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School district steps up to address drug problems
Pepin man, toddler die when trench collapses; DOT begins process to provide ID cards for November election; 11 more state news items
City moves forward with First Street parking expansion
Pit bull attack brings plea for tighter controls
9/11 remembered in Hudson
crime and courts
Raiders run over Menomonie
Raider volleyball team opens strong
Raider boys post two Big Rivers soccer shutouts
Superior stuns Raiders in BRC opener
Meet Luke Howard, Hudson School District’s new athletic trainer
NETworks Youth Ministries has a new director
Eagle Scout project a hit at Homestead Parklands Bookworm Trail
Cruise into downtown Hudson Sept. 21, enjoy classic cars
Hudson Lions' annual Ribfest is Saturday at Burkhardt
'Free Concert for Peace and Love' rescheduled to Sunday afternoon
arts and entertainment
Joseph Score, 33
Marcella A. Lewis, 93
Larry Parfitt, 75
Doris Mae Baldwin, 75
Larry Parfitt, 75
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Request For Proposals - Engineering Services
CITY OF HUDSON: 9/25/14 Public Hearing - Hudson Center Master Sign Plan
SUMMONS: JPMorgan v. Estate of Nicholas Lee Staples, Case #14-CV-402
SUMMONS: Hudson Hospital v. jean/ Frank Kubitschek; Case No. 14-SC-968
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 12-14 - Fire Inspections
Randy's Ramblings: Referendums make fall election especially interesting
Our View: Staying with county administrator is proper choice
Doug's Diggings: The day the NFL became ‘all powerful’
Our View: Local Packer fans again denied TV games
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
August 10, 2009
Chippewa Falls man killed while lying on a highway
Authorities in Chippewa County are still investigating an incident in which a man was killed by a vehicle while lying on a highway. According to sheriff's deputies, a passerby saw Aaron Bourget, 28, of Boyd in the middle of County Trunk G near Chippewa Falls about 3:30 a.m. Sunday....
August 10, 2009 - 9:00am
April 27, 2009
Woodbury man dies after being swept into river while exploring
A Woodbury man, who was exploring a tunnel with a friend along the Mississippi River in St. Paul Sunday morning, died when the tunnel filled with water and swept him into the river, according to St. Paul Fire Department officials. The men, ages 29 and 30, got trapped in the tunnel...
April 27, 2009 - 7:30am
March 5, 2009
Mistrial declared in Grant County necrophilia case; prosecutors will try again
Grant County prosecutors say they'll re-try the necrophilia case of a Cassville man, after a mistrial was declared on one of three charges against him. A jury found Alex Grunke, 23, guilty Wednesday night of criminal damage to a cemetery and misdemeanor theft. But they could not...
March 5, 2009 - 9:01am
January 23, 2009
Fleeing fiance zapped by Maui cops
The sparky points of a taser put an end to an Eagan, Minn., man's romp on Maui at the expense of a Diamond Bluff woman he had promised to marry. James E. Jackson, 40, now sits in a Maui correctional facility awaiting extradition to Wisconsin after being taken into custody by Maui...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Man sets Las Vegas wedding date, but heads to Hawaii alone
They were supposed to get married in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, but the groom-to-be is now thought to be on the island of Maui in Hawaii maybe with another woman. According to Investigator Doug Ducklow of the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, Raymond Jackson, 40, of Eagan, Minn.,...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Clark County deputy pulls man from burning car
A Clark County sheriff's deputy has given a Willard man the greatest gift of all at Christmas - the gift of life. Dawn Jacobson pulled Donald Hoffman, 81, from his burning car Tuesday. He was taken to a Marshfield hospital, and was later flown to the University of Wisconsin Burn...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Murder charges filed in death of Hatfield woman
Jackson County's chief prosecutor says he'll file a homicide charge sometime this week against a Hatfield man accused of killing his ex-wife. Monday, a judge ruled that authorities had probable-cause when they arrested Doug Sidie, 39, of Hatfield. He first said he had no idea what...
November 18, 2008 - 9:00am
November 3, 2008
Nationwide search on for Loganville man
A nationwide search is underway for a Loganville man charged in the shooting death of a Cross Plains man on Friday. Dane County authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Charles Witzel Jr., 42, on charges of homicide and attempted homicide. Craig Severson, 45, was killed and...
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 23, 2008
Missing autistic man found alive
An autistic man missing from a camp in northwest Wisconsin was found alive Sunday night. Keith Kennedy, 25, was dehydrated and he had a low body temperature and lots of bug bites. However, rescuers stabilized Kennedy before flying him to the University of Minnesota Hospital...
June 23, 2008 - 9:00am
June 19, 2008
Search continues for missing autistic man
The search continues today (Thursday) for an autistic man missing from a camp in Burnett County.
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Search on for missing autistic man near Grantsburg
An autistic man is missing from a camp near Grantsburg in northwest Wisconsin and officials are worried that his health is failing. About 180 volunteers are helping relatives and authorities search for Keith Kennedy, 25, of Shoreview, Minn. He wandered away Sunday night from the...
June 18, 2008 - 9:00am
May 29, 2008
Prosecutors say man videotaped sex acts with 4- or 5-year old girl
Prosecutors say a De Pere man videotaped himself while having sex with a 4- or 5-year-old girl. Shawn Carnahan, 32, is being held on a $75,000 cash bond. He's due back in court Friday on three felony counts - first-degree child sexual assault, child exploitation and causing a child...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am