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August 8, 2014
County and sheriff’s deputies reach agreement on new labor contract
August 8, 2014 - 10:25am
Police want to keep suspected drug money found in room of dead North Hudson man
August 8, 2014 - 10:18am
July 7, 2014
St. Croix County's jobless rate of 3.9% is third lowest in the state
July 7, 2014 - 8:49am
June 18, 2014
Steve McDonald and his son Branden in Steve’s award- and photo-packed office on Crest View Drive. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Insurance mainstay Steve McDonald retires - sort of - after 37 years
June 18, 2014 - 11:47am
April 30, 2014
Branch Manager Matt Hall and member account reps Megan Rinzel and Charity Schaar, from left, confer at the branch office’s consultation desk. The office has a modern design and a self-service area equipped with iPads. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Royal Credit Union opens Hudson branch
April 30, 2014 - 3:04pm
April 18, 2014
Sources: Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development , Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, and the St. Croix Economic Development Corp.
St. Croix County’s February unemployment rate is 5.6 percent
April 18, 2014 - 9:43am
February 12, 2014
Kay Eichstaedt, left, is the owner of the former Butler CPA firm in North Hudson. Other staff members, from left, include receptionist Jessica Frierson, firm administrator Gaylene Wendle and accountant Amber Tischhauser. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
It's now Eichstaedt CPA & Accounting
February 12, 2014 - 2:50pm
December 30, 2013
Jeremy Lilyquist, left, and Derek Gilbert, right, were joined by Congressman Sean Duffy and Salvation Army Director Duana Bremer, middle, at the start of their 30-hour bell-ringing marathon. Lilyquist and Gilbert began ringing bells in front of Hudson County Market grocery store at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, and didn't quit until Friday evening, Dec. 20. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
Salvation Army bell-ringers reach their goal: $50,000-plus
December 30, 2013 - 4:34pm
November 14, 2013
From the left are Hiawatha National Bank owners Jim and Jeanene Meisser and Hudson Branch Market President and Senior Lender Kevin Blinsmon. The Hudson branch is located at 2212 Crest View Drive in the building which formerly housed Citizens State Bank. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
Hiawatha National Bank adds Hudson branch
November 14, 2013 - 3:24pm
October 17, 2013
Ronda Brown Anderson, left, and Fred Johnson say efforts are under way to assist people in applying for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace. Brown Anderson is the economic support administrator for the St. Croix County Health and Human Services Department. Johnson is the director of the department.
Obamacare application help is on the way, officials say
October 17, 2013 - 9:43am
September 26, 2013
Wisconsin Health Insurance Marketplace will have significant choice and lower than expected premiums, feds say
September 26, 2013 - 10:33am
September 4, 2013
Local United Ways will span the river in campaign kick-off
September 4, 2013 - 3:31pm
July 19, 2013
First American acquires Minnesota bank
July 19, 2013 - 1:21pm
June 20, 2013
Council ponders how much of a tax increase is tolerable
June 20, 2013 - 3:01pm
June 6, 2013
Wisconsin falling behind other states in economic recovery; St. Paul courts Wisconsin's gay couples; FAA bills Oshkosh show $500,000; More state briefs
June 6, 2013 - 9:55am