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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
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
January 30, 2013
Major winter storm smacks southeastern Wisconsin; Milwaukee gun control debate spills onto CNN; no shortage of chicken wings; more state briefs
Dozens of Wisconsin schools were closed Wednesday, as a major snowstorm swept into the Badger state Wednesday morning. Marshfield schools announced...
January 30, 2013 - 8:45am
January 28, 2013
One death blamed on ice storm; Good Samaritans fall off overpass; Fishing guide dies after falling through ice; more briefs
At least one death in Wisconsin was blamed on Sunday's snow and ice storm. Authorities said a woman was killed and another person was injured in a three-vehicle crash near Boyceville in Dunn County in the northwest part of the state. Sheriff's deputies said an eastbound car sideswiped...
January 28, 2013 - 8:27am
January 25, 2013
Experts expect higher beef prices
Beef will cost more in 2013 as shoppers pay for the effects of last year's drought. UW River Falls agricultural economist Brenda Boetel told a forum in Madison Jan. 23 that a $5 pound of beef could rise by up to 20 cents during the year. That's because the drought will reduce supplies...
January 25, 2013 - 11:35am
State surplus now projected at $485 million; Milwaukee Archdiocese in deep financial crisis; health researcher slain in Madison; more briefs
MADISON -- The state government surplus has grown to $485 million for the current budget period but the growth in state revenues in the following...
January 25, 2013 - 8:21am
January 24, 2013
A cold morning in Hudson
Hudson-area residents woke up to the coldest temperatures in four years Monday morning, Jan 21. Monday's low was -13 degrees F according...
January 24, 2013 - 4:44pm
January 23, 2013
Cullen offers alternative mining bill as hearing convenes; new ATF leader named for state; Ashley will build sofa plant in Mississippi; more state news
MADISON -- A state Senate Democrat proposes an alternative mining bill, as lawmakers get ready to hear 12 hours of testimony Wednesday on a GOP...
January 23, 2013 - 8:35am
January 22, 2013
Activist speaker slams Republican policies in Walker's presence Monday; HS grad rates rise; 'Native Mob' trial starts, more state briefs
MADISON -- The widow of a legendary Milwaukee civil rights leader slammed Wisconsin Republican policies Monday at the state's official celebration...
January 22, 2013 - 8:51am
Hudson schools were closed Tuesday
Hudson schools were closed Tuesday, Jan. 22, because of the below-zero temperature. The administration announced the closing on the district's website, www.hudson.k12.wi.us, and notices to the media. The temperature was 15 degrees below zero at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in Hudson. School-age...
January 22, 2013 - 8:36am
January 21, 2013
UPDATE: Missing Northland snowmobiler found alive; Sole hearing on mining bill set for this Wednesday, plus more state briefs
SUPERIOR -- After being missing for two days and two nights in bitter cold, a snowmobiler from Superior has been found alive and taken to Essentia...
January 21, 2013 - 9:35am
January 14, 2013
Fire destroys Colfax area Lutheran church; seaplane crash claims Hayward man; both sides await Walker's budget plans, more state briefs
MENOMONIE -- A Saturday night fire of unknown origin destroyed the 99-year old St. John's Lutheran Church, a Wisconsin Evangelical Synod parish with about 60 members. Firefighters from Colfax got the call from a passerby that flames were visible at the Dunn County church, about 10...
January 14, 2013 - 8:37am
January 11, 2013
T-shirts, cell phones banished from Assembly sessions; January thaw on the retreat; former Wheeler chief gets 14 years for sex crimes, more state news
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Assembly has approved a dress code for its members, and imposed new restrictions on spectators at its meetings. The...
January 11, 2013 - 8:43am
January 10, 2013
Neillsville district hit hard by flu -- familiar trend statewide; soggy weekend ahead; Packer fans warned of ticket scams, more state news
NEILLSVILLE -- One of every five public school students in Neillsville were home with the flu Wednesday. Superintendent John Gaier said about 200 youngsters either stayed home or were sent home, as school officials tried to contain an outbreak of both stomach flu and respiratory...
January 10, 2013 - 8:43am
January 4, 2013
Study confirms wind-turbine sounds in one home but inconclusive about effects; mayors bet treats on Packer-Viking game; new tax breaks plus more state news
GREEN BAY -- A new report confirms the presence of wind-turbine sounds in one of three homes where residents claimed they were forced to leave due to health problems caused by the turbines. The state Public Service Commission partially paid for the study, which was done at the Shirley...
January 4, 2013 - 9:05am
December 20, 2012
Snowfall at Osseo was nearing a foot by sunrise; Court will rule on same-sex benefits; Walker advocates GPS bracelets, makes peace with Evers; more briefs
National Weather Service forecasters say most of Wisconsin will continue to get moderate- to heavy snow all the way through Thursday and into the evening and that's bad news for places that have already had up to a foot dumped on them since Wednesday night. Northfield in Jackson...
December 20, 2012 - 8:35am
December 19, 2012
Property tax bills up slightly over last year; southern Wisconsin braces for major snow-maker; Reilly argues to keep WISC-NET, more briefs
MADISON -- The property tax bills that Wisconsinites are getting this month average less than one-percent higher than a year ago. The Wisconsin...
December 19, 2012 - 8:24am