Skip to main content
Hudson Star Observer
Phillips-Medisize announces Wisconsin expansion; headquarters in Hudson
UPDATE: Fatal SUV-semi crash came moments after RAV 4 struck a deer
City approves 2015 budget; mill rate is down slightly
River Crossing update: Dangerous ice conditions on the St. Croix River near Stillwater
State budget requests vs. reality; $2.2 billion gap; farm officials say Obama immigration orders fall short; 10 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Kaylyn Jenkins named All-Big Rivers first team for a second year
Notes From The Dockside: Deer season opener
Raider swimmer Devin Cicha and teammates shine at state meet
Ty Denzer will play baseball for the University of Kansas
16 Raiders named to All-Big Rivers Conference football teams
Christmas Tour of Homes is this weekend
Hudson Counseling Services marks 25 years of growth
Serendipitous Connections helps local business dreams fly
'Seussical’ performances shine; set, stagecraft steal show
Public's help sought for decorating downtown lampposts
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: 2015 Spring Election Notice
TOWN OF TROY: 2015 Spring Election Notice
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/10/14 Hearing - Chevalier Variance Request
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH: 2015 Spring Election Notice
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/9/14 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Lynda R. Sprecher, 43
Gregory R. Colombo, 71
Pierre P. Haustein, 75
Brady Severson, 33
David A. Parish, 60
Administrative News & Views: Board resumes secondary facility planning
Doug's Diggings: Random thoughts from election coverage night
Our View: Walker's many visits to western Wisconsin proved wise
Randy's Ramblings: A city at odds with its school
Day By Day: Decide the referendum on the facts, not the fiction
Get Out! Deals
June 1, 2009
Health insurers may have harder time raising rates
It could soon get harder for Wisconsin health insurers to jack up the rates of individual policyholders for getting sick. State Insurance Commissioner Sean Dilweg has been working on measures which are now pending in the new state budget as well as in individual bills. According...
June 1, 2009 - 9:00am
April 30, 2009
City Council opposes governor's prevailing wage proposal
The Hudson City Council has gone on record in opposition to Gov.
April 30, 2009 - 11:10am
March 20, 2009
County nursing home board agrees to hike rates -- a little
Raising private-pay rates at St. Croix's county-owned nursing home too much could prompt patients to choose other homes or could eat up patients' finances quicker, forcing them to turn to Medicaid. Taking into account those considerations, the Health and Human Services Board has...
March 20, 2009 - 1:52am
March 12, 2009
CITY OF HUDSON: ORDINANCE NO. 3-09 (SEWER RATES)
WHEREAS, Hudson sewer rates have not been amended since 2003; WHEREAS, it is in the interest of the public health, safety, and welfare to establish rates for the Sewer Utility that provide sufficient revenue to cover present and estimated future cost of operations; NOW THEREFORE,...
March 12, 2009 - 1:25am
February 26, 2009
Sewer rate increase planned
Typical residential bill expected to increase $5 a quarter The City Council on Feb. 18 tentatively adopted a rate increase for customers of the Hudson sewer utility. The utility serves residences, businesses and institutional customers in the city and the village of North Hudson. The...
February 26, 2009 - 9:14am
January 23, 2009
State courts look for ways to deal with rising tide of foreclosures
Foreclosure rates in Wisconsin jumped 21 percent from 2007 to 2008, according to figures released by the Director of State Courts Office, and courts across the state are now looking at ways to deal with that increase. "Foreclosure filings statewide, excluding Portage County, increased...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Area unemployment rises, but it may steady according to survey
The counties in far-western Wisconsin are seeing better unemployment rates than across the nation and the state. Along with those better numbers a recent employment outlook survey by Manpower Inc., finds that only 10 percent of employers in the region plan to cut staff in the first...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Assembly leaders hope to hold down property tax hikes
The Wisconsin Assembly's new Democratic leaders promise to hold local property taxes down, in a spite of a $5.4 billion state deficit. A few years ago, lawmakers partially cut their deficits by pushing state programs onto local budgets. And the state's current taxing limits on local...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
Commission to consider allowing utilities to charge more to cover pension losses
Should you have to pay higher electric rates because your utility's pension fund is dwindling? The state Public Service Commission says it will consider that question next year, but not now. On Wednesday, the panel rejected Madison Gas and Electric's request to jack up rates to...
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am