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Senators push legislation to solve student debt crisis
Corrections to school levy story
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
Dr. Chu brings traditional acupuncture to Hudson
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
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Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Sally Ann Bethke, 80
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
2016 is a good year to be a woman in the USA
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Real Estate Showcase
February 3, 2016
‘Groundhog blizzard’ lacks punch, but Prescott gets 11.4 inches; New Jimmy predicts early spring; 15 more news briefs
Wisconsin could get one to four more inches of snow today (Wednesday) as the Groundhog storm winds down. But Tuesday's snow and winds did not nearly reach the blizzard conditions predicted for some areas. Prescott had 11.4 inches, up to nine inches fell near Lake Superior, and La...
February 3, 2016 - 9:11am
Hudson schools delayed two hours; snowplowing event declared for city
Due to unsafe road conditions in portions of the school district, Hudson Schools will be 2 hours delayed today. School age care will be open as usual. There will be no AM Early Childhood program. The city of Hudson has declared a snowplowing event that began at 3 a.m. Wednesday,...
February 3, 2016 - 7:02am
February 2, 2016
School to let out early; city declares snow event
The Hudson School District has announced that school will be dismissed early today (Tuesday, Feb. 2) because of what is expected to be a dangerous winter storm moving into our area this afternoon. High school and middle school students will be released at noon, and elementary students...
February 2, 2016 - 9:48am
Schools shuttered statewide ahead of expected storm; House OKs funds for new Great Lakes ice-breaker; plus 9 more Wisconsin new stories
Most of Wisconsin's K-to-12 schools didn't wait for the snow to arrive before deciding to close Tuesday. Many administrators called off classes Monday evening, amid forecasts of up to a foot of snow in most of the state from mid-day through Wednesday morning. River Falls announced...
February 2, 2016 - 8:43am
January 26, 2016
For decades, he was the ‘Ice Road’ king
North Hudsonite Dave “Swanee” Swanson was a godsend for Andersen Corp. workers who live in Wisconsin. As soon as the ice on the St. Croix...
January 26, 2016 - 11:19am
January 25, 2016
Minnesota man injured in rollover near Hudson
HUDSON -- An early-morning rollover crash Monday near Hudson sent an Inver Grove Heights, Minn., man to Regions Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The State Patrol said it responded to the 4:07 a.m. crash on westbound I-94 near Exit 4, along with Hudson Fire and St. Croix Valley...
January 25, 2016 - 10:23am
January 22, 2016
Senate panel votes to remove federal wolf protections; man gets prison for defrauding Kohl's Rewards; 12 more news stories from across Wisconsin
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin's grey wolves would return to state control under a bill endorsed by the U.S. Senate's environment committee. The panel has asked the full Senate to add its proposal to a larger sportsmen's act after a similar effort to add it to a budget package was...
January 22, 2016 - 9:35am
January 18, 2016
State offices closed in recognition of MLK Day; Senate poised to vote Wednesday on civil service revisions; plus 18 more news stories from around Wisconsin
State government offices were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King holiday. Wisconsin's official tribute to the slain civil rights leader was to begin at noon at the Capitol Rotunda in Madison. Gov. Scott Walker was to appear at Milwaukee's 19th annual King Day breakfast at...
January 18, 2016 - 9:50am
January 12, 2016
Board rescinds expansion of transitory public records; cold snap blamed for at least one death; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A state board has unanimously reversed a decision from last August to let more public records be destroyed if they have temporary significance. That's after the Wisconsin State Journal and critics said the "transitory records" policy was used to deny access to text messages...
January 12, 2016 - 8:54am
January 8, 2016
Downtown under snow cover
Hudson architect Michael Huber used his DJI Phantom II Quadcopter (aka drone) equipped with a GoPro Hero camera to take some scenic photos of...
Life/arts and entertainment
January 8, 2016 - 3:19pm
December 30, 2015
State park entry fees will see steep hike Jan. 1; 'Campus Carry' passage unlikely, says Speaker; 13 more news stories from around Wisconsin
MADISON -- It's going to cost more to get into Wisconsin state parks in the new year. State budget provisions raising park admission by 12 percent and trail fees by nearly 15 percent go into effect on Jan. 1. Wisconsin residents will have to pay $28 for an annual park pass, up from...
December 30, 2015 - 9:17am
December 28, 2015
Season's first big snowstorm on the way; Two men die after falling through ice; Nine more state news stories
Winter storm warnings are posted in all of Wisconsin as most of the state braces for its first major snow of the season. Two to 10 inches are in the forecast with the highest totals expected in western and central areas from mid-day today (Monday) through tomorrow afternoon. The National...
December 28, 2015 - 9:12am
December 24, 2015
UPDATED: Iron River man killed in collision with semi; blustery winter weather knocks out power to thousands; 12 more stories from around Wisconsin
IRON RIVER -- A 54-year-old Iron River man died just before noon, Wednesday after he lost control of his pickup truck on snow-covered Hwy. 2 and ran into the path of an oncoming semi-truck. The State Patrol has identified the victim as Dean A. Lusikka. Authorities were alerted the...
December 24, 2015 - 11:16am
December 23, 2015
Task force mulling new layoff, tenure rules for UW faculty; Superior mayor says he won't resign over anti-Obama FB comments; 13 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- University of Wisconsin faculty would face more stringent layoff and tenure policies under a new proposal that a university task force was to consider Wednesday. The panel of regents, chancellors, faculty, and academic staffers discussed the measures after the new state...
December 23, 2015 - 8:51am
December 17, 2015
Woman says she was injured by lightning at the government center
A Somerset woman says she suffered an electrical shock from lightning at the St. Croix County Government Center in Hudson on Monday morning. Lisa Stambaugh, 43, was on her way into the government center holding an umbrella for protection against a mix of rain and sleet when the...
December 17, 2015 - 2:50pm