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Phillips-Medisize announces Wisconsin expansion; headquarters in Hudson
UPDATE: Fatal SUV-semi crash came moments after RAV 4 struck a deer
City approves 2015 budget; mill rate is down slightly
River Crossing update: Dangerous ice conditions on the St. Croix River near Stillwater
State budget requests vs. reality; $2.2 billion gap; farm officials say Obama immigration orders fall short; 10 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Kaylyn Jenkins named All-Big Rivers first team for a second year
Notes From The Dockside: Deer season opener
Raider swimmer Devin Cicha and teammates shine at state meet
Ty Denzer will play baseball for the University of Kansas
16 Raiders named to All-Big Rivers Conference football teams
Christmas Tour of Homes is this weekend
Hudson Counseling Services marks 25 years of growth
Serendipitous Connections helps local business dreams fly
'Seussical’ performances shine; set, stagecraft steal show
Public's help sought for decorating downtown lampposts
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: 2015 Spring Election Notice
TOWN OF TROY: 2015 Spring Election Notice
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/10/14 Hearing - Chevalier Variance Request
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH: 2015 Spring Election Notice
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/9/14 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Lynda R. Sprecher, 43
Gregory R. Colombo, 71
Pierre P. Haustein, 75
Brady Severson, 33
David A. Parish, 60
Administrative News & Views: Board resumes secondary facility planning
Doug's Diggings: Random thoughts from election coverage night
Our View: Walker's many visits to western Wisconsin proved wise
Randy's Ramblings: A city at odds with its school
Day By Day: Decide the referendum on the facts, not the fiction
Get Out! Deals
May 3, 2013
McCarthy makes changes on Packers' offensive line
Green Bay Packers Coach Mike McCarthy has confirmed a shake-up in his offensive line. He tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that right tackle Bryan Bulaga will move to left tackle, with the job of protecting Aaron Rodgers' blind side. Marshall Newhouse had trouble in that role...
May 3, 2013 - 9:44am
April 29, 2013
Aaron Rodgers signs richest contract in NFL history
The Green Bay Packers rewarded quarterback Aaron Rodgers with a contract extension on Friday, April 26. According to NFL.com, the five-year deal is worth $110 million. The contract is the richest in NFL history, shattering Joe Flacco's six-year, $120.6 million contract. Rodgers...
April 29, 2013 - 11:47am
April 26, 2013
Packers take UCLA defensive end in first round of NFL draft
The Green Bay Packers selected UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the 26th pick of Thursday night's NFL draft. The 6-4, 280-pound Jones tallied 6.5 sacks and 19 tackles for loss last season. Jones is expected to be a big part of the Packers youth movement on the defensive line,...
April 26, 2013 - 11:54am
April 25, 2013
Running back Cedric Benson meets with Packers
Free agent running back Cedric Benson visited the Green Bay Packers on Wednesday, April 24. No signing has been made official, but Benson sent out a Tweet Wednesday afternoon that read: "Wonderful meeting with the pack! Never thought I'd say it felt good to be in Green Bay!" Last...
April 25, 2013 - 11:16am
April 24, 2013
Brewers win ninth straight game, defeat Padres 6-3
Jonathan Lucroy and Yuniesky Betancourt drove in two runs apiece, and the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Diego Padres, 6-3, for their ninth straight victory on Tuesday, April 23. After starting the season 2-8, the Brewers have won nine in a row for the first time since a 10-game...
April 24, 2013 - 12:36pm
Packers invite fans to Lambeau for NFL draft
The Green Bay Packers are making their final preparations for this week's NFL draft, which will begin Thursday night. Green Bay will select 26th in the first round, with subsequent overall selections at 55, 88, 122, 159, 167, 193 and 232. Former Packers linebacker Dave Robinson,...
April 24, 2013 - 12:15pm
April 22, 2013
Packers GM Ted Thompson talks draft strategy
Green Bay Packers General Manager Ted Thompson used to be known as the man who only trades down on draft day, with the goal of getting more picks. Thompson says he still believes it's a good strategy to nail down a good player. But as he enters his ninth NFL Draft next week, Thompson...
April 22, 2013 - 9:51am
April 18, 2013
Clay Matthews becomes highest-paid Packer in history - for now
Clay Matthews is the highest-paid player in Green Bay Packers history - for now. Matthews signed a five-year contract extension Wednesday that's worth a reported $66 million once it kicks in next season.
April 18, 2013 - 9:59am
April 1, 2013
Brewers open season in Milwaukee against Colorado Rockies
The Milwaukee Brewers will open their 44th Major League Baseball season Monday afternoon at Miller Park against the Colorado Rockies. Most national predictors don't have the Brewers finishing higher than third in the National League Central, but team owner Mark Attanasio says the...
April 1, 2013 - 8:54am
March 28, 2013
Brewers sign pitcher Kyle Lohse to three-year, $33 million deal
The Milwaukee Brewers' newest starter says he's ready to go. The Brewers signed veteran right-hander Kyle Lohse on Monday, March 25, to a three-year, $33 million contract that pays him an extra $350,000 each season in which he throws 190 innings. General Manager Doug Melvin says...
March 28, 2013 - 2:01pm
Hudson's Jason Hawksford is into fishing
The incessant snowy weather in the Hudson area of late may not be conducive to thoughts of fishing on open water, but one resident has already...
sports / outdoors
March 28, 2013 - 12:06pm
March 27, 2013
Jermichael Finley staying with Packers for 2013 season
Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley will stay around for at least one more season. The Packers met a 3 p.m. deadline Monday for paying a $3 million roster bonus that Finley was due to get. The Packers reportedly made no moves toward cutting Finley's salary of $8.25 million...
March 27, 2013 - 2:01pm
March 25, 2013
Badger men win WCHA tournament with 3-2 win over Colorado College
The hottest team in college hockey started its season winning just one of its first 10 games. The Wisconsin Badgers continued their impressive turnaround with a 3-2 win over Colorado College Saturday to take the Broadmoor Trophy plus the WCHA's automatic position in the NCAA Tournament. Tyler...
March 25, 2013 - 9:26am
Badger hoops team bounced from NCAA tourney by Ole Miss
Wisconsin's NCAA Tournament run lasted only 40 minutes, as the Badgers lost to 12th-seeded Ole Miss 57-46 Friday afternoon in a second round West Regional game in Kansas City. The fifth-seeded Badgers held a three-point lead at the half, but the Rebels pulled away with a 17-5 run...
March 25, 2013 - 9:02am
March 22, 2013
Badger Band makes a stop at Kozy Korner on way to Frozen Five
About 30 members of the University of Wisconsin Marching Band stopped by Kozy Korner Pizza & Sports Bar Thursday on their way to the WCHA Frozen...
March 22, 2013 - 11:31am