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Fiscal Bureau memo declares $1B-plus state shortfall looms large; Saturday is be biggest shopping day; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Golf course rezoning advances
St. Joseph approves limits on large farm equipment travel
Man with local ties charged in stabbing death of Duluth woman
Star Grants totaling $36,568 awarded for innovative classroom projects
crime and courts
Kenzie Prater going for hockey gold with U.S. national team
Raider girls' hoops team on top in Big Rivers
Hudson doctor receives national certification for brain injury medicine
Raider boys streak to 5-0 start
Raider boys open season with two victories
Bell-ringers make it through the night; halfway to goal
Lilyquist, Gilbert team up again for marathon bell-ringing at County Market
Family receives gift of decorated home; father serving in Kuwait
Organist Dave Wickerham to perform holiday extravaganza at The Phipps
Hudson gourmets among the best at World Food Championships
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2014 Wildlife Crop Damage Assessment Deadline
CITY OF HUDSON: 1/8/15 Public Hearing- Hospital Permit & Sign Plan
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Howard G. Bune Estate; Case 14PR90
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Mary E. Senkus Estate; Case No. 14PR88
SUMMONS: Croixview Family Chiropractic v. Shane Jacks; Case No. 14-SC-922
Willard C. Hoheisel, 86
Martin Willesen O'Connell, 85
Janet R. Laatsch, 80
Stephen Sabol, 73
Caleb F. Peterson, 25
Get Me the Manager: Email sparks memories of Thanksgiving days on the lean side
Day By Day: This Thanksgiving I’m grateful for those who have come and gone
Our View: Hudson has it all for holiday shopping
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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 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
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
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
May 13, 2013
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 7, 2013
Judge won't halt St. Croix bridge work; Senators split votes on internet sales tax; garlic-cheese bread chip nets woman $1 million prize
A federal judge said he would not stop preliminary work on the new Saint Croix River bridge near Hudson because of a bidding dispute in Minnesota. C.S....
news / politics / business
May 7, 2013 - 8:44am
May 3, 2013
Story about missing canoeists was fabricated; new law would mean prison for 7-time drunks; more state news
EAU CLAIRE -- The kayaker who claimed that two canoeists vanished in the Chippewa River this week made the whole thing up. The 30-year-old Manitowoc man was arrested on a possible charge of obstructing an officer, police reported Thursday. Rescuers spent parts of Tuesday and Wednesday...
news / politics / outdoors
May 3, 2013 - 10:11am
Knudson announces listening sessions, encourages constituent input and discussion
State Assemblyman Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) announced that he will hold three listening sessions in the 30th Assembly District. A member of the budget-writing Joint Committee on Finance, Knudson said he looks forward to hearing his constituents' concerns and ideas regarding the many...
news / politics / government
May 3, 2013 - 9:22am
May 1, 2013
Despite expected snow, wildfire risk remains high; search resumes for missing Chippewa canoeists; state lawmakers busy Tuesday
As Wisconsin gets more snow and rain Wednesday, 10 counties remain at a very high risk for wildfires and only Vilas County has a low fire danger. Catherine...
news / politics / outdoors
May 1, 2013 - 8:21am
April 29, 2013
Harsher drunk-driving laws will cost hundreds of millions, say agencies; Fuel-efficient cars mean less money for road work; more state news
While Wisconsin lawmakers consider half a dozen bills introduced to crack down on drunken driving in the state, agencies that would have to deal with implementing the changes are talking about the cost. The agencies say the state would have to spend about $250 million as it sends...
news / politics
April 29, 2013 - 9:08am
April 26, 2013
Wisconsin's drought is officially over; Supreme Court urged to review Act 10; smokes swiped from ATF warehouse, more state news
The U.S. Drought Monitor reports the recent rain and snow seen over much of Wisconsin has ended the state's drought. The latest weekly update...
news / politics / outdoors / education
April 26, 2013 - 9:12am
April 25, 2013
Our View: Time to reform Wisconsin's recall process
There is talk of reforming Wisconsin's recall election procedures and we believe it is time for such a change. We heard of the proposed recall changes in a release from State Sen.
opinion / editorials / politics
April 25, 2013 - 10:37am
April 22, 2013
Mississippi still on the rise; Worker's disappearance ends with grim discovery; more state news
Not a single town on the Mississippi River is relaxing even though most managed to head off flooding as the river was rising in the last few...
news / politics
April 22, 2013 - 8:12am
April 18, 2013
Committee gathers hours of budget-related testimony in Baldwin
The Joint Committee on Finance, made up of Wisconsin senators and Assembly members, met in Baldwin for seven hours Thursday to gather testimony...
news / politics
April 18, 2013 - 2:17pm