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Appeal filed after St. Croix County recount
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Sen. Patty Schachtner visits BRIDGE for Community Life
Listen: After 36 years on Hudson force, retiring officer charts new course to the links
crime and courts
Raider softball opens with sweep
Girls Border Battle champs
Shorthanded netters go 1-1
Hudson Raider Clay Target Team tops Baldwin-Woodville
Raider booters batter Mustangs
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
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 5/10/18 Board of Review to Adjourn
TOWN OF HUDSON: 5/2/18 Board of Adjustment Meeting (Sign variance)
CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - Hudson Softball Assoc.
CITY OF HUDSON: March 26, 2018 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF HUDSON: March 12, 2018 Council Meeting Minutes
Loehr joins First National Community Bank Board
Innovation Center hosts grand opening
Solo Yoga welcomes community connection
Hudson Hospital honors volunteers
Stockholm Pie Company celebrates both a ten-year anniversary and grand opening
Place a Business Announcement
Margaret A. Webb
John G. Hoggatt
August Bernard Henn
Vote for Tim Hall
Wild Side Column: Spotted sea trout really aren't trout
Library Column: Take the stress out of spring cleaning
Bill Rubin column: Celebrating small business
Viewpoint: What does St. Croix EMS cost?
Daniel Bruch column: Earth Day or Earth in play?
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October 15, 2009
Canine officer crosses the border
The officer the Hudson Police Department sponsored for training to be its police dog handler has left for a new beat. Todd Ludvik has taken a position with the St. Paul Police Department, Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen informed the City Council in Sept. 30 memo. Ludvik trained...
October 15, 2009 - 1:03am
October 14, 2009
City still considering purchase of NMC building for police, library
The city is continuing to investigate the possibility of purchasing the former Nuclear Management Co. headquarters at the corner of First and Vine streets, Mayor Dean Knudson said in a telephone interview on Tuesday. He said the City Council is evaluating the feasibility of the police...
October 14, 2009 - 9:29am
October 6, 2009
Linderman pleads in Hudson police shootout
A Minnesota man who exchanged gunfire with Hudson police two years ago during an incident on Ward Avenue entered a plea agreement Wednesday on felony charges. Daine Joseph Adam Linderman, 25, Circle Pines, Minn., pleaded guilty in St. Croix County District Court Sept. 30 to two...
October 6, 2009 - 2:37pm
September 28, 2009
Armed robber hits Hudson Taco John's
A man armed with a knife surprised employees at Taco John's Restaurant early on Saturday by ordering more than breakfast. According to police, the man, described as white, between 30 and 40-years-old, around 6 feet tall and heavy set, came into the restaurant at the corner of 11th...
September 28, 2009 - 11:14am
September 25, 2009
Program allows youth a glimpse inside police work
What would it be like to be a law enforcement officer? Students in Hudson have a chance to find out through the Police Explorer program of...
September 25, 2009 - 1:58am
September 16, 2009
City has renewed interest in NMC building
The former Nuclear Management Co. building is being considered for a public use again. Hudson Mayor Dean Knudson recommended to the City Council on Sept. 8 that it explore buying the three-level building to solve a need for more space for the police department and the Hudson Area...
September 16, 2009 - 8:38am
September 10, 2009
Police hit the streets with Freedom Packer cards
This marks the 27th year Freedom Valu Center has partnered with area police departments to distribute Green Bay Packer-police safety cards. The...
September 10, 2009 - 8:33am
September 1, 2009
Study shows locals may need to choose between road repairs and police
Wisconsin's local governments may someday have to choose between police and fixing potholes, unless the state changes the way those governments are funded. That's according to new study by Milwaukee's Public Policy Forum, which says cities are running out of ways to pay their bills...
September 1, 2009 - 9:00am
August 20, 2009
Registration open for Citizens' Police Academy
The Hudson Police Department has scheduled its second Citizens' Police Academy to begin on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The classes for the course will be held every Tuesday for eight weeks, with graduation Nov. 3. A $50 fee to help offset the cost of the classes will be collected on the first...
August 20, 2009 - 1:06am
August 14, 2009
Streets are closed for ammunition check
Friday afternoon River Falls police were sent to a house in the 200 block of West Division Street after an inquiry regarding the safety of old military ammunition found there. After investigating, officers found a potential safety threat existed for the neighborhood should the ammunition...
August 14, 2009 - 1:57pm
August 12, 2009
Register for Citizens' Police Academy
The Hudson Police Department has scheduled its second Citizens' Police Academy to begin on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The classes for the course will be held every Tuesday for eight weeks, with graduation on Nov. 3. A $50 fee to help offset the cost of the classes will be collected on the...
August 12, 2009 - 2:27pm
HPD officer investigated
A part-time casual call officer with the Hudson Police Department is under criminal investigation in Washington County, Minn. according to HPD Chief Marty Jensen. Jensen said Officer David Jensen, 25, of Hugo, Minn. has been placed on inactive status with the HPD. Chief Jensen told...
August 12, 2009 - 1:25pm
July 24, 2009
EVOC training is first step for newest HPD members
Five members of the Hudson Police Department participated in training exercises Monday under the direction of certified Emergency Vehicle Operation and Control instructor Bob Larson, a Hudson patrol officer. The participants included three community service officers/paramedics recently...
July 24, 2009 - 10:55am
July 9, 2009
Police chase leads to arrest of Walmart robbers
An attempt by two men to steal six laptop computers from the Hudson Walmart store early Thursday morning ended with a police chase into Minnesota and the arrest of the two suspects. Amil H. Clayton, 38, Horicon, and Rickey L. Collins, 37, Madison, are being held in the Ramsey County,...
July 9, 2009 - 2:27pm
July 1, 2009
Cops can now pull over unbuckled drivers
Starting today, police in Wisconsin will have the power to pull over motorists simply for not wearing their seat belts. Currently, officers can ticket drivers for not being buckled up, but only if they're pulled over for something else first. This new law changes that, and that...
July 1, 2009 - 9:00am