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Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
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Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Troy Board addresses boat ramp fees
crime and courts
Raider soccer still perfect in BRC
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
Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue holds annual Doggie 5K
Hudson’s first playground for children of all abilities opens at Weitkamp Park
For better or worse: memory loss, dementia and caregiving
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
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
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Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Loren R. Croone, 96
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
In case you missed it, elections are coming
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
Real Estate Showcase
January 8, 2016
Fourth OWI would bring felony charge under change OK'd by Assembly panel; DOT adds Saturday license renewal services; 10 more stories from around Wisconsin
MADISON -- A bill to give longer prison sentences to repeat drunk drivers has been unanimously endorsed by the state Assembly's judiciary committee. It makes four-time operating while intoxicated arrest a felony instead of a misdemeanor, and it raises maximum sentences for up to...
January 8, 2016 - 10:22am
Boosters prepared for 2016 girls softball; tryouts for traveling teams Jan. 9
Because of limited availability of the Knowles Center as well as an early Spring Break, tryouts for the traveling softball teams are being held earlier than usual this year. 12U, 14U and 16U Tryouts for the 12U, 14U and 16U traveling teams will be on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Knowles...
January 8, 2016 - 6:00am
January 6, 2016
Ballot cemented for April 5 primaries; Walker won't pardon Avery; Sheboygan insurer wins OK to use drones for inspections; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- All three candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court have filed their required nomination papers by Tuesday's deadline. A state report shows that Justice Rebecca Bradley, Appeals Judge Joanne Kloppenburg, and Milwaukee Judge Joe Donald all have well more than the 2,000...
January 6, 2016 - 9:21am
January 5, 2016
UPDATED: Officials can't link 70 mph limit to rise in traffic deaths; Ryan slams Obama on gun control measures; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin traffic deaths rose 13 percent last year, but the Wisconsin Department of Transportation says it's still too early to tell if the increase in freeway speeds is a factor. The agency said 556 people died in state crashes in 2015, up from 494 the previous year --...
January 5, 2016 - 9:13am
January 4, 2016
Lawmaker wants OWI penalties broadened; 4 drowned in late-night canoe excursion; 15 more brief news stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- A state lawmaker wants all types of operating while intoxicated offenses to be used against a person when setting penalties. Assembly Republican Andre Jacque of De Pere is preparing a bill to let drunk driving arrests for motor vehicles, boats, and snowmobiles be considered...
January 4, 2016 - 9:26am
Junior BB gun program set
The Hudson Rod, Gun and Archery Club will sponsor an eight-week Junior BB Gun program for youth between the ages of 7 and 15 beginning Thursday, Jan. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rod and Gun Club off Krattley Lane in North Hudson. No phone registrations will be taken as all enrolling is...
January 4, 2016 - 8:52am
January 3, 2016
Discover Wisconsin episode featuring Hudson is re-airing
The Discover Wisconsin episode featuring Hudson is re-airing Jan. 9-10 across the Midwest. This is the second of three total airings. The program...
Life/arts and entertainment
January 3, 2016 - 10:17pm
December 31, 2015
Taxpayers foot bill for Governor's security team; Records Board will revisit 'transitory' ruling next month; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Taxpayers had to pay out hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime pay for the Wisconsin governor's security staff and others. More than $577,000 went out to cover overtime pay that had been wrongly withheld for the security team that protects Gov. Scott Walker, Lieutenant...
December 31, 2015 - 9:21am
December 30, 2015
Snowshoe at Willow River Jan. 9
Friends of Willow River State Park will be hosting a free class on learning how to snowshoe next month The instruction will begin on Saturday,...
December 30, 2015 - 11:32am
December 28, 2015
Cocktail Cowgirls rope in holiday cheer
Cocktail Cowgirls is a group of area women who love to ride horses, spend time with each other, and, if the occasion arises, throw back a drink...
December 28, 2015 - 11:49am
December 26, 2015
Snowmobilers happily awaiting winter
A mild winter this deep into December has put a damper on the beginning of the snowmobile season, but it hasn’t stopped enthusiasts’ optimism....
December 26, 2015 - 9:00am
December 20, 2015
Notes from the Dockside: The year of the new boat
This past year has been the year of the new boat. Late last fall on a cold, damp, gray day I blew up the outboard motor on my boat while fishing on the Mississippi River. Luckily two fishermen came by and gave me a tow back to a resort so I could load my boat on the trailer and head...
December 20, 2015 - 12:39pm
December 17, 2015
UPDATED: Bid to bring back wolf management back to states axed from budget bill; clash between guard, juvenile fueled Lincoln Hills investigation; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Those who want Wisconsin to manage its own grey wolves will figure out what to do next, after the proposal was left out of the congressional year-end spending-and-tax bill. Sherwood Republican Reid Ribble co-sponsored an amendment to the budget package, but it did...
December 17, 2015 - 11:39am
December 15, 2015
Public comment now invited on whether to replace Willow River dam
EAU CLAIRE -- The public has an opportunity through Jan. 15, 2016 to review and comment on alternatives for addressing the Little Falls dam at Willow River State Park. Early in 2015, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources began the process of draining Little Falls Lake within...
December 15, 2015 - 3:39pm
December 11, 2015
FBI joins state probe into Lincoln Hills juvenile facility; Kiel wrestling coach ousted for alleged 'sexting'; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
MILWAUKEE -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation has joined state officials in investigating alleged abuses by staffers at the Lincoln Hills School for juvenile offenders in northern Wisconsin. Spokesman Leonard Peace of the FBI's Milwaukee office would not say how his agency is...
December 11, 2015 - 9:18am