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St. Croix County Board of Supervisors looking for applicants
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. company loads up workers with guns as holiday gifts; more state news stories
Hudson voter turnout nearly 75%
Final plan approved for St. Croix Meadows redevelopment
Late-stage amendment sets 2.8 percent property tax levy for St. Croix County
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National Signing Day: Four Raiders make commitments
Afton Alps to open Friday
Eight Raiders all-BRC soccer
UWRF football: Little consolation for Falcons
Swimming and diving: Raiders cap strong year at state
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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ST. CROIX COUNTY: 11/29/18 Hearing - Belisle Permits
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 11/29/18 Hearing - Breci Permits
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Druscilla M. Hobbins Estate; Case No. 18-PR-101
ASSUMED NAME AMENDMENT: The Gates of Rochester
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/6/18 Open House - Zoning Ordinance Revisions
Grove joins First National Bank of River Falls
Recap: Boomers and Seniors Expo shows seniors healthy living options
Drivers reminded to use caution around school buses
Hartman Homes Wins Coveted Reggie Award from BATC-Housing First Minnesota
Historic downtown building has new owners
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Jacob M. Lyons
Anny "Annie" Baerheim Dunn
Dennis L. Levens
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th Wedding Anniversary
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th
Savannah Lynn Sundby
Hudson Library Notes: Library Black Friday doorbuster deal
Work hard, pray harder column: Healing the divide
Letters to the editor: World Kindness Day Nov. 13; Denouncing the Tree of Life shooting and all violent acts
Editorial: Remembering Armistice Day and all veterans
Letter to the editor: Thank you, finally
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July 1, 2018
Pastor's column: Exactly what is needed in our time
Two church ladies were having a fight. Their fight was dividing their church. Their fight was so big their founding pastor decided to write the church a letter, inspired to call the church to be what Christ called us to be. His letter was so full of wisdom the early church recognized...
July 1, 2018 - 8:00am
June 24, 2018
Pastor Viewpoint: Seeking spiritual solitude
Recently, I've been thinking more about the importance of solitude and down-time. I'm an introvert so I already have a great appreciation for having some free minutes carved into the day in order to recharge.
June 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
June 9, 2018
Pastor column: Difficult discussions with your child about school shootings
June 9, 2018 - 10:00am
May 19, 2018
Pastor column: God is good in all season
"So let's not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don't give up." Galatians 6:9 Last week, I spoke for the Senior Adult ministry conference from the church's oversight body. The topic of the conference was, "Passing the...
May 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 12, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: A promise that there is always more
Easter is a big deal! As it should be! We Christians think so highly of our founder we visit his grave to see what is not there. No other group of people in the world does this. We rejoice because he was there and now his grave is empty. This means the message of God's mercy and forgiveness...
May 12, 2018 - 10:00am
May 5, 2018
Pastor Viewpoint: Must our opponents be seen as enemies?
Have you noticed the world around us is narrowing in a troubling way? Once upon a time, it seemed possible to disagree with someone holding different opinions, or even different world views, yet to still respect them and even call them a friend. I remember the day when politicians...
May 5, 2018 - 11:19am
April 28, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: How can we bridge the divide?
One of my favorite Bible stories is the conversion of the Apostle Paul in Acts 9. In this story Paul still goes by the name Saul, and Saul is on his way to the town of Damascus to round up any and all supporters of Jesus and throw them in jail. Saul is a persecutor of Christians...
April 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
April 21, 2018
Hudson pastor column: A life of shameless jubilation
I remember it like it was yesterday. The year is 2011, and the day is Feb. 6. My family and I have been watching together as our beloved Green Bay Packers played the Pittsburgh Steelers in a game you might have heard of called the Super Bowl. It had started off well for us, the Packers...
April 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 14, 2018
Pastor Viewpoint: 'Ambassadors'
I have been reading the book of Daniel lately, and I believe that just like Daniel did in his day, Christians today can live distinctively and authentically Christian lives under any form of earthly government. In the United States, we are privileged to be living in a context of religious...
April 14, 2018 - 1:59pm
March 31, 2018
Pastor Viewpoint: Our conquering champion
Here we are at another annual holiday. We are in the middle of the week commonly known a Holy Week. As Christians, we are remembering our Savior in a number of ways. It's the time for looking back at the events of Jesus Christ almost 2,000 years ago. It's also the time for looking...
March 31, 2018 - 7:49am
March 24, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: A devotional for parenting
As I was sitting down to write this pastor's viewpoint during this Lenten season, I began to reflect on the Lenten disciplines of repentance, prayer, fasting, and works of love. All of these help us to grow closer to Christ. As I reflected on repentance and our need to seek forgiveness...
March 24, 2018 - 1:41pm
March 17, 2018
Pastor column: Hope has a name
As Easter approaches, I never cease to be amazed at the difference that the hope of the resurrection makes in our daily lives. The way we live today, is directly related to what we believe about our future. I recently read a true story about two soldiers who were captured as prisoners...
March 17, 2018 - 7:49am
Pastor Viewpoint: Keeping the faith
The morning after the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game, my sports crazy oldest son texted me. In addition to a bad cold and several, unappealing approaching tests, he said he felt "dead inside." He had lost his zest for everything he was...
February 17, 2018 - 1:59pm
February 11, 2018
Pastor's column: Won't you be my neighbor?
"It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor." (Theme song from Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, PBS) Last week Tom Hanks was cast to play Fred Rogers in a biopic about Rogers life, "You Are My Friend." Personally, I am thankful that they are bringing Mr. Rogers'...
February 11, 2018 - 6:56am
February 3, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: Sin is not new, but repetitive
Whether we are priests, pastors or ministers, we share a lot in common — including listening to people. Often we are called upon to listen to people's problems, among which are folks' sins. In some churches there is formal opportunity for this to happen through a rite or sacrament...
February 3, 2018 - 2:02pm