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A winery is coming to downtown Hudson
Thomas O'Connell and Elliott Ross added to high school's Wall of Fame
Senators split vote on U.S. military action in Syria; Republican leaders sue over ballot design; 12 more Wisconsin stories
Dog-attack issue sent back to committee
Pay-by-phone parking still a possibility in Hudson
crime and courts
Raiders run over Menomonie
Raider volleyball team opens strong
Raider boys post two Big Rivers soccer shutouts
Superior stuns Raiders in BRC opener
Meet Luke Howard, Hudson School District’s new athletic trainer
St. Patrick Catholic Church Fall Festival starts Friday
'Free Concert for Peace and Love' rescheduled to Sunday afternoon
St. Croix Valley potters share ancient craft
NETworks Youth Ministries has a new director
Eagle Scout project a hit at Homestead Parklands Bookworm Trail
arts and entertainment
Henry "Hank" Westphal, 57
Jeni Meuwissen, 59
Allen R. Finholt, 64
Marcella A. Lewis, 93
Larry Parfitt, 75
COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Ryan James Few
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 8/5/14 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Kathy J. Nistler Estate; Case No. 14PR62
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Community Right-To-Know About Hazardous Materials
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/25/14 Special Meeting Minutes
Our View: Owners of aggressive pets should be cited
Doug's Diggings: Missed my goal, but saw plenty of shows
Randy's Ramblings: Referendums make fall election especially interesting
Our View: Staying with county administrator is proper choice
Doug's Diggings: The day the NFL became ‘all powerful’
May 5, 2014
Update: Lakeland fire victim ID'd as 50-year-old woman
Washington County, Minn., authorities have identified the victim at a fatal house fire in Lakeland early Saturday as Nicole Ann Ritzer, age 50 Sheriff's department Cmdr. Brian Mueller said the cause of the fire is still undetermined. Firefighters from Lower St. Croix and Hudson...
news / region
May 5, 2014 - 4:20pm
May 1, 2014
Barber faces 7 more charges of child sexual assault
Dan Barber of North Hudson has been charged with seven additional counts of child sexual assault according to a new complaint filed by the St. Croix County District Attorney’s office on Wednesday, April 30. The date of the offenses range from June of 2004 to February of this...
May 1, 2014 - 9:36am
Hudson Healing Together: vigil date changed, May 15 in Lakefront Park beginning at 7 p.m.
The date of the Hudson Community Foundation’s vigil to remember those lost to heroin and other drugs has been changed to Thursday, May 15. There...
news / crime and courts
May 1, 2014 - 8:32am
April 29, 2014
Hudson resident announces state Assembly candidacy as a Libertarian
Hudson resident Laurie Kroeger said Friday, April 25, that she will run in the fall elections for State Assembly on the Libertarian Party ticket...
news / politics
April 29, 2014 - 8:44am
April 22, 2014
Assemblyman announces he'll challenge Mary Burke; walleye bag limit for most ceded lakes is 2; more state news
MADISON -- Assembly Democrat Brett Hulsey of Madison said Monday he would challenge former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke in the August primary. Hulsey was elected to represent the 77th District in 2010, replacing Spencer Black, who retired. Hulsey told Madison's WIBA Radio...
news / region
April 22, 2014 - 9:15am
April 16, 2014
Weather-weary north may get up to 16 inches; Motor-trolling may become legal statewide, more state news
Folks in far northern Wisconsin are bracing for up to 16 inches of snow in a late winter storm that's just getting started Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued warnings and watches that stretch until 10 a.m., Thursday. The most snow could fall along a line from...
news / region
April 16, 2014 - 8:40am
April 14, 2014
Barber pleads not guilty
Dan Barber, well known North Hudson resident and businessman, entered a not guilty plea to one charge of the sexual assault of a child under 13 and six counts of possession of child pornography in St. Croix County criminal court on Monday. Barber, 46, was in court with his attorney,...
April 14, 2014 - 3:34pm
Governor wants college tuition freeze to continue
MADISON -- In light of recent projections showing the University of Wisconsin System will continue to carry a surplus of more than $1 billion,...
news / government
April 14, 2014 - 9:19am
Sudden ice-out spurs river rescue; high winds damage Manitowoc school; 7 more state stories
MARINETTE -- Ten people were rescued in northeast Wisconsin last night, after four small fishing boats got stranded in the rising Menominee River at Marinette. Three children and two dogs were among those pulled in. None were hurt. Rescuers were called about 6:30 p-m. Marinette fire...
news / region
April 14, 2014 - 9:17am
April 11, 2014
Local couple take HMS students along for the ride
Hudson Middle School students will be getting an upclose experience of Mayan culture without ever leaving their campus thanks to a local couple...
news / education
April 11, 2014 - 4:35pm
Gov. Walker to visit New Richmond Friday; bat disease now confirmed here; 8 more state stories
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker will tour the Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin at 2 p.m., Friday in New Richmond, his office announced Thursday. There no indication of Walker's agenda or why he was making the visit. He also has appearances planned Friday at Green Bay and Milwaukee...
news / region
April 11, 2014 - 4:20pm
St. Paul man charged for alleged abuse of Hudson toddler
A St. Paul man is being held on $25,000 bail in St. Croix County Jail after being charged Thursday with inflicting life-threatening injuries on the three-year-old son of his girlfriend. Jonathon D. Wierstad, 24, who was living at 917 St. Croix St. at the time of the incident, was...
April 11, 2014 - 2:57pm
April 10, 2014
Bike, pedestrian trails coalition sees a two-wheeled future
A new county advocacy group has a vision for the future, and it involves a LOT of bikes. Lots of runners and walkers too. “I think we’re...
April 10, 2014 - 9:23am
April 9, 2014
‘I’m sorry’ bill, drone restrictions among 62 new laws enacted; WWII crew reunites to fly again; Fleeing suspect caught when car gets stuck in snow; More state news
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker signed 62 bills into law Tuesday, including some of the most notable measures that just recently passed the Legislature. One new law ends the longtime practice of letting families harbor relatives who commit major felony crimes and throw off police...
news / region
April 9, 2014 - 8:05am
April 4, 2014
Hudson Middle School associate principal resigns, accepts position in Prescott
Middle School Associate Principal Jim Dalluhn has submitted his resignation effective June 30, pending Board of Education approval. Dalluhn has accepted a middle school principal position with the Prescott School District. He has served 13 years in his current position in the Hudson...
April 4, 2014 - 8:58am