chief Jim Frye on Monday lifted the burning ban that had been put in place last Thursday. Rain on Saturday, Sunday and today has dissipated the threat.
June 8, 2009 - 10:57am
June 5, 2009
Rock staff member has confirmed case of H1N1
A Hudson school has its first confirmed case of the H1N1 influenza virus. The School District was notified on June 4 that a staff member at E.P. Rock Elementary had been infected. According to information from the district, the employee is no longer at school and will remain absent...
June 5, 2009 - 9:50am
June 3, 2009
'V-3' looms: changes ahead for HSO web site
Have you noticed how internet jargon, like the Web itself, has crept into every aspect of our lives? We chat about the "blogosphere," refer to one respective "domain" or another like we'd offer someone driving directions and speak of "cookies" as a normal part of life.
news / opinion
June 3, 2009 - 1:18am
June 1, 2009
WisDOT to replace overhead signs on I-94 in Hudson
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will be replacing five overhead-mounted signs on I-94 at Hudson this week. The signs are in the eastbound lanes starting near the 11th Street overpass and ending at Carmichael Road. The work is scheduled for the overnight hours...
June 1, 2009 - 2:05pm
Driver collides with I-94 median wall in Hudson
St. Croix EMS and the Hudson Fire Department responded to an accident on eastbound I-94 on the Hudson hill at about 9 a.m. Monday. The initial dispatch on police radio said the driver was trapped inside the vehicle and unresponsive. Authorities called for a medical helicopter to...
news / accidents
June 1, 2009 - 9:36am
May 28, 2009
River Falls pastor tumbles from ladder and dies
The Rev. Paul Schmeling, who headed the Faith Lutheran Church congregation in River Falls for 18 years, died Memorial Day after falling from a ladder while trimming a tree. An investigator revealed that Schmeling fell about eight feet while trimming a branch from a tree in the church...
news / accidents
May 28, 2009 - 8:20am