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River Crest students support friends near and far
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Troy prepares for development, wonders about chickens
City encourages collaboration on bullying concerns
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
crime and courts
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Girls' hockey climbs to top
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Nancy Toll: helping others navigate the bumps in the road
Hot Air Affair is tradition for Hudson, pilots
Moon Glow lights up the night
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ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
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Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
Real Estate Showcase
December 2, 2016
Light Up Night brings Santa to Hudson
Hundreds of children, with their parents and grandparents, lined Second Street in downtown Hudson Friday night to welcome Santa to town to officially...
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
December 1, 2016
Thanks for saving pedestrian? A hit and run
Ryley Gorman wasn’t setting out to draw any attention this month when he dashed into Second Street traffic. “I was just trying to do the right thing,” the 2006 Hudson High School graduate said. Gorman said that meant pushing a drunken pedestrian out of the way as a truck was...
December 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 30, 2016
Trump should not pursue Clinton
History has been kind to President Gerald Ford’s pardon of President Richard Nixon, which happened only a month after Nixon resigned from the...
November 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
Man had fallen, was injured, then died
The River Falls man who was found dead in the 1600 block of Valley Quail Drive late Monday appears to have bled to death from a wound after falling at home. Police say that a preliminary Ramsey County, Minn., medical examiner's autopsy report indicates the death of Jeffrey Carlson,...
News/crime and courts
November 30, 2016 - 12:50pm
November 28, 2016
Hudson Backpack Program expands to middle school
Thanks to some new funding, the Hudson Area Backpack Program will now be serving more students than ever. Additional donations from the Hudson...
November 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
Operation HELP’s Christmas Campaign for Kids is underway
The annual Operation HELP Christmas Campaign for Kids is in need of more sponsors to provide gifts for children, from infants and toddlers through high school whose families’ are in need of some assistance this holiday season. The only requirement is that the family lives in the...
November 28, 2016 - 7:00am
November 27, 2016
Photos: HOME meal has record crowd at annual Thanksgiving dinner
The Hudson Outreach Meal for Everyone, or HOME, has been going strong for more than 10 years. Meals are served the first and third Thursdays...
November 27, 2016 - 8:00am
November 26, 2016
River Channel zooms in on Hudson
From the basement of the old courthouse, River Channel broadcasts all things Hudson. From government meetings to high school sports, the channel...
November 26, 2016 - 8:00am
November 25, 2016
Holiday season kicks off with Tour of Homes
The holiday season in Hudson officially began this weekend with the annual Christmas Tour of Homes. Four featured houses and the Octagon House...
November 25, 2016 - 3:00pm
Light-Up Night starts Hudson holiday season
Light-Up Night is one of Hudson’s favorite holiday events. Santa and some of his elves are scheduled to arrive in downtown Hudson around 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25 to officially light up the city and kick-off the season. The event is brought to you by Britten Orthodontics with cooperation...
November 25, 2016 - 7:00am
November 24, 2016
Try these 4 innovative Thanksgiving leftover recipes
FARGO — For many, the joy of Thanksgiving is linked to food. Cooks spends hours – even weeks – before the holiday preparing a meal that...
November 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 23, 2016
Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million workers from taking effect, imperiling one of the outgoing president's signature achievements for boosting wages. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant in Sherman, Texas,...
November 23, 2016 - 9:08am
November 21, 2016
Wetterling killer sentenced to 20 years in prison
MINNEAPOLIS—Danny Heinrich, the man who confessed to killing Jacob Wetterling almost three decades ago, was sentenced to 20 years in prison...
November 21, 2016 - 11:33am
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than any year since before...
November 21, 2016 - 11:12am
November 18, 2016
Guitarist Billy McLaughlin performs at Bethel Highlands Nov. 27
World renowned guitarist Billy Mc-Laughlin ismaking an encore appearance at Bethel Lutheran Church (Highlands campus) along with the vocal/instrumental...
Life/arts and entertainment
November 18, 2016 - 4:45pm