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Hampton opens doors in Hudson
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
Project SPARK is looking for another great idea
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
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
arts and entertainment
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
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
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
May 29, 2009
St. Croix County adds employee to work with crime victims
After being assured no county funds will be used, St. Croix County Board members agreed last week to add a fourth worker to the county's victim/witness assistance program. The county program now has three full-time positions: The coordinator, a specialist and a legal advocate.
May 29, 2009 - 1:33am
May 14, 2009
Learning to read -- reading to learn
Success is worth repeating, according to Sue Hellmers, literacy coach in the Hudson School District for kindergarten through second grades. Last...
May 14, 2009 - 1:38am
March 27, 2009
Valley Reads will explore 'wildness' in the St. Croix Valley
It's going to get "wild" in the St. Croix Valley this spring. Valley Reads, the St.
March 27, 2009 - 1:14am
March 18, 2009
Governor plans to pull plug on Clean Sweep
St. Croix County Board members learned a bitter truth Monday: When the state economizes, local governments often pick up the bill. For 15 straight years, St. Croix farms, small businesses and residents have used Clean Sweep collections to dispose of unused hazardous chemicals. But...
March 18, 2009 - 12:26pm
February 16, 2009
Program will try to reduce infant mortality rate in state
A new $10 million campaign will try to reduce Wisconsin's infant mortality rate. The focus will be in Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha and Beloit, which have the highest death rates for African-American babies in their first years. In Racine, 23 of every 1,000 black babies die before...
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
More workers, swipe cards part of Doyle plan to fight abuse in child care program
Gov. Jim Doyle has announced part of his plan to reform Wisconsin Shares, the state-funded child care program for the working poor. On Wednesday, Doyle asked legislators to require that parents use electronic swipe cards whenever their kids go in and out of daycare centers. Also,...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Governor and others express need to reform child-care assistance program
Officials from the governor on down are expressing the need to reform Wisconsin's child-care assistance program. And they're also blaming each other for the fraud and abuse the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel uncovered over the past two days. Sen. Mary Lazich, R-New Berlin, said she...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
UW-Stout reaches $20 million deal
What does $20 million get you? About 14,000 laptop computers. That's the deal worked out between University of Wisconsin-Stout officials and Hewlett-Packard this week. The four-year contract calls for HP to supply student laptop computers under the university's e-Scholar program....
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Without job-training requirement more signing up for state food program
More Wisconsinites are getting federal help in paying for their groceries and the weak economy is not the only reason. About 201,000 households in the Badger State were enrolled in the Food-Share program as of October. That's a 16.5 percent increase from the same time last year. Job...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
State wildlife officials encourage hunters to donate venison
Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say the 2008 Venison Donation Program in Wisconsin is up and running with 120 cooperating meat processors in 53 counties signed up. Hunters participating in the 2008 regular gun deer hunting seasons that runs Nov. 22-30...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Doyle administration continues Job Service cutbacks
Wisconsin's Job Service program is being slimmed down and the process will continue until the end of the year. Job centers in all 72 counties are being consolidated in 22 cities and many centers are closing as their leases run out. About 150 workers are setting up shop in local...
August 15, 2008 - 9:00am
August 1, 2008
Spots open for next Leadership Hudson
The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau Leadership Hudson program now offers a leadership education component coordinated by Dr. W.F. Duke Fuehrer, MBA leadership program director at Bethel University. Duke and his staff will provide expanded leadership concepts each...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Program to cut pollution doing its job, but needs oversight says audit bureau
A state program that helps companies cut pollution is doing its job but it needs to be watched more closely. That's what the Legislative Audit Bureau said Thursday about the Environmental Cooperation Pilot Program. It began 11 years ago, to help companies test innovative ways to...
July 18, 2008 - 9:00am