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STORAGE SALE NOTICE: August 26, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
WI Indianhead Technical College Bd Appt
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Foreclosure: JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Rusty Larson
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January 15, 2014
Bills passed to help curb heroin abuse, boost some state workers' pay; 10-inch snow raises highway havoc; more state news
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Assembly has unanimously approved four bills aimed at curbing the growth in heroin abuse and overdoses. The package was sent to the Senate Tuesday. Assembly Republican John Nygren of Marinette proposed the measures last year, as part of Attorney General...
January 15, 2014 - 8:31am
January 14, 2014
Canadian Clipper brings snow; Only 41,000 Wisconsinites sign up for Obamacare coverage; More state news
Almost all of Wisconsin is supposed to get a least a couple inches today thanks to a "Canadian Clipper" system moving into the state from southern Minnesota. The Fox Valley and east central Wisconsin are projected to get the most snow – 5 to 8 inches in almost blizzard-like conditions...
News/crime and courts
January 14, 2014 - 9:56am
UPDATE: Fire destroys next-generation Glenhaven complex
GLENWOOD CITY -- A pre-dawn fire Tuesday destroyed a large portion of a $9.7 million building complex under construction, which would have eventually...
January 14, 2014 - 9:04am
January 9, 2014
Osceola was state’s morning warm spot; Elderly Barron woman dies of exposure; more state news
It's supposed to get a lot warmer in Wisconsin today even though it's the coldest morning of the week in some places. It was 31 below at 7 a.m. in both Tomahawk and Land O'Lakes in far north central Wisconsin. The far southern part of the state was still as cold as 20 below. But...
News/crime and courts
January 9, 2014 - 9:25am
January 7, 2014
Cold snap unlikely to prompt waiver of DPI's 180-day rule; fines ordered in mining run-off that soiled the St. Croix; more state news
MADISON -- State law requires public schools to be in session for 180 days a year but some school officials say the mandate should be waived due to Wisconsin's coldest weather since 1996. State officials say there's almost no chance of that happening. Most Wisconsin schools closed...
January 7, 2014 - 8:34am
January 6, 2014
State struggles through coldest weather in nearly two decades; Two die as car plunges into Mississippi; More state news
Wisconsin is shivering through its coldest weather in almost 18 years. Temperatures were generally in the minus teens and 20's at 4 a.m. Hundreds of schools, businesses and government offices are closed after a cold Arctic air mass brought even colder air to Wisconsin. Marshfield...
January 6, 2014 - 9:00am
January 5, 2014
Hudson schools closed a second day because of extreme cold
The Hudson School District has announced on its website, www.hudson.k12.wi.us, that schools will be closed for a second day on Tuesday, Jan. 7, because of the extremely cold weather and dangerous wind-chill conditions. School will be open for after-school activities on Tuesday,...
January 5, 2014 - 6:54pm
January 2, 2014
Packers have 3:40 deadline to sell playoff tickets; Driver dies after falling through ice on Mississippi River; More state news
The NFL is giving the Packers until 3:40 p.m. today sell 7,500 remaining tickets for Sunday's playoff game -- or else it might not be shown on TV in eastern and north central Wisconsin. The league's deadline is often extended in most cases. Coach Mike McCarthy said he does not believe...
News/crime and courts
January 2, 2014 - 9:28am
December 31, 2013
Snow, then sub-zero temperatures, cause slippery roads
The thaw-freeze cycle made for slippery roads in the Hudson area on the last day of 2013. The wet roads created by Monday’s snowfall froze...
December 31, 2013 - 1:59pm
December 23, 2013
Ashland snowfalls exceeds 2 feet; throng of canines rescued from condemned house; 13 more state stories
While many in Wisconsin scraped and shoveled five to nine inches of snow on Sunday, folks in the far north are dealing with considerably more. The National Weather Service said Ashland had received 23 inches of snow as of 6:30 a.m., Monday including five inches overnight. Brule...
December 23, 2013 - 9:18am
December 20, 2013
Most school union members vote to stay organized; couple seeing red over Lemon Law finding; 10 more state stories
MADISON -- Hundreds of Wisconsin public school unions have decided to stay in business for one more year, even with their very limited bargaining powers. Voting ended Thursday for about 400 unions that represent teachers, support staffers, and school office employees. State officials...
December 20, 2013 - 9:24am
December 16, 2013
Car gets worst of it in vehicle-snowplow crash
A motorist who collided with a St. Croix County Highway Department plow near Baldwin late Monday morning wasn't believed seriously injured but...
December 16, 2013 - 4:05pm
December 11, 2013
Rain, snow and ice make travel treacherous
A series of weather events going back to the rain, sleet and snow that fell on Wednesday of last week combined to make driving hazardous in the...
December 11, 2013 - 2:45pm
December 10, 2013
Compromise in works on frac-sand proposal; P&P officer accused of lobster theft, more state news
MADISON -- Wisconsin communities could keep more control over their frac-sand mines, under a compromise that's being worked on at the State Capitol. Senate Republican Tom Tiffany of Hazelhurst rankled local leaders in October, when he proposed the state take away the towns' police...
December 10, 2013 - 9:53am
December 6, 2013
Lunda, Ames get contract to build Stillwater bridge; Arctic air rolls in state; 12 more state news stories
Two road builders from Wisconsin and Minnesota will work together to build the main part of a new four-lane bridge over the St. Croix River north of Hudson. Transportation departments from both states awarded a $332 million contract Thursday to Lunda Construction of Black River...
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December 6, 2013 - 9:23am