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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
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
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
October 31, 2013
Homicide charges filed in boating fatality
A Minnesota man who was operating a boat on a pleasure ride last June when the boat hit a sheer rock face north of Kinnickinnic State Park beach was charged today (Oct. 31) with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. Patrick A. Puhalla, 47, Bayport, Minn., faces two counts of...
News/crime and courts
October 31, 2013 - 3:55pm
August 16, 2013
Ragnar Relay to come through area, weekend traffic could be impacted
The world’s largest relay series returns to Minnesota and Wisconsin this weekend, Aug. 16-17, when over 2,600 runners from over 300 teams take...
August 16, 2013 - 4:49pm
UPDATE: Lift bridge to close to vehicles this afternoon
The Stillwater Lift Bridge will close to vehicle traffic for a couple hours today, Wednesday, beginning at noon. The closure became necessary after a cable snapped Sunday, June 16, at around 8 p.m. -- leaving the lift area of the bridge in the down position. Since then boat passage...
June 16, 2013 - 10:16pm
Afton's Strawberry Fest June 22-23
The Afton Strawberry fest will be held from from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23 in downtown historic...
June 16, 2013 - 4:23am
April 28, 2013
Former Hudson women growing innovation in Afton
With an April like this where winter is refusing to leave, Minnesota farmers are struggling with being able to plant, much less harvest, their...
April 28, 2013 - 10:35am
April 11, 2013
Lanphear is St. Paul's 'Miss Shamrock'
Ashley Lanphear, a 2004 Hudson high School graduate, has earned the title of Miss Shamrock 2013 in the city of St. Paul. She was chosen based...
April 11, 2013 - 1:33pm
March 21, 2013
Minnesota news source reports Valley Cartage to move headquarters to lake Elmo
Finance & Commerce, a daily Minnesota business news source, has reported that Hudson-based Valley Cartage plans to move its headquarters from Hudson to Lake Elmo.
March 21, 2013 - 9:42am
March 14, 2013
Tax reciprocity deal still unresolved
Although a key issue has been settled, Wisconsin commuters hoping for a break from the expense and inconvenience of filing income tax returns at home and in Minnesota shouldn't breathe a sigh of relief yet. "I don't want to lose hope," said Wisconsin State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf...
March 14, 2013 - 9:30am
March 10, 2013
New St. Croix River bridge expected open for traffic in 2016
After decades and decades of waiting, the first traffic across a new St. Croix River bridge south of Stillwater is expected in 2016. Jon Chiglo of the Minnesota Department of Transportation gave an updated report on the progress of the major project to the St. Croix County Board...
March 10, 2013 - 8:02am
February 21, 2013
MnDOT selects contractor for Hwy. 36 reconstruction project
The Minnesota Department of Transportation selected local contractor C.S. McCrossan to lead the reconstruction and realignment of Minnesota Hwy. 36, which is the first phase of the St. Croix Crossing project. "We want to thank the cities, counties and all stakeholders who were...
February 21, 2013 - 3:28pm
February 20, 2013
Update: HHS grad Billy Meister dies in snowmobile mishap; funeral services Saturday
The son of a Stillwater restaurateur died in a snowmobile accident on the St. Croix River last weekend. Billy Meister, 22, Stillwater, broke...
February 20, 2013 - 11:15am
January 31, 2013
Candlelight hike at Afton park Feb. 2
Afton State Park will host a candle-lit hike from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. The trail is two miles and suitable for hikers of all ages. Snowshoeing...
January 31, 2013 - 9:14am
January 29, 2013
Bridge bike trail plans begin to take shape
As work continues with the new St. Croix River Crossing, progress is also being made on a new pedestrian and bike trail. The 4.5 mile loop,...
January 29, 2013 - 3:54pm
January 2, 2013
Afton church celebrates 150 years Jan. 13
The congregation of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Afton, Minn., is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2013. On Jan. 13, The Green Lake Bluegrass...
January 2, 2013 - 4:28pm
November 28, 2012
UPDATE: Authorities identify Hudson woman killed in Minnesota accident
The Anoka County Sheriff's Office has identified the Hudson woman who died in a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon as Diane Walborau Barrette. The 66-year-old Barrette lived east of Hudson with her husband, Jeffrey. She was attempting to make a U-turn on Bunker Lake Boulevard at...
November 28, 2012 - 2:48pm