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‘Ongoing conference’ provides young entrepreneurs with room for imagination
Volunteers needed to ring the bell for the Salvation Army
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
Raider football playoff run ends
Raider boys run to sectional title
Crowning Achievements announces princesses and kings at annual pageant
Retailers go all out on window decor
Classic Christmas tale finds home on The Phipps stage
Light Up Night brings Santa to Hudson
Operation HELP’s Christmas Campaign for Kids is underway
arts and entertainment
SUMMONS: US Bank v. Leslie E. Harter Larson; Case No. 16-CV-356
SUMMONS: Wells Fargo v. Ronald J. Esparza; Case No. 16-CV-398
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 12/15/16 at St. Croix Self Service Storage, North Hudson
CITY OF HUDSON: 1/9/17 Public Hearing - Friese Properties Rezone
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/10/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
MaryAnn (Kinney) Pattison, 92
Diane J. DeWitte, 62
Diane J. DeWitte, 62
Gerald W. Schlief
Trump should not pursue Clinton
Letters to the Editor Nov. 23
'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
What we learned from our brothers
Letters to the Editor Nov. 17, 2016
Real Estate Showcase
April 27, 2013
St. Croix Therapy receives $253,000
Richard Sterbenz (dba as Sterbenz/Ryan), center, presented St. Croix Therapy a check for $253,000. With Sterbenz, and representing St. Croix...
April 27, 2013 - 10:24am
April 6, 2013
St. Croix Animal Friends is moving forward
With the guidance and expertise from Rob Schultz, St. Croix Animal Friends is preparing to launch a capital campaign to finance the building...
April 6, 2013 - 11:26am
March 29, 2013
SOS for Youth faces troubles of its own
The name SOS for Youth is ironic given the financial crisis the teen acting company is facing. In a March 6 letter to supporters, SOS Executive...
arts and entertainment/Life
March 29, 2013 - 12:03pm
March 15, 2013
Community grant program will continue, but unfunded
The city of Hudson will continue a grant program for community events and activities, but without funding it for now. The issue came before the City Council Monday night, with four of the five alderpersons present voting to continue the program. Alderperson Randy Morrissette II...
March 15, 2013 - 7:52am
February 22, 2013
Central Bank moves into new building at Carmichael and Vine
Central Bank has increased its visibility in Hudson with the construction of a full-service office at the corner of Carmichael Road and Vine...
February 22, 2013 - 9:55am
February 21, 2013
Freedom's Little Red Stocking Campaign a success
Erickson Oil Freedom Valu Centers officials presented $52,840 to the Children's Home Society on Monday, Feb. 18. The funds were collected...
February 21, 2013 - 10:08am
February 20, 2013
Parents decry special-needs vouchers
Dozens of parents converged on the State Capitol Feb. 19 to protest Governor Scott Walker's plan to let special needs' children attend private schools with tax-funded vouchers. Kimberly Nerone of Wauwatosa said public schools need to improve their already-strong programs for kids...
February 20, 2013 - 11:11am
January 25, 2013
Assembly rejects gas-tax, high-cost registration
Wisconsin Assembly leaders say there's no way they'll approve a higher gasoline tax and a new vehicle registration fee that increases according to mileage driven. Those were the two main ideas endorsed Jan. 23 by a bi-partisan commission, which called on motorists to pay an average...
January 25, 2013 - 11:36am
Experts expect higher beef prices
Beef will cost more in 2013 as shoppers pay for the effects of last year's drought. UW River Falls agricultural economist Brenda Boetel told a forum in Madison Jan. 23 that a $5 pound of beef could rise by up to 20 cents during the year. That's because the drought will reduce supplies...
January 25, 2013 - 11:35am
January 21, 2013
'Shorty' does auctions in his spare time
Longtime North Hudson resident Sheldon "Shorty" Ehman has an interesting hobby -- much of his spare time is spent being an auctioneer! "When...
January 21, 2013 - 11:41am
January 11, 2013
Letter: Healthcare or warfare?
Dear Editor, According to information compiled by the Inter-Faith Peacemakers of Edina, U.S. military spending (2012-2013) will exceed the combined spending of all other countries in the world! The U.S. ranks No. 1 with an annual military budget of $686 billion. China is No....
January 11, 2013 - 1:11am
January 9, 2013
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy explains his vote on fiscal cliff deal
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy opened a town hall meeting in Hudson late Monday afternoon by explaining his vote against the measure that prevented the...
January 9, 2013 - 5:00pm
Survey says: Tech college teachers made more than UW counterparts
Teachers at Wisconsin's technical colleges were paid more last year than UW professors, according to a review of public-employee salaries by Gannett Wisconsin Media, which has 10 daily newspapers around the state. Full-time instructors at the 16 tech schools averaged $90,000 last...
January 9, 2013 - 11:36am
December 26, 2012
Many questions remain about impact of Obamacare
The one certain thing about the impact of the Affordable Care Act is that it will vary from business to business and individual to individual. That's...
December 26, 2012 - 12:11pm
December 24, 2012
Salvation Army reaches goal
The Salvation Army of St. Croix County reached its goal and then some by collecting more than $112,000 during its Red Kettle campaign. The Funds raised during our Red Kettle Campaign will be used to support local programs. Programs include emergency assistance for rent, utilities,...
December 24, 2012 - 8:50am