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Firefighters called to Hudson's Pier 500
Hudson man, River Falls woman arrested after high-speed pursuit (W/AUDIO)
St. Croix's July unemployment among state's lowest
St. Croix EMS receives pet oxygen masks
’Nice turnout’ boosts first Hudson Tee It Up for the Troops
crime and courts
Raider opener this Friday against Arrowhead
Koehler, Sanocki all-state soccer
Fall sports in full swing
Family fun at Pigskin Picnic
Pepper Fest races were hot, hot, hot -- and humid
Renn completes Eagle project
FCC celebrates expansion with concert Aug. 28
‘Girls’ bike ride set Sept. 11, 12
Artists sought for 'Spirit of the St. Croix'
Sock monkeys a passion for wife-and-husband team
arts and entertainment
PUBLIC NOTICE: Transportation Grant Application - Grace Place
TOWN OF TROY: 9/10/15 Hearing - Amend Ch. 135 (Subdivisions)
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 9/8/15 Public Hearing - Patel variance
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: David H. Ohrt Estate, Case No. 15PR74
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 8-15 - Amend Ch. 124-5 (H)
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Randy's Ramblings: My affection for newspapers has roots
Our View: River property offers lasting legacy; citizens owe the Richards a debt of gratitude for the chance at such a gem
Doug's Diggings: Politics and its influence on local elections
Our View: North Hudson Pepper Fest begins Friday
Day by Day: Buying a car ranks right up there with a colonoscopy
October 1, 2009
State Supreme Court justice removed by voters gets lifetime appointment as federal judge
The first person in 41 years to be removed from the Wisconsin Supreme Court by the voters could soon be elevated to a federal judgeship. President Obama nominated Louis Butler Wednesday to replace Judge John Shabaz of Madison, who retired earlier this year. Butler was chosen over...
October 1, 2009 - 9:47am
September 25, 2009
Deserves more respect
Dear Editor, In response to David Mataya's letter entitled "Comment on Obama speech," I'd like to reference the German quotation he used. "Arbeit macht frei" translates to "work makes one free," which sounds fine until you learn that the phrase was placed over the gates of several...
opinion / letters
September 25, 2009 - 1:28am
Skeptical of Obama
Dear Editor, Skepticism is a good thing and it does appear the U.S. citizenship agrees when it comes to the current Washington, D.C., administration, as evidenced by the fact President Obama's approval rating has fallen to 45 percent from 65 percent at the beginning of his administration. I...
opinion / letters
September 25, 2009 - 12:25am
September 18, 2009
Comment on Obama speech
Dear Editor, Kudos to those visionary school administrators around the country who sought to protect our children from President Obama's blatantly political address, laden with proto-socialist code words as it was. America will survive this rhetorical onslaught thanks to the adult...
opinion / letters
September 18, 2009 - 1:59am
Upset by remarks
Dear Editor, During President Obama's major health care speech on Wednesday, South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson yelled out "You lie!" What made him feel he could treat the president that way? I think he may not care too much for people of color. Wilson said he let his emotions get...
opinion / letters
September 18, 2009 - 1:54am
September 11, 2009
Kohl meets with Obama on health care reform
Wisconsin's Herb Kohl was among a small group of moderate Senate Democrats who met with President Obama Thursday on health care reform. Kohl is part of a new working group that hopes to get federal spending under control. He told the president that the U.S. spends almost 2.5 times...
September 11, 2009 - 9:00am
Backs Obama speech effort
Dear Editor, After years when many children were left behind, we finally have a president who ranks education among his highest priorities. What's more, he is planning a televised address to encourage and challenge America's school children to maximize their potential. For this...
opinion / letters
September 11, 2009 - 1:54am
September 10, 2009
Obama's call to end bickering on health care spurs wrangling
President Obama told Congress last night "the time for bickering is over" on health reform. But there was more of it than ever both during and after the Democrat's 50-minute speech on Capitol Hill. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Menomonee Falls, said Obama spread his own misinformation,...
September 10, 2009 - 9:00am
September 4, 2009
Hudson teachers, principals will determine if Obama speech is viewed
Hudson School District Superintendent Mary Bowen-Eggebraaten said school principals and teachers will determine if they will use the back-to-school video address by President Barack Obama Tuesday. The address has caused some conservative backlash across the country. "Whether the...
September 4, 2009 - 11:34am
Issue could be solved
The President Obama birth certificate controversy, calls for more authentic transparency. President Barack Hussein Obama's birth record controversy, could be put to rest in a moment, if the original certificate, now under seal in Hawaii, was reviewed by both right and leftwing members...
September 4, 2009 - 11:23am
September 3, 2009
Less than half of Wisconsinites approve of the job President Obama is doing
For the first time, less than half of Wisconsinites approve of the job President Obama is doing. Survey USA polled 600 Wisconsin adults last week, and 45 percent gave the president a favorable rating. That's down from 50 percent in the last poll a 1.5 months ago. Fifty-percent...
September 3, 2009 - 9:24am
August 18, 2009
Milwaukee mayor released from hospital; Obama calls him
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett still has gashes on his head and face, a broken tooth, two teeth knocked out and a broken hand. Despite his injuries, Barrett was released from the hospital yesterday. He also got a call from the president. President Obama released a statement Monday...
August 18, 2009 - 9:00am
July 16, 2009
Obama's plan to boost the nation's community colleges gets good reviews
President Obama's plan to boost the nation's community colleges is getting good reviews in Wisconsin. But some leaders of the state's 16 technical schools have concerns. Obama wants 11 million people enrolled nationally by 2020, more than double the current number. But Morna...
July 16, 2009 - 9:00am
July 13, 2009
Obama's immigration reform questioned by Wisconsin leaders
Some Wisconsin leaders say the Obama White House is sending mixed messages on immigration reform. Employers and immigrant rights' advocates were both angered when the Department of Homeland Security put new restrictions on firms with federal contracts. Homeland Security Secretary...
July 13, 2009 - 8:54am
June 25, 2009
Doyle and four other governors meet with President Obama on health care reform
President Obama met with five governors Wednesday, including Wisconsin's Jim Doyle, to get their views on revamping the nation's health care system. The group included three Democrats and two Republicans and Obama said they all agreed that the priorities include controlling costs,...
June 25, 2009 - 9:00am