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Minnesota State Patrol finishes 3rd in calendar contest; Wisconsin misses the cut
Hudson School District introduces staff
Pepper Fest heats up North Hudson
Prosecutor: Somerset drug bust suspect was 'setting up for a fight'
Wisconsin roundup: State 10th-most reliant on industrial robots, report says; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders look good in opener
Zacharias Academic All-State
Thunderhawks name new coach
Raider football wins opener
On a roll: Hudson area log rollers shine at world championships
Les Izmoore to perform Aug. 24 in Hudson
Bucklew keeps Navy wing flying
Pepper Fest royalty crowned
HHS Stadium Raider open house postponed
Pepper Fest schedule rounding into form
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/16/17 at Somerset Mini Storage
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Gas & Diesel Fuel
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 9/21/17, Case No. 17-CV-336, Benjamin Wendt
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: August 26, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Ad For Bids - HVAC Upgrade
Colleen Carol Timbers,63
Patrick D. Baumgartner, 74
Yvonne Meents, 86
Rita Therese Goff, 71
Richard R. Johnson, 64
Letters: Eagle Scout rank not what it once was; Need for transit is real
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Editorial: Imagine you have no newspaper
Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
Letters: To Hudson's LGBTQ Youth; Work force reality check
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July 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker offers beer to reporters who think he’s a bore; tuition freeze OK'd for universities; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker offers a Miller Lite to reporters who accuse him of being boring. The Republican Walker mildly struck back Thursday...
July 7, 2017 - 8:53am
July 5, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill would let schools offer state gun safety classes; UW fees poised to rise; more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin public school students could learn how to safely use firearms, as part of a new Republican bill. Rep. Ken Skowronski of...
July 5, 2017 - 9:04am
May 26, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — UW-System students who live in Wisconsin could have their tuition frozen for two more years. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee...
May 26, 2017 - 8:59am
April 28, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The UW-System says it already has a resolution committed to the free exchange of ideas on campus. And officials say a bill that calls for the suspension or expulsion of students who heckle speakers more than once would take away the flexibility that campus disciplinary...
April 28, 2017 - 9:12am
January 11, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker proposes tuition cuts; Baldwin takes aim at Trump cabinet picks; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker has been known to drop surprises in his annual State of the State addresses to the Legislature. On Tuesday, the...
January 11, 2017 - 10:08am
December 12, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: River Falls' Van Galen among UW chancellors receiving raises; Wis. recount close to finishing; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Five veteran chancellors of UW campuses around the state will get pay raises of 4 to 6 percent for the next year. The university's Board of Regents has approved the special raises so each leader will make $220,000 per year. They are the first such increases since 2013....
December 12, 2016 - 7:21am
December 9, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Trump's 'Thank You Tour' comes to Wisconsin Tuesday; tuition hike ahead for some UW students; 6 more state news stories
NEW YORK -- President Elect Donald Trump's "Thank You Tour" comes to Wisconsin next week. He's been traveling around the country thanking voters...
December 9, 2016 - 10:42am
September 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
MADISON -- It will soon be against the law in Wisconsin to talk on a hand-held cellphone while driving through a construction zone. Starting Saturday, those who don't stop chatting when passing orange barrels and highway workers can be given a $40 ticket. The only exception is for...
September 27, 2016 - 4:30pm
August 5, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Pepin County residents warned about whooping cough; Walker appoints Rhoades' successor; 12 more state news stories
DURAND -- Health officials in Pepin County are warning families with children in Durand schools to be on the lookout for whooping cough. Officials say 72 people, most of them students, have been infected with whooping cough since March. Doctors say whooping cough can be deadly to...
August 5, 2016 - 8:45am
August 3, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker considering performance-based funding for UW; Pence to join Trump in Green Bay; seven more state news stories
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker is still considering performance-based additional funding for the University of Wisconsin System. Just this week the governor said all state agencies should budget based on the idea they would be getting no more state money than they got last year. Walker's...
August 3, 2016 - 10:53am
June 27, 2016
Statewide gas prices dip; state's poverty numbers steady; Wisconsin farmer creates milk aimed at solving digestion issues; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's gas prices continue to range about a dime higher than the national average. The automotive group AAA said the average price across the country for a gallon of regular gas is $2.31. It's $2.42 in the Badger state, which is a drop of seven cents from a week...
June 27, 2016 - 7:05am
June 10, 2016
Wisconsin to get hot, sticky, stormy; Obama to campaign for Clinton in Green Bay; fees, not tuition, climbing for UW; eight more state news stories
Wisconsin will get a hot and sticky dose of summer the next two days. The National Weather Service says the heat index will reach 90 to 100 degrees Friday and Saturday as a warm front moves. Heavy storms are due in Friday afternoon, with forecasters in Milwaukee and Duluth saying...
June 10, 2016 - 7:21am
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
May 27, 2016
Family of 4 pays estimated $25K for health care; UW 'jobs for life' back under fire; voting laws to stand in August; nine more state news stories
BROOKFIELD – It will cost almost $26,000 to provide health care for a family of four this year. That projection is part of the annual Milliman Medical Index. It includes the average health insurance premiums paid by both employers and their workers, plus deductibles and what people...
News/crime and courts
May 27, 2016 - 7:41am
October 6, 2009
UW's two-year colleges have 5 percent more students than last year
The University of Wisconsin's two-year colleges have about 5 percent more students than a year ago. Preliminary figures show that more than 13,800 students are attending the university's 13 two-year schools this fall. Karla Rabe at the Fox Valley campus says about a third of the...
October 6, 2009 - 9:16am