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Hudson officer reflects on crash
Freeway crash brings Hudson traffic to a crawl
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
Senate Dist. 10 has incumbent Harsdorf vs. challenger Odeen
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
One final painting party
Anxiety increasingly growing among students
Hudson Food Shelf has helped sustain families for more than 30 years
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/17/16 Budget Hearing Notice
SUMMONS: Preferred Prop. v. Mathias Katch, et al.; Case 16-SC-921
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Fire Dept. SCBA Equipment
FORECLOSURE: Associated Bank v. Matthew Wallin; Case No. 15-CV-529
TOWN OF HUDSON: 11/15/16 Budget Hearing and Special Meetings
Marion Deal, 87
Anita J. Limbach, 84
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
He’s finally here
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
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