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Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Croix Gear Machining expanding
Hampton opens doors in Hudson
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
Carpenter Art Festival returns Aug. 27
Dancing with the Hudson Stars is back again
Hudson Siblings to serve abroad in mission program
WATCH: Looking back at the 2016 St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Bids- Glen Hill s Park Restroom Facility
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/13/16 Annual Meeting
CITY OF HUDSON: 7/5/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF HUDSON: 9/7/16 Board of Adjustment Meeting - Moulton variance
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Glen L. Olson Estate, Case No. 16PR64
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Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Jennell Bond, 30
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
November 30, 2015
Overnight snowfall brings commute to a crawl
The commute into the Twin Cities Monday morning took much longer for residents of the Hudson area as a result of the five or six inches of wet...
November 30, 2015 - 10:01am
November 27, 2015
Rep. Kind: International coalition needed to defeat ISIS; Thanksgiving Day crashes claim two lives; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- U.S. House Democrat Ron Kind of La Crosse says at least several nations will have to band together to defeat the Islamic State. Since the Paris attacks, the world has seen France and Russia step up their efforts to attack ISIS bases. The United States is also conducting...
November 27, 2015 - 8:48am
November 10, 2015
Climate change course offered
The River Falls Public Library is offering an opportunity to engage in an online classroom lecture and discussion series about climate change policy and its relationship with public health, designed to explore the connections, challenges and tradeoffs that underlie our...
November 10, 2015 - 11:25am
November 4, 2015
Hudson home insurance rates listed as Wisconsin's highest
Hudson has the highest home-insurance rates in Wisconsin, with New Richmond and River Falls also listed among the top five, according to a new study. The basic average premium for a 2,000-square-foot, $200,000 “model” home in Hudson is $1,926 a year – 23 percent above the...
November 4, 2015 - 3:54pm
October 12, 2015
State falls back into fall; Wisconsinites show optimism by borrowing more; 14 more state news briefs
After a summer-like day Sunday, Wisconsin is about to plunge back into autumn. The National Weather Service says a cold front brought stronger winds to the state overnight and a secondary front will bring even more gusts and falling temperatures Monday afternoon. Highs might...
News/crime and courts
October 12, 2015 - 9:22am
September 18, 2015
Wisconsin braces for more rain; Walker campaign reboots with eye on Iowa; Favre gets company in elite club; six more statewide stories
SULLIVAN -- Folks in southern Wisconsin are bracing for a second straight night of torrential rains. Two-to-4 inches fell Thursday night between Madison and Kenosha. The National Weather Service says another inch or so is likely in the same places Friday night. A flash flood...
September 18, 2015 - 7:29am
September 17, 2015
Rain floods a stretch of Sixth Street N.
A stretch of Sixth Street N. (Hwy. 35) in North Hudson was covered by several inches of water during the heavy downpour at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday,...
September 17, 2015 - 3:16pm
September 16, 2015
Weather Talk: Thunderstorms can still pop up in September
Although the severe thunderstorm season is certainly winding down across the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest, thunderstorms can and do become...
September 16, 2015 - 6:57pm
September 10, 2015
Floods cause $670,000 damage to roads, bridges; WEDC again vows to do better; Nine more state news stories
Monday's torrential rains and floods have caused about $670,000 of damage to roads, bridges and other public amenities in west central Wisconsin. State emergency management officials say the affected local governments can apply to the Wisconsin Disaster Fund for help in making...
News/crime and courts
September 10, 2015 - 8:21am
July 13, 2015
Walker zaps pay-day lending expansion before signing budget; search for missing physician ongoing; 10 more Wisconsin stories
WAUKESHA -- Gov. Scott Walker vetoed 104 items Sunday as he signed the new two-year state budget into law. Walker held a ceremony at Valveworks U.S.A. in Waukesha, where he said the budget puts "taxpayers first" and cuts overall property taxes for an unprecedented six years in a...
July 13, 2015 - 9:35am
July 9, 2015
UW-System cuts included in budget OK'd by Senate; Milltown firm wins tax credits to aid expansion; 11 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- After more than eight hours of debate, the Wisconsin Senate voted 18- to 15 late last night to pass a two-year, $73 billion state budget. Republican senators added a cutback in the prevailing wage for contractors on public works' projects, starting in 2017. It would no...
July 9, 2015 - 9:27am
In wake of public records cloaking attempt, Dems call for more scrutiny; rain's gone but smoke has arrived; 7 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- After the July Fourth firestorm over closing public records, minority Democrats responded Monday by proposing more scrutiny over the state budget. Assembly Assistant Democratic Leader Katrina Shankland of Stevens Point unveiled a plan to make non-fiscal items get public...
July 9, 2015 - 9:21am
As budget revisions near end, lawmakers backtrack on sweeping records closure; more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker said he hopes to sign the new state budget into law late this week, prior to his expected announcement next Monday on his likely White House bid. The Republican Walker planned to meet Monday with GOP legislative leaders to hash over the budget plus separate...
July 9, 2015 - 9:14am
July 8, 2015
River Falls hardest hit by Monday morning rain
This week started off with a bang – lots of them, and not just from Fourth of July fireworks. Many locals were awakened by reverberating claps...
July 8, 2015 - 1:41pm
July 6, 2015
UPDATE: Weather service: Storm drops more than 7 inches of rain on River Falls
Rainfall that could total 9 inches since midnight closed several roads in west-central Wisconsin and the Twin Cities early today. The National...
July 6, 2015 - 9:21am