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Raiders roll to sectional hockey title
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Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
A life lived inventing: Local scientist inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame
Twenty-year military journey ends in Hudson
UW Success by 6: parents and caregivers make all the difference
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
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CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - New Pavilion/ Restroom
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HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/9/17 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: Beer License Application - Cracked Barrel Winery
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Bill would reduce public transparency
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 23, 2017
Teachable moments in a blame culture
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Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
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February 24, 2011
Police chief gets permission to hire
The Hudson City Council on Monday night gave Police Chief Marty Jensen permission to hire a patrol officer to replace James Van Dusen, who resigned earlier this month. Jensen said the police department is budgeted for 14 patrol officers, but it has been operating with 13 in Van Dusen's...
February 24, 2011 - 9:54am
County board chairman backs governor's plan
St. Croix County Board Chairman Daryl Standafer stands with Gov. Scott Walker on his assessment that the bargaining powers of public employee unions need to be curtailed significantly to right Wisconsin's financial ship in the long term. Standafer says there is a big difference between...
February 24, 2011 - 4:32am
February 23, 2011
Troy puts moratorium on wind turbines
At its board meeting Thursday, Feb.
February 23, 2011 - 1:44pm
Downtown parking meter rate increased
Visitors to downtown Hudson will soon be paying 50 cents per hour to park at metered spaces. The City Council doubled the current rate for parking (25 cents per hour) by a 4-2 vote Monday night. Alderpersons Mary Yacoub, Randy Morrissette, Scot O'Malley and Rich Vanselow voted for...
February 23, 2011 - 10:46am
February 17, 2011
Chicago Dogs returning to bathhouse concession stand
Chicago Dogs of Stillwater, Minn., will operate the concession stand in the Lakefront Park bathhouse for a second season following action by the Hudson City Council at its Feb. 7 meeting. The business owned by Bruce Chesin will again be serving Vienna all-beef Chicago-style hot dogs,...
February 17, 2011 - 11:08am
February 16, 2011
Revised city sign ordinance affects many parties
The revised sign ordinance adopted by the Hudson City Council on Jan. 31 impacts many people and organizations, from residents holding a garage sale to businesses with electronic message display signs. Here is how some of the parties will be affected. City residents Signs advertising...
February 16, 2011 - 9:53am
February 10, 2011
City Council adopts revised sign ordinance
A long-anticipated revision of Hudson's sign ordinance was approved 4-2 by the City Council on Jan.
February 10, 2011 - 11:57am
February 9, 2011
Tuesday's primary will narrow the field in City Council races
In next Tuesday's primary election, voters in the city of Hudson's Aldermanic Districts 5 and 6 will select two candidates to appear on the spring...
February 9, 2011 - 2:34pm
February 4, 2011
Congressman, state legislators issue dueling bridge letters
Wisconsin 3rd District Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, sent a letter to Gov. Scott Walker asking him to invest in transportation projects in the state and specifically support the St. Croix River Crossing Project. "As your administration reviews the urgent transportation needs of our...
February 4, 2011 - 2:48pm
February 3, 2011
No-parking zone on St. Croix Street approved
After considerable discussion, the Hudson City Council at its Jan. 24 meeting voted 4-2 to prohibit parking on the south side of St.
February 3, 2011 - 12:05pm
Stillwater bridge, health care topics at congressman's listening session
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, the Democrat from La Crosse representing Wisconsin's 3rd District, spent an hour listening to constituent concerns Wednesday...
February 3, 2011 - 10:42am
February 2, 2011
City Council picks a new consulting engineer
Foth replaces Bonestroo The city of Hudson has decided to end a long relationship with the engineering firm Bonestroo. After presentations by the four firms that were finalists for the city's consulting engineering business, the City Council on Jan. 25 voted 4-2 to contract with...
February 2, 2011 - 10:01am
January 28, 2011
Former church building rezoned for office use
The SOS Players building at 900 Fourth St. was rezoned for office use by the Hudson City Council on Monday night. The former St.
January 28, 2011 - 10:00am
City and police unions come to terms
The city of Hudson and the unions representing patrol officers and police sergeants came to terms on contracts for 2011 earlier this month. Both groups received a 2-percent pay increase retroactive to Jan. 1, and will get another 1-percent raise on July 1. City Administrator Devin...
January 28, 2011 - 7:58am
January 26, 2011
New city policy to favor local businesses
The city of Hudson will be able to give preference to local businesses when buying goods or services under a revised procurement policy approved 4-2 by the City Council Monday night. The policy allows the city to make a purchase from a local business if its price is within 2 percent...
January 26, 2011 - 8:45am