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Special speakers and activities planned for Willow River State Park on Saturday
Oil executive says frac drilling will solve oil issues
Deputy Widiker ends more than 4 decades in law enforcement
New designation may boost Mississippi barge traffic; unemployment down in most Wisconsin counties; 11 more state stories
Monday evening police chase ends in Roberts
crime and courts
Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
Pepper Fest races draw a field of 224 runners; high-schoolers shine in 5K
Raiders open season Friday at home against Minnetonka
Test drive to help HHS athletics
Hudson River Rats hope to ride momentum into state playoffs
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
2015 Pepper Festival royalty crowned in North Hudson
Hudson man competes on ‘American Grilled’ episode
Jordan Loken crowned Pepper Fest queen; Ken Merchak is king
Degenerative brain disease changes everything for area realtor
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Julie M. Bonngard, 67
Joseph M. Stephens, 53
Walter J. "Jim" Rigwald, Jr., 66
John E. Mackey, 86
Tom Boumeester, 72
TOWN OF TROY: New Ordinance - Chapter 115: Adult Entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Ordinance Amendment - Ch. 170 (Zoning)
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 9/11/14, Case No. 14-CV-371, Gifted Tatum-McRaven
FORECLOSURE: PHH Mortgage v. Carlos F. Lagunas; Case No. 14-CV-147
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 7/1/14 Board Meeting Minutes
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
September 10, 2009
EMS, fire department get high ropes training
St. Croix EMS High Angle Ropes Team held a training Aug. 19 at the Hudson water tower on Wisconsin Street. The training was conducted by WITC, with members of St Croix EMS, Hudson Fire Department and New Richmond EMS & Rescue taking part. The training included proper rigging techniques...
September 10, 2009 - 1:08am
July 24, 2009
EVOC training is first step for newest HPD members
Five members of the Hudson Police Department participated in training exercises Monday under the direction of certified Emergency Vehicle Operation and Control instructor Bob Larson, a Hudson patrol officer. The participants included three community service officers/paramedics recently...
July 24, 2009 - 10:55am
June 25, 2009
Striving for excellence: Raider athletes spending the summer working to improve
While many kids look to summer for a break from school-related activities, nearly 200 Hudson High School student-athletes are spending 11 weeks...
sports / health
June 25, 2009 - 1:49am
May 29, 2009
Cops and guns; citizens get hands-on training
When it comes to the use of deadly force, even a simulation can lead to some real stress. That's what students at the HPD's Citizen Police Academy found out last week when they got a chance to use a training simulator that had them deciding whether to shoot or not. Sgt. Eric Atkinson...
May 29, 2009 - 1:50am
May 8, 2009
DATT: Citizens learn police defense and arrest tactics
Members of the Hudson Police Department's Citizen Police Academy got some hands-on experience in defense and arrest tactics training in last week's class. Officer John Worden, who is also trained in the martial art of judo, demonstrated a variety of holds and maneuvers police use...
May 8, 2009 - 1:36am
October 23, 2008
Community Fund offers training for nonprofit employees Nov. 7
Reservations are now being accepted for a training workshop specifically for board members, chairs and employees of area non-profit organizations to be held Friday, Nov. 7, at the Hudson Golf Club. Sponsored by the Hudson Community Fund, the workshop includes "Advanced Board Boot...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 28, 2008
Favre says Thompson begged him to stay away; Grant holdout
Brett Favre now claims that Packers' General Manager Ted Thompson pleaded with him to stay away from Green Bay's training camp that started Sunday. The three-time MVP quarterback told Sports Illustrated's Peter King and ESPN's Chris Mortenson that it's clear the Packers want him...
July 28, 2008 - 9:00am
July 16, 2008
Favre says he might call bluff and show up at camp
Despite what he said earlier, Brett Favre now claims to be 100-percent committed to playing in the NFL this season. Hhe told Greta Van Susteren on the Fox News Channel that he's tempted to apply for re-instatement and show up at Green Bay's training camp in a week-and-a-half....
July 16, 2008 - 9:00am
A local house on fire on purpose
Five area fire departments participated in a training exercise Saturday that had a house valued at an estimated half a million dollars engulfed in flames. The owner, Terrence Smith, purchased the house at 1850 River Ridge Road on a lot overlooking the St. Croix River for $900,000...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Fire training exercise set
The mobile live fire training unit from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College will conduct a training exercise at the St. Croix Meadows dog track in Hudson from 6-10 p.m. Monday, May 12. The simulator (semi-truck trailer size) re-creates scenarios so firefighters can practice working...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am