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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Troy Board addresses boat ramp fees
What lies beneath Little Falls Lake dam? Crews dig in
Semi turns over on I-94
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
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
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
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
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
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Sally Ann Bethke, 80
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
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
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Real Estate Showcase
September 18, 2016
Suspect dead, 8 injured after mall stabbings in Minnesota
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—Eight people were injured and the suspect died at Crossroads Center on Saturday after an attack reported about 8:15 p.m. St....
September 18, 2016 - 10:52am
September 15, 2016
Rhoades legacy lives on through gift to Memory and Music
Kitty Rhoades’ family was on hand Tuesday to present a donation of $12,400 to the Memory and Music programs she championed on behalf of those...
September 15, 2016 - 12:15pm
September 13, 2016
Mallory’s provides family-friendly dining
From the name on the building to the items on the menu, Mallory’s Restaurant and Rooftop Bar is all about family. Owner Jason Johnson said...
September 13, 2016 - 1:16pm
September 12, 2016
School district annual meeting is Sept. 13
The annual meeting of the Hudson School District will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the auditorium at Hudson High School, 1501 Vine St. The primary purpose of the meeting is to present the 2016-17 proposed school district budget and to secure approval of the school tax...
September 12, 2016 - 6:30am
September 8, 2016
HHS grad spends summer fighting wildfires
Like many college students, Hudson High School Graduate Lewis Wiechmann spent his summer working. Unlike other students, Wiechmann’s job entailed...
September 8, 2016 - 5:30pm
Baldwin and Franken visit St. Croix Crossing project
Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Minnesota Sen. Al Franken toured the St. Croix Crossing project on Sept. 1 to view the progress of the bridge....
September 8, 2016 - 7:02am
September 6, 2016
Update: Crash closes County Road N
Two people were transported by ambulance from the scene of a head-on collision Friday afternoon in Hudson Township. Authorities received a call...
September 6, 2016 - 10:04pm
August 26, 2016
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A River Falls driver clocked at more than 120 mph was arrested Wednesday after allegedly attempting to flee officers while driving drunk. Nicholas D. Carlson, 35, was arrested at about 11 p.m. after a high-speed pursuit that began on Interstate 94 and continued on to Highway 35 in...
News/crime and courts
August 26, 2016 - 2:31pm
August 3, 2016
Guilty conscience led to squad-crash confession, charges say
An inattentive driving ticket gave way to felony charges after a man, allegedly overcome by guilt, came forward to tell authorities that his...
News/crime and courts
August 3, 2016 - 10:39am
June 18, 2016
Hudson native and Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades has died
Hudson native (and resident) and Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades died Saturday. She was 65 years old. She served...
June 18, 2016 - 4:14pm
June 16, 2016
Last man on moon has strong ties to Wisconsin
I have learned today that when Gene Cernan tells you to do something, you’d better do it, and do it right. I interviewed the former NASA astronaut...
June 16, 2016 - 11:34am
June 15, 2016
Hudson United Methodist's Bruce Stunkard retires from ministry
Bruce Stunkard is retiring from ministry after spending the past eight years at Hudson's United Methodist Church. He may seem like the mild-mannered...
June 15, 2016 - 4:51pm
Four teens charged in Hudson dog track incident
Four teens accused of illegally entering the former Hudson dog track were charged last week in St. Croix County Circuit Court. Prosecutors charged River Falls residents Michael A. Cudd, Maselino W. Pupungatoa, Trey A. Davis and Hudson resident Connor J. Morgan -- all 18 years old...
June 15, 2016 - 8:00am
June 14, 2016
Administrators give positive report on school district
The Hudson School District is in pretty good shape according to the people in charge, so much so that the Board of Education enthusiastically renewed new Superintendent Nick Ouellette’s contract for another year. Ouellette who has led the district for one year, was praised by board...
June 14, 2016 - 6:22pm
Gun charges follow incident outside Houlton nightclub
Two St. Paul men made their first court appearance this month on gun-related crimes stemming from an incident outside the Cajun Club in the town of St. Joseph. The men were allegedly involved in a gun-pointing incident after picking up a woman who had just been fired from the establishment....
June 14, 2016 - 3:13pm