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Wisconsin roundup: Assembly passes juvenile justice bill, more key votes on tap; more state news stories
'Screenagers' documentary provides resources for parents
Mayor candidates talk EMS, inclusion in debate
Ellsworth middle schooler taken into custody
Wisconsin roundup: Charge follows alleged threat to 'execute' Walker; more state news stories
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Herink named to NABC All-District team
Nelson All-American at UW-L
Raiders rule All-BRC teams
Outdoor Happenings: Fishers
Herink repeat All-WIAC pick
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 8-18 Amend code re: Goats
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 3-18 Amend code - Buidling Permits
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 6-18 (Appt. Alternate EMS Members)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 5-18 (Rezone 721 & 811 First St. Properties)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 4-18 (Amend Comp.Plan - 721 & 811 First St.)
Harel Chiropractic Welcomes New Acupuncturist
CPA Firm Bauman Associates Promotes Bernie Hull as COO and Director of HR
Hudson Chamber hosts Spring Showcase
Feds say no to permit for Michigan mine
Hudson Hospital adds drop boxes for unused meds
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Henry J. "Bud" Lentz
Gordon W. Gilbert
DeEtte "Dee" M. Johnson
Paul Allen Sommers
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We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Library column: Teen Advisory Board at the library
Viewpoint: Giving a voice to people who live with disabilities
Viewpoint: We don't need a First Amendment change
Letters to the editor: The Constitution is still alive and well; A new hearing for riverfront?
Viewpoint: An open, honest debate on guns is needed
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November 4, 2009
Disc golf course soon disappearing from Willow River State Park
The disc golf course at Willow River State Park will be removed this fall, park officials said Wednesday. The course, which has grown from nine holes to 13, was originally put in place as a pilot program. "Experience has taught us that although disc golf is a popular sport enjoyed...
November 4, 2009 - 2:55pm
August 19, 2009
Barefoot runner wins Pepper Fest 10K
Jake Pittman not only clocked the best time in 2009 Pepper Fest 10-kilometer foot race Saturday morning, he did it in his bare feet. "This is...
August 19, 2009 - 10:55am
August 17, 2009
Missing Kinni tubers found by MSP helicopter early Monday
A pair of St. Paul men who apparently got waylaid on the tubing trip down the Kinnickinnic River late Sunday, were found by a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter early Monday and led to safety by park rangers. James Miller, 21, and Alex Sperry, 22, were checked out by medics from the...
August 17, 2009 - 8:54am
July 24, 2009
Three Hudson residents vie for horseshoe championship
Three Hudson residents will be among 80 Wisconsin participants to compete in the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association World Championships July 27-Aug. 8 in Springfield, Ill. Rod Ganther, Brady Reetz and Steve Wallin will be among 1,330 entrants from 45 states and four Canadian...
July 24, 2009 - 1:48am
July 20, 2009
ATV deaths double from last year; registered vehicles down
Nine people have died this year in all-terrain vehicle accidents in Wisconsin. That's almost twice the deaths from last year at this time, even though the number of registered ATVs on the trails is 13 percent less than the previous year. All but two of the nine people killed were...
July 20, 2009 - 9:00am
June 30, 2009
Health warning to avoid blue-green algae during holiday weekend
Wisconsin health officials urge Fourth of July swimmers and boaters to avoid blue-green algae. If you're going on a lake this Fourth of July, Wisconsin health officials say to watch out for blue-green algae. State health officer Seth Foldy says there's a risk in touching or swallowing...
June 30, 2009 - 9:44am
June 11, 2009
Injured and disabled veterans start four-day bicycle trip today in southeast Wisconsin
Injured and disabled veterans are kicking off a four-day bicycle trip today at Waterloo in Jefferson County. The Wounded Warriors' Cycle Ride will make stops in Milwaukee and Kenosha before wrapping up in Chicago on Sunday. The event has taken place since 2004. Organizers say...
June 11, 2009 - 9:00am
March 25, 2009
Speed, alcohol involved in three-fourths of snowmobile crashes
Wisconsin snowmobile deaths are down from a year ago, despite the heavy snows in the early part of the winter. Twenty-three people were killed this season, down from 25. The Department of Natural Resources said speed was a factor in three-fourths of all crashes. And Gary Eddy,...
March 25, 2009 - 9:26am
March 13, 2009
Woodland Trails: What's the first day of spring?
Depending on which side of the fence you stand on, you can either go with the calendar or the meteorologists when it comes to deciding which day is the first day of spring. The calendar claims that March 20 is the first day of spring. That is the day that falls on the spring equinox....
March 13, 2009 - 1:26am
January 15, 2009
Snowmobilers kill 57 ducks in Fond du Lac County; days after deer killing
Just days after snowmobilers killed five deer in Waupaca County, riders in Fond du Lac apparently rounded up 57 mallard ducks and ran them over with their machines. Necropsies will be performed today on 20 hens and 37 drakes. Department of Natural Resources warden supervisor George...
January 15, 2009 - 9:00am
December 12, 2008
Woodland Trails: Christmas ideas for the outdoors person
Got your Christmas shopping done? I've got most of mine done but I have a few more smaller items I need to pick up for my kids. Being lovers of the outdoors, both my children, Josh and Erin, are pretty easy to shop for. I just look around my favorite stores for things I would like...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Wisconsin State Parks, Trails and Forests seek to fill park manager jobs
Now may be the time for people interested in working as a park manager at a Wisconsin state park, trail or forest to get that dream job. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say individuals interested in a position can take a park manager and natural resources...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
ATVs on area town roads: Fun or asking for trouble?
More and more "ATV Route" signs are popping up around St. Croix and Pierce counties as town boards adopt ordinances to allow the off-road vehicles...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Autumn bicycle trek marks a decade
The 10th annual Autumn Trek through the St. Croix River Valley will get under way Sept. 21. Registration for the bicycle event begins at 7:30 a.m.
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Badger state gets high mark for biking
Wisconsin is a great place to ride a bike. The League of American Bicyclists rates the Badger State as the second most bike-friendly state in the country. Washington is No.
September 9, 2008 - 9:00am