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Mock-up room provides a test drive
Consultants outline market study, costs, timeline for new St. Croix health center
Bird flu outbreak prompts ban on some area poultry transport; UW-RF ice cream, Ellsworth curds touted by trade group in China; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Work resumes at Pier 12 in the St. Croix River
Parents urged to take pledge for safety’s sake
crime and courts
Raider golfers looking for their groove
Tough tests continue for Raider baseball team
Raider girls soccer team is off to a good start
Hopes high for Raider soccer
HASA wins Minnesota state division title
Is Goldilocks guilty?
Fast-paced ‘Odd Couple’ delivers plenty of laughs
From the past: Art community preceded The Phipps
Fire department breakfast is a community event
Garage Sale Hunter MAP
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Ad For Bids - Jail, Master Control Remodel
HOULTON CEMETERY ASSOCIATION: 4/27/15 Annual Meeting
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: David P. Anderson Estate; Case 15PR29
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH: Ad For Bids - 2015 Road Maintenance
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wendy M. Hilke Estate, Case No. 15PR30
Richard L. "Dick" Burger, 84
George C. Hop, 102
Bruce Zanoni, 58
Michael J. Givens, 58
Carl "Cal" Lund, 78
Day By Day: Some thoughts on heading down Highway 63
Our View: Hudson welcomes new Chamber president
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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