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Iron ore mining project may be revived; 3 area towns on list of those who missed highway reimbursements; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Crimmins’ calling sparks Hudson Karate For Christ dojo
Comcast announced channel changes
Orchard will devote time to banquets, gatherings
crime and courts
Bison mount now at Willow River Nature Center
Hudson pro will compete for PGA Championship
Hudson Log Rolling brings home impressive hardware
Father, son lead River Rats in finale
Funny name for a fun game
St. Croix Valley Foundation: building a legacy
Troy Burne ‘Tee It Up for the Troops” honors local injured vets
Hudson to be featured ‘Around the Corner with John McGivern’
Hudson surgeon’s memoir details life in the shadows of the Mob
Hudson Public Library moves to public-private support mode
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: ORDINANCE NO. 7-15
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH: 8/11/15 Community Meeting - Houlton's Future
Bridge for Community Life, Inc. Intent to Apply for Transportation Vehicles
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 8/20/15 Hearing - Houlton Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Warming House and Bath Remodel
Daniel P. Ortner, 44
Barbara M. Avise, 69
Jean Hansen, 91
Matthew E Larson, 18
Michael J. "Mick" Larson, 20
Get me the manager! Who knows what lurks in the human soul? Ask an orangutan
Our View: County is positioned for more business growth
Get Me the Manager: Madison lay-off begs the question: For whom does the bell toll next?
Our View: RiverFest offers many activities next week
Doug's Diggings: Television stars dropped into town in July 1990
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