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Wisconsin roundup: Survey ranks state 16th-best overall; GOP senator questions immunity provision in Harsdorf heroin legislation; 9 more state news stories
Mystery of Minnesota North Shore waterfalls may be solved
5th Women in STEM event draws 250
Friend: Lawyer who killed a New Richmond grad jogging in St. Paul found to have brain tumors
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders roll to sectional hockey title
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
A life lived inventing: Local scientist inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame
Twenty-year military journey ends in Hudson
UW Success by 6: parents and caregivers make all the difference
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - New Pavilion/ Restroom
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Skid Unit
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/9/17 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: Beer License Application - Cracked Barrel Winery
TOWN OF ROCK ELM: Ad For Bids - 170th Street TRID Project
Michael G. Peterson, 71
Douglas Ray, 42
Charlene Adele Wold, 49
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Bill would reduce public transparency
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 23, 2017
Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Real Estate Showcase
January 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmaker raises concern over Walker welfare plan; winter weather to return; 8 more state news stories
A Wisconsin Senate Democrat says children could be hurt by Gov. Scott Walker's plan to expand the work requirement to get food stamps. The Republican Walker held briefings in four cities Monday to explain his plan, which would extend the current 80 hour-per-month work or job training...
January 24, 2017 - 11:18am
August 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Primary turnout slated for 16 percent; voter ID law picked apart by judge; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- About one of every six Wisconsin adults will vote in the Aug. 9 primaries for congressional, state, and county partisan offices. The state Elections Commission predicts a 16-percent statewide turnout, down from almost 19-and-one-half percent four years ago when there was...
August 1, 2016 - 8:36am
May 13, 2016
Gas line project narrows Hwy. 35 through part of Hudson, North Hudson
Motorists can expect narrower lanes on Second Street and Sixth Street N. through part of Hudson and North Hudson for the next couple of weeks....
May 13, 2016 - 1:30pm
May 7, 2016
Nelson is candidate for assembly seat
Scott J. Nelson, 50, announced he is a Democrat candidate for State Assembly District 30. Nelson is a 26-plus year resident of Hudson and a lifelong...
May 7, 2016 - 3:24pm
April 15, 2016
Mike Miller is on the med
After spending much of October, November and December of 2015 in the hospital, Mike Miller is back on the job at Willow River Cemetery and feeling...
April 15, 2016 - 11:32am
April 2, 2016
St. Joseph candidates forum covers wide range of topics
Questions on road maintenance, town hall budgeting, library funding and the township's rural character highlighted a Town of St. Joseph's spring election candidates forum last week. About 40 people attended the March 28 forum, which featured Town Board candidates Patrick O'Meara,...
April 2, 2016 - 3:18am
March 25, 2016
Walker: New name might get GOP nomination; Wisconsin pays highest electricity rates; Cruz snipes back at Trump in Badger State; seven more state news stories
DANE – Gov. Scott Walker is back in the presidential primary spotlight, but not for endorsing a Republican candidate. He's taking the opposite approach, telling national media Thursday that in a contested GOP national convention, someone other than the remaining three candidates...
March 25, 2016 - 8:16am
March 21, 2016
Absentee voting underway; Walker still riding GOP fence; leftover turkey-hunting permits; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Voters wanting to cast their ballots early in the April 5 primary can vote absentee starting Monday. You can make your choice for president, the Wisconsin Supreme Court and all local positions. Most election offices in Wisconsin are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A reminder:...
March 21, 2016 - 8:36am
March 18, 2016
St. Croix County burning ban launched
HUDSON -- St. Croix County officials know dry conditions will likely return here, in spite of a soaking rain that dowsed much of the area starting Tuesday, March 15. When they do, the county will have a new resource -- the Red Flag alert system -- to handle widespread burning bans....
March 18, 2016 - 12:42pm
March 15, 2016
Learn about waterway at 2016 St. Croix Summit
The biggest and best conference yet about the St. Croix River will take place at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on March 22-23. The...
March 15, 2016 - 8:46am
March 14, 2016
Learn about Emerald Ash Borer at homeowner seminar
Emerald Ash Borer is a destructive, invasive insect that kills ash trees by feeding in the vascular system of trees. This pest has killed millions...
March 14, 2016 - 10:23am
March 11, 2016
UW Regents weaken faculty tenure protections; Bradley's affair not ethics violation, attorney says; Kloppenburg cops to Lincoln flub; seven more state news stories
MADISON – University of Wisconsin faculty members will get fewer job protections under a new tenure package the Board of Regents approved Thursday. The UW measures will let chancellors terminate instructors for poor job performance, and lay them off if their programs are cut for...
March 11, 2016 - 7:51am
March 9, 2016
OEM’s Baldwin plant to close; company says 34 workers will lose jobs
BALDWIN -- Thirty-four employees of OEM Fabricators Inc., will be losing their jobs beginning April 30, the company said in a notification last week to state officials announcing the plant’s closing here. In a brief March 1 letter to the Dislocated Worker Unit of the Wisconsin Department...
March 9, 2016 - 1:31pm
March 8, 2016
Gardener nonprofit accepting grant applications
The St. Croix Valley Master Gardener Association (SCVMGA), a nonprofit providing environmental stewardship and horticultural information, is currently accepting applications for grants for the 2016 SCVMGA Community Grant Fund. The SCVMGA will consider grant applications for the following:...
March 8, 2016 - 12:02pm
March 7, 2016
St. Croix Crossing: Now reserving paddleboat tours
The St. Croix Crossing project has announced the full schedule of public paddleboat tour dates for 2016. The paddleboat tours through Stillwater-based...
March 7, 2016 - 8:04am