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Troy Board addresses boat ramp fees
What lies beneath Little Falls Lake dam? Crews dig in
Semi turns over on I-94
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
For better or worse: memory loss, dementia and caregiving
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Sally Ann Bethke, 80
In case you missed it, elections are coming
2016 is a good year to be a woman in the USA
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Real Estate Showcase
December 7, 2012
Fed awards Wisconsin big education grant
After more than three years of trying, the White House said Friday, Dec. 7 that the Badger State is one of five that will share the $133 million of a competitive education grant to expand early learning programs and improve their quality. Governor Scott Walker's office said Wisconsin...
December 7, 2012 - 12:13pm
December 4, 2012
HELP needs help
Operation HELP's Campaign for Kids could use a little more support. As of Monday, the campaign has 15 families that are still in need of sponsors. The campaign is a cooperative effort between the organization and sponsors from throughout the community to provide gifts for children,...
December 4, 2012 - 1:10pm
Red Kettle campaign needs local ringers
With less than one month to go until Christmas the Salvation Army in St. Croix County is in need of a lot of help. The area Red Kettle campaign has raised approximately $18,000 so far this campaign. We need to raise $100,000 in St. Croix County to meet the needs of individuals and...
December 4, 2012 - 1:04pm
November 30, 2012
State considers tolls roads
Governor Scott Walker says he's reluctant to propose toll roads to help pay for Wisconsin's most pressing highway projects. But he told reporters Nov. 28 that he's not ruling out toll booths as he develops a state budget plan to be submitted to the Legislature in February. After...
November 30, 2012 - 11:17am
November 15, 2012
Our View: Hudson has it all for holiday shopping
In Hudson the Christmas season kicks off this weekend with the annual Tour of Homes. The event gets thousands of people out and about and we think it is a good time to remind people that it makes good sense to shop locally. Before the big box stores came into existence (Walmart,...
November 15, 2012 - 9:44am
October 24, 2012
Dairy farmers suffer as bill languishes
Smaller dairy farms - including many in Wisconsin - are among those suffering the most by the lack of a federal Farm Bill. Small family-owned farms were still getting federal subsidies under the Milk Income Loss Contract program when the old farm package expired September 30, and...
October 24, 2012 - 2:35pm
October 18, 2012
Associated Bank to close branch at Hudson's County Market, 12 in Wisconsin and Illinois
Associated Bank said Wednesday it plans to close another 10 branches in Wisconsin and two more in Illinois.
October 18, 2012 - 8:53am
October 2012 economic dashboard released
The October 2012 edition of the St. Croix Valley Economic Dashboard has been released by the Center for Economic Research (CER) at UW-River Falls...
October 18, 2012 - 8:00am
October 17, 2012
Senior couple struggles to maintain bird sanctuary
Don Gibson, 79, and his wife, Marge, 63, were hoping to be retired by now, but the Great Recession has reduced donations and tax money they need for taking care of sick and injured birds at their Raptor Education Center in Antigo. The Gibsons say they've used about half of their...
October 17, 2012 - 1:58pm
HHS Class of 1982 establishes scholarship
Hoping to inspire other Hudson High School alumni to do the same, the Class of 1982 collected $500 this summer during their 30th class reunion...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00pm
October 12, 2012
Prepare to pay more for heat
Weather forecasters expect above-normal temperatures for the upcoming winter, but energy-industry officials expect that customers will pay more for heat. We Energies, Wisconsin's largest natural gas utilities, expects customers to pay 9% more than a year ago. The Wisconsin Public...
October 12, 2012 - 4:12pm
September 26, 2012
Expert says Packers loss may affect economy
Sports economist Kevin Quinn at Saint Norbert College in De Pere said the officiating fiasco in the Packer loss at Seattle is not trivial. He said it could end up costing businesses a lot of money, especially if Packers don't make the playoffs. That's a real possibility because...
September 26, 2012 - 12:16pm
September 19, 2012
Ripon laundry company announces expansion
Two million dollars in tax credits and favorable loans will bring 270 new jobs to the Ripon area. Alliance Laundry Systems, manufacturer of commercial laundry equipment, announced it's going to expand its manufacturing facilities by the third quarter of next year. It plans to add...
September 19, 2012 - 12:57pm
September 12, 2012
Credit card slip-up charges a $24,700 tip
A man got quite a shock after he bought two rounds of drinks the night of Sept. 7 at a club in Waukesha. Police said the Waukesha County resident bought a couple rounds at Club Velvet with his debit card. And when he tried to use the card at McDonald's soon after, and it was rejected....
September 12, 2012 - 12:38pm
2011-12 property taxes on median home were $3,294
Property taxes on a median value home in Wisconsin were $3,294 in 2011-12, according to the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Using recently released municipal tax information, WISTAX reviews the impact of home values and rates on local property taxes in its latest report, "A Recap of...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00pm