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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Woman charged with threat to officer
Wisconsin roundup: State's cows remain among top producers; Wisconsin nurse says kids need 10 hours of slumber; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
The Bull never backs down: Former Raider fullback in fight of his life
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
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STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Jennell Bond, 30
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
March 27, 2009
Letter: We should join Minnesota
Dear Editor, We Hudson-area people have to listen to radio broadcasts and watch television programs exclusively from the Twin Cities. We're bombarded with commercials from businesses west of the St. Croix River. We follow the Franken/Coleman debates morning, noon and night. When...
March 27, 2009 - 1:28am
January 6, 2009
Wisconsin dairy farmers not yet getting brunt of market tumble
Dairy markets have been tumbling for the last couple weeks but it will be at least another month before Wisconsin farmers feel the brunt of it. According to the latest projections, Wisconsin producers will get an average of $17.10 for every 100 pounds of milk they made in Decemb...
January 6, 2009 - 9:00am
November 28, 2008
Neighboring states trying to pinch some Wisconsin's road salt
Here's something to think about when you're riding on a dry, salted road this winter - Illinois may have wanted to steal that salt. Illinois is among several states that are short on road salt for the winter and some officials there are looking to Wisconsin, where most counties are...
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am
November 17, 2008
Natural gas prices coming down
Gas prices are down. Now, it's possible that the cost of heating your home this winter may be less. What's a person who likes to gripe supposed to do? The federal energy information administration says the economic struggles are reducing the demand for natural gas. That is driving...
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Price of natural gas down, but still expect to pay more
The price of gasoline is not the only thing plunging these days. Natural gas is down, too. Wisconsin Public Service of Green Bay now expects its customers to pay just 5 percent more this winter, down from the 15 to 20 percent jump it predicted two weeks ago. Spokesman Kerry Spees...
October 21, 2008 - 9:00am
September 16, 2008
Gas prices should start easing back in a few weeks in state say experts
Experts say the latest rise in gas prices should start easing off in a couple weeks because the refinery damage from the Texas hurricanes was not as bad as expected. But it was bad enough to raise Wisconsin's gas prices by another nickel-a-gallon.
September 16, 2008 - 9:00am
September 15, 2008
Gas prices take jump across Wisconsin following Ike
Gas prices took a big jump in Wisconsin this morning (Monday), as oil companies say they won't be able to make adequate supplies for now. The Triple A said the average statewide price of unleaded regular rose 6.5 cents a gallon from Sunday. It's now at almost $3.92. MilwaukeeGasPrices.com...
September 15, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Officials say expect 15 percent hike in natural gas bills this winter
The price of natural gas is only half of what it was two months ago - but don't think you'll get lower heating bills this winter. The U.S. Energy Department says wholesale prices have been high all year. And the average Midwest resident should still plan to pay at least 15 percent...
September 10, 2008 - 9:00am
August 5, 2008
As food prices rise packages get smaller
It's not just your wallet getting lighter at the grocery store, your food is getting smaller, too. St. Norbert College professor Kevin Quinn says food companies apparently think they'll get less heat reducing their packages than raising prices. In case you haven't noticed, premium...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
School lunch prices to go up
School hot lunch prices will go up when classes resume this fall. The increases will mean a dime more for student lunches, 20 cents for adult lunches and 20 cents for high school and adult breakfast. A fresh fruit and vegetable snack will be available at the elementary level starting...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Wisconsin families feeling pain at grocery store thanks to oil
Wisconsin families are paying more at the grocery store thanks to higher energy prices, according to the recent Market Basket survey by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Each quarter the Farm Bureau tracks the retail price of 20 food items in 26 communities in the state. According...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 30, 2008
Gas prices soar to all-time high
Wisconsin gas prices hit another all-time high this morning. The Triple A said the average statewide price of unleaded regular hit $4.04-.06 cents a gallon. It's just a tad below $4 in Eau Claire, Green Bay, Janesville and Beloit. Milwaukee has the highest average in Wisconsin by...
June 30, 2008 - 9:00am
June 23, 2008
Gas prices force cutbacks on popular ferry
The high gas prices have forced a popular ferry service to cut back. The Madeline Island Ferry to and from Bayfield is no longer running every half-hour during the day. They've cut out their noon and 3 p.m. runs each way to save fuel. Spokeswoman Robin Trinko-Russell says the ferry...
June 23, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Letter: The high price of gas
Dear Editor, Why is the price of gas so high and why does it go up immediately after any small change in even the public perception of possible reduction of availability of the product? The answer is that the price is completely manipulated from the time it is drawn out of the ground...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
AAA and DOT give advice on how to save gas
Both AAA Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation are advising drivers that the best way to take a little edge off of high gas prices is to slow down. Officials with DOT note that according to the U.S. Department of Energy, every 5 mph above 60 mph drivers are paying...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am