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Judge rejects nine of 10 claims from abuse victims; Woman dies after stopping for school bus; More state new briefs
Star-Observer earns top award for large weeklies in state newspaper contest
The River Channel records interviews with City Council candidates
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
Labor Committee advances right-to-work bill without OK; drone-dropped weapons worry prison chief; 11 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Raiders fall to Wildcats in Big Rivers finale; open tournament play Friday
Hudson girls fall in basketball regional semifinal
Three Hudson wrestlers place at state individual championships
Spartans foil Raiders' run in the sectional final
Two Raider gymnasts advance to state meet
Seniors take advantage of free memory screening
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Mount Zion pastor embraces church's focus
The Friends of the Library are friends to us all
Bike trails coalition launches membership drive
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Carl R. Oehlke Estate; Case No. 15PR15
CITY OF HUDSON: 3/12/15 Public Hearing - Plant Place Inc. Permit
TOWN OF TROY: New Ordinance 171-A
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 3/23/15, Case No. 15-CV-104; Charles Rund
James M. "Mike" Madden, 83
Marilyn V. Sampson, 87
Betty J. Larsen, 92
Melvin Johannsen, 86
Brandee S. Mitchell, 33
Doug's Diggings: This week marks 40 years in 'new' gym
Randy's Ramblings: Community is good
Our View: Now is the time for 'community engagement'
Our View: Walker's budget may look different in the end
Our View: Don’t forget to vote in Tuesday’s primary
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April 15, 2013
Northern reaches straffed by another dose of winter; thousands scramble to make Tax Day deadline; man held in fatal house fire, more state news
Just over six-thousand electric customers in Wisconsin were without power early Monday morning after another round of snow and freezing rain hit the Badger State. The Wisconsin Public Service utility reported 3,800 customers out at 4 a.m. in the Minocqua area. We Energies had 1,900...
news / politics / business
April 15, 2013 - 9:14am
April 12, 2013
Lawmakers mull criminalizing resale of food stamps; new Walker-driven protest rules termed 'totalitarian'; permit OK'd for 5,300-cow farm, more state news
MADISON -- A bill that would make it illegal to sell a person's food-stamp benefits was endorsed Thursday by a state Assembly committee - and it's up for a vote Friday by a Senate panel. Assembly Republican Samantha Kerkman of Powers Lake is the bill's main sponsor.
news / politics / family
April 12, 2013 - 8:45am
April 11, 2013
Utilities still toil to undo storm-related outtages; Ryan favors some facets of Obama budget; researcher charged with formula theft, more state news
Wisconsin utilities made a lot of progress Wednesday in restoring electricity but about 8,500 customers were still in the dark this morning, after a second day of heavy rains, sleet, ice and light snow. Places with freezing rain are being hit the hardest. Wisconsin Power-and-Light...
news / politics / outdoors
April 11, 2013 - 10:39am
April 10, 2013
First towboat locks through to St. Paul; tribal leader rips DNR, state leaders; brace yourself for next wintry blast
The navigation season is finally underway on the Mississippi River along western Wisconsin and Minnesota. Patrick Moes of the Army Corps of Engineers said a boat that was towing a dozen barges passed through Lock & Dam 2 on Monday night, just west of Prescott. He said Lake Pepin...
politics / outdoors
April 10, 2013 - 9:32am
April 5, 2013
Raider athletes suffering cabin fever
Student-athletes on Hudson's spring athletic teams are facing their first big challenge of the season in the form of the lingering cold, snowy winter. With snow blanketing the school district fields, athletes have been forced inside for practice, utilizing every available space...
April 5, 2013 - 7:49am
March 15, 2013
It's another day of hazardous travel for the Hudson area
The wintery mix of sleet, followed by snow, that fell Friday morning, March 15, made for another day of hazardous driving. A two-vehicle crash...
news / accidents
March 15, 2013 - 10:29am
March 14, 2013
Spring is just around the corner?
Winter has run the gamut this year in the Hudson area including shrouding Lakefront Park in a hoar frost on a morning last week. Neighborhood...
March 14, 2013 - 3:34pm
Snow event declared in city of Hudson
The city of Hudson has declared a snow event following Thursday morning's snowfall of about four inches. That means parking isn't allowed on...
March 14, 2013 - 10:48am
March 6, 2013
UPDATED: Dive team locates second crash victim; sheriff apologizes for chief's outburst; lost K-9 located; more state news
MENOMONIE -- Members of the St. Croix EMS & Rescue's dive team were able to recover the body of Mohammed O. Malin early Wednesday afternoon, and eastbound lanes of I-94 over the Red Cedar River have been reopened, the State Patrol reported mid-afternoon. The State Patrol said Wednesday...
news / politics / accidents
March 6, 2013 - 8:44am
March 5, 2013
Wisconsin firm to build foundation for Stillwater bridge; Study shows some women dying younger; more briefs
A Wisconsin company will build the foundation for the new four-lane bridge across the St. Croix River between Hudson and Stillwater, Minn. Edward Kraemer and Sons of Plain in Sauk County was named the winning bidder Monday. The firm will get almost $37 million to build five piers...
news / accidents
March 5, 2013 - 9:24am
UPDATE: Accidents causing I-94 slowdowns; Red Cedar bridge crash now cleared
Traffic accidents near Hudson and Menomonie caused temporary slowdowns for travelers Tuesday morning. The State Patrol announced about 10:10...
news / accidents
March 5, 2013 - 9:00am
March 4, 2013
Snowstorm headed for Wisconsin; Snowy winter leads to jump in snowmobile deaths; Report says Army bomb parts could have been recycled; more briefs
For the third week in a row, a major snowstorm is brewing to the west of us, and it's heading right toward Wisconsin. The La Crosse area is expecting around an inch during the day today, but the heaviest stuff is due in tonight and tomorrow. The National Weather Service now says...
news / accidents
March 4, 2013 - 8:54am
February 19, 2013
Slim turnout expected in today's primaries; apple growers pleased with harsh winter; Kochs shun power-plant purchase prospects; more state briefs
Not even one of every 10 Wisconsin voters is expected to go to the polls Tuesday to help nominate finalists in a crucial State Supreme Court...
news / politics / education / business
February 19, 2013 - 9:01am
February 7, 2013
Hudson Schools: Student safety top priority for school closings
Decisions to close school, delay opening, or release students early due to inclement weather are always made with the safety of all students foremost in our minds. Winter weather in Wisconsin is challenging and even many school days create a level of unsafe conditions if precautions...
news / education / accidents
February 7, 2013 - 8:39am