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Motorist airlifted after Hager City-area crash
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Autism training teaches students to be good friends
Preliminary master plan approved for dog track site
Hudson celebrates junior prom
crime and courts
UWRF adding women's lacrosse
Girls lacrosse kicks off inaugural season April 22
Ups and downs for Raider softball
Raider baseball swept by RF
Raiders sweep True Team Invite
Family Fresh to hold drug take-back event
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Boosters hold annual Easter egg hunt
Hudson Middle Schoolers host Doggity Fun Run
UWRF to host interactive Ag Day
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CITY OF HUDSON: Res. 7-17 - Prelim. Special Assessments -2017 Street Projects
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CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 6-17 (Signs)
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April 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State unemployment lowest since 2000; Ohio dairy files suit against Wisconsin's butter grading law; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to 3.4 percent, the lowest in 17 years. The seasonally adjusted rate for March dropped by 3 tenths-of-one-percent from February. A survey of almost 1,000 households estimates that total employment for the month grew by 16,000 --...
April 21, 2017 - 7:31am
April 19, 2017
Joint Finance Committee hearing underway in Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH — Hundreds of area residents, activists and community leaders packed the stands Wednesday at Ellsworth High School’s gym, where...
April 19, 2017 - 11:46am
April 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Trooper killed in crash might have been pursuing offender; 11 more state news stories
MADISON — The state trooper killed in a traffic crash near Wisconsin Dells might have been trying to catch up to an offending driver when his...
April 12, 2017 - 10:43am
April 4, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Gamesmanship ramps up in 2018 U.S. Senate race; polls open for races around the state; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE — The political dirty tricks have started for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate election that's 19 months away. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the conservative American Majority has put out an anonymous document accusing Green Bay's Nicole Schneider of deleting old social...
April 4, 2017 - 8:59am
March 31, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Top Dems out of picture, Walker rallies donors; New Richmond sanctuary spares fallen pig from slaughter; 9 more state news briefs
MADISON — After two top Democrats say no to running for governor, GOP incumbent Scott Walker went on the offensive.
March 31, 2017 - 12:38pm
March 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
ROTHSCHILD — An Everest Metro police officer is one of four people shot to death at three different locations in the Wausau area Wednesday...
March 23, 2017 - 9:56am
March 18, 2017
St. Croix board not ready for prime-time phone voting
For key votes, should members of the St. Croix County Board be permitted to cast votes over the phone if they aren’t present at the board’s monthly meeting? That issue was debated Tuesday night, March 7, during the board’s meeting. The problem arises when a so-called super-majority...
March 18, 2017 - 10:00am
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
March 10, 2017
Cutting edge: Easy to speak up
A first-year state lawmaker says what matters most is “the voice of my constituents.” Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls, 30th District), has put that priority into action by developing a new online interactive system.
March 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin still lags in its pace of job creation; semi plows into travel mart; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin continues to lag behind two thirds of the states in its pace of job creation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Wisconsin had a year-to-year private sector job growth of 1 percent as of last September, with 25,600 jobs created during that 12-month period....
March 10, 2017 - 7:53am
February 28, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Another Wisconsin lawmaker is proposing a one year waiting period on lawmakers becoming lobbyists after they leave the Legislature. But unlike past attempts, Assembly Democrat Dana Wachs of Eau Claire says his measure has a chance to succeed since colleagues of both parties...
February 28, 2017 - 9:59am
February 22, 2017
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
HUDSON — A dam project at Willow River State Park would receive a funding boost under a Gov. Scott Walker proposal announced Monday. The Republican...
February 22, 2017 - 9:58am
February 20, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans are closer than ever to being able to buy from liquor stores on Sundays, but state senators still need to weigh in....
February 20, 2017 - 4:49pm
February 10, 2017
Local march to promote peace and community
There were two parades in downtown Hudson last weekend — one to celebrate the annual Hot Air Affair and another to promote peace and advocate...
February 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Kind joins House GOP in striking down Obama gun restriction; UW to review ban on considering criminal records for admissions; and 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, DC -- La Crosse Democrat Ron Kind joins House Republicans in striking down a rule that stops at least some Social Security disability recipients from buying guns. Kind joined four Wisconsin Republicans Thursday in dropping Barack Obama's rule to force the Social Security...
February 3, 2017 - 8:43am