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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
Troy prepares for development, wonders about chickens
City encourages collaboration on bullying concerns
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
crime and courts
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Girls' hockey climbs to top
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Nancy Toll: helping others navigate the bumps in the road
Hot Air Affair is tradition for Hudson, pilots
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
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Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
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Donn Marvin Webster, 89
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
November 30, 2016
Letters to the Editor Nov. 23
Wonders about protestors Dear Editor, From coast to coast, thousands across the USA protest Trump’s victory. Professional protesters rioted over Trump's election, attacking bystanders and vandalizing cars & property while shouting obscenities and “not my president”. Trump-haters...
November 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
November 23, 2016
'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
One of President-elect Donald Trump's more G-rated, ironic tweets came two days before the Nov. 8 election: “The Electoral College is a disaster for a democracy.” Luckily for Trump, the archaic Electoral College he denounced still functions. If this 18th century voting filter...
November 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
What we learned from our brothers
When I got to the microphone I froze. It was the All Saints service at our church, and people were asked to come forward to light a candle in...
November 23, 2016 - 7:00am
November 20, 2016
Letters to the Editor Nov. 17, 2016
Dear Editor, I write in reply to the excellent letter from Joe Blaiser of St. Patrick Church. Joe reminded us that we should take care of veterans and other homeless people in our area before we support refugees from Syria — good point.
November 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 16, 2016
Let’s honor veterans’ legacy of service
On this Veterans Day, we should thank each and every person who ever swore an oath and donned the uniform of a soldier, Marine, sailor, airman...
November 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 9, 2016
The tragic lessons of phones & seatbelts
A few months ago a trial ended for a 35-year-old female driver accused of posting a Facebook message on her cellphone before crashing in rural...
November 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
Voting still has meaning
This Tuesday will mark the second time I’ve been able to vote in a general presidential election. Though I’m as exhausted as anyone over this election cycle, I’m still genuinely excited to once again cast my ballot for our president. I must admit, I was actually giddy back...
November 9, 2016 - 7:00am
November 2, 2016
Forget politics, this is about respect
Editor's note: The editorial below appeared last week in the Pierce County Herald, the Journal's sister publication. “To dismiss this as everyday locker room talk is an insult to decent men everywhere,” First Lady Michelle Obama said about Republican presidential candidate Donald...
November 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 27, 2016
For president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. -- the Journal’s parent company -- declines to endorse the Republican candidate for United States president. It does not follow, however, that the endorsement goes to the Democratic candidate. This year, we...
October 27, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 26, 2016
He’s finally here
The wait is finally over. Though he gave us a little scare, my nephew Quinten finally joined us on Wednesday, Sept. 28. I didn’t have to wait too long after my last column. He came the day after I wrote it. Though he spent some time at Children’s Hospital, he’s a tough little...
October 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 21, 2016
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
This week, I joined the Hudson Police Department's Civilian’s Police Academy Class of 2016. I missed the first few classes, which sounded...
October 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 19, 2016
I think that I shall never see ...
… a presidential campaign like this one. I could go on, but it’s just too much. Instead I want to echo poet Joyce Kilmer’s sentiment about the loveliness of trees and how fortunate we are in Hudson to have people who agree with him. While crap was flying all over the airwaves...
October 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
It’s possible many of us are already overcome with election fatigue. Campaign commercials have become a constant companion for regular prime-time...
October 19, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 12, 2016
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
This political season has raced with reckless abandon headlong into a spiral of disparate viewpoints and, as the poem goes, “two roads diverged...
October 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
Conservative media has dramatically changed the political game and it has helped Donald Trump, according to Milwaukee talk-show host Charlie Sykes. “We’ve basically eliminated any of the referees or gatekeepers. There’s nobody,” said Sykes, perhaps the most popular conservative...
October 12, 2016 - 8:00am