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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.
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Letters to the Editor for March 23
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Letters: Give Trump a chance; Support for local candidates
Letters to the Editor for March 9, 2017
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June 19, 2013
Republicans add last-minute school choice measures, mine-area restrictions; Shell Lake man mauled by bear, more state news
MADISON -- A debate over the new state budget lasted only 15 minutes in the Assembly Tuesday, as majority Republicans spent most of their time behind closed doors adding some last-minute items. The debate was scheduled to resume at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday and a vote was set for 5:30...
June 19, 2013 - 8:43am
June 14, 2013
Spectators disrupt abortion reform debate but measures OK'd, sent to Walker; Clear Lake teen named state FFA leader, more state news
MADISON -- State Assembly members shared impassioned family stories before approving three bills to restrict abortion rights. All Republicans voted yes and all Democrats voted no Thursday, as the house sent Gov. Scott Walker a bill to make abortion candidates get ultrasounds so they...
June 14, 2013 - 7:50am
May 23, 2013
Late spring, more walleyes prompt lawmaker to back off funding threat affecting tribes; Milwaukee falls to 30th largest U.S. city; more state briefs
MADISON -- The vice-chairman of the State Building Commission backed off Wednesday on a threat to withhold a $250,000 in grant money for the Lac du Flambeau Indian tribe. Assembly Republican Dean Kaufert of Neenah said a few weeks ago that he wanted to pull back funding that the...
May 23, 2013 - 10:01am
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...
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...
May 15, 2013 - 4:24pm
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...
May 14, 2013 - 8:44am
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...
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....
May 7, 2013 - 8:44am
May 3, 2013
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...
May 3, 2013 - 9:22am
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...
April 29, 2013 - 9:08am
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.
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...
April 22, 2013 - 8:12am
April 16, 2013
No Wisconsin runners hurt in Boston blasts; $17 million pledged for dairy center; more state news
Although some 450 runners from the state were registered for Monday's ill-fated Boston Marathon, none are believe to have been injured in the...
April 16, 2013 - 9:08am
April 15, 2013
Northern reaches straffed by another dose of winter; thousands scramble to make Tax Day deadline; man held in fatal house fire, more state news
Just over six-thousand electric customers in Wisconsin were without power early Monday morning after another round of snow and freezing rain...
April 15, 2013 - 9:14am
April 12, 2013
Lawmakers mull criminalizing resale of food stamps; new Walker-driven protest rules termed 'totalitarian'; permit OK'd for 5,300-cow farm, more state news
MADISON -- A bill that would make it illegal to sell a person's food-stamp benefits was endorsed Thursday by a state Assembly committee - and it's up for a vote Friday by a Senate panel. Assembly Republican Samantha Kerkman of Powers Lake is the bill's main sponsor.
April 12, 2013 - 8:45am