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Walker among mourners at Rhoades' funeral
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
State GOP leaders pleased, Latinos upset about SCOTUS ruling; 'Whad 'ya Know' to keep going online; Feingold endorses Hillary Clinton; 10 more state news stories
Lawmaker proposes triple business liability for gun incidents; study shows teacher pay down since Act 10; nine more state news stories
Fleeing suspect evaded multiple 'spike strips' during 2-state pursuit
crime and courts
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Raiders shine at state track (Photo gallery)
Nelson wins state triple jump title
Andersen employees remove buckthorn from Prospect Park
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
Sniffing out a winner: Regional K-9 trials to be held in Hudson
Annual Rotary car raffle off and running
'Peter Pan' silent film accompanied by pipe organ June 5
Hudson's Kelsey Robertson joining World Race mission trip
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2016-04
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 7/13/16 at St. Croix Self Service Storage, North Hudson
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 5/3/16 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Kevin Rolland Foster Estate; Case No. 16-PR-42
HUDSON PUBLIC UTILITIES: Notice - Water Meter Replacement Program
Kitty Rhoades, 65
Kathryn Sorensen, 83
Jerome G. Koosmann, 73
Harvey P. Hoss, 67
Carol M. Healy, 79
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
December 4, 2012
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...
News / Family
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...
politics / government
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,...
opinion / editorials / Family
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.
business / News
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...
business / government
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...
News / government
September 12, 2012 - 12:00pm
September 8, 2012
Sterbenz presents check
Dalson Foods President Richard Sterbenz, left, presented St. Croix Therapy Board Member Nick Vivian with a check in the amount of $87,500 in...
September 8, 2012 - 6:27am
August 31, 2012
HHS, middle school classrooms in constant use
Getting creative with space that exists If there was ever any doubt about the efficient use of classroom space at Hudson's secondary schools, it was laid to rest at the last school board meeting. Hudson High School principal Laura Love and Hudson Middle School principal Dan Koch...
August 31, 2012 - 12:00pm