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School district steps up to address drug problems
Lots of options acceptable for voter ID's, says GAB director; tax collection picture improving; 10 more Wisconsin stories
First cases of likely Enterovirus surface; photo ID needed to vote absentee too; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Pepin man, toddler die when trench collapses; DOT begins process to provide ID cards for November election; 11 more state news items
City moves forward with First Street parking expansion
crime and courts
Raiders run over Menomonie
Raider volleyball team opens strong
Raider boys post two Big Rivers soccer shutouts
Superior stuns Raiders in BRC opener
Meet Luke Howard, Hudson School District’s new athletic trainer
'Free Concert for Peace and Love' rescheduled to Sunday afternoon
St. Croix Valley potters share ancient craft
NETworks Youth Ministries has a new director
Eagle Scout project a hit at Homestead Parklands Bookworm Trail
Cruise into downtown Hudson Sept. 21, enjoy classic cars
arts and entertainment
Allen R. Finholt, 64
Jeni Meuwissen, 59
Marcella A. Lewis, 93
Joseph Score, 33
Larry Parfitt, 75
COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Ryan James Few
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 8/5/14 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Kathy J. Nistler Estate; Case No. 14PR62
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Community Right-To-Know About Hazardous Materials
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/25/14 Special Meeting Minutes
Randy's Ramblings: Referendums make fall election especially interesting
Our View: Staying with county administrator is proper choice
Doug's Diggings: The day the NFL became ‘all powerful’
Our View: Local Packer fans again denied TV games
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
September 22, 2009
Lawmakers vote today on longstanding bills
Wisconsin lawmakers are in session today and bills that have been talked about for years will finally get voted on. The Assembly is scheduled to vote on a bill designed to get politics out of the DNR, by letting the Natural Resources Board appoint the agency's secretary instead...
September 22, 2009 - 9:02am
August 11, 2009
Wisconsin is one step closer to studying Internet voting
Wisconsin is one step closer to studying Internet voting, and other ways to make it easier for people to cast ballots. The Government Accountability Board endorsed a five-year plan Monday that could also result in early voting on machines instead of absentee ballots and perhaps...
August 11, 2009 - 9:12am
February 5, 2009
ST. CROIX COUNTY: PUBLIC NOTICE
TESTING ELECTRONIC VOTING EQUIPMENT for the FEBRUARY 17, 2009 PRIMARY ELECTION STATE of WISCONSIN, ST.CROIX COUNTY According to Wis. Stats. 5.84(1) Testing Equipment, the electronic voting equipment must be tested at a public meeting.
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Election officials say lawmakers should speed up early voting process
The head of Wisconsin's election agency says lawmakers might want to simplify the process of early voting. About 550,000 state residents used the absentee system to vote in advance of Tuesday's balloting. That was 18 percent of the nearly 3 million total votes cast.
November 6, 2008 - 9:00am
October 31, 2008
Justice Department to monitor polls, on watch for fraud
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he's sending out more than 50 state prosecutors and criminal investigators on Election Day. He says their assignment is to watch the polls across several regions of the state, to address voter fraud issues as they arise. "There are opportunities...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Margaret's Musings: Voting is a measure of our society
In less than a week, Americans will have the opportunity to exercise their privilege and right to vote. We are one of the longest surviving democracies in the world and, more than ever, the world is watching. Voting was sacred when I was growing up. My parents always voted, traveling...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Poll shows race tightening in Wisconsin
At least one new poll says the presidential race in Wisconsin is tightening a bit. The Atlanta firm of Strategic Vision gives Democrat Barack Obama a nine-point lead over Republican John McCain, 50-41 percent. The independent firm surveyed 800 likely votes in the Badger State last...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Wisconsin generous in giving time off to vote
Election Day is a week from Tuesday and Wisconsinites who cannot vote before or after their jobs are entitled to up to three hours off. Employers don't have to pay for it, and they can choose the hours.
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
Voting already underway in America's Dairyland
Election Day is 15 days away but thousands of Wisconsinites have already voted absentee. State officials expect 15 percent of registered voters to cast ballots early. And from all indications, that figure will be reached. In the 2004 presidential contest, 12.6 percent of Wisconsinites...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Shadow cast over North Hudson voting booths
A shadow has fallen over the North Hudson voting process, but it will soon be remedied. Resident Karen Crawley, who is also a poll worker, addressed the Village Board of Trustees meeting last Tuesday with the problem. She said the poll inspectors received many complaints from voters...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 6, 2008
Absentee voting starts today in state
Wisconsinites will start voting absentee today for the Nov.
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am
April 4, 2008
Letter: Frustrated with process
I'm responding a bit late, but I wanted to express my dismay about my inability to vote during the Wisconsin primary election on Feb. 19. I am a third-year Peace Corps volunteer serving in China and requested a ballot for the primary over two months before the election. I received...
April 4, 2008 - 12:00am