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Phillips-Medisize announces Wisconsin expansion; headquarters in Hudson
UPDATE: Fatal SUV-semi crash came moments after RAV 4 struck a deer
City approves 2015 budget; mill rate is down slightly
River Crossing update: Dangerous ice conditions on the St. Croix River near Stillwater
State budget requests vs. reality; $2.2 billion gap; farm officials say Obama immigration orders fall short; 10 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Kaylyn Jenkins named All-Big Rivers first team for a second year
Notes From The Dockside: Deer season opener
Raider swimmer Devin Cicha and teammates shine at state meet
Ty Denzer will play baseball for the University of Kansas
16 Raiders named to All-Big Rivers Conference football teams
Christmas Tour of Homes is this weekend
Hudson Counseling Services marks 25 years of growth
Serendipitous Connections helps local business dreams fly
'Seussical’ performances shine; set, stagecraft steal show
Public's help sought for decorating downtown lampposts
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: Ventures Trust v. Luke A. Williamson; Case No. 13-CV-132
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 12/2/14, Case No. 14-CV-502; Jeff Hanson-Fike
ST. CROIX CO. HIGHWAY DEPT: Public Notice - Snow on Roadways
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/10/14 Hearing - Chevalier Variance Request
REQUEST FOR QUOTES: Hudson Beach Restrooms & Shelter Building
Gregory R. Colombo, 71
Pierre P. Haustein, 75
Anna Wagner, 92
Brady Severson, 33
David A. Parish, 60
Administrative News & Views: Board resumes secondary facility planning
Doug's Diggings: Random thoughts from election coverage night
Our View: Walker's many visits to western Wisconsin proved wise
Randy's Ramblings: A city at odds with its school
Day By Day: Decide the referendum on the facts, not the fiction
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November 5, 2009
Woman loses $16,000 in attempted Yahoo Auto purchase
You can lose thousands of dollars online if you don't know who you're dealing with. A Sheboygan Falls woman learned the hard way, when she got scammed out of $16,000 after she tried to buy a car on the Internet. The 33-year-old woman reported the incident to Sheboygan County sheriff's...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
July 29, 2009
Grandkids in trouble is scam
The Hudson Police Department is warning residents about a scam that is targeting seniors by preying on their love for their family. According to HPD Det. Sgt. Eric Atkinson, there have been several reports of area seniors receiving calls from people identifying themselves as law...
July 29, 2009 - 2:56pm
June 30, 2009
Couple admits to posing as Kenyan refugees, scamming nuns and gambling away almost $1 million
A Chicago couple has pleaded guilty to fraud charges after they posed as refugees from Kenya, scammed nuns in Pewaukee and elsewhere out of $1 million, and gambled most of it away. Edward Bosire, 39, and Angela Martin-Mulu, 35, entered their pleas in federal court in Milwaukee....
June 30, 2009 - 9:00am
April 1, 2009
Couple who conned Pewaukee nuns was in Hudson
A Chicago couple posing as refugees from Kenya didn't find Hudson to be as profitable as Pewaukee, a community outside of Milwaukee. Edward...
April 1, 2009 - 9:12am
March 2, 2009
State officials warn of texting scam
It might sound believable, considering the credit crunch. But authorities say it's a scam if you get a text message claiming your debit or credit card has been suspended. Brown County sheriff's deputies said at least two people were victimized last week. The text messages give...
March 2, 2009 - 9:14am
February 23, 2009
Student waits to see if he'll stand trial on Internet sex scam
A New Berlin high school student accused of blackmailing boys for sex in an Internet scam will find out Thursday if he'll be ordered to stand trial. Anthony Stancl, 18, is charged with a dozen felonies in Waukesha County. Authorities said he posed as a girl on the Facebook networking...
February 23, 2009 - 9:03am
November 25, 2008
North Hudsonite is scam victim -- out $4,900
A North Hudson resident was recently the victim of a contest mail scam and lost $4,900 as a result. According to NHPD Chief Mark Richert, a 78-year-old woman received what she thought was a legitimate letter from a popular sweepstakes telling her she had won $1 million. Enclosed...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Scammers selling bogus State Fair tickets
More than 4,000 people have been turned away from the Wisconsin State Fair because they bought used tickets from scammers in the parking lot instead of waiting in line. The tickets are real, but they're voided once they're scanned at the gate. And there's no way of knowing if they've...
August 4, 2008 - 9:00am
April 2, 2008
Our View: Don't become the next scam victim
Maybe it's a sign of tough economic times, but it seems like reports of various scams are on the increase. We trusting citizens should again be reminded that there are many people in this world who use deceptive methods to try and separate us from our money. Just last week Sheriff...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am
March 25, 2008
Sheriff issues lottery scam alert
Sheriff Dennis Hillstead urges citizens in St. Croix County to be aware of a scam involving bogus lottery winnings. "The scam artists use several variations to deceive victims but the basic premise involves sending a legitimate looking letter from a company or organization that...
March 25, 2008 - 12:00am
March 10, 2008
License plate renewal scam hitting state
Wisconsinites are being hit with yet another scam. This one involves the renewal of your license plates. Linda Lewis of the state's Division of Motor Vehicles said folks have been getting calls offering help with renewing their plates. The person is asked to punch in some numbers...
March 10, 2008 - 12:00am