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New Richmond man charged in Somerset school threat incident
Most school union members vote to stay organized; couple seeing red over Lemon Law finding; 10 more state stories
Analysts: 'Political theatre' won't shift state's job picture; UW GB chancellor to quit; 12 more state stories
Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Left of Center managers for selling alleged drug paraphernalia
Democrat brings congressional campaign to Hudson
crime and courts
Raider girls' basketball team picks up first win
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers hasn’t been cleared to play Sunday…
Raider girls' hockey team splits games up north
Raider boys skate past Menomonie
Wrestlers open the season strong
Gladsome Tidings fill the air
Dancing Christmas lights bring visitors to Aldro Road
Ringing at Walgreens
Concert set for St. Pat's
Cookie walk is Saturday
arts and entertainment
Phillip T. Schneider, 72
Kyle Edward Mara, 26
Jeannine Noela Rachner , 69
M/Sgt. David A. Benoy, 73
Richard "Rick" Raley, 74
Margaret's Musings: Giving thanks and more insurance challenges
Our View: Drive carefully and smart during the holidays
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
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH: Request For Candidates - Parks/Rec Committee
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids- Breathing Air Compressor System
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH: 1/9/14 Town Caucus
FORECLOSURE: Ocwen v. Robin See; Case No. 12-CV-807
FORECLOSURE: Bank Mutual v. Julie S. Miller; Case No. 13-CV-408
June 28, 2013
Theft charge against Fr. Dahlberg dismissed
Fr. Daniel J. Dahlberg, 70, Superior, completed the terms of a deferred judgment agreement and a theft charge was dismissed June 26. The criminal complaint said between Aug. 10, 2009 and Feb. 2001, Dahlberg took some $10,800 from the charity account he was in charge of at St....
June 28, 2013 - 8:35am
June 27, 2013
Hudson Subway robbed, suspect in surveilance photo
The Hudson Subway store, 1920 Crest View Dr., was robbed Tuesday night. The photo shows the robber. According to Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen, the suspect is a dark skinned white male, about 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was wearing a long sleeve flannel shirt over a white...
June 27, 2013 - 4:06pm
Nina and Pinta arrive in Hudson
The Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus’ ships, dock at the Hudson City Docks, 90 Walnut St., Thursday afternoon and will be on display until their departure early Wednesday morning, July 10. The Nina was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools. Archaeology...
June 27, 2013 - 2:32pm
June 25, 2013
Truck hauling roller hits Second Street railroad bridge
Traffic on Second Street was blocked Tuesday afternoon when a southbound truck hauling an asphalt roller hit the railroad overpass just north of Lake Mallalieu. The incident occurred about 12:45 p.m. The jar from hitting the bridge knocked the roller off the truck. Initially the road...
June 25, 2013 - 5:10pm
Heroin in Hudson: a community crisis
Public forum scheduled for July 18 The growing use of heroin in Hudson and the tragic consequences that go along with that will be the subject of a public forum on Thursday, July 18 at First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Vine St., sponsored by the Hudson Community Foundation. The...
news / education
June 25, 2013 - 2:19pm
June 20, 2013
Stillwater Lift Bridge open again; Rhoades takes leave for hip surgery; Budget moves on to Senate; more state news
One of the main links between northwest Wisconsin and Minnesota is completely open again -- much earlier than expected. The Minnesota Department of Transportation completed repairs Wednesday on a frayed cable that blocked boats from going under the Stillwater Lift Bridge on the...
June 20, 2013 - 9:10am
June 19, 2013
Republicans add last-minute school choice measures, mine-area restrictions; Shell Lake man mauled by bear, more state news
MADISON -- A debate over the new state budget lasted only 15 minutes in the Assembly Tuesday, as majority Republicans spent most of their time behind closed doors adding some last-minute items. The debate was scheduled to resume at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday and a vote was set for 5:30...
news / outdoors / politics
June 19, 2013 - 8:43am
June 18, 2013
Summer gets off to cold start; Mom suspected of trying to asphyxiate four kids; Woman accuses John Menard of extortion, demanding sex; more state news
Summer officially begins this week, and yet, it was one degree above freezing in Superior this morning. Most of Wisconsin was in the 40's and 50's, but a couple spots in the north cooled down to the 30's after a boisterous cold front went through. Northwest Wisconsin had heavy thunderstorms...
news / business
June 18, 2013 - 9:21am
June 17, 2013
Thunderstorms predicted for today; 700 state Guard members will lose 11 days of pay; Proposed budget goes to full Legislature; More state news
More showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast for Wisconsin today as another cold front pushes through. Much of the state was dry for Father's Day, but parts of far northern Wisconsin have been hit with storms for two days in a row. Small hail was reported early last evening...
news / government
June 17, 2013 - 9:05am
June 14, 2013
Spectators disrupt abortion reform debate but measures OK'd, sent to Walker; Clear Lake teen named state FFA leader, more state news
MADISON -- State Assembly members shared impassioned family stories before approving three bills to restrict abortion rights. All Republicans voted yes and all Democrats voted no Thursday, as the house sent Gov. Scott Walker a bill to make abortion candidates get ultrasounds so they...
news / politics / outdoors
June 14, 2013 - 7:50am
June 13, 2013
Thieves take mail; police chief issues warning
Mail was stolen from a mailbox in the 1500 block of Laurel Avenue at about 8:15 a.m.
June 13, 2013 - 4:04pm
Update: Investigation continues into boat crash that killed 1, injured 2
An investigation may determine why, but what's known is that a speedboat driver on the St. Croix River somehow lost his bearings. Instead of...
news / accidents / outdoors
June 13, 2013 - 9:46am
June 10, 2013
Reward offered for information on corrections office fire
MADISON -- The Hudson Police Department and the State Fire Marshal's Office at the Wisconsin Department of Justice - Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) announced today that the Wisconsin Arson Insurance Council is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to...
news / government
June 10, 2013 - 3:35pm
June 7, 2013
Loaner life jackets at Lakefront Park in Hudson, courtesy of DNR grant
If you forgot enough life jackets or don't have a throw-type flotation device on board when you launch into the St. Croix River at Lakefront Park in Hudson, have no fear. A new life jacket loaner station went up over the Memorial Day weekend. Boaters may borrow a PFD in a variety...
news / outdoors
June 7, 2013 - 12:19pm
Lois Cahoy brought joy to her classroom everyday
Who doesn't remember their kindergarten teacher? Most of us probably do. Retiring kindergarten teacher Lois Cahoy doesn't because she never went...
news / education
June 7, 2013 - 10:14am