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Fire department called to 13th Street S. apartment
St. Croix unemployment up slightly over May, but still 2nd lowest in state
Newest reciprocity pact sent over the border; child resettlements raise GOP ire; 10 more state stories
Legislators: Gov. Dayton should accept new tax reciprocity offer
Latest poll shows Gov's race is 'dead heat'; High court will decide cellphone tracking case; more state news
crime and courts
Pumped-up competitors, team spirit mark Tough Mudder in St. Joseph
Hudson High School graduate sails across the Atlantic
Tough Mudder official: traffic, weather contingencies covered
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
Swinging for the fences: Father, son want to share love of baseball
Mayo Clinic chaplain begins a new calling at First Baptist
St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra performs tonight at Lakefront Park band shell
Heroin crisis update is tonight at First Presbyterian Church
Faith Community Church is expanding again
Life-changing sickness affects Hudson resident, but doesn’t stop him from staying positive
arts and entertainment
Patrick J. Huppert, 60
Carol M. Lindquist, 68
William L. Stoetzel, 70
Deborah J. Dettman, 62
Joseph A. Briske, 45
SUMMONS: US Bank v. Jeremy R. Olson; Case No. 14-CV-291
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 7/24/14 Hearing - Hokkanen Permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Proposals - Chloride Material
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 8/6/14, Case No. 14-CV-309, Devon Perry-Woodard
CITY OF HUDSON: 5/5/14 Council Meeting Minutes
Get Me the Manager: Ghosts of cancer past continue to haunt - bittersweetly
Our View: School plan will have to be fast-tracked to meet fall referendum goal
Our View: Support Booster Days and area youth
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
May 20, 2008
High gas prices might boost Wisconsin tourism
With prices in the $4 a gallon range, it may be painful to pull into the pump.
May 20, 2008 - 12:00am