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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Hudson Women’s Club: 100 years of service and fellowship
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Traffic problems lead to suspension of Final Stretch triathlon
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
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
Raiders top Spartans in battle of unbeatens
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
ST CROIX CO. HIGHWAY DEPT: Public Notice- Misc. Signs in Right-of-Way
CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - St. Croix Grill
AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Lee H. Orlowski Estate; Case No. 16PR69
PROBATE ORDER: Janice A. Lillyblad Estate; Case No. 16PR70
Proposed Monopole Tower in vicinity of 726 Hwy. 12, Hudson
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Dr. James L. "Doc" Wallace, 90
Brian A. Anderson
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
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Real Estate Showcase
April 16, 2016
Riverway ranger to discuss National Parks campaign
Conversations of the Valley, a public affairs luncheon series sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Foundation, will continue on Wednesday, April 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m. (doors open at 11:15) at the Grand Banquet Center, 301 S. 2nd St., Stillwater. This month’s discussion will...
April 16, 2016 - 3:28am
June 6, 2010
Free day at parks
On Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, St. Croix County will be hosting a Park Appreciation Day and will offer free entrance fees into day-use parks including Glen Hills Park, Troy Beach and Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake. Donna Seim, former owner of the Homestead Parklands...
June 6, 2010 - 11:50am
June 4, 2010
New campsites open at Willow River State Park near Hudson
Over the last few years, Willow River State Park has consistently had one of the highest turn-away rates in the state of Wisconsin, meaning that...
June 4, 2010 - 8:03am
February 10, 2010
For the Record
Baseball lessons set Feb. 18, 25 An open gym is scheduled Thursdays, Feb. 18 and 25 at the Willow River Elementary gym from 7-9 p.m. for boys interested in playing Booster competitive 10-year-old baseball. The sessions cover throwing, fielding and hitting. The free sessions will...
February 10, 2010 - 7:09am
January 29, 2010
Moonlight events at Afton
Afton State Park is holding a evening of winter events on Saturday, Feb. 6. From 6-9 p.m. the public is invited to hike, ski or snowshoe along a two-mile trail lit with candle luminaries, then warm up around the park's wood stove and enjoy some hot cider and other refreshments. Halfway...
January 29, 2010 - 11:10am
January 28, 2010
Loan intended to help keep, create jobs
Last week the St. Croix County Board gave its endorsement for a state loan to keep a company in Baldwin, retaining 15 jobs and creating another 12 in two years. The Wisconsin Community Development Block Grant program will make a $175,000 loan to Heebink Architectural Woodwork LL...
January 28, 2010 - 9:52am
January 27, 2010
Hudson residents can view City Council documents online
Hudson citizens now have access to much of the same background material that City Council members peruse at their meetings. The documents are available on the city's Web site, www.ci.hudson.wi.us. To access them, click on "Council Agendas/ Minutes" under the News and Meetings column...
January 27, 2010 - 10:51am
December 3, 2009
Pavilion at city park is proposed
Weitkamp Park on the city of Hudson's southeast side may soon get modern restrooms and a picnic pavilion. The City Council at its Nov. 16 meeting...
December 3, 2009 - 1:18am
November 4, 2009
Disc golf course soon disappearing from Willow River State Park
The disc golf course at Willow River State Park will be removed this fall, park officials said Wednesday. The course, which has grown from nine holes to 13, was originally put in place as a pilot program. "Experience has taught us that although disc golf is a popular sport enjoyed...
November 4, 2009 - 2:55pm
October 16, 2009
St. Croix Riverway: A national park in our own backyard
When it comes to the mission of the National Park Service and the St. Croix, one question guides almost everything they do. "Is it in the best...
October 16, 2009 - 1:59am
Park to honor former police chief
A new park in the Ridges development of North Hudson will be named in honor of late NHPD Chief Rich Jansen after some details are smoothed out. Park...
October 16, 2009 - 1:35am
October 1, 2009
Hudson's oldest park continues to shine
No one is more pleased with the recent improvements to Prospect Park than Kathy Kuhn. The seasonal, part-time city employee in charge of caring...
October 1, 2009 - 7:49am
September 4, 2009
Scouts prepare site for statue
A group of Scouts from the Phoenix Patrol of Troop 140 met at Lakefront Park Aug. 22 to dig trenches and install conduit tubing for the electrical...
September 4, 2009 - 2:47pm
July 3, 2009
Art students design new Lakefront flower planters
The Hudson Park Board on June 2 approved replacing the two flower planters that now stand in front of the Hudson arch with two new planters designed...
July 3, 2009 - 1:34am
Scuba divers, Boy Scouts pull Eurasian milfoil from Perch Lake
Roughly 20 people dove into Perch Lake on June 20 to help rid the beach of Eurasian milfoil. The scuba divers, organized by Terry Nooner, owner...
July 3, 2009 - 1:23am