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Fan malfunction brings fire department to Second Street building
Town of Troy yields to county for zoning administration
Mend for tax reciprocity rift underway; Walker now opposes 'path to citizenship'; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Divided council establishes bike and pedestrian advisory committee
Big-push capital campaign eyes new county no-kill shelter
crime and courts
Koski loses in semifinals, will wrestle for place today
Hudson wrestlers take places - Anderson 3rd, Gierke 4th and Koski 5th
Anderson, Gierke to place at state along with Koski
Koski to wrestle in semifinals at state tourney
Raiders roll in playoff opener
Mount Zion pastor embraces church's focus
The Friends of the Library are friends to us all
Bike trails coalition launches membership drive
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
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Doug's Diggings: This week marks 40 years in 'new' gym
Randy's Ramblings: Community is good
Our View: Now is the time for 'community engagement'
Our View: Walker's budget may look different in the end
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November 7, 2013
Our View: Monday is the day to 'thank a vet'
If you are reading this editorial — written by a free citizen in a free country — then thank a veteran. Monday we recognize the contributions of our nation’s military veterans — those who served in both war and peace, stateside and abroad. The local ceremony...
opinion / editorials
November 7, 2013 - 10:38am
Duffy to host Veteran History workshop, will train volunteers
U.S. Congressman Sean Duffy is hosting a Veteran History Project workshop to train volunteers to preserve personal accounts of veterans from 4-6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day, at the Hudson House Grand Hotel. The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife...
life / family
November 7, 2013 - 10:12am
Kudos for county vets office
The St. Croix County Veterans’ Service Office was scheduled for special recognition by the board of supervisors at its November meeting Tuesday...
news / government
November 7, 2013 - 9:40am
October 23, 2013
Hudson World War II veterans take honor flight to Washington, D.C.
Two World War II vets and residents of Wintergreen Apartments in Hudson took the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, and enjoyed the trip even with some monuments closed because of the government shutdown. John Angleson, 93, and Roger Jewett, 94, weren’t barred from some...
life / family
October 23, 2013 - 3:26pm
October 18, 2013
Oneidas embrace Kenosha casino; 'tax-relief' bill further dissected; more state news
Green Bay's Oneida Indian tribe has come out in favor of the proposed Menominee off-reservation casino and resort in Kenosha. That leaves the Potawatomi and Ho-Chunk as the only tribes opposed to the project, only a few days before Gov. Scott Walker announces whether he'll approve...
news / region
October 18, 2013 - 9:12am
September 4, 2013
Hudson Military Moms aid troops, provide support
Military members returning home from overseas assignments can count on a warm greeting from a group of mothers in Hudson who are close to the subject. Hudson Military Moms, a nearly two-year old group, is made up of mothers with sons and daughters on active military duty. They most...
life / family
September 4, 2013 - 12:17pm
May 24, 2013
Our View: Take time to honor veterans on Memorial Day
Memorial Day is the day that Americans have set aside to remember those who gave their lives so that our country might live. Americans, who enjoy the peace purchased at the great price of death, should pay respect to all veterans who have made great sacrifices. We get that opportunity...
opinion / editorials
May 24, 2013 - 9:16am
Jon's Jottings: On Memorial Day, remember those who went before
The origins of Memorial Day, when citizens honor those who paid the ultimate price for American during all conflicts, goes back to the years...
opinion / columns
May 24, 2013 - 9:04am
May 22, 2013
Memorial Day is for families, too, says retired chaplain
The reason for Memorial Day certainly is to honor the memories of all those who have given their lives in the nation's wars and military campaigns, says retired Chaplain Lt. Col. Lane Stockeland. "And you honor and remember the family of that military member, and those of the family...
family / life
May 22, 2013 - 12:48pm
April 11, 2013
Swedish immigrant was determined to serve his new country in WWI
Eric G. Nelson is remembered as a true patriot by his son, George "Gus" Nelson of Hudson. Eric was born in Uppsala, Sweden, in 1898 and came...
family / life
April 11, 2013 - 3:10pm
HHS senior seeking OK to wear Marine uniform
When Hudson High School senior Mac Hamlin inquired about wearing his U.S. Marine Corps dress uniform at his graduation ceremony in June, he was initially told no by Principal Laura Love. Hamlin, who has graduated early and just this week left for basic training, told Love that his...
news / education / government
March 11, 2013 - 10:55am
March 1, 2013
Movie shows Honor Flight for Wisconsin vets
Honor Flight is a documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Volunteers race against the clock to fly thousands of World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the memorial constructed for them...
March 1, 2013 - 12:46pm
February 28, 2013
Kriesel gives powerful testimony at EDC banquet
John Kriesel, one of Minnesota's best-known veterans and former Minnesota House representative, was the keynote speaker at the St. Croix County...
news / health / politics
February 28, 2013 - 10:20am
February 25, 2013
Area National Guard units still preparing for possible deployment
Local National Guard soldiers and their families were likely glued to the State of the Union Address presented by President Barack Obama last week. Among Obama's key points in his speech was a proposed draw down of U.S. troops in Afghanistan in early 2014. His plan is to reduce...
February 25, 2013 - 12:04pm