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Hudson police: Blackberry bush dispute; Walnut Street confrontation
Wisconsin state news briefs: Wausau hit-and-run driver suspected of texting; and more state news briefs
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
crime and courts
Football: Raiders roll in opener
Girls' tennis off to hot start
Girls Golf: Hudson places 4th again
Girls Golf: Raiders 4th at ECN Invite
HTA starts youth development programs
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
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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August 9, 2018
Pastor column: An event that can make us all proud
For many of us, it's tough to meet new people, especially people who are different than us! It's tough to take risks and step out of our comfort...
August 9, 2018 - 4:00pm
August 7, 2018
County invocation delivered without disruption, but not without response
Mustapha Hammida delivered an Islamic blessing without disruption during the invocation of Tuesday night's St. Croix County board meeting, though...
August 7, 2018 - 10:47pm
August 4, 2018
Hudson pastor column: Build a bigger table, not a higher fence
If you are more fortunate than others, it's better to build a longer table than a taller fence. In this time of random violence, dissension,...
August 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
August 3, 2018
County Board August invocation leader spurs criticism
When the 19 St. Croix County supervisors gather each month for their regular board meeting, the business begins with a prayer or a moment of silence. These invocations are led by different clergy people each time, coordinated by the county clerk. At Tuesday's meeting, Mustapha Hammida...
August 3, 2018 - 2:13pm
July 22, 2018
Hudson pastor column: The suddenness of God
July 22, 2018 - 10:00am
July 14, 2018
Pastor's column: This changes everything, local youth learned
Two weeks ago I was in Houston, Texas, with 25 of our youth for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America National Youth Gathering. Over 30,000 youth from across the United States attended. The conference theme, "This Changes Everything," shaped the activities, speakers, music and...
July 14, 2018 - 7:00am
July 7, 2018
Pastor's column: Best not to dish out revenge at all
I've never understood the phrase "revenge is a dish best served cold." I mean I understand the logic behind the statement — that you want...
July 7, 2018 - 7:49am
July 1, 2018
Pastor's column: Exactly what is needed in our time
Two church ladies were having a fight. Their fight was dividing their church. Their fight was so big their founding pastor decided to write the church a letter, inspired to call the church to be what Christ called us to be. His letter was so full of wisdom the early church recognized...
July 1, 2018 - 8:00am
June 24, 2018
Pastor Viewpoint: Seeking spiritual solitude
Recently, I've been thinking more about the importance of solitude and down-time. I'm an introvert so I already have a great appreciation for having some free minutes carved into the day in order to recharge.
June 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
June 16, 2018
Pastor column: A challenge for Fathers Day
My grandfather was one of the most influential people in my life. He lived on the next block over from us and I probably spent as much time with him, as a child, as I did with my father. Gramps was a gentle man with a big heart who could make or fix just about anything. He was well-liked...
June 16, 2018 - 2:20pm
June 9, 2018
Pastor column: Difficult discussions with your child about school shootings
June 9, 2018 - 10:00am
May 19, 2018
Pastor column: God is good in all season
"So let's not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don't give up." Galatians 6:9 Last week, I spoke for the Senior Adult ministry conference from the church's oversight body. The topic of the conference was, "Passing the...
May 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 12, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: A promise that there is always more
Easter is a big deal! As it should be! We Christians think so highly of our founder we visit his grave to see what is not there. No other group of people in the world does this. We rejoice because he was there and now his grave is empty. This means the message of God's mercy and forgiveness...
May 12, 2018 - 10:00am
May 5, 2018
Pastor Viewpoint: Must our opponents be seen as enemies?
Have you noticed the world around us is narrowing in a troubling way? Once upon a time, it seemed possible to disagree with someone holding different opinions, or even different world views, yet to still respect them and even call them a friend. I remember the day when politicians...
May 5, 2018 - 11:19am
April 28, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: How can we bridge the divide?
One of my favorite Bible stories is the conversion of the Apostle Paul in Acts 9. In this story Paul still goes by the name Saul, and Saul is on his way to the town of Damascus to round up any and all supporters of Jesus and throw them in jail. Saul is a persecutor of Christians...
April 28, 2018 - 6:30pm