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Traffic crashes claim 46 lives in Wisconsin last month
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson’s Knudson questions voting report; more state news stories
Republicans trade accusations in primary battle for Harsdorf's seat
Hudson inclusivity committee rising from the ashes of civic tranquility
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. ice angler survives thin-ice incident; more state news stories
crime and courts
Boys skate to fifth straight
Girls skate past Superior
Girls bounce back after loss
Wilgren, Owens are all-state
Boys make splash in opener
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
arts and entertainment
SUMMONS: WITC v. Melissa Marie Johnson; Case No. 17-SC-345 (Washburn Co.)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 19-17 Unlawful Use of Drones
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution No. 2017-09 (North End Road)
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution No. 2017-08 (Budget & Tax Levy)
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 1/3/18, Case No. 17-CV-514, Jesus Bergstrom Emerson
Tomas L. Palmsteen
Mary Jane Bohl
Richard Joseph Lasiuk
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Work hard, pray harder: Recognizing trauma
Letters to the editor: Choose the minority; Negative strong-hold on Hudson
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Viewpoint: What Does the Quran really say?
A view from an economist: Use of data
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October 30, 2015
Bridge construction continues to show progress
Construction progress continues on the St. Croix Crossing project into the fall of 2015. The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation...
October 30, 2015 - 1:15pm
October 29, 2015
‘Person of interest’ named in Jacob Wetterling disappearance 26 years ago
Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS -- Twenty-six years after the disappearance of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling brought national media attention...
October 29, 2015 - 2:26pm
August 22, 2015
Our View: River property offers lasting legacy; citizens owe the Richards a debt of gratitude for the chance at such a gem
Bridge aficionados may remember that a prominent issue for some of the 30 "stakeholders" who butted heads, quarreled, made nice and ultimately reached agreement on the St. Croix River Crossing project was how it would treat pedestrians and bicyclists. At first blush, the $746,000...
August 22, 2015 - 1:49pm
July 16, 2015
Apple River camper accused of terrorizing others with knife
A 19-year-old Minnesota man was charged Monday in St. Croix County Circuit Court following an incident at an Apple River campsite where he allegedly...
July 16, 2015 - 1:15pm
May 2, 2015
Our View: New hope for tax reciprocity?
There has been encouraging progress in the past week or two regarding the potential return of tax reciprocity. A bill has been introduced in Minnesota that drops a controversial $6 million payment that previous legislations sought for Wisconsin to pay the Gopher State. That...
May 2, 2015 - 11:39am
May 1, 2015
Hopes rekindled for tax reciprocity issue
A border battle over income tax filing could be over if a bill moving through the Minnesota Legislature continues to gather steam. Wisconsin...
May 1, 2015 - 11:08am
April 29, 2015
Stillwater bridge project presents ‘issues’ for Hudson firm
Some iron workers returned to the St. Croix River crossing project last week following a work site walk-off on April 17. LouAnne Berg, owner of the Hudson-based J&L Steel & Electrical Services firm, said Friday that workers back on the job site are now employees of the Lunda-Ames...
April 29, 2015 - 3:53pm
April 19, 2015
Work resumes at Pier 12 in the St. Croix River
St. Croix Crossing bridge construction has resumed at Pier 12, the river pier closest to the Wisconsin shoreline. Crews completed the second of three concrete pours for the crossbeam last week. The crossbeam connects the upstream and downstream columns at each pier location. Other...
April 19, 2015 - 11:40am
March 30, 2015
WisDOT presents plan for I-94 and Hwy. 35 lane additions
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation unveiled plans last week for the addition of traffic and ramp lanes on Interstate 94 and Hwy. 35 at...
March 30, 2015 - 8:52am
March 28, 2015
Media schooled on River Crossing highway-surface project
About two dozen Twin Cities-area media members got a quick lesson last week on how River Crossing’s concrete driving-surface segments are being...
March 28, 2015 - 3:26am
March 19, 2015
Minnesotans protest Sunday sales ban with beer run to Hudson
Minnesotans hopeful of reversing their state’s ban on Sunday liquor sales made a beer run to Hudson to draw attention to their cause. After a brief rally at the Minnesota Capitol in St.
March 19, 2015 - 9:58am
Ryder commits to UM-Crookston
Hudson’s Emily Ryder signed her letter of intent on National Signing Day, Wednesday, Feb. 4, to play collegiate soccer at the University of...
February 19, 2015 - 8:21am
February 18, 2015
Rescuers come to aid of ailing trumpeter later diagnosed with lead poisoning
HUDSON, Wis. – A trumpeter swan was seen on Valentine’s Day helping free a sick swan from ice on the St. Croix River near Hudson. Days later,...
February 18, 2015 - 11:50am
Man with local ties charged in stabbing death of Duluth woman
A man with local ties has been arrested as a suspect in a murder that was committed at a Duluth, Minn., supermarket Thursday, Dec. 11. Jesse...
December 18, 2014 - 4:09pm
July 24, 2014
Legislators: Gov. Dayton should accept new tax reciprocity offer
Wisconsin lawmakers representing western Wisconsin are calling on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to accept a new offer by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue to restore income tax reciprocity. “Today’s (July 24) offer by Wisconsin to reinstate the income tax reciprocity agreement...
July 24, 2014 - 3:17pm