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Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
FFA is about more than farming
New name, new initiatives for United Way food center
River Crest students support friends near and far
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders roll to sectional hockey title
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
A life lived inventing: Local scientist inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame
Twenty-year military journey ends in Hudson
UW Success by 6: parents and caregivers make all the difference
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - New Pavilion/ Restroom
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Skid Unit
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/9/17 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: Beer License Application - Cracked Barrel Winery
TOWN OF ROCK ELM: Ad For Bids - 170th Street TRID Project
Michael G. Peterson, 71
Douglas Ray, 42
Charlene Adele Wold, 49
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
Real Estate Showcase
December 5, 2012
Lawmaker wants to ban political 'robocalls'
Wisconsin state Senator Dave Hansen says he got eight or nine 'robocalls' per day during the last election. The Green Bay Democrat says he wants those calls permanently banned, calling them a nuisance and a waste of time. Hansen says he has heard similar complaints from many of...
December 5, 2012 - 3:12pm
October 17, 2012
County has social media friends
New Facebook pages offer quick messages to the public St. Croix County has plunged full-scale into the 21st century, at least communication-wise. Five...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00pm
October 10, 2012
Tech firms worry about broadband funding
The expansion of lightning-fast Internet service is slowing to a crawl in some of Wisconsin's rural areas because of new concerns over the future of federal funding that helps pay for those projects. The Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association says about half its member firms...
October 10, 2012 - 3:33pm
Wisconsin teen wins texting title again
For the second year in a row, a teenager from Rhinelander has been named America's fastest texter. Austin Wierschke, 17, won the 6th annual LG National Texting Competition yesterday in New York's Times Square. Eleven contestants from throughout the country took a series of speed,...
August 10, 2012 - 3:35pm
August 8, 2012
Don't fall for the 'Rachel scam'
Consumers should beware if someone named Rachel e-mails to say they've won a $1,000 Visa gift card and check afterward to be sure she didn't plant malicious software on your computer. State consumer protection officials say it's just another online scam. Earlier this year, some...
August 8, 2012 - 12:29pm
Weevils to the rescue
Thursday, may have been a day that will mark a turnaround in the war on Eurasian milfoil at Perch Lake, in Homestead Parklands, St. Croix County's park located in town of St. Joseph. The aquatic invasive species was first notice in the lake ten years ago. It has steadily grown and...
August 8, 2012 - 11:45am
August 1, 2012
New Richmond WI Cancer Center gives Wisconsin patients a choice
NEW RICHMOND -- The Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin has many milestones to celebrate at its first anniversary. The New Richmond facility,...
August 1, 2012 - 2:01pm
July 13, 2012
Companies pay big to settle lawsuits over faulty electronics
Three more companies have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by Wisconsin and other states accusing the makers of flat-screen TVs of conspiring to inflate prices. New York's attorney general said today that three Asian firms and their U.S. affiliates have agreed to pay $571 million...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00pm
July 6, 2012
Hudson software company plans to build facility
A Hudson company is planning to be the first to build in St. Croix Business Park East, the latest addition to the city's newest industrial park. Procentive, a software development company that specializes in making products for mental and behavioral health care organizations,...
July 6, 2012 - 11:15am
Former astronaut Brown emphasizes importance of NASA
"It's one of those things that you would never expect you'd be doing," said Hudson resident and former astronaut Curt Brown. Brown, a former...
July 6, 2012 - 8:03am
July 4, 2012
Former Hudson woman completes leadership program
Ruth Girón, of Prescott, a former Hudson resident who served as director of human resources for Nuclear Management Co. for five years, was among...
July 4, 2012 - 8:18am
July 2, 2012
3M scientist receives Ripon College Distinguished Alumni award
Dr. George F. Vesley of Hudson was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Citation at Ripon College during its annual alumni awards banquet Friday, June 22. Vesley is a 1962 alumnus of the college, which is located in east central Wisconsin. Vesley worked for nearly 30 years as...
July 2, 2012 - 7:01am
June 20, 2012
Study shows Wisconsin as a bio-science state
Wisconsin has one of the fast-growing bioscience industries in the nation, according to a new report from the consulting firm of Battelle. It named Wisconsin among eight states where bioscience employment grew by more than 5% from 2008 through 2010, while 6.5% of other private-sector...
June 20, 2012 - 12:51pm
June 15, 2012
T-Mobile store opens in Hudson
The history of cell phones is something Yasir Mansour knows about. The owner of the new T-Mobile store in Hudson has witnessed amazing changes...
June 15, 2012 - 3:57pm
May 28, 2012
Urban Olive and Vine launches Apple-based hi-tech service solution
Urban Olive and Vine is many things to both its customers and its owner Kay Timm. It is a restaurant, wine bar, coffee shop, olive and vinegar...
May 28, 2012 - 11:24am