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ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
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Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
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March 6, 2013
UPDATED: Dive team locates second crash victim; sheriff apologizes for chief's outburst; lost K-9 located; more state news
MENOMONIE -- Members of the St. Croix EMS & Rescue's dive team were able to recover the body of Mohammed O. Malin early Wednesday afternoon, and eastbound lanes of I-94 over the Red Cedar River have been reopened, the State Patrol reported mid-afternoon. The State Patrol said Wednesday...
March 6, 2013 - 8:44am
March 1, 2013
City hand-counts primary ballots from two aldermanic districts
The city of Hudson's Board of Canvass hand-counted ballots from aldermanic districts 1 and 5 on Monday night to correct a tallying problem that...
March 1, 2013 - 12:31pm
February 28, 2013
Kriesel gives powerful testimony at EDC banquet
John Kriesel, one of Minnesota's best-known veterans and former Minnesota House representative, was the keynote speaker at the St. Croix County...
February 28, 2013 - 10:20am
February 27, 2013
Senators Baldwin, Johnson split on Hagel confirmation vote; snow blamed for Walworth fatality; tribal gaming revenues down; more state briefs
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin's U.S. senators voted opposite ways, when Chuck Hagel was confirmed Tuesday as the nation's new defense secretary. A seven-week battle over his nomination ended Tuesday, when a divided Senate voted 58 to 41 to confirm the president's appointment. Democrat...
February 27, 2013 - 8:37am
February 26, 2013
Highland wind developers seek PSC reconsideration; mining bill moving forward; Johnsonville co-founder dead, more state news
Developers of a large wind energy farm near Forest in St. Croix County are asking state officials to change their minds about rejecting it. Emerging...
February 26, 2013 - 8:26am
February 25, 2013
Walker shrugs off White House's characterizations of budget cuts on state; 13-year-old is latest sno-machine victim; no Oscar for Wisconsin producer; more state news
Gov. Scott Walker says his desire to improve education is partially why he wants to stop forcing teachers and other public employees to live in the communities where they work. Walker's proposed state budget would end local residency rules for public workers in around 125 communities. Walker...
February 25, 2013 - 8:32am
February 22, 2013
Kitty Rhoades appointed secretary of the Department of Health Services
Gov. Scott Walker Friday appointed Department of Health Services (DHS) Deputy Secretary Kitty Rhoades of Hudson as secretary of DHS. The appointment...
February 22, 2013 - 10:02am
February 20, 2013
Walker to unveil two-year budget plan; Turtle Lake plant will convert wastewater to electricity; More state briefs
Gov. Scott Walker will submit his budget proposals for the next two years today when he talks about the highlights in a speech to the Legislature tonight at 7 p.m. The governor has already unveiled many of his major initiatives, and some will be very controversial as the Legislature...
February 20, 2013 - 8:46am
February 19, 2013
Johnson leads Hudson School Board vote, but loser yet to be determined
In unofficial primary results, the loser is yet to be determined in the Hudson School Board race. Four of five candidates will advance to the April 2 election, but two candidates, Jim Schrock and Matthew Kari, were tied for fourth place in returns reported shortly after 9 p.m. Jamie...
February 19, 2013 - 9:27pm
Roggensack, Fallone declared winners in Supreme Court race
With virtually all state votes tabulated in the primary election for the Wisconsin Supreme Court, incumbent Pat Roggensack and challenger Ed Fallone have been declared winners and will face each other in the April 2 spring election. Another challenger in the primary, Vince Megna,...
February 19, 2013 - 8:50pm
Slim turnout expected in today's primaries; apple growers pleased with harsh winter; Kochs shun power-plant purchase prospects; more state briefs
Not even one of every 10 Wisconsin voters is expected to go to the polls Tuesday to help nominate finalists in a crucial State Supreme Court...
February 19, 2013 - 9:01am
February 18, 2013
Dems blast Walker plan to boost school funding; sno-mo accidents claim two; fire that kills alpacas has Colfax couple asking for help; more state news
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker plans to increase state aid to public schools by one percent in the next two-year budget that he'll submit to lawmakers...
February 18, 2013 - 8:32am
February 14, 2013
Walker would veto any mining tax; finger-pointing continues ahead of Supreme Court primary; ailing Lady Gaga grants 'wish' for EC girl; more state news
MADISON -- The governor's office has indicated that Scott Walker would veto a proposed tax on minerals taken by mining companies. Spokesman...
February 14, 2013 - 8:33am
February 13, 2013
Wisconsinite reactions to State of the Union hug party lines; animal rights groups sue to block wolf hunts; Walker hints 'Badger Care' expansion; more state news
The early Wisconsin reaction to President Obama's State of the Union address fell along party lines, with Democrats praising the speech and Republicans slamming it. Obama spelled out an agenda that includes various economic initiatives without expanding the federal deficit. He said...
February 13, 2013 - 8:48am
February 12, 2013
For 10th year, telemarketers picked as greatest annoyance; law would mandate gas tax is used for roads; UW-LaX OKs co-habitation in dorms
MADISON -- For the 10th year in a row, telemarketers are the number one consumer complaint in Wisconsin. The state's Consumer Protection agency will release its annual Top 10 list of the complaint letters it received in 2012. Almost 2,000 people were bothered enough by unwanted sales...
February 12, 2013 - 9:14am