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Year-long charity effort marks Hudson Great Clips’ 25th year
Fountain City man dies in pickup vs. freight train accident; Gasoline prices dropping here but dropping faster in Minnesota; Nine more state news briefs
UPDATE: Investigators say man deliberately walked in front of semi
Group will assess impact of industrial sand mining in western Wisconsin
School board to search for new plan
crime and courts
Kaylyn Jenkins named All-Big Rivers first team for a second year
Notes From The Dockside: Deer season opener
Raider swimmer Devin Cicha and teammates shine at state meet
Ty Denzer will play baseball for the University of Kansas
16 Raiders named to All-Big Rivers Conference football teams
Operation HELP needs help, sponsorships falling short
Join our Thanksgiving coloring contest
Christmas Tour of Homes is this weekend
Hudson Counseling Services marks 25 years of growth
Serendipitous Connections helps local business dreams fly
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: Ventures Trust v. Luke A. Williamson; Case No. 13-CV-132
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 12/2/14, Case No. 14-CV-502; Jeff Hanson-Fike
ST. CROIX CO. HIGHWAY DEPT: Public Notice - Snow on Roadways
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/10/14 Hearing - Chevalier Variance Request
REQUEST FOR QUOTES: Hudson Beach Restrooms & Shelter Building
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Gregory R. Colombo, 71
Pierre P. Haustein, 75
Anna Wagner, 92
Danielle Rae Martin, 32
Get Me the Manager: Email sparks memories of Thanksgiving days on the lean side
Our View: Hudson has it all for holiday shopping
Administrative News & Views: Board resumes secondary facility planning
Doug's Diggings: Random thoughts from election coverage night
Our View: Walker's many visits to western Wisconsin proved wise
Get Out! Deals
May 20, 2013
Panel will decide on DNA-collection question, 'double-dipping'; house explosion levels one- damages five near Eau Claire; more state news
MADISON -- A legislative panel will decide on Thursday whether the new state budget should let police collect DNA samples from people who have not been convicted of felonies. The governor and attorney general want to expand the state's DNA database which police use to find suspects...
news / politics / outdoors / business
May 20, 2013 - 10:29am
May 15, 2013
Knudson expects some increase in state aid for schools
State Rep. Dean Knudson told the small group of people who attended his listening session Saturday at the Hudson Area Library that he expects...
news / government / politics
May 15, 2013 - 4:24pm
Law to curb circuit judge's powers wins approval; poll says slight majority favor Walker's performance; more state briefs
MADISON -- State laws that are struck down by circuit judges could stay in effect while they're appealed, under a bill that got preliminary approval in the Assembly Tuesday. Democrats used a procedural move to block a final vote until next month. Republicans proposed the bill after...
news / politics / business /
May 15, 2013 - 8:47am
May 14, 2013
Conservative Janesville area group alleges undue IRS scrutiny; Dalai Lama speaking to lawmakers, more state briefs
MADISON -- A Wisconsin conservative group believes it was among those targeted by the Internal Revenue Service. The Rock River Patriots say...
news / business / politics
May 14, 2013 - 8:44am
May 13, 2013
High court considers Wisconsin-focused church-state case; Assembly mulls new landlord-tenant law; new 'Alice' crowned
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Supreme Court might announce Monday whether it will take a Wisconsin case, and decide whether a public high school can hold a graduation ceremony in a church. The Los Angeles Times says the justices have been discussing the Elmbrook Church case since...
news / business / / politics
May 13, 2013 - 8:38am
May 10, 2013
Joint Finance OKs one year's funding for embattled WEDC; panel would curb reciprocity; Gogebic files permit request, more state news
MADISON -- The state Legislature's finance committee has endorsed only one year of funding for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. The panel discussed the agency's proposed two-year budget Thursday after members of another legislative committee hammered WEDC officials...
news / politics / business / outdoors
May 10, 2013 - 8:54am
May 7, 2013
Judge won't halt St. Croix bridge work; Senators split votes on internet sales tax; garlic-cheese bread chip nets woman $1 million prize
A federal judge said he would not stop preliminary work on the new Saint Croix River bridge near Hudson because of a bidding dispute in Minnesota. C.S....
news / politics / business
May 7, 2013 - 8:44am
May 3, 2013
Story about missing canoeists was fabricated; new law would mean prison for 7-time drunks; more state news
EAU CLAIRE -- The kayaker who claimed that two canoeists vanished in the Chippewa River this week made the whole thing up. The 30-year-old Manitowoc man was arrested on a possible charge of obstructing an officer, police reported Thursday. Rescuers spent parts of Tuesday and Wednesday...
news / politics / outdoors
May 3, 2013 - 10:11am
Knudson announces listening sessions, encourages constituent input and discussion
State Assemblyman Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) announced that he will hold three listening sessions in the 30th Assembly District. A member of the budget-writing Joint Committee on Finance, Knudson said he looks forward to hearing his constituents' concerns and ideas regarding the many...
news / politics / government
May 3, 2013 - 9:22am
May 1, 2013
Despite expected snow, wildfire risk remains high; search resumes for missing Chippewa canoeists; state lawmakers busy Tuesday
As Wisconsin gets more snow and rain Wednesday, 10 counties remain at a very high risk for wildfires and only Vilas County has a low fire danger. Catherine...
news / politics / outdoors
May 1, 2013 - 8:21am
April 29, 2013
Harsher drunk-driving laws will cost hundreds of millions, say agencies; Fuel-efficient cars mean less money for road work; more state news
While Wisconsin lawmakers consider half a dozen bills introduced to crack down on drunken driving in the state, agencies that would have to deal with implementing the changes are talking about the cost. The agencies say the state would have to spend about $250 million as it sends...
news / politics
April 29, 2013 - 9:08am
April 26, 2013
Wisconsin's drought is officially over; Supreme Court urged to review Act 10; smokes swiped from ATF warehouse, more state news
The U.S. Drought Monitor reports the recent rain and snow seen over much of Wisconsin has ended the state's drought. The latest weekly update...
news / politics / outdoors / education
April 26, 2013 - 9:12am
April 25, 2013
Our View: Time to reform Wisconsin's recall process
There is talk of reforming Wisconsin's recall election procedures and we believe it is time for such a change. We heard of the proposed recall changes in a release from State Sen.
opinion / editorials / politics
April 25, 2013 - 10:37am
April 22, 2013
Mississippi still on the rise; Worker's disappearance ends with grim discovery; more state news
Not a single town on the Mississippi River is relaxing even though most managed to head off flooding as the river was rising in the last few...
news / politics
April 22, 2013 - 8:12am
April 18, 2013
Committee gathers hours of budget-related testimony in Baldwin
The Joint Committee on Finance, made up of Wisconsin senators and Assembly members, met in Baldwin for seven hours Thursday to gather testimony...
news / politics
April 18, 2013 - 2:17pm