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Hudson Star Observer
Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix, Pierce counties among state's Top 10 healthiest; slain detective honored at service; 9 more state news stories
Drug sting leads to bust in Hudson
Pot, plants, gun allegedly found in rural River Falls raid
Charges: Woman embezzled $250K from River Falls facility
Polaris issues recall on ATVs
crime and courts
Six Raiders all-state hockey
A helping hand for ducks
Raiders state champs!
Raider hockey reaches state title game
Hudson wrestlers fall in state quarterfinals
The Phipps Dance Company hosts showcase performances
WHY in the YMCA
Bank of Hudson stained glass window to be restored
Hudson musician featured as Minnesota Varsity artist
'Stepping Out' stands out on stage
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARINGS: Case Nos. 17-CV-127 and 128; Meak
SUMMONS: Worlds Foremost Bank v Gerald L. Rugg; Case No. 17-SC-61
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 4/6/17 Public Hearing re: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
TOWN OF TROY: 4/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Elevator Cab, Fixtures, Doors, etc.
Deborah L. Boles, 65
Thomas Jon York, 39
Thomas G.F. McCombie Jr., 85
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Dale A. Reschke, 52
Mining can help America make things again
Letters to the Editor for March 23
Can we talk? Healthier Together cannot be ignored
Letters: Give Trump a chance; Support for local candidates
Letters to the Editor for March 9, 2017
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March 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
ROTHSCHILD — An Everest Metro police officer is one of four people shot to death at three different locations in the Wausau area Wednesday...
March 23, 2017 - 9:56am
March 18, 2017
St. Croix board not ready for prime-time phone voting
For key votes, should members of the St. Croix County Board be permitted to cast votes over the phone if they aren’t present at the board’s monthly meeting? That issue was debated Tuesday night, March 7, during the board’s meeting. The problem arises when a so-called super-majority...
March 18, 2017 - 10:00am
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
March 10, 2017
Cutting edge: Easy to speak up
A first-year state lawmaker says what matters most is “the voice of my constituents.” Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls, 30th District), has put that priority into action by developing a new online interactive system.
March 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin still lags in its pace of job creation; semi plows into travel mart; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin continues to lag behind two thirds of the states in its pace of job creation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Wisconsin had a year-to-year private sector job growth of 1 percent as of last September, with 25,600 jobs created during that 12-month period....
March 10, 2017 - 7:53am
February 28, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Another Wisconsin lawmaker is proposing a one year waiting period on lawmakers becoming lobbyists after they leave the Legislature. But unlike past attempts, Assembly Democrat Dana Wachs of Eau Claire says his measure has a chance to succeed since colleagues of both parties...
February 28, 2017 - 9:59am
February 22, 2017
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
HUDSON — A dam project at Willow River State Park would receive a funding boost under a Gov. Scott Walker proposal announced Monday. The Republican...
February 22, 2017 - 9:58am
February 20, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans are closer than ever to being able to buy from liquor stores on Sundays, but state senators still need to weigh in....
February 20, 2017 - 4:49pm
February 10, 2017
Local march to promote peace and community
There were two parades in downtown Hudson last weekend — one to celebrate the annual Hot Air Affair and another to promote peace and advocate...
February 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Kind joins House GOP in striking down Obama gun restriction; UW to review ban on considering criminal records for admissions; and 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, DC -- La Crosse Democrat Ron Kind joins House Republicans in striking down a rule that stops at least some Social Security disability recipients from buying guns. Kind joined four Wisconsin Republicans Thursday in dropping Barack Obama's rule to force the Social Security...
February 3, 2017 - 8:43am
February 1, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Harley denies report that it didn't want Trump with protesters; Parents of kids with seizures again push for pot oil treatment; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Harley Davidson denies a CNN report that President Donald Trump canceled a visit to Milwaukee for Thursday because the company was not "comfortable" hosting him amid protests. White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham confirms the cancellation, and CNN cites an unnamed...
February 1, 2017 - 8:31am
January 31, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Beloit College leader after threats: ‘Let us reject hate;' UW advises Muslim students not to leave U.S.; and 11 more state news stories
BELOIT -- Beloit College president Scott Bierman tells his campus community, "Let us reject hate together." That's after threats against two students at campus dorm rooms since last Friday. The private school says an anti-Semitic note was slipped past the door of a student's room...
January 31, 2017 - 7:36am
January 30, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State will soon seek Medicaid changes for childless adults; Feds: State ACT exam inadequate for federal accountability; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Childless adults would pay more for Medicaid, take drug tests and have their coverage limited to four years in a request the state will soon make to the Trump administration. State Medicaid director Michael Heifetz tells the Wisconsin State Journal the feds will soon be...
January 30, 2017 - 8:53am
January 12, 2017
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — A new round of state grants could extend broadband to thousands of businesses and households throughout areas of rural Minnesota...
January 12, 2017 - 10:30am
December 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker supports Constitutional Convention renewed proposal would reduce child support paid by the wealthy; and 11 state news stories
MADISON — There's more talk in Wisconsin about a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. Republican Gov. Scott Walker was asked about it during a recent telephone town hall meeting. Despite disagreements from some law professors, Walker says he's convinced a convention could...
December 20, 2016 - 11:09am