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Hudson Star Observer
Wisconsin roundup: Senate votes on leaders of elections, ethics commissions; more state news stories
Evers leans on experience in challenge to Walker
City of Hudson declares snow plowing event; no street parking
Wisconsin roundup: Troopers anticipate Super Bowl traffic in western Wis.; more state news stories
Mental health issues, meth dominate AG discussion in Hudson
crime and courts
Hudson cheer and stunt teams shine
Basketball: Girls knock off Chippewa
Boys hoops are on a roll
St. Croix River Hounds name team president
Hudson Silver champs
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
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 1/27/18, Eagle Storage - Hudson
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John Patrick O'Neill Estate; Case No. 17-PR-117
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Edrys A. Heywood Estate; Case No. 18-PR-1
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/31/18, 4 pm; St. Croix Self Service Storage
Dr. Megan Hejny finds new dream job
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
Place a Business Announcement
Vernon J. Johnson
Sandra K. Johnson
Jay P. Sperry
Jane E. Johnson
Richard Conover, Jr.
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Viewpoint: Kicking us when we are down
Sarah Nigbor column: The circle of life
Kind Ideas column: Fighting to protect Social Security and Medicare
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Library Column: Early literacy at Frosty's magic birthday party
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October 26, 2017
Car strikes bear in Pierce County traffic
An Elmwood woman sustained minor injuries Wednesday after striking a bear on a Pierce County roadway. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office responded...
October 26, 2017 - 10:21am
August 11, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State budget talks could resume soon; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin Republicans will try again this month to settle their differences on a state budget that's now six weeks overdue. On Thursday,...
August 11, 2017 - 8:43am
December 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker tells lawmakers they can raise fees — if balanced with cut; wandering bear captured; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — Assembly Republicans say all options should be on the table while they work on closing a $1 billion deficit in Wisconsin's transportation...
December 27, 2016 - 1:57pm
June 9, 2016
Search resumes for missing man near Menomonie; Ashley Furniture agrees to $1.75M OSHA settlement; Walker downplays low state job ranking; eight more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- A search continues Thursday for a missing man on the Red Cedar River near Menomonie. Dunn County sheriff's deputies say the man was walking along a shoreline near the Russian Slough when he slipped and fell in fast moving water. The state DNR and Dunn County deputies...
June 9, 2016 - 8:53am
February 26, 2010
Bear jailed on probation hold
Victoria Bear was booked into the St. Croix County Jail Wednesday on a parole violation. The violation occurred at a facility in Eau Claire County, Sheriff Dennis Hillstead said. She was booked into jail at 2:50 p.m. Feb. 24 on a probation hold. She was arrested and held in the...
February 26, 2010 - 9:02am
October 19, 2009
Bear wanders into store's beer cooler; DNR relocates him
Shoppers in the Marketplace Foods store in Hayward got a shock Friday night. A 125-pound black bear wandered inside that store and headed right to the beer cooler. Witnesses say he climbed up onto a shelf, 12 feet off the floor, and sat there for about an hour while employees...
October 19, 2009 - 9:13am
July 29, 2009
Bear will stay in jail
Victoria Bear, the former Hudson woman convicted in connection with the death of local man Michael Strauch in 2007, has had her probation revoked. She will remain in the St. Croix County Jail until a formal hearing set for Oct.
July 29, 2009 - 10:39am
July 10, 2009
Bear moved to county jail
Victoria Bear has returned to Hudson and is being held at the St. Croix County Jail. She was released from Taycheedah Correctional Institution, the state's maximum security women's prison in Fond du Lac County earlier this week to Mike O'Keefe of the state probation office in Hudson....
July 10, 2009 - 10:03am
April 3, 2009
Woodland Trails: The greatest dog in the world!
How do you figure out if you have the greatest dog in the world? How can you cogitate if any dog can be called the greatest dog in the world?...
April 3, 2009 - 1:40am
December 8, 2008
2009 Wisconsin bear and spring turkey application deadline Dec. 10
Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are reminding hunters they have until Dec.
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Gives Strauch side of story
Dear Editor, In response to Mr. Joseph Bear's letter to the editor, I would like to say that the Strauch family feels the sentence was very fair. We thought that Judge Lundell made the right decision. As far as the media coverage of the events that took place we agree some of them...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Alcoholism affects many
Dear Editor, I feel that I must respond to Joseph Bear's letter in the July 31 Star-Observer. I understand and agree with Joseph that alcoholism is a disease. It is a terrible disease because it affects so many people other than the person who is addicted to alcohol. Joseph, I...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
Wolf caution areas set for bear dog training
Caution areas have been established in Ashland, Douglas, and Sawyer counties for bear hunters training their hounds. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources established the areas after incidents were dogs being trained for bear hunts have been killed by wolves. Maps...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Letter: Argues on mom's behalf
Dear Editor On the Friday before last (July 18), my mother was re-sentenced to five years in prison. Although it was what we expected, it was nonetheless incredibly disappointing to see a judge in the year 2008 give out such a draconian and backward sentence. I would have thought,...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Victoria Bear sentenced to 5 years in prison
Instead of spending a year or less in county jail, Victoria Bear will now serve five years in prison. That was the sentence handed down by Judge Eric Lundell Friday afternoon after he vacated the original sentence he gave her just three weeks earlier. Bear, formerly of Hudson,...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am