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School police officer likes his new assignment
Judge rejects nine of 10 claims from abuse victims; Woman dies after stopping for school bus; More state new briefs
Star-Observer earns top award for large weeklies in state newspaper contest
The River Channel records interviews with City Council candidates
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
crime and courts
Raiders fall to Wildcats in Big Rivers finale; open tournament play Friday
Hudson girls fall in basketball regional semifinal
Three Hudson wrestlers place at state individual championships
Spartans foil Raiders' run in the sectional final
Two Raider gymnasts advance to state meet
Seniors take advantage of free memory screening
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Mount Zion pastor embraces church's focus
The Friends of the Library are friends to us all
Bike trails coalition launches membership drive
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Carl R. Oehlke Estate; Case No. 15PR15
CITY OF HUDSON: 3/12/15 Public Hearing - Plant Place Inc. Permit
TOWN OF TROY: New Ordinance 171-A
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 3/23/15, Case No. 15-CV-104; Charles Rund
James M. "Mike" Madden, 83
Marilyn V. Sampson, 87
Betty J. Larsen, 92
Melvin Johannsen, 86
Brandee S. Mitchell, 33
Doug's Diggings: This week marks 40 years in 'new' gym
Randy's Ramblings: Community is good
Our View: Now is the time for 'community engagement'
Our View: Walker's budget may look different in the end
Our View: Don’t forget to vote in Tuesday’s primary
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July 29, 2013
Milwaukee preps for national governor's conference; landing fees cause flap with EAA fliers; 11 more state stories
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee is getting ready to host the nation’s governors this week. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and local tourist officials expect a ton of national media coverage from the annual meeting of the National Governors Association. It runs from Friday through Sunday...
news / region
July 29, 2013 - 8:56am
July 25, 2013
Majority of state's House members oppose NSA surveillance; Senators split on student loan vote; plus 11 more state stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Six of Wisconsin’s eight U.S. House members voted to end the National Security Agency’s collection of Americans’ phone...
news / region
July 25, 2013 - 8:56am
September 24, 2009
City Council boosts support for Chamber Tourism Bureau
The Hudson City Council on Monday night voted 5-1 to increase the Tourism Bureau's share of the city's room tax revenues to a minimum of 65 percent in 2010. The Tourism Bureau, operated by the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce, is receiving 60 percent of tax dollars collected by hotels,...
September 24, 2009 - 11:11am
August 21, 2009
The Phipps mansion is 125 years old
August is an anniversary month for the owners of the Phipps Inn. It was 125 years ago that William H. Phipps and his wife, Frances, built Hudson's...
August 21, 2009 - 1:11am
July 2, 2009
Tourism is important to St. Croix County
Traveler expenditures in St. Croix County in 2008 totaled an estimated $106.5 million, according to a report in the St. Croix Chronicle, a bimonthly publication of the St. Croix Economic Development Corp. The report cites the results of an annual traveler spending study commissioned...
July 2, 2009 - 1:13am
May 21, 2009
Chamber will distribute state tourism information
The Hudson Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau has stepped up to partner with the state Tourism Department by providing a location for Wisconsin tourist information at its office at 502 Second St. in downtown Hudson. As reported earlier, the State Department of Tourism has stopped...
May 21, 2009 - 8:07am
April 9, 2009
Tourism Center set to close
Sue Steele, a 23-year employee of the Wisconsin Tourism Center located in Hudson, assists St. Paul resident Connie Evans, who plans a bed-and-breakfast...
April 9, 2009 - 1:58am
September 2, 2008
High gas prices may have helped Wisconsin tourism
Wisconsin's tourism secretary says the summer business will probably end up above average in general, despite the June floods and $4 gas. Kelli Trumble said the season got off to a rough start, but July and August were busy, at least in the major tourist spots. Trumble said people...
September 2, 2008 - 9:00am
August 22, 2008
Community event planned in Hudson during Republican National Convention
With the Republican National Convention approaching in September and practically on the doorstep of Hudson in the Twin Cities, the community plans to show the state delegation and passing travelers what this city has to offer. In a collaborative effort among the St. Croix County...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Tourism needs August rebound of slumping season
Wisconsin tourist business people hope a busy August will help make up for a generally slow June and July. Maria Belke, who owns a canoe and cottage rental business in Waupaca, said the July 4th weekend was gangbusters, but it's like everybody took their vacations then, because they...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Tourism down at Apostle Islands
It's not just the flooding that's done a number on Wisconsin tourism. The Apostle Islands are at least 250 miles north of the flooded-out territory and their business is down 10 percent so far this summer. Bob Krumenaker, who runs the National Lakeshore near Bayfield, is not sure...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am