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District officials, police investigate Hudson High School bomb threat
Forum sheds light on School Board candidates
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
Houlton man charged with reckless endangerment
Hudson crews knock down 2 fires
crime and courts
Six Raiders all-state hockey
A helping hand for ducks
Raiders state champs!
Raider hockey reaches state title game
Hudson wrestlers fall in state quarterfinals
'Stepping Out' stands out on stage
Hudson author publishes first book
Houlton family standing by man's best friend on road to recovery
New gallery exhibition debuts at The Phipps, featuring local artists
Birkie canceled – but BirkieFest a success
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 4/6/17 Public Hearing re: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/13/17 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: 4/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Elevator Cab, Fixtures, Doors, etc.
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Can we talk? Healthier Together cannot be ignored
Letters: Give Trump a chance; Support for local candidates
Letters to the Editor for March 9, 2017
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Real Estate Showcase
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
March 28, 2015
Media schooled on River Crossing highway-surface project
About two dozen Twin Cities-area media members got a quick lesson last week on how River Crossing’s concrete driving-surface segments are being...
March 28, 2015 - 3:26am
January 19, 2015
Dunn Co. maintainer, semi-rig, damaged in Monday crash
MENOMONIE -- A semi-truck driver from Farmington, Minn., was cited for inattentive driving Monday morning after his big rig rear-ended a Dunn County Highway Department maintenance truck as the pair moved eastbound on I-94 near mile post 48, near Menomonie. Neither driver was injured...
January 19, 2015 - 2:23pm
June 27, 2014
Road closed over I-94 in St. Croix County
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation bridge office has now closed 233rd street over I-94 between Baldwin and Woodville in both directions. The closure is needed due to structural damage to a bridge column that happened overnight when a semi-truck crashed into it....
June 27, 2014 - 10:21am
May 22, 2014
Poll shows governor's race is dead heat; Hudson bank robber gets 3 1/2 years; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MILWAUKEE -- The gubernatorial race in Wisconsin has tightened in the last two months, with Democratic candidate Mary Burke now in a dead heat with Republican Governor Scott Walker, a poll released on Wednesday showed. Both candidates received 46 percent support among registered...
May 22, 2014 - 9:21am
May 8, 2014
Work is underway at three of five St. Croix Crossing bridge pier locations
STILLWATER, Minn. – St. Croix Crossing construction crews are making great progress out in the St. Croix River, with work underway at three...
May 8, 2014 - 4:42pm