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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Hudson Women’s Club: 100 years of service and fellowship
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Traffic problems lead to suspension of Final Stretch triathlon
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
Raiders top Spartans in battle of unbeatens
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
arts and entertainment
ST CROIX CO. HIGHWAY DEPT: Public Notice- Misc. Signs in Right-of-Way
CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - St. Croix Grill
AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Lee H. Orlowski Estate; Case No. 16PR69
PROBATE ORDER: Janice A. Lillyblad Estate; Case No. 16PR70
Proposed Monopole Tower in vicinity of 726 Hwy. 12, Hudson
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Dr. James L. "Doc" Wallace, 90
Brian A. Anderson
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Real Estate Showcase
November 12, 2009
Milwaukee's police chief and the UW-M chancellor join forces to fight crime near campus
Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn and University of Wisconsin-Madison chancellor Carlos Santiago will meet soon to talk about crime-fighting efforts near the campus. Santiago says the campus itself is "extraordinarily safe," but safety needs to improve on the streets next to the school....
November 12, 2009 - 9:20am
Soldier killed at Fort Hood honored tonight at Milwaukee school
A Racine County soldier killed in the Fort Hood massacre will be honored tonight at a college in Milwaukee where he used to teach. Bryant and Stratton College is holding a candle-light vigil for Russell Seager, 51, of Mount Pleasant. He started teaching there in May of 2005 in the...
November 12, 2009 - 9:00am
November 11, 2009
New Midwest Airlines owner plans to bring back old service levels in Milwaukee
The new owner of Midwest Airlines plans to bring back its old service levels in Milwaukee. Republic Airways says it will add 800 jobs over the next year at Midwest facilities in Milwaukee and Oak Creek. The firm is consolidating operations in response to new competition from low-fare...
November 11, 2009 - 9:33am
November 6, 2009
Idling truck carrying swine flu vaccine stolen in Milwaukee
One man has been arrested, and Milwaukee police are looking for two others who stole a truck carrying 900 doses of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine. It happened about 7:50 p.m. Thursday, while the truck was running idle outside of a school where almost 2,000 people were vaccinated earlier...
November 6, 2009 - 9:19am
October 30, 2009
We Energies coal-fired power plant in Oak Creek is finally up and running
After years of court battles and construction delays, a power plant near Milwaukee is finally up and running. The first of two coal-fired units in Oak Creek is now at 25 percent of its capacity, and We Energies' CEO Gale Klappa says the output will reach 50 percent in the next few...
October 30, 2009 - 9:33am
October 29, 2009
State wants overdue sales tax payments from Milwaukee for weed removals
When a city government cuts excess weeds, and bills property owners for it, the state considers that a "landscaping service." And the landowner must pay a sales tax. That was news to Milwaukee officials, which recently got a $208,000 bill from the state to pay overdue sales taxes...
October 29, 2009 - 9:00am
October 26, 2009
Obama encourages Milwaukee's mayor to run for governor
The White House is apparently trying to get Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to run for governor, saying it's the best chance for Democrats to keep the office. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Dan Bice says both a White House aide and Barrett supporters confirm that President Obama...
October 26, 2009 - 9:24am
The man accused of attacking Milwaukee's mayor is due back in court today
The man accused of attacking Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is due back in court this morning. A judge will review the results of a mental exam for Anthony Peters, 20. And his lawyer will say whether he'll challenge the test results, or ask for a trial date. Peters is said to have...
October 26, 2009 - 9:04am
October 23, 2009
Milwaukee native says she's paying a high cost to be a Good Samaritan
Sometimes, it does no good to do good. A Milwaukee area native learned that lesson in the past year. Stephanie McCanles of Los Angeles was back home last November when she backed up her car at the airport to help a stranger with a dead battery and sheriff's deputies gave her a $164...
October 23, 2009 - 9:21am
October 20, 2009
Governor ready to give control of Milwaukee schools to mayor; Dems opposed to plan
Gov. Jim Doyle says he has enough legislative support to hand control of the Milwaukee schools over to the mayor. But leaders in his own party are saying not so fast. Assembly Democratic Finance co-chairman Mark Pocan says he can't see how a school district run by City Hall would...
October 20, 2009 - 9:33am
Sarah Palin speaks in Wisconsin Nov. 17
Sarah Palin will speak in suburban Milwaukee next month. The former Republican vice-presidential candidate and Alaska governor will appear Nov. 6 at State Fair Park in West Allis. Wisconsin Right to Life is sponsoring the event, just 11 days before Palin's memoirs will be released....
October 20, 2009 - 9:15am
October 13, 2009
Milwaukee might get one-fifth the money it received in 2000 to urge people to fill out Census forms
Wisconsin's largest city might only get one-fifth the money it received 10 years ago to urge people to fill out their Census forms next spring. Milwaukee spent a $0.5 million in state and city funds in 2000 to make sure as many as people as possible were counted. But administration...
October 13, 2009 - 9:43am
Most Patrick Cudahy workers are back on the job
It's been three and a half months since a fire destroyed about a quarter of the Patrick Cudahy meat plant near Milwaukee. Union president John Eiden says all but 60 of his 1,400 members are back on the job. And he praised the community, other unions, and various non-profit groups...
October 13, 2009 - 9:00am
October 9, 2009
Milwaukee researchers say they've opened the door to future treatments for liver disease
Researchers in Milwaukee say they've opened the door to future treatments for liver disease, without the need for transplants. Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin have turned human skin cells into liver cells called hepatocytes. They make up 70 percent of all the cells...
October 9, 2009 - 9:04am
Former Marine sentenced for providing flare that started Patrick Cudahy fire
A former Marine will spend his next three Julys in jail for providing the military flare that started a massive fire at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant near Milwaukee. Joshua Popp, 23, was also put on three years of probation Thursday, and was told to perform 500 hours of community...
October 9, 2009 - 9:00am