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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
May 25, 2012
Hudson teens charged in alleged sex assault
Two Hudson teens have been charged with felonies for allegedly making video recordings of a sexual assault at a drinking party in the town of St. Joseph last September. The two also are accused of being party to the assault of a teenage girl who was too intoxicated to consent...
crime and courts/News
May 25, 2012 - 7:00am
May 17, 2012
Town of St. Joseph extends fire protection service
The town of St. Joseph Fire Department has now become part of a much farther-reaching network of emergency responders under MABAS, the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Agreement. The announcement came at the May 10 town board meeting. The MABAS network is meant to increase cooperation,...
May 17, 2012 - 8:10am
April 20, 2012
St. Joseph township EMS gets defibrillators
Thanks to a donation from a town resident all of the town of St. Joseph EMS teams are now equipped portable defibrillators. The announcement came at the board meeting Thursday, April 12. The machines, sometimes referred to simply as "paddles," can help shock-start a heart of patients...
April 20, 2012 - 4:51pm
April 6, 2012
Letter: Clarifies information
Dear Editor, I would like to respond to the letter written by Theresa Johnson in The March 22 paper in regard to my husband, Jim Traeger, who currently serves on the St. Joseph Town Board. Ms. Johnson who was the previous town chair, should tell the truth and state all the...
April 6, 2012 - 1:08am
March 30, 2012
ST. JOSEPH TOWN BOARD ELECTION LETTERS
Letter: Clarifies information Dear Editor, I would like to respond to the letter written by Theresa Johnson in last week's paper in regards to my husband, Jim Traeger, who currently serves on the St. Joseph Town Board. While on a very nice and relaxing family road trip...
March 30, 2012 - 1:49am
March 28, 2012
Town of St. Joseph features two supervisor races
There are two contested races for supervisor posts in the town of St. Joseph in Tuesday's spring election. The Supervisor 1 race features...
March 28, 2012 - 3:58pm
March 23, 2012
TOWN BOARD ELECTIONS LETTERS
Letter: Supports Don Jordan Dear Editor, I am writing in support of Don Jordan for Town of Hudson Supervisor. Don is eminently qualified for that position and has many years' experience and excellent service within town and county government. I first met Don in the early...
March 23, 2012 - 1:25am
Letter: Disagrees with funding
Dear Editor, Attention all residents of the Town of St. Joseph: At the March board meeting the Town Board approved paying a reimbursement to Supervisor Jim Traeger in the amount of $297 for Lifelock (an identity theft protection company) because he believes his security may become...
March 23, 2012 - 1:23am
February 17, 2012
Town of St. Joseph to look at permit fees
Town of St. Joseph Building Inspector Todd Dolan came before the town board Thursday (Feb. 9) to discuss possibly changing the cost of permits and fees for certain structures in the town, as sometimes the cost can seem disproportionally large for smaller structures. One thought...
February 17, 2012 - 12:16pm
January 20, 2012
Town of St. Joseph caucus results are in
The Town of St. Joseph held pre-election caucuses Thursday night, Jan. 12, to determine who will be listed on the ballot April 3. During the upcoming election, both first and third supervisor positions will be up for election, but in order to be listed on the ballot, candidates must...
January 20, 2012 - 8:44am
December 7, 2011
Colbeth remains as interim clerk
Although former Clerk-Treasurer Mary Stanley was formally removed from her position at the town of St. Joseph by a St. Croix County Judge in November, the Judge has not yet appointed a replacement for the position, or given the Town an instruction to appoint another clerk. Until further...
December 7, 2011 - 12:07pm
December 1, 2011
Hudson man dies as a result of Nov. 21 accident
A Hudson man, Julius Selle, 79, died Saturday, Nov. 26 at Regions Hospital after being injured in an accident Monday, Nov. 21 in the town of St. Joseph. Sheriff John Shilts said his office received word of the death on Nov. 30. The accident was at 1:16 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21 on County...
December 1, 2011 - 10:37am
November 17, 2011
Judge removes St. Joseph clerk-treasurer from office
St. Croix County Circuit Judge Scott Needham on Wednesday ordered Mary E. Stanley permanently removed as the town of St. Joseph's clerk-treasurer. Needham granted the town's motion for a summary judgment in the case after Stanley reportedly failed to file a written response to the...
crime and courts/News/government
November 17, 2011 - 12:48pm
November 10, 2011
St. Joe township explores disposal of mystery chemicals
The Town Board of St. Joseph discussed possible action on the disposal or sale of cleaning chemicals that were previously purchased by the town. Former Town Board Chair Theresa Johnson and Clerk Marie Schmit were not in attendance at the Thursday, Nov. 3, board meeting despite being...
November 10, 2011 - 7:16am
October 27, 2011
Bob and Steve's is open for business
An idea glimmering for five years in the minds of New Richmond resident, Steve Jerlow and Willow River Inn owner, Chris Kath became a reality...
October 27, 2011 - 1:32pm