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Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Croix Gear Machining expanding
Hampton opens doors in Hudson
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Bids- Glen Hill s Park Restroom Facility
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/13/16 Annual Meeting
CITY OF HUDSON: 7/5/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF HUDSON: 9/7/16 Board of Adjustment Meeting - Moulton variance
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Glen L. Olson Estate, Case No. 16PR64
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
June 3, 2016
GOP leaders criticize Walker's road funding approach; almost one-third of State Assembly members unopposed; alleged Twin Cities gang member ordered to stand trial for Manitowoc murder; and 10 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- At least two Republican legislative leaders say they'll keep looking for acceptable revenue increases to improve Wisconsin highways. That's after Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday he would not raise transportation taxes or fees without corresponding budget cuts elsewhere....
June 3, 2016 - 9:52am
April 30, 2016
Our View: New bridge: an impressive construction project
-- BEGIN ARTICLE BELOW -- DO NOT REMOVE THIS LINE -- Reporters last week received an update on the progress of the new St. Croix River crossing near Stillwater/Houlton. Everyone who sees the massiveness of this project can't help but be amazed. Just remember, this project did not...
April 30, 2016 - 8:02am
April 28, 2016
I-94 bridge work to affect St. Croix traffic with overnight lane closings
Work to replace the 200th Street Bridge over I-94 in St. Croix County will result in overnight lane closures from Monday to Friday, May 2-6....
April 28, 2016 - 10:11am
January 3, 2016
New law requires reporting vehicle sales to state
A new law will require reporting individual private vehicle sales to the Department of Transportation within 30 days. The law, effective Jan. 1, covers all private-to-private motor vehicle sales, including junk vehicle transfers via bill of sale, although it doesn’t apply to businesses...
January 3, 2016 - 10:14am
December 21, 2015
The risk on the roadways
A week before Thanksgiving in 2013, Rolando Ontiveros-Contreras was riding shotgun in a 2000 Honda Civic cruising west on Highway 64 in rural...
December 21, 2015 - 10:59am
November 5, 2015
Oil lobby seeks to reassure communities along transport routes
Representatives of the American Petroleum Institute for Minnesota and Wisconsin were in Hudson last week to talk with city officials, law enforcement, the Hudson Fire Department, the St. Croix County Emergency Response Team and first responders about the safe transport of petroleum...
November 5, 2015 - 11:21am
October 30, 2015
Bridge construction continues to show progress
Construction progress continues on the St. Croix Crossing project into the fall of 2015. The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation...
October 30, 2015 - 1:15pm
October 29, 2015
Stage set for Ryan to become first Wisconsinite serving as House Speaker; Murtha co-sponsors bill requiring local sign-off on new roundabouts; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Paul Ryan said he'll seek unity and a fresh vision for his fellow Republicans, as he becomes the first from Wisconsin to serve as speaker of the U.S. House. Two-hundred of his GOP colleagues elected him Wednesday. He was expected to attract the minimum of 218 when...
October 29, 2015 - 9:00am
September 13, 2015
Minnesota plans St. Paul to Eau Claire passenger rail line
A passenger train with four roundtrips daily between St. Paul and Eau Claire is in a Minnesota Department of Transportation plan to be implemented within the next 20 years. But the planned passenger line won’t happen without local and area support and involvement, according to...
September 13, 2015 - 11:39am
August 10, 2015
Parked trains causing headaches for homeowners; Legion will help with burials of 450 unclaimed veterans; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
STEVENS POINT -- More Wisconsin homeowners are having train cars stop their near homes for hours and they get the runaround when they complain. Gannett Wisconsin Media reported Sunday an increase in oil and frac-sand rail traffic plus daily federal work limits can halt trains most...
August 10, 2015 - 8:52am
August 9, 2015
Extra-mile service, genuine connections drive new Hudson AutoZone
The manager of AutoZone’s brand new Hudson store doesn’t blink an eye when asked what the biggest “Wow” factor will be for her local...
August 9, 2015 - 11:01am
August 6, 2015
Starting Monday: I-94 bridge inspection and maintenance in Hudson
Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation will complete inspection and maintenance activities on the Interstate-94 bridges over the St. Croix...
August 6, 2015 - 3:54pm
June 7, 2015
Wisconsin Street reconstruction set to begin
The city of Hudson has announced that the long-awaited reconstruction of Wisconsin Street between Vine and 11th streets will begin Thursday, June 11. The work is anticipated to continue through Sept. 4. The project will involve rebuilding the road surface, adding bicycle lanes...
June 7, 2015 - 11:46am
May 20, 2015
Coming soon in St. Croix County: 70 mph speed limit
Wisconsin drivers will soon be saying goodbye to 65 mph interstate speeds. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, a new law signed by Gov. Scott Walker will increase speeds to 70 mph on Interstate 94 and other portions of Wisconsin’s interstate system. The...
May 20, 2015 - 2:04pm
March 30, 2015
WisDOT presents plan for I-94 and Hwy. 35 lane additions
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation unveiled plans last week for the addition of traffic and ramp lanes on Interstate 94 and Hwy. 35 at...
March 30, 2015 - 8:52am