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Complaint dismissed against chief, officer
Wisconsin roundup: Senate leader says speaker should apologize; more state news stories
Students explore options at CVTC career fair
Clothing found on Prescott bridge triggers water, air search
'Moved by the music': Project features St. Croix Valley composer, students, teachers
crime and courts
Donate a Deer campaign helps meet vital need for local food pantries
Raiders fall short in playoff opener
Spikers busy in final week
Raider runners sweep BRC titles
Swim and dive eyes BRC title
River City Chorale presents 'Glorious Day' Oct. 28
Real-life ghost stories for Halloween in St. Croix Falls
Operation HELP's Christmas Campaign for Kids is about to start
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
Art Crawl set for Saturday, Oct. 21
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: David Lockwood v. Ann Vitko; Case No. 16-CV-209
CITY OF HUDSON: 8/7/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF HUDSON: 7/17/17 Council Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Margaret J. Richie Estate, Case No. 17PR91
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Malcolm H. Faust Estate; Case No 17PR93
Carolyn "Kelly" Hanley
Pastor Alan B. Nasman
Leslie Lee Swenson
Carolyn Florence 'Kelly' Hanley
Phylis A. "Penny" Bergman
Library column: iLABS and 3-D printing
Letters: Are building permit fees accurate?; Readers beware: fact or fiction
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Vinehout column: Hemp's time has come
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
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February 6, 2017
Looking back: 2017 Hudson Hot Air Affair
Relive the 2017 Hot Air Affair festival with an interactive StoryMap. StoryMapJS is a product of the Northwestern University Knight Lab.
February 6, 2017 - 9:15am
February 4, 2017
WATCH: Preparing a hot air balloon for takeoff
It was a chilly morning Friday Feb. 3, but there was plenty of hot air on the E.P. Rock Elementary School field as multiple hot hair balloons...
February 4, 2017 - 6:00am
February 3, 2017
'Real kind of fun': Hot Air Affair is this weekend
Mayor Rich O'Connor and Julie Fox with the Wisconsin Department of Tourism helped welcome hot air balloon pilots and the media to the start of...
February 3, 2017 - 11:28am
February 2, 2017
Minnesota joins lawsuit over Trump's refugee order
ST. PAUL — Minnesota has joined with other states in suing the federal government over President Donald Trump's executive action on immigration. "It does not pass constitutional muster, is inconsistent with our history as a nation, and undermines our national security," Attorney...
February 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 22, 2017
Nearly 100,000 join Women's March in St. Paul as crowd estimate moves up
ST. PAUL —An estimated 90,000 to 100,000 people — nearly five times the expected number — formed a blocks-long protest from...
January 22, 2017 - 10:59am
January 21, 2017
Anti-Trump protests turn violent at inauguration
WASHINGTON — Black-clad activists angry about U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration smashed store and car windows Friday, Jan. 20,...
January 21, 2017 - 3:00am
January 17, 2017
Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax losses
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota House Taxes Committee chairman is tired of dealing with Wisconsin about income taxes. So Chairman Greg Davids, R-Preston,...
January 17, 2017 - 3:06pm
January 12, 2017
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — A new round of state grants could extend broadband to thousands of businesses and households throughout areas of rural Minnesota...
January 12, 2017 - 10:30am
January 11, 2017
Wal-Mart plans to cut hundreds of headquarters jobs this month
Wal-Mart Stores Inc plans to cut hundreds of jobs before the end of January, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the...
January 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Naming a newborn: Trends to expect in 2017
FARGO — Each year when the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, several families welcome the year's first newborns into the world. With the...
January 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
DULUTH, Minn.—The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined...
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2017
Supreme Court turns down Ventura appeals
WASHINGTON—U.S. Supreme Court justices reject former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's attempt to restore a $1.8 million award an appeals court gave him. Without comment, justices said on Monday, Jan. 9, they would not change a federal appeals court decision that erased a lower...
January 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 5, 2017
Absolute zero: MN winters rated worst in the U.S., WI's seventh worst
DULUTH — Minnesota's infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com....
January 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 4, 2017
Convicted mass killer Manson reportedly hospitalized outside prison
LOS ANGELES—Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson was taken from a California prison to a hospital for an undisclosed medical issue on Tuesday, media reported. Manson was seriously ill, a source told the Los Angeles Times, but could not provide further information. TMZ reported...
January 4, 2017 - 11:00am
Wetterling killer Heinrich being held in Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Danny Heinrich, Jacob Wetterling’s killer, is being held temporarily in Oklahoma. Heinrich, 53, is at the Oklahoma...
January 4, 2017 - 11:00am