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UPDATE: St. Croix EMS partners considering options, may leave contracts
Wisconsin state news briefs: Wisconsin governor proposes 3 tax cuts while hitting campaign trail; and more state news briefs
NR man, Ellsworth EMT charged with child sex crimes
Wisconsin state news briefs: Lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct defeated in primary; and more state news stories
Knudson wins St. Croix Sheriff primary
crime and courts
Girls' tennis off to hot start
Girls Golf: Hudson places 4th again
Girls Golf: Raiders 4th at ECN Invite
HTA starts youth development programs
Calling all curlers
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: Police Dept. - Abandoned Bicycles & Property Auction
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 9/7/18, Case No. 18-CV-259
CITY OF HUDSON: 9/4/18 Hearing - Amend Code, Beekeeping
CITY OF HUDSON: 9/4/18 Hearing -LandDevCo- 5.54 Acres Rezone
CITY OF HUDSON: 9/4/18 Hearing -LandDevCo- 13.57 Acres Rezone
Hosting weddings and history at Settlement Hill Farm
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Receives Service Award
Lueck opens Modern Woodmen office: New office in River Falls offers fraternal financial services
Local Photographer Receive 'Elite' Status
Troy wedding venue gets plan commission approval
Place a Business Announcement
Ronald R. Willman
Marie C. Jensen
Marlene Adele Doran
Gregg Robert Sullivan
Francoise A. Jones
Henningsen 60th Anniversary
Larry and Jan Fussell
Letters to the editor: Literature distribution; Heads in the sand
Viewpoint: Why I voted against the cannabis referendum
Letters to the editor: An extraordinary act of kindness; Longer Table was tremendous
Library column: STEAM at the Hudson Area Library
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April 8, 2013
Schaffhausen witness was collared with two knives near courtroom
A $50,000 cash bond was set Monday afternoon for a witness who allegedly made vague threats toward witnesses and prosecutors in the Aaron Schaffhausen murder trial, currently underway at Hudson. Joseph Aaron Rollag, 31, of Andover, Minn., was arrested by sheriff's deputies Friday...
April 8, 2013 - 2:14pm
February 14, 2013
St. Croix County wind farm project application denied by PSC
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin voted 2-1 on Thursday, Feb. 14, to deny an application of Highland Wind Farm, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to construct a 102.5 megawatt (MW) wind electric facility in the Towns of Forest and Cylon in St.
February 14, 2013 - 12:29pm
July 24, 2012
Schaffhausen bound over in homicide case
A man accused in the murder of his three young daughters was bound over for trial in St. Croix County Circuit Court Tuesday morning. Judge Scott...
July 24, 2012 - 1:58pm
July 12, 2012
Schaffhausen appears in young girls' murder case
A man accused in the deaths of his three young daughters in a gruesome incident at a River Falls residence last Tuesday made his initial appearance...
July 12, 2012 - 2:35pm
July 10, 2012
SECOND UPDATE: Father booked on first degree counts of homicide in the deaths of his daughters
About two hours after he allegedly killed his three children at the home where he once lived, a former River Falls man turned himself in to police...
July 10, 2012 - 6:13pm
July 4, 2012
THIRD UPDATE: Searcher, dog find missing 5-year-old
PRESCOTT - Officials announced around 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, that five-year-old Scott Meyer was found near a bluff about a half mile from...
July 4, 2012 - 9:37am
April 25, 2012
Woman corrections guard found not guilty of sexual conduct with juvenile male inmates
Jurors acquitted former Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing guard Suzanne Marie Walstrom on all counts this afternoon. The verdict came within a couple hours of attorneys giving their closing arguments. Walstrom, 39, Plum City, was accused of having sexual relationships,...
April 25, 2012 - 2:40pm
March 12, 2012
Hudson homeowner finds rifle wrapped in wall
A homeowner on Sixth Street was doing was some remodeling when he made a rather unsettling discovery. According to Lt. Eric Atkinson of the Hudson Police Department, while removing some drywall, the homeowner found part of a .22-caliber rifle wrapped in plastic behind the Sheetrock....
March 12, 2012 - 9:44am
March 6, 2012
'American Idol' journey is over - What's next for Reed Grimm?
Last week, local "American Idol" contestant Reed Grimm was voted off the show, but not until after some emotional peaks and valleys were experienced...
March 6, 2012 - 4:59pm
UPDATE: Prairie Island nuclear plant terminates "unusual event" notice
Prairie Island nuclear plant has terminated its "notification of unusual event." The event was declared today at 6:24 a.m. and ended at 11:36 a.m. following "thorough assessment of plant conditions" and Unit 2's coolant system, Xcel Energy officials said. The alert was triggered...
March 6, 2012 - 1:41pm
March 1, 2012
March 1, 2012: American Idol -- Reed Grimm's journey comes to a painful end
In Thursday's American Idol elimination night, the audiences in Los Angeles and at Junior's Bar and Grill in River Falls were taken on an emotional...
March 1, 2012 - 10:28pm
February 28, 2012
American Idol contestant Reed Grimm gives solid performance on Tuesday
"American Idol" candidate Reed Grimm was a hit with the judges in his first live performance Tuesday night on Fox. Typical of Grimm's personality...
February 28, 2012 - 8:15pm
February 27, 2012
Voting begins for Grimm Tonight; only two hours to cast your vote
Voting is critical for American Idol contestants to stay in the running now that taped shows have ended and live broadcasts begin Tuesday. The...
February 27, 2012 - 7:00pm
February 25, 2012
Rallying 'Idol' votes
Reed Grimm's fate on "American Idol" now rests with viewers. He advanced into the top 24 contestants after Wednesday night's program. Public...
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 5, 2012
Update 3:35 p.m.: Prairie Island Nuclear Plant terminates alert
The alert declared by operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant as a result of a chemical spill this morning was terminated at...
January 5, 2012 - 7:15am