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K9-Playtime brings country-style dog fun to the city
Obama returning to Milwaukee for Laborfest; 110 votes missing in state Senate primary recount; 13 more state new items
Two rescued from fiery Hudson crash
St. Croix County committee says stick with administrator
Tribe withholding $25M revenue share from State; recent primary drew fraction of voters; 12 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Hudson’s Beinlich chases world wrestling championship -- at age 56
Raiders hold off Minnetonka in football opener
Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
Jeremy Cook wins Pepper Fest 10K by more than 9 minutes
Raiders open season Friday at home against Minnetonka
Les Izmoore plays last Lakefront Park concert of the summer Thursday evening
Hudson chef makes it to final ‘American Grilled’ challenge
Tom Brinsko rides across America
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
2015 Pepper Festival royalty crowned in North Hudson
arts and entertainment
Karl James Butterbrodt, 56
Joseph M. Stephens, 53
Edna Evenson Atwood, 92
Theresa Lund, 68
Alex P. Johnson, 20
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 9/17/14, Case No. 14-CV-388, Karl Gaines
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 9/11/14, Case No. 14-CV-371, Gifted Tatum-McRaven
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/9/14 Annual Meeting
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Gasoline & Diesel Fuel
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 9/9/14 Public Hearing -Grekoff/ Wolf variance
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