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School board moves forward on $100 million referendum
Ashley Furniture says $6M tax break will go to Arcadia flood control; same-sex marriage arguments today; 10 more Wisconsin stories
November levy-hike referendum set by St. Joseph Town Board
Hudson and county continue to be among fastest growing in Wisconsin
City Council agrees to provide second school liaison officer
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
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
2015 Pepper Festival royalty crowned in North Hudson
Hudson man competes on ‘American Grilled’ episode
Jordan Loken crowned Pepper Fest queen; Ken Merchak is king
Degenerative brain disease changes everything for area realtor
arts and entertainment
Theresa Lund, 68
Joseph M. Stephens, 53
Karl James Butterbrodt, 56
Edna Evenson Atwood, 92
Marie Knott, 98
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June 12, 2013
Sun Prairie and Steven Point battle for Division 1 state baseball title
Sun Prairie and Stevens Point will play Thursday for the Division 1 state high school spring baseball crown near Appleton. Defending champion Sun Prairie advanced to the title game by crushing Stoughton 15-5 in a semifinal ended in five innings by the mercy rule. Connor Funnell...
June 12, 2013 - 4:45pm
Raider baseball team falls in sectional final
After a thrilling 12-inning victory over Big Rivers Conference rival Eau Claire Memorial in the WIAA sectional semifinals last Thursday, June 6, in Wisconsin Rapids, the Raider baseball team couldn't keep the momentum going in the sectional final against Stevens Point, falling 11-1...
June 12, 2013 - 7:33am
June 6, 2013
UPDATE: Hudson baseball falls in sectional final
After defeating Eau Claire Memorial, 3-2, in 12 innings in the sectional semifinal game Tuesday, the Raider baseball team lost to Stevens Point, 11-1, in five innings in the sectional final later in the afternoon in Wisconsin Rapids. Stevens Point jumped out to a 4-0 second inning...
sports / news
June 6, 2013 - 2:37pm
June 5, 2013
Raiders cap season at state track
Not many high school athletes get to end their season in front of a two-day total of 17,395 people, but that's what 28 Hudson athletes had the chance to do at the 2013 WIAA State Track and Field Championships at the Veteran's Memorial Field Sports Complex in La Crosse last weekend. Raider...
June 5, 2013 - 12:47pm
Lacrosse beats Mankato in playoff opener
The Hudson Area Lacrosse Association's boys' varsity club team defeated Mankato, 19-2, in its first round playoff game as nine different players...
June 5, 2013 - 11:59am
Raider baseball sectional postponed to Thursday
Rain in Wisconsin Rapids Tuesday, June 4, forced the suspension of the first WIAA baseball sectional semifinal between Eau Claire North and Stevens Point and wiped out Hudson's semifinal game against Eau Claire Memorial slated for later that afternoon. Both games are scheduled...
sports / news
June 5, 2013 - 10:23am
June 1, 2013
Area athletes medal at state track meet
River Falls' Mitch Lenneman and Trent Powell both reached the awards podium in the boys' 1600 meter run and Hudson's Taylor Steffen took home...
news / sports
June 1, 2013 - 9:15pm
May 22, 2013
Raiders claim first conference baseball title in 34 years
The Hudson Raider baseball team clinched its first conference championship since 1979 Tuesday, May 21, by sweeping a doubleheader from Eau Claire...
sports / news
May 22, 2013 - 9:53am
May 16, 2013
Raider baseball team wins 3 of 4 in Big Rivers play
The Raider baseball team's 2013 hit parade continued as it exploded for 24 runs in a doubleheader sweep at Rice Lake but came to an abrupt halt Friday at home against Eau Claire Memorial as the Raiders were shut out for the first time in 71 games, 6-0. Hudson got back on track in...
May 16, 2013 - 11:27am
May 8, 2013
Softball right at home in sweep of Rice Lake
The Raider softball team looked in midseason form in its first home doubleheader of the season last Tuesday against Rice Lake, pounding out 25...
May 8, 2013 - 12:02pm
Raider girls' soccer team has a tough night; bounces back against New Richmond
The Raider girls' soccer team did its best to regroup following an emotional halftime ceremony in remembrance of former teammate Jordan Costello...
May 8, 2013 - 11:52am
May 1, 2013
Raider tennis team takes team title at Woodbury
After dropping its Big Rivers Conference opener to perennial conference powerhouse Eau Claire Memorial, 6-1, last Thursday, the Raider boys'...
May 1, 2013 - 4:46pm
April 25, 2013
Hudson Tennis: Better late than never for netters
The Raider boys' tennis team should have 14 matches in by now. Instead it's played just four, including three last Saturday, April 20 at the Wausau West Invitational. "This spring, something is better than nothing," head coach Dave Dahl said. The Raiders opened the season...
April 25, 2013 - 9:58am
April 24, 2013
Hudson Track: Girls take second at UWRF
The Raider girls' track and field team scored in every event, including placing three of the top six individuals in two events, on its way to...
April 24, 2013 - 12:52pm
Hudson Track: Boys run to Border Battle title
Hudson's boys posted five first place finishes, including two by senior Brandon D'Andrea in the sprint events, on their way to a first place...
April 24, 2013 - 12:47pm