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Wisconsin roundup: Group says proposed change would protect bad landlords; more state news stories
Life on the mend: Rescued dogs adapt to new homes
UW-River Falls to host seminar on marketing livestock
Zimmerman: Reward teachers who perform, set good examples
Get to know the District 10 primary election candidates
crime and courts
Young Raiders still learning
Wrestlers roll over North
Boys skate to fifth straight
Girls skate past Superior
Girls bounce back after loss
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
SUMMONS: WITC v. Melissa Marie Johnson; Case No. 17-SC-345 (Washburn Co.)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 19-17 Unlawful Use of Drones
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution No. 2017-09 (North End Road)
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution No. 2017-08 (Budget & Tax Levy)
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 1/3/18, Case No. 17-CV-514, Jesus Bergstrom Emerson
Tomas L. Palmsteen
Mary Jane Bohl
Richard Joseph Lasiuk
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Viewpoint: Poor broadband access puts rural areas at a disadvantage
Library column: With a grateful heart...
Work hard, pray harder: Recognizing trauma
Letters to the editor: Choose the minority; Negative strong-hold on Hudson
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
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October 24, 2017
Letters: Regarding last week's letter; 'War on the EPA' is alarming
Last week's newspaper carried a letter so filled with distortions of truth, unsubstantiated accusations and harmful innuendos that I began to fear for the safety of Hudson! Then I realized the writer was talking about several dozen people that I know fairly well; none fit his descriptions....
October 24, 2017 - 9:32pm
Sarah Nigbor column: It's wood cutting weather
This time of year I get antsy. Old feelings flair up and I feel the urge to be in the woods. With frost sparkling on the ground, leaves turning...
October 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Pastor Viewpoint: To heal the wound we must address sin
There is a wound in our world. Perhaps more appropriately, a gash. A hole from which blood pours and pain radiates. It reveals to reality all that is inside of us, and it isn't always pretty. Over the past few years in America, the wound has been growing larger. They do that when...
October 24, 2017 - 11:42am
October 23, 2017
Library column: iLABS and 3-D printing
At the Hudson Area Public Library, we're sharing our excitement for the new iLABS. We have a plethora of options available for community members...
October 23, 2017 - 11:33am
October 16, 2017
Letters: Are building permit fees accurate?; Readers beware: fact or fiction
The recent column (A View from an Economist) by Jackie Brux, "Trump Speech to UN on Socialism, Payments, Women," is misleading. Brux declares...
October 16, 2017 - 5:48pm
October 15, 2017
Vinehout column: Hemp's time has come
Farmers in diverse states like Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine and Minnesota are researching a new crop: industrial hemp. Many states are changing laws to allow growing of hemp. Wisconsin is slow to get in the game. Hopefully, this is about to change. Lawmakers on the Senate Agriculture,...
October 15, 2017 - 7:00am
October 14, 2017
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Our apple crop last year was near zero because the blossoms were killed by late-spring frosts. This year our orchard produced an abundance of...
October 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
October 13, 2017
Blake Fry column: State budget items that affect business owners
Living in the Twin Cities media market makes tracking developments in Madison difficult under normal circumstances. With so much media attention drawn to the natural and man-made national tragedies of the past weeks, one can be excused for not noticing that a 2017-2019 biennial state...
October 13, 2017 - 11:00am
October 12, 2017
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
Minnesota and Wisconsin state laws require vehicles to stop for school buses when the bus driver activates the flashing lights and has the crossing...
October 12, 2017 - 10:00pm
October 8, 2017
Letters: Adult bullying tactics; More state news, please
President Trump drained the swamp, then filled it up with millionaires and billionaires. The President, Vice President, Trump family and White...
October 8, 2017 - 8:56pm
October 4, 2017
Library column: Hiding in Plain Sight presented by Nelly Trocmé Hewett
At the Hudson Area Public Library, we're honored to be hosting a special speaker during October's genealogy session (10:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month). Nelly Trocmé Hewett, the oldest of four children, was born in northern France in 1927. In the early 1930s her family...
October 4, 2017 - 9:09pm
October 2, 2017
A view from an economist: Trump speech to UN on socialism, payments, women
Donald Trump's address to the United Nations on Sept. 19 focused on many political issues that have clear economic implications. Let's consider the economics of these topics in two separate columns in the River Falls Journal. 1."Wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted,...
October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 1, 2017
Editorial: Don't turn harvest into a road tragedy
Midwest gold is flowing. We refer to corn. Farmers and custom-combine professionals are hard at work harvesting 2017's bounty. This means motorists...
October 1, 2017 - 5:33pm
Letters: Common decency; Johnson is untruthful on latest health care bill
To Darla Meyers and her friends in their little Citizens for the St. Croix Valley club, these words convey exclusion:
October 1, 2017 - 5:22pm
Rubin Column: Ribbon of highway
Woodrow Wilson (Woody) Guthrie, the folk singer who found inspiration from the Dust Bowl era, may be best remembered for writing "This Land...
October 1, 2017 - 12:00pm