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Suspected stalker arrested at Somerset concert
Finance committee assesses performance review process
Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
River Rats ready for playoffs
Raider fall sports in full swing
The Bull never backs down
Raider swim coach Hackbarth steps down
The Bull never backs down: Former Raider fullback in fight of his life
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
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/10/16 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 19-16
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cynthia F. Lichty Estate; Case No. 16-PR-61
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
Jennell Bond, 30
Pennie Kay Ramsey, 64
Dean A. Anderson, 79
Dale L. Vandenberg, 79
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
December 5, 2013
New Richmond is state’s cold spot today; One dies in week’s snowstorms; Nine more state news stories
The much-talked-about cold snap is just starting to take hold in parts of Wisconsin. At 6 a.m. today New Richmond was the state's cold spot at six above.
December 5, 2013 - 9:51am
December 4, 2013
Frigid blast will follow snow; DNA hints another invasive fish swimming into Mississippi; more state news
While Western Wisconsin sits on the weather fence between snow and rain, the National Weather Service is advising to prepare for a major cold...
December 4, 2013 - 9:30am
December 3, 2013
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers could play Sunday against Atlanta…
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is not medically cleared to play yet, but Coach Mike McCarthy is not ruling him out for Sunday's home game against Atlanta. McCarthy told reporters Tuesday afternoon that Rodgers feels good. He suffered a broken collarbone a month ago...
December 3, 2013 - 4:49pm
Buck kill off markedly YOY for Pierce, St. Croix counties
Early harvest figures released by the Wisconsin DNR Tuesday afternoon indicate gun-deer hunters overcame the cold weather on the opener and killed...
December 3, 2013 - 3:45pm
December 2, 2013
Snow predicted across state; Special legislative session called to deal with BadgerCare changes; more state news
Northern Wisconsin is bracing for its first major snowstorm of the season. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from this morning through Wednesday evening in Douglas and Burnett counties in the far northwest, where 2-5 inches could fall through tonight....
News/crime and courts
December 2, 2013 - 9:16am
November 27, 2013
Walker's Badger Care continuance would save taxpayers $23 million; lawmaker wants to ban high-proof alcohol; more state news
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to delay the restructuring of Badger-Care by three months would save taxpayers $23 million. That's according to the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau, which analyzed the changes Walker wants lawmakers to make in a special session next...
November 27, 2013 - 9:05am
UPDATE: Ellsworth hunter in good condition after being shot
A 45-year-old Ellsworth man sustained a gunshot wound Wednesday morning.
November 27, 2013 - 8:22am
November 26, 2013
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers won’t play against the Lions on Thanksgiving Day…
Green Bay Packers Coach Mike McCarthy says Aaron Rodgers' chances of playing at Detroit on Thursday are "slim and none." The coach said a progress report shows that Rodgers is not ready to return from the broken collarbone he suffered Nov. 4 against Chicago. McCarthy said Rodgers...
November 26, 2013 - 3:12pm
Weekend totals show deer kill off 18 percent; more legal squabbling expected with re-certifications; more state news
MADISON -- Wisconsin hunters shot 18 percent fewer deer than a year ago in the opening weekend of the state's nine-day gun season. The Department of Natural Resources said Monday that 110,797 deer were taken statewide. The buck harvest was down 25 percent to almost 54,000. The antlerless...
November 26, 2013 - 9:19am
November 25, 2013
Hunters challenged by winds, chilly conditions; Tomahawk native, actor Jay Leggett dies post-hunt; more state briefs
Temperatures hovering near 5 degrees at sunrise and winds gusting to more than 30 miles per hour made for challenging conditions for the opening of the 2013 Wisconsin nine-day gun deer season. “The predawn cold and winds made it clear that opening morning was going to test the...
November 25, 2013 - 9:20am
November 22, 2013
Legion of deer hunters will face challenges; Wisconsinites reflect on JFK; more state briefs
Hundreds-of-thousands of deer hunters will hit the woods in Wisconsin Saturday, starting a nine-day gun season that poses a number of challenges. First, it's a later season than usual -- and the DNR's Kevin Wallenfang says it could mean less rutting activity. He says many areas...
November 22, 2013 - 8:51am
November 21, 2013
Wisconsin ‘code talkers’ honored in Washington; Wind turbine neighbors ask for help from lawmakers; Flu season starts early; More state news
Three Wisconsin Indian tribes were among 33 honored at the U.S. Capitol yesterday for helping save countless American lives during World War II. Congressional Gold Medals were awarded to recognize "code talkers" -- Indians who used their native languages to send messages that the...
News/crime and courts
November 21, 2013 - 9:37am
November 20, 2013
Man who murdered in Madison meets death himself; Common Core largely affirmed; 9 more state stories
White supremacist Joseph Paul Franklin was put to death Wednesday morning at a state prison in Bonne Terre Missouri. He targeted blacks, Jews, and gays in a nationwide killing spree that began in Madison in 1977, and continued until 1980. The Missouri Corrections Department said...
November 20, 2013 - 8:31am
November 19, 2013
Four wildlife biologists hired to to serve in western Wisconsin
EAU CLAIRE – Four new wildlife biologists will be serving western Wisconsin, the Department of Natural Resources has announced. The biologists will provide habitat management and public recreation services on state wildlife areas; monitor wildlife populations from deer to ducks,...
November 19, 2013 - 2:19pm
Two Assembly members being elected Tuesday; state's farmland values keeping pace; more Wisconsin news
Voters will elect two new members to the Wisconsin Assembly Tuesday, as well as finalists for a third seat. General elections are being in the 69th Assembly District in the Marshfield area, and the 21st District in the south Milwaukee suburbs. Three candidates hope to replace...
November 19, 2013 - 12:17pm