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Rain, snow and ice make travel treacherous
Alan Burchill running for another term as mayor of Hudson
School board considers selling UU property; report says site is not suitable for large school
City changes snowplowing procedure around E.P. Rock School, neighbors protest
City to study redesign of high school intersection
crime and courts
Wrestlers open the season strong
Raider boys defeat Eau Claire North 56-52 in Big Rivers opener
Notes from the Dockside: Way too early
Raiders win opener over No. St. Paul, 65-59
Hudson drops Tuesday night game at Hastings
Cold weather doesn't stop the Candlelight Stroll
North Hudson Pepper Festival gives back more than $26,000
Korea experience sparks Lisa LaBeau's desire to keep traveling
Holiday sale continues at the Phipps
'Best Christmas Pageant' starts Dec. 12
arts and entertainment
Donna Scarborough, 88
Robert Durden Hackworthy, 84
John A. Schloe, 66
Violet Lorraine Hopkins, 90
William L. Hunt, 86
Randy's Ramblings: St. Patrick Church is making a difference in a Guatemalan community
Our View: Now is the time to consider running for local government position
Day by Day: Sometimes it is a challenge but I’m thankful and then some
Our View: Give thanks daily, but especially on Thanksgiving
Doug's Diggings: Hard to believe it’s been 50 years
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VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 11/5/13 Board Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2013-08 - Adopt 2014 Budget
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Property Insurance
September 7, 2012
Pesticide may work on zebra mussels
By Dan Gunderson, MPR News 91.3 FM FRAZEE – An experimental effort to stop the spread of zebra mussels in a northern Minnesota lake might be working, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. This week, divers searched for zebra mussels in a small lake in Otter Tail...
September 7, 2012 - 3:15am
September 6, 2012
Vikings stadium design bidders get work showcase
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The five architectural firms competing to design the new Minnesota Vikings stadium were given a chance Thursday to show off their work. The open house at the Metrodome was sponsored by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, which is working with the team to...
September 6, 2012 - 12:38pm
Group seek volunteers for Minn. gay rights battle
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three national gay rights groups are recruiting volunteers to send to Minnesota and three other states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall. The Human Rights Campaign, Freedom to Marry and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force announced the drive Thursday....
September 6, 2012 - 12:36pm
Crystal union members picket board members
CROOKSTON, Minn. – As the American Crystal Sugar lockout drags into its 13th month, union members are taking the fight to the doorstep of the company’s directors. Locked-out workers demonstrated in front of the homes of Crystal directors Wednesday for the second day in a row,...
September 6, 2012 - 9:09am
September 5, 2012
Minn. student dies after her van rear-ends bus
BYRON, Minn. (AP) — Byron Public Schools are offering grief counselors to students and staff after a 17-year-old student died when her minivan rear-ended a school bus. Olmsted County Sheriff's Sgt. Tom Claymon says Deianerah Logan of Pine Island struck the back of the bus Tuesday...
September 5, 2012 - 2:48pm
Deer, wolf license deadline Thursday, DNR urges hunters to check preferred areas
BEMIDJI – Hunters who have yet to apply for an either-sex deer permit or wolf hunting and trapping licenses must do so by Thursday. Management designations have changed in many areas since last season and many areas are now lottery deer areas, which means hunters must apply for...
September 5, 2012 - 2:22pm
Cowboys most valuable NFL team at $2.1 billion, Vikings' value jumps
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have become the first American sports franchise worth more than $2 billion, according to Forbes magazine. The NFL's most valuable team for the sixth consecutive year, the Cowboys saw their overall worth increase 14 percent to $2.1 billion. That's...
September 5, 2012 - 12:28pm
Stillwater bridge set to close
Motorists in the eastern Twin Cities Metro Area and western Wisconsin will experience delays and a detour as the Stillwater lift bridge spanning...
September 5, 2012 - 10:54am
September 4, 2012
Minn. pays $1.9M in subsidies in legislative races
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic legislative candidates are getting more campaign subsidies this year, thanks in part to Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's decision to forego the subsidy two years ago. The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board said Tuesday it distributed $1.9...
September 4, 2012 - 3:37pm
Minn. State Fair attendance just short of record
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Attendance at the just-completed Minnesota State Fair fell just short of a record. Officials say 1,788,512 people attended the 12-day Great Minnesota Get-Together. That made it the second-best-attended Minnesota State Fair in history, but was nearly...
September 4, 2012 - 3:33pm
DPS: Watch for students heading back to school
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State safety officials are urging drivers to watch for students heading back to school this week in Minnesota where school buses make at least 10,000 trips each day. The Department of Public Safety says last year in Minnesota, there were 615 bus crashes that...
September 4, 2012 - 11:13am
Drunken driving deaths decline in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new report shows the number of drunken driving deaths is declining in Minnesota. The Department of Public Safety says 111 people died from drunken driving in 2011, compared with 185 deaths a decade ago. Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Tom Shmitz says the weekend...
September 4, 2012 - 8:47am
September 3, 2012
Priest takes quiet stand against marriage amendment
by brandon stahl Forum Communications FLOODWOOD – Minnesota’s Catholic dioceses have contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars in support...
news / region
September 3, 2012 - 9:33pm
August 31, 2012
Minnesotans fortunate to have four major biomes
I remember the first time I spent a few days in the beautiful bluff country of southeast Minnesota. It was about nine years ago. I was able to take a little time from business and explore some of the grandeur of this lovely part of the state by driving the countryside and visiting...
news / outdoors
August 31, 2012 - 5:53pm
DNR names new head of mining division
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has named a new director of the Lands and Minerals Division. Jess Richards, an 18-year veteran of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, will take over as head of the DNR division in charge of mining related activities and...
August 31, 2012 - 3:08am