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School district steps up to address drug problems
Lots of options acceptable for voter ID's, says GAB director; tax collection picture improving; 10 more Wisconsin stories
First cases of likely Enterovirus surface; photo ID needed to vote absentee too; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Pepin man, toddler die when trench collapses; DOT begins process to provide ID cards for November election; 11 more state news items
City moves forward with First Street parking expansion
crime and courts
Raiders run over Menomonie
Raider volleyball team opens strong
Raider boys post two Big Rivers soccer shutouts
Superior stuns Raiders in BRC opener
Meet Luke Howard, Hudson School District’s new athletic trainer
'Free Concert for Peace and Love' rescheduled to Sunday afternoon
St. Croix Valley potters share ancient craft
NETworks Youth Ministries has a new director
Eagle Scout project a hit at Homestead Parklands Bookworm Trail
Cruise into downtown Hudson Sept. 21, enjoy classic cars
arts and entertainment
Allen R. Finholt, 64
Jeni Meuwissen, 59
Marcella A. Lewis, 93
Joseph Score, 33
Larry Parfitt, 75
COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Ryan James Few
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 8/5/14 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Kathy J. Nistler Estate; Case No. 14PR62
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Community Right-To-Know About Hazardous Materials
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/25/14 Special Meeting Minutes
Randy's Ramblings: Referendums make fall election especially interesting
Our View: Staying with county administrator is proper choice
Doug's Diggings: The day the NFL became ‘all powerful’
Our View: Local Packer fans again denied TV games
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
March 28, 2013
Unusual owl, eh? Canadian raptors push south in search of food; farmers urged to watch wallets with crop insurers; more state news
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reports three species of owls have been pushed south from Canada into this state this...
news / politics / outdoors
March 28, 2013 - 10:04am
Spring Election is Tuesday, April 2
The spring election is scheduled Tuesday, April 2, with the race for school board attracting the most local attention. The ballot will also feature races in the towns surrounding Hudson. Polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m. in all municipalities and close at 8 p.m. Four candidates...
news / government / politics
March 28, 2013 - 8:46am
March 27, 2013
DAY BY DAY: Age, wisdom and a whole host of other myths wasting on the young
What a difference a year can make. When I turned 60 last April, it was hard on me. I usually don't mind birthdays but that one made me think about what it would be like to be young -- well at least younger. But here I am a year later now wishing I was 64, about to be 65, and done...
opinion / columns / politics
March 27, 2013 - 12:29pm
OUR VIEW: Important decisions in Tuesday's election
Next Tuesday's spring election has plenty of excitement and will hopefully attract a large number of voters. It is a bit unusual, however, that the municipal contested races are outside the city of Hudson and village of North Hudson. All candidates in the city and village are running...
opinion / editorials / politics
March 27, 2013 - 12:20pm
Schaffhausen may plead guilty; man charged in cyber-attack on Koch companies; more state news
The attorney for accused killer Aaron Schaffhausen said Tuesday his client might admit to the crimes yet still maintain an insanity claim. The Minot, North Dakota man is charged with killing his three daughters at their River Falls home last July. He has a court hearing scheduled...
news / politics / business
March 27, 2013 - 8:13am
March 26, 2013
House fire claims life of retired music teacher; Council of Churches press for prisoner releases; Walker writing a book, more state news
SUPERIOR -- An investigation continues into a house fire that killed a retired high school music teacher in Superior. Fire officials said they couldn't reach 76-year-old Jean Sweeney until the blaze was put out. Her body was found on the home's lower level. Battalion chief Vern...
news / politics
March 26, 2013 - 8:44am
March 25, 2013
Postal employees rally to keep Saturday delivery; Walker ignores prisoner pardon requests; Feds consider pre-pay funeral fund probe, more state news
MADISON -- Hundreds of postal workers rallied at several locations in Wisconsin Sunday as part of a nationwide campaign to save Saturday mail delivery. In Madison, the state's newest congressman - House Democrat Mark Pocan - promoted a bill he's co-sponsoring to maintain six-day-a-week...
news / outdoors / politics
March 25, 2013 - 8:29am
March 22, 2013
Fallone, Roggensack face-off in final debate tonight; Baldwin will host hearing on Walker budget; more state briefs
MADISON -- The two finalists for the Wisconsin Supreme Court will debate each other Friday night for the second time. Incumbent Pat Roggensack and challenger Ed Fallone will discuss the issues at a forum in Madison sponsored by the State Bar Association and We the People Wisconsin....
news / politics / business / family
March 22, 2013 - 8:41am
March 19, 2013
New UW Madison chancellor hails from Twin Cities; tribes announce highest-ever spearing goals; more state news
MADISON -- Officials from President Obama on down have high praise for the nation's commerce leader who was picked Monday to be the new chancellor...
news / outdoors / politics / health
March 19, 2013 - 8:44am
March 18, 2013
Heavy ice will delay first towboats; tourism conference underway; 2 boys die in house fire, more state news
The first spring shipping boats will appear later than normal on the Mississippi River in western Wisconsin. On average, March 20th is the first day that boats can muscle their way through the season's final ice, and head north past Prescott into Minnesota. But the Army Corps of Engineers...
news / politics / accidents
March 18, 2013 - 9:03am
March 16, 2013
Letter: Says DA is 'imposter'
Dear Editor How much does DA really know about "gun control"? Others have done a fine job of pointing out the many flaws in the letter written by DA Eric Johnson. I thank you all for your forthright due diligence and for taking the time to correct the incredible number of...
opinion / letters / politics
March 16, 2013 - 12:38pm
March 15, 2013
Margaret's Musings: Breaking the silence -- what does OFA mean to you?
Remember when politics was fun and friends could banter back and forth civilly? Over the last two years you have followed me on a discovery journey. Completely lost is my naïve attitude that all is right with the world as long as one simply votes. I find that, given the opportunity...
opinion / columns / politics
March 15, 2013 - 11:21am
March 14, 2013
Cardinal Dolan likes new pope's humility; city leaders plan for climate change; Kewaunee preps for life after nuke plant; more state news
The new Catholic pope is putting his humility on display, and former Milwaukee Archbishop Tim Dolan says he's seen it firsthand. Tim Dolan said...
news / politics / business / outdoors
March 14, 2013 - 8:25am
March 12, 2013
Corps issues permits for Stillwater Bridge; One in five firms plan to add workers; more briefs
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given its blessing to a new four-lane bridge over the St. Croix River near Hudson. The Corps has issued a permit that includes required authorizations under the federal Clean Water Act and the Rivers and Harbors Act. The approvals were granted...
news / politics
March 12, 2013 - 9:10am
March 7, 2013
Administration secretary visits to promote governor's budget proposal
Michael Huebsch, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration, came to Hudson Tuesday afternoon to promote Gov. Scott Walker's 2013-15...
news / government / politics
March 7, 2013 - 4:01pm