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Internet safety: a conversation parents and kids must have
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
Hudson Dog Owners Association looks to fetch dog park - SPARK grant finalist
Mick brings space to Hudson students - SPARK grant finalist
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Anxiety increasingly growing among students
Hudson Food Shelf has helped sustain families for more than 30 years
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/17/16 Budget Hearing Notice
SUMMONS: Preferred Prop. v. Mathias Katch, et al.; Case 16-SC-921
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Fire Dept. SCBA Equipment
FORECLOSURE: Associated Bank v. Matthew Wallin; Case No. 15-CV-529
TOWN OF HUDSON: 11/15/16 Budget Hearing and Special Meetings
Anita J. Limbach, 84
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Patricia Ann Kennedy, 72
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
Saint Croix County
May 19, 2015
No interest home repair loans available
Have you been putting off needed repairs to your home? There are funds available to help homeowners who would like to make repairs...
May 19, 2015 - 9:19am
May 15, 2015
Alternatives emerge for Little Falls Lake dam
Eight options will be mapped out for the future of the Little Falls Lake dam, but Department of Natural Resources officials said last week it...
May 15, 2015 - 11:24am
May 9, 2015
St. Croix plans to add geothermal to new Health Center complex
Revisions in plans call for geothermal heating and cooling for the new St. Croix County Health Center and for the project to be funded by two $10 million bonds, one issued this year and one in 2016. Work is scheduled to begin this fall on construction of the nursing home in New...
May 9, 2015 - 11:42am
May 7, 2015
County business, industrial parks have gigabit capacity
New interactive map identifies state’s gigabit parks Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association (WSTA), unveiled a new interactive map that identifies more than 100 business and industrial parks in Wisconsin...
May 7, 2015 - 3:36pm
April 29, 2015
Invocation OK, St. Croix panel concedes
A proposal to drop the invocation that starts St. Croix County Board meetings and replace it with “a moment of silence and reflection,” drew the ire of nine citizens at a committee meeting last week. Later at that same meeting, Supervisor Roy Sjoberg, Hudson, who had suggested...
April 29, 2015 - 1:08pm
April 10, 2015
Walker appoints Waterman as St. Croix County judge
Gov. Scott Walker appointed Attorney R. Michael Waterman Friday to serve as Judge of Branch IV of the St. Croix County Circuit Court. Waterman replaces Judge Howard Cameron, who resigned on March 4. “I am confident that Mike will step into the role of circuit court seamlessly,”...
April 10, 2015 - 11:10am
March 29, 2015
St. Croix Co. abruptly pulls back plan for worker health assessments
The St. Croix County Board’s initiative to foster better communications with employees evidently faltered this month when workers were sent an email asking for participation in a health risk assessment (HRA) survey. The project was hastily halted after workers raised questions,...
March 29, 2015 - 1:20am
March 23, 2015
County’s January unemployment rate at 4.6 percent
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary January 2015 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties...
March 23, 2015 - 10:58am
March 22, 2015
New St. Croix County substance specialist aims to inform
Julie Theisen might be the leader of a St. Croix County agency, but she knows she can’t do it alone. “For substance prevention, it takes...
March 22, 2015 - 10:33am
March 15, 2015
Colleagues, friends wish Judge Cameron a happy retirement
St. Croix County Circuit Judge Howard W. Cameron received a fond farewell from colleagues and friends in a retirement party at the Hudson House...
March 15, 2015 - 1:53am
March 9, 2015
Study: St. Croix County closing costs among state’s lowest
Fifth-lowest in Wisconsin, says consumer-assistance website; Pierce County finishes seventh By Chuck Nowlen firstname.lastname@example.org With the prime home-buying season approaching, a new study lists St. Croix and Pierce counties among those with the lowest closing costs in Wisconsin...
March 9, 2015 - 1:37pm
Officials tout 4H at local meeting
Chris Libbey, president of friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds, told members of the Hudson Thursday Noon Rotary Club recently that two...
March 9, 2015 - 8:30am
March 8, 2015
Supervisor objects as County Board okays $1 million for planning costs
HUDSON – During their meeting Tuesday (March 3) morning, St. Croix County supervisors voted 14-3 to transfer $1 million from the general fund to the Health Center’s capital improvement fund for 2015 planning and architectural costs. The intent is to reimburse the General Fund...
March 8, 2015 - 3:30am
January 29, 2015
Judges made the right appointment
The judicial appointment of Kristi Severson to the position of County Clerk of Court happened without much fanfare, more than two months after last November’s election. In the end we agree with the judges’ appointment, but the case deserves a little scrutiny -- and maybe...
January 29, 2015 - 8:52am
January 28, 2015
Updated information: 19 arrested at cockfight near Glenwood City
Following up on a tip, the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office raided a cockfight in rural St. Croix County, about seven miles north of Glenwood City on Saturday. The address of the property where the fight took place is 1731 315th St. in rural Glenwood City. Deputies found about...
January 28, 2015 - 2:42pm