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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Complaint: Meth, scale among items seized in raid
Update: Person hospitalized after gas leak at Hudson High School
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
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Where the buffalo roam
Tuesday, May 23 Raider roundup
UWRF Page golf outing June 19
Hudson girls regional track champs
Hudson sweeps BRC track titles
Community collaboration colors Hudson
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
EMS invites community in during EMS Week
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AD FOR BIDS: Colfax Health and Rehab Center - Memory Care Facility
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/20/17 JRB Meeting & Hearing re: TID No. 5
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/19/17 Hearing - Proposed Zoning Code Amendments
AMENDED SUMMONS: NYCB v. Thomas E. Tesmar III, et al.; Case No. 17-CV-158
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2017-18 Liquor License Renewals
Sandra Storrs Begin, 64
Ronald D. "Bud" Iverson
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Patricia Jo Larsen, 62
Willetta Breault, 83
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Hope that does not fade away
Letters to the Editor: Trump presidency is history repeating; Thanks for Hudson teachers
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
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December 10, 2009
RF Police looking for robbery suspect
River Falls Police released this sketch of the male suspect who robbed a female Schwan's driver Friday night, Nov. 20 in River Falls. The robbery...
December 10, 2009 - 9:42am
November 11, 2009
Army ID prompts muggers to thank victim, return items
Even criminals know enough to thank veterans for whatever freedom they have. In Milwaukee, a 21-year-old Army reservist was mugged early Tuesday -- but when one of the four robbers saw the Army ID in his wallet, they returned everything but his keys and let him go. The reservist...
November 11, 2009 - 9:00am
November 3, 2009
Suspect arrested in local bank robbery
A 47-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a series of bank robberies including one in Hudson at the Associated Bank on Crest View Drive last month. According to Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen, the FBI has arrested Steven Lee Olson, address unknown, over the weekend...
November 3, 2009 - 1:53pm
October 9, 2009
Update -- Associated Bank robber escapes with undisclosed amount of cash
Hudson Police are still looking for a bank robber who robbed the Associated Bank, 2200 Crestview Dr, at approximately 1 p.m. Friday. Police are looking for a lone white male who entered the bank, approached a teller and demanded money. He was armed with a handgun which appeared to...
October 9, 2009 - 4:02pm
September 28, 2009
Armed robber hits Hudson Taco John's
A man armed with a knife surprised employees at Taco John's Restaurant early on Saturday by ordering more than breakfast. According to police, the man, described as white, between 30 and 40-years-old, around 6 feet tall and heavy set, came into the restaurant at the corner of 11th...
September 28, 2009 - 11:14am
July 24, 2009
Zachary Wiegand makes initial appearance
A man charged with a 2003 armored car robbery in Hudson made an initial appearance in St. Croix County Circuit Court Tuesday on five felony charges related to the case. Zachary Ryan Wiegand, 32, was transferred from a prison in St. Cloud, Minn., where he is serving a 12-year felony...
July 24, 2009 - 9:08am
June 11, 2009
Chippewa Falls man faces charges for alleged robbery attempt; passerby rescues victim
A Chippewa Falls man is facing charges after he allegedly tried to rob an assistant tavern manager who had just made a transaction at a bank in Lake Hallie. Police said the robber was caught dead in his tracks when a passerby grabbed the keys from the man's getaway car, and helped...
June 11, 2009 - 9:00am
May 14, 2009
Wiegand's wife charged with aiding in 2003 armored-car robbery
The wife of a 32-year-old man sentenced to 13 years in prison for a 2003 crime spree that ended in Hudson has been charged as an accomplice in...
May 14, 2009 - 11:27am
May 13, 2009
Hudson woman accused of depositing stolen money
A Hudson woman is accused of depositing some of the money her husband allegedly stole in an armored car robbery, as part of a crime spree in 2003. Debra Wiegand, 29, was charged this week in St. Croix County with being a party to two counts of armed robbery, arson and vehicle theft....
May 13, 2009 - 9:00am
March 11, 2009
Charges filed in armored car robbery
Felony charges have been filed against a man in connection with the robbery of an armored car in Hudson nearly six years ago. Zachary R. Wiegand, 32, Dresser, was charged with two counts of felony robbery and one felony count each of receiving stolen property, arson, and car theft...
March 11, 2009 - 8:27am
November 21, 2008
Plea deal scrapped for Minnesota teen accused of Burnett County bank robbery
A plea deal was scrapped Thursday for a former Minnesota high school basketball player accused of helping rob a bank in northwest Wisconsin. His attorney said Anthony DiLoreto, 18, was expected to enter a deferred guilty plea to a bank robbery charge. He would have pleaded guilty...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Kwik Trip robbery suspect caught
A 21-year-old Chicago man was arrested on Oct. 7 on eastbound I-94 near Baldwin, just minutes after he allegedly robbed two college students at gunpoint in the parking lot at the Kwik Trip on Crest View Drive. According to the Hudson Police Department, Michael Antoine Payne is being...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Arrest update: Suspect is '95 Hudson High School graduate
A Dresser man and 1995 Hudson High School graduate, Zachary Ryan Wiegand, 31, was arrested for a shooting and carjacking in Lake Elmo, Minn.,...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Man arrested for 2003 Hudson robbery, Lake Elmo shooting
An Osceola man, Zachary Ryan Wiegand, 31, has been arrested for a shooting and carjacking (auto theft) in Lake Elmo and an armored truck robbery in Hudson in May 2003. The announcement was made at a press conference Wednesday afternoon at the Washington County Sheriff Department...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
Hudson -- College students robbed at gunpoint
Two UW-Stout college students were robbed at gunpoint 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night at the Kwik Trip, 2401 Crest View Dr. in Hudson. The alleged robber was later stopped by the Wisconsin State Patrol and the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department on I-94 near the Baldwin exit. Hudson...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am