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Wisconsin roundup: Survey ranks state 16th-best overall; GOP senator questions immunity provision in Harsdorf heroin legislation; 9 more state news stories
Mystery of Minnesota North Shore waterfalls may be solved
5th Women in STEM event draws 250
Friend: Lawyer who killed a New Richmond grad jogging in St. Paul found to have brain tumors
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders roll to sectional hockey title
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
A life lived inventing: Local scientist inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame
Twenty-year military journey ends in Hudson
UW Success by 6: parents and caregivers make all the difference
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - New Pavilion/ Restroom
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Skid Unit
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/9/17 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: Beer License Application - Cracked Barrel Winery
TOWN OF ROCK ELM: Ad For Bids - 170th Street TRID Project
Michael G. Peterson, 71
Douglas Ray, 42
Charlene Adele Wold, 49
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Bill would reduce public transparency
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 23, 2017
Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Real Estate Showcase
March 27, 2014
Downed power line on Carmichael Road caused Thursday's outage
Xcel Energy trouble crews found a downed power line on Carmichael Road north of Interstate 94 shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27. The downed line was believed to be responsible for the outage that affected 2,848 customers in the Hudson area, beginning at 4:07 p.m. Xcel...
March 27, 2014 - 4:47pm
March 26, 2014
'Be Prepared' is more than a motto for county emergency preparedness specialist
There is a entire infrastructure in place that the average citizen is unaware of. Natasha Cardinal, St. Croix County’s Emergency Preparedness...
March 26, 2014 - 5:03pm
March 25, 2014
First barge hits Bettendorf while ice-breaking convoy steams into Duluth; chemo reimbursement passage expected; 8 more state stories
The wheels of commerce are moving slower than normal in the Midwest thanks to the long cold winter. The first Mississippi River northbound...
March 25, 2014 - 8:19am
March 24, 2014
Morning temps still way below zero in northern Wisconsin; Wisconsinites warned that Obamacare deadline is March 31; More state news briefs
If you think it's spring, you haven't been outside this morning. It was 22 below at 7 a.m. in Land O'Lakes near Wisconsin's border with Upper Michigan. Eagle River and Hayward were both at minus 13. Those were the exceptions, however. Most places in the north were above zero with...
March 24, 2014 - 9:22am
March 21, 2014
Assembly passes contentious bills involving voting, asbestos; region still labeled in moderate drought; more state briefs
MADISON -- Wisconsin American Legion, Wisconsin Veterans of Foreign Wars and Wisconsin Military Order of the Purple Heart all say they are “stunned”...
March 21, 2014 - 8:06am
March 18, 2014
NR aeronautics firm is among 3 Brightstar maiden grants; law-makers try to wrap up pending bills; 10 more state stories
NR aeronautics firm is among 3 Brightstar maiden grants; law-makers try to wrap up pending bills; 10 more state stories MILWAUKEE -- The BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation Inc. announced Monday that its investment committee has authorized the funding of its first three early stage Wisconsin...
March 18, 2014 - 10:00am
March 14, 2014
FBI raid on Osceola-area firm said related to fraud investigation; Barron native will challenge Rep. Kind; 10 more state stories
OSCEOLA -- A high-tech medical testing lab in northwest Wisconsin has been searched by the FBI, apparently to investigate possible Medicare billing fraud. Neuro Science of Osceola said Thursday the search appeared to be related to previous misconduct by a former employee, involving...
March 14, 2014 - 9:22am
March 13, 2014
Water utility has been busy thawing frozen pipes
Hudson Water Utility workers have been busy thawing as many as six to eight water lines a day because of the unusually cold winter and deep frost. Almost all of the freeze-ups have occurred in the service lines extending to homes from water mains beneath street right-of-ways. Utility...
March 13, 2014 - 3:43pm
March 3, 2014
Mequon man among Oscar winners; eased frac-sand bill gets hearing Monday; more state news
Wisconsin is a big winner at the Oscars. Mequon native John Ridley won an Academy Award last night as the Best Adapted Screenplay for the film “Twelve Years a Slave.” It was also named Best Picture. Lupita Nyong'o won the Best Supporting Actress award for the film. "Twelve...
March 3, 2014 - 7:13am
February 28, 2014
Slight warm-up expected for weekend; Cold weather means higher profits for utility company; 12 more state news briefs
This is the coldest morning in several weeks in parts of northern Wisconsin, but it doesn't seem that way because the winds have died down. It was 28 below at 6 a.m. this morning at Land O'Lakes in Vilas County at the Upper Michigan border. But just an hour later, the mercury jumped...
News/crime and courts
February 28, 2014 - 9:15am
February 27, 2014
Our View: Street crews do a remarkable job during winter weather
Those of us living in the area know that this has been a rough winter. We’ve already had well over 50 inches of snow and, on top of that, we’ve had record cold temperatures. Most would agree -- we can’t get a break this winter. Either it is snowing, is well below zero or both! After...
February 27, 2014 - 4:01pm
As cold as predicted but not as windy; Woman injured when propane tank explodes in home; Nine more state news stories
It's as cold as advertised in northern Wisconsin this morning although the wind chills are a bit warmer than predicted. At 5 a.m. the state's coldest wind-chill factors were 35 below at Ashland, Siren and New Richmond. That's 10-degrees warmer than what was forecast. It's not...
News/crime and courts
February 27, 2014 - 9:05am
February 25, 2014
Birkie skiers defeat ol’ man winter
By Mark J. Gherty Winter enthusiasts and competitors converged on the Cable/Hayward area for the 41st Swix American Birkebeiner Saturday,...
February 25, 2014 - 5:59pm
February 24, 2014
CO from grill suspected in poisoning 13 people; Walker calls e-mail flub 'old news'; more state briefs
ARCADIA -- Thirteen people were taken to a hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning from a home near Arcadia in western Wisconsin. Trempealeau County authorities responded to a house where seven adults and five children fell ill late Sunday afternoon. A responding officer also succumbed,...
February 24, 2014 - 9:18am
February 21, 2014
Area remains under Winter Weather Advisory
Winter storm watch/ warnings have been extended to 6 p.m. in northern Wisconsin due to continuing snow and high winds, according to the state’s...
February 21, 2014 - 3:32pm