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Senate Dist. 10 has incumbent Harsdorf vs.challenger Odeen
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Internet safety: a conversation parents and kids must have
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Anxiety increasingly growing among students
Hudson Food Shelf has helped sustain families for more than 30 years
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/17/16 Budget Hearing Notice
SUMMONS: Preferred Prop. v. Mathias Katch, et al.; Case 16-SC-921
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Fire Dept. SCBA Equipment
FORECLOSURE: Associated Bank v. Matthew Wallin; Case No. 15-CV-529
TOWN OF HUDSON: 11/15/16 Budget Hearing and Special Meetings
Marion Deal, 87
Anita J. Limbach, 84
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
August 18, 2016
VERDICT: Kuehni convicted of hiding corpse; no conviction on homicide charges
Rose Marie Kuehni was convicted of hiding a corpse, but a Pierce County jury did not convict her of homicide charges in the 2015 shooting death...
News/crime and courts
August 18, 2016 - 2:54pm
March 10, 2016
Vehicle suspected in western Wisconsin crimes found in Twin Cities
A Twin Cities man was arrested last weekend in a vehicle suspected of participating in multiple break-ins between St. Croix and Pierce counties....
News/crime and courts
March 10, 2016 - 12:08pm
February 1, 2016
Man in critical condition after alcohol-related head-on crash
A Hudson man was airlifted from the scene of a head-on crash in the town of Troy that left him with serious injuries. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jeff Klatt identified the man as 28-year-old Jeffrey J. Saas. The driver of the other vehicle, 50-year-old Prescott resident...
February 1, 2016 - 2:43pm
December 11, 2015
Charges: Prescott woman shot boyfriend, placed him in box, drove body out of state
A Prescott woman shot her boyfriend at their home last month, left his body in a shed for four days, then drove to Illinois, where she had another...
News/crime and courts
December 11, 2015 - 4:16pm
January 29, 2015
Hudson woman hospitalized following erratic-driving incident
PRESCOTT -- A Hudson woman was transported by River Falls/Prescott Ambulance Service to Hudson Hospital and later, Regions Hospital in St. Paul for treatment of a head injury following an eratic driving report that ended with her car in a CTH F ditch early Wednesday afternoon. Betty...
January 29, 2015 - 9:51am
December 15, 2013
Third child in Oak Grove Township accident dies
ST. PAUL - A third child who was injured in an accident which took place Thursday in Oak Grove Township died Saturday. Five-year old Laynie...
December 15, 2013 - 10:17am
December 13, 2013
UPDATE: Two children dead from car-semi accident near Prescott
PRESCOTT - Two children were killed, and three other people were hurt after a truck and an SUV collided yesterday in Oak Grove Township at the...
December 13, 2013 - 7:43am
June 5, 2013
Prescott man robbed at knifepoint in Newport
NEWPORT - Police say a man was robbed at knifepoint last week after he went to a secluded area of Newport to meet another male for sex. Police...
June 5, 2013 - 10:48am
Meyer expected to come home today
A Children's Hospital spokesperson announced Thursday afternoon Scott Meyer is expected to return home today (Thursday) with his family. Bjorn...
July 5, 2012 - 1:07pm
July 4, 2012
THIRD UPDATE: Searcher, dog find missing 5-year-old
PRESCOTT - Officials announced around 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, that five-year-old Scott Meyer was found near a bluff about a half mile from...
July 4, 2012 - 9:37am
Volunteers called off on search for missing Prescott boy Tuesday night
PRESCOTT - The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is no longer looking for volunteers for the search tonight. Officers were not planning to...
July 4, 2012 - 3:22am
May 24, 2012
Sunday's crash claims third victim, fourth also 'critical'; services today for Stillwater couple
A Prescott man died overnight at Regions Hospital in St. Paul as a result of injuries suffered in a head-on crash last Sunday on Hwy. 35 south of Prescott. Randy J. Tape, 51, had been transported by helicopter from the scene along with his passenger, 53-year-old Tammy A.
May 24, 2012 - 8:39am
July 7, 2011
Prescott pounds Ellsworth 12-1
Prescott's position in the St. Croix Valley League is still solid as the Pirates pounded Ellsworth 12-1 in eight innings in a league contest...
July 7, 2011 - 11:18am
December 9, 2010
Online benefit organized for businessman with cancer
PRESCOTT--A computer online fundraising benefit has been organized for Jim Lawton of Funkie Gardens in Prescott, who has been diagnosed with...
December 9, 2010 - 7:31am
June 2, 2010
Trail hosts wine event this weekend
PRESCOTT--To celebrate the kick-off of their second season, The Great River Road Wine Trail is hosting a "Local Foods-Local Wine Weekend" this...
June 2, 2010 - 1:20pm