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Hudson Star Observer
Fame and awards mount for Little Free Library
Knudson introduces constitutional amendment to require two-thirds vote for tax increases
Former Hudson postal worker sentenced for stealing drugs from mail
Motorists have trouble dealing with Wednesday's snow and rain
New Richmond is state’s cold spot today; One dies in week’s snowstorms; Nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders win opener over No. St. Paul, 65-59
Notes from the Dockside: Way too early
Hudson drops Tuesday night game at Hastings
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers could play Sunday against Atlanta…
Raider boys' basketball season opens Tuesday night against North St. Paul
Chamber announces winners of holiday window decorating contest
Candlelight Stroll and Reindeer in the Park are this weekend
Light Up Night marks start of Christmas season in Hudson
Unseen Angels continue their good work
Hudson Holiday Boutique is Saturday, event benefits Youth Action Hudson and Youth Court
arts and entertainment
Toni Michelle Darnauer, 46
Glen Edward Johnson, 64
Robert Donald Atkins, 91
Barbara Lawrence, 89
Janell N. Buhr, 67
Randy's Ramblings: St. Patrick Church is making a difference in a Guatemalan community
Our View: Now is the time to consider running for local government position
Day by Day: Sometimes it is a challenge but I’m thankful and then some
Our View: Give thanks daily, but especially on Thanksgiving
Doug's Diggings: Hard to believe it’s been 50 years
FORECLOSURE: Deutsche Bank v. Cheryl L. Schultz; Case No. 13-CV-140
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/23/13 Hearing -Bridgeport LLC Permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/19/13 Public Hearing- Shoreland Districts
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/19/13 Hearing - Town of Forest Zoning
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids -2014 Buckeye St. Storm Sewer Project
May 21, 2013
Big Joint Finance decisions expected today as Walker travels; Lake Superior warm-up blamed for waning Lake Trout population, more state news
Several high-profile items in the proposed state budget will be up for committee endorsements Tuesday. The Joint Finance panel is expected to...
news / politics / business /
May 21, 2013 - 8:55am
May 20, 2013
Panel will decide on DNA-collection question, 'double-dipping'; house explosion levels one- damages five near Eau Claire; more state news
MADISON -- A legislative panel will decide on Thursday whether the new state budget should let police collect DNA samples from people who have not been convicted of felonies. The governor and attorney general want to expand the state's DNA database which police use to find suspects...
news / politics / outdoors / business
May 20, 2013 - 10:29am
May 17, 2013
Job situation: Back on track or derailed?; Wood-cutting accident caused wildfire that burned over 8,000 acres; more briefs
Wisconsin's job picture is either exciting or lackluster, depending on which political party you believe. Republicans call these "exciting times," after the government's most complete employer survey showed that Wisconsin created 62,000 jobs in Gov.
May 17, 2013 - 8:58am
May 16, 2013
Wisconsin fire's wrath was swift, severe
BARNES, Wis. -- Bob Gotelaere's outhouse was still on fire Wednesday morning when he drove around roadblocks to check his home near Ellison Lake. But...
May 16, 2013 - 9:21am
May 15, 2013
Knudson expects some increase in state aid for schools
State Rep. Dean Knudson told the small group of people who attended his listening session Saturday at the Hudson Area Library that he expects...
news / government / politics
May 15, 2013 - 4:24pm
UPDATED(4:20 p.m.) Hotline established for individuals affected by Germann Road fire
GORDON -- The Department of Natural Resources has established a hotline which residents potentially impacted by the Germann Road Fire in Douglas County can call to learn about the status of their homes and property. The phone number, 715-376-4185, will connect residents directly...
news / outdoors
May 15, 2013 - 3:07pm
Hudson-based Procentive pioneered software as a service
It seems everyone is going to the cloud nowadays. But Hudson-based Procentive was a pioneer in offering software as a service. Now the company founded by Randy Zimmermann and Jeff Burton has a new 6,300-square-foot building in St.
business / health
May 15, 2013 - 1:15pm
Law to curb circuit judge's powers wins approval; poll says slight majority favor Walker's performance; more state briefs
MADISON -- State laws that are struck down by circuit judges could stay in effect while they're appealed, under a bill that got preliminary approval in the Assembly Tuesday. Democrats used a procedural move to block a final vote until next month. Republicans proposed the bill after...
news / politics / business /
May 15, 2013 - 8:47am
May 14, 2013
SCC mourns loss of students
The St. Croix Central School District is mourning the loss of two high school students. According to a statement by high school Principal Glen Webb on the district's website, sophomore Erika Borgstrom, 16, and senior Dakotah Coach, 18, took their own lives in the early morning hours...
May 14, 2013 - 9:06am
Conservative Janesville area group alleges undue IRS scrutiny; Dalai Lama speaking to lawmakers, more state briefs
MADISON -- A Wisconsin conservative group believes it was among those targeted by the Internal Revenue Service. The Rock River Patriots say...
news / business / politics
May 14, 2013 - 8:44am
Houlton woman dies in Monday afternoon crash
A Houlton woman died in a two-vehicle crash at 2:12 p.m. Monday, May 13, in St. Joseph Township. According to a press release from the St. Croix County Sheriff's office, a 2011 Hyundai Accent, driven by Darlene Breault, 74, of Houlton was leaving the parking lot at 1415 Main St....
news / accidents
May 14, 2013 - 6:43am
May 13, 2013
UPDATE: I-94 reopened following semi rollover
Authorities reopened eastbound I-94 just east of the Roberts exit about 10 a.m., Monday, just 75 minutes after a semi unit hauling utility poles...
May 13, 2013 - 9:08am
High court considers Wisconsin-focused church-state case; Assembly mulls new landlord-tenant law; new 'Alice' crowned
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Supreme Court might announce Monday whether it will take a Wisconsin case, and decide whether a public high school can hold a graduation ceremony in a church. The Los Angeles Times says the justices have been discussing the Elmbrook Church case since...
news / business / / politics
May 13, 2013 - 8:38am
May 10, 2013
Joint Finance OKs one year's funding for embattled WEDC; panel would curb reciprocity; Gogebic files permit request, more state news
MADISON -- The state Legislature's finance committee has endorsed only one year of funding for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. The panel discussed the agency's proposed two-year budget Thursday after members of another legislative committee hammered WEDC officials...
news / politics / business / outdoors
May 10, 2013 - 8:54am
May 9, 2013
Eau Galle campground closed due to storm damage
SPRING VALLEY--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, closed its Highland Ridge Campground at the Eau Galle Dam and Recreation...
May 9, 2013 - 1:53pm