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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2017-03 (Line of Succession)
SUMMONS: Progressive Ins. v. Ibrahim Eldahdah; Case 17-CV-48
EAGLE STORAGE: 5/5/17 Lien Sale Notice
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Michael S. Roe; Case No. 16-CV-234
Gary P. Feucht, 70
Ardis V. Kelly, 73
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Gary P. Feucht, 70
Ardis V. Kelly, 73
Letters to the editor for April 20, 2017
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Editorial: Start seeing motorcycles
Letters to the editor for April 13, 2017
Letter to the editor for April 6, 2017
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January 27, 2017
Council puts compensation in citizens' hands
A possible increase to council members and mayor compensation will be up to a citizen committee after the issue was brought up to the Hudson Finance Committee Monday night. Council Member Randy Morrissette proposed the increase, saying the commitment required by the roles has increased....
January 27, 2017 - 7:00am
January 26, 2017
Council approves extra $30,000 for Vine Street
The construction portion of the 2016 Vine Street improvement project saw an increase of about $29,960 over the estimated cost, though the total project cost is still under budget. On Monday night, City Engineer Tom Syfko told the Hudson Common Council that the original estimate of...
January 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
HHS student visits DC for inauguration
Thanks to some good luck in a political lottery, Hudson High School junior Harly Lentz attended the inauguration of President Donald Trump this...
January 26, 2017 - 7:00am
January 21, 2017
Plan commission talks downtown business expansion
To give the city of Hudson better control over what businesses expand into the residential areas surrounding downtown, the plan commission has recommended the addition of another zoning district. Community Development Director Denny Darnold presented the idea to the commission at...
January 21, 2017 - 10:00am
January 20, 2017
Hudson five-year plan will see street projects, park updates
As a start to the new year, the Hudson Common Council held a special meeting Monday night to review the first two years of its five-year capital...
January 20, 2017 - 7:00am
January 14, 2017
County Board asks state for designated disease funding
According to county Public Health Officer and Administrator Deb Lindemann, there is no designated funding from the state of Wisconsin for the case of an outbreak of communicable disease at the local levels. “Currently, Wisconsin ranks 41st for state public health funding and 49th...
January 14, 2017 - 7:00am
January 13, 2017
Internal hire approved for drug investigator position
After deliberation in several committees, the Hudson Common Council approved hiring the new drug investigator position from within the police department at its regular meeting Monday night. The decision came after recommendations from Mayor Rich O’Connor and council members that...
January 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 10, 2017
Hudson declares 'snow plowing event'
Vehicles will need to be off Hudson's streets in time for plows to get through early Wednesday. Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen said the city has declared a "snow plowing event," meaning trucks will begin plowing from curb to curb at 3 a.m. Vehicles not moved will be ticketed. The...
January 10, 2017 - 3:34pm
December 28, 2016
River Falls, town of Troy at odds over annexation
A legal battle is underway in St. Croix County over a piece of farmland annexed by River Falls that town of Troy officials argue was an illegal action. The town filed a lawsuit in September alleging the annexation of 292 acres of land, which doesn’t share a border with River Falls,...
December 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 20, 2016
Focus in Troy: Park activities; enforcement patrol; baseball deal
The Cove Boat Ramp continues to have activity, according to Jill Berke, who spoke on the Park Board agenda before the Troy Town Board last Thursday. Buckthorn has continued to be an invasive plant problem, Berke said, so the park board has awarded the project of removing the buckthorn...
December 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker supports Constitutional Convention renewed proposal would reduce child support paid by the wealthy; and 11 state news stories
MADISON — There's more talk in Wisconsin about a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. Republican Gov. Scott Walker was asked about it during a recent telephone town hall meeting. Despite disagreements from some law professors, Walker says he's convinced a convention could...
December 20, 2016 - 11:09am
December 18, 2016
Area resident appointed to state board
Ronald Jansen is gearing up to serve on his third state board after a new appointment by Gov. Scott Walker to the Wisconsin Council on Physical Disabilities. Jansen will serve a two-year term on the council as he is filling a newly vacant position. The council’s mission includes...
December 18, 2016 - 8:00am
December 16, 2016
Wisconsin round up: Wisconsin has nation's second largest improvement in health rankings; Standoff with shots fired ends with suspect's death; and 11 more state news stories
MINNETONKA, Minn. -- Wisconsin is the nation's 20th healthiest state, according to the annual "America's Health Rankings" from the United Health Foundation. The Badger State rose four spots from last year, tied for the nation's second largest increase in its overall rank -- but UW-Madison...
December 16, 2016 - 8:57am
December 15, 2016
State Board approves recreation plan despite lawsuit; former juror to be questioned for alleged improper behavior; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- The state Natural Resources Board has voted to allow off road motorcycle riding and model rockets at a nature area, despite a lawsuit to ban those activities. The board voted 7-0 Wednesday for a master plan at the Sauk Prairie State Recreation area, on the site of the...
December 15, 2016 - 9:31am
December 14, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin plunges into the deep freeze; state bill would require drug tests for certain high school students; and 10 more state news stories
Unlike Tuesday morning, it's above zero everywhere in Wisconsin. But forecasters say the respite won't last long as another round of arctic air pushes its way into the Badger State Wednesday. By Thursday morning, lows are supposed to get down to 15 below with wind chills as cold...
December 14, 2016 - 9:46am