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Former caregiver of Hudson man sentenced to five years in prison
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries; New Richmond man named 'person of interest'
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
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
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December 1, 2009
Suspect in Minnesota church sex assault had St. Croix County conviction
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Bail was set Monday at $500,000 for the man accused of beating, raping and robbing a 73-year-old woman last week at a northern...
December 1, 2009 - 5:47am
October 14, 2009
Appleton man to be sentenced for seeking sex with young girls on MySpace
A man from Appleton is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 10 for seeking sex from young girls on the Internet. Winnebago County prosecutors say they'll recommend 4-6 years in prison for Ryan Clewell, 26. But the judge does not have to go along with that, and Clewell faces up to 175...
October 14, 2009 - 10:15am
April 22, 2009
Council advances sex offender draft ordinance
A proposed ordinance that bans people convicted of sex crimes again children from certain places in Hudson is expected to be ready for consideration by the City Council at its next meeting. The council, after a lengthy discussion Monday night, instructed City Attorney Catherine Munkittrick...
April 22, 2009 - 8:43am
April 9, 2009
Mayor proposes child safety zones
Hudson Mayor Dean Knudson has entered the debate over restricting where sexual offenders can live in the city. At the April 1 City Council meeting, Knudson offered a proposed ordinance that would prohibit people convicted of sexual crimes against children from loitering within 100...
April 9, 2009 - 1:54am
March 25, 2009
Sex offenders are on the city's agenda again
City Council President Randy Morrissette II and Alderman Lee Wyland have different proposals on restricting where convicted sex offenders can live in Hudson. The two are members of an ad hoc task force of the Public Safety Committee that has been working on a sex offender residency...
March 25, 2009 - 9:30am
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
February 6, 2009
New Berlin high schools tighten security after nationally-publicized sex case
New Berlin's two high schools have tightened security in the wake of a nationally-publicized case in which a student allegedly blackmailed others for sex. Anthony Stancl, 18, was charged this week with posing as a girl on the Facebook networking site, getting 31 boys to send him...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Racine mayor arrested on child sex crimes charges
Racine Mayor Gary Becker is free on bond while he awaits a court appearance set for this afternoon (Thursday) on possible sex charges. Becker was arrested Tuesday at the Brookfield Square mall, just west of Milwaukee. His sister-in-law posted a $165,000 cash bond late Wednesday afternoon....
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Men charged with digging up grave say they were arrested illegally
Three Grant County men charged with trying to dig up a woman's grave to have sex with the corpse now claim they were arrested illegally. At a court hearing Tuesday, the attorney for Alexander Grunke, 23, said Cassville's police chief did not have probable cause to arrest his client...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Sex offender wanted by St. Croix County nabbed in Idaho
One of Wisconsin's most wanted sex offenders has been arrested in Idaho. Garden City Police said they apprehended Dale Dolan, 65, over the weekend, after being told he might have been living in a mobile home park there. Wisconsin officials said Dolan was convicted of second-degree...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
State sets up temporary link to help parents locate sex offenders on Halloween
The state will set up a temporary Internet link to help parents find the homes of sex offenders in their neighborhoods so kids can stay away from them on Halloween. Registered sex offenders are not supposed to have contact with young trick-or-treaters on Halloween anyway. Parents...
October 22, 2008 - 9:00am
July 7, 2008
50 sex offenders who refuse to register to go on most-wanted Web site
If you're a sex offender who has not registered with the state, you may soon find your picture on a most-wanted Internet list. The Corrections Department plans to add up to 50 photos this summer to a Web site that has listed the most serious sex offenders for almost two years. The...
July 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 3, 2008
Woman to go on trail for sex assault of boy
An Oshkosh woman has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy. Teresa Cantrall, 41, waived her preliminary hearing today in Winnebago County. he's scheduled to enter pleas June 13 to three felony counts of child sexual assault. The...
June 3, 2008 - 9:00am
May 29, 2008
Prosecutors say man videotaped sex acts with 4- or 5-year old girl
Prosecutors say a De Pere man videotaped himself while having sex with a 4- or 5-year-old girl. Shawn Carnahan, 32, is being held on a $75,000 cash bond. He's due back in court Friday on three felony counts - first-degree child sexual assault, child exploitation and causing a child...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Oshkosh woman charged relationship with 14-year-old
An Oshkosh woman claimed she was teaching her 13-year-old son to drive when they were pulled over for speeding May 11. As it turns out, the boy was not the woman's son. Now, she's accused of having a sexual relationship with him. Teresa Cantrall, 41, was charged Tuesday in Winnebago...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am