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Citizens State Bank helps pioneer ‘equity crowdfunding’ for start-ups
Dick’s Bar & Grill has new owners
UPDATE: Lake Superior drowning victims were from Menomonie, Spring Green
Pierce, St. Croix boast state's lowest unemployment rates
Experimental vaccine shows promise against CWD; lake accidents claim 3 lives; 11 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Raider boys skate to 4 straight wins; shut out Menomonie and Rice Lake
Girls post pair of one-goal wins
Kenzie Prater going for hockey gold with U.S. national team
Raider girls' hoops team on top in Big Rivers
Hudson doctor receives national certification for brain injury medicine
Homeowners’ light displays add to Hudson’s holiday cheer
Hudson's Santa Claus enjoys his role
Participate in our holiday coloring contest
Yacht club donates $11,000 to local charities and emergency services
Hudson sisters completing Ordway run in 'A Christmas Story: the Musical'
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Howard G. Bune Estate; Case 14PR90
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Mary E. Senkus Estate; Case No. 14PR88
SUMMONS: Croixview Family Chiropractic v. Shane Jacks; Case No. 14-SC-922
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2014 Wildlife Crop Damage Assessment Deadline
CITY OF HUDSON: 1/8/15 Public Hearing- Hospital Permit & Sign Plan
Melvin L. "Mel" Mahnke, 92
Stephen Sabol, 73
Caleb F. Peterson, 25
Sally B. Schlosser, 92
Donald D. Johnson, 78
Day By Day: This Thanksgiving I’m grateful for those who have come and gone
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