Complex problems, confusion and miscommunication. The dairy industry is experiencing all three and then some. Finding a definitive solution or even a definitive reason for the depressed milk market might mean wading through a big pile of manure. In the mix is a confusing and volatile milk pricing system, tight farming budgets, newly imposed tariffs, contradictory farming regulations and a weary outlook on dairy farming's future. The life of a price-taker
Four days after Jessica Bradley's husband Clayton suffered a stroke the morning of June 9, 2018, the doctors told Jessica he would not survive. He went into a coma and was put on full life support. "I was told... to pull the plug on him," Jessica said. Jessica said the doctors never expected him to breathe, walk or talk ever again on his own. "They said, 'Is that the life you want for your husband?'," Jessica said. "No, that is not the life I want for my husband but I want to give him a chance."
A lightning strike damaged the basement, caused electrical issues and ruptured a gas line Monday night at a Bakken Road home. The owner, listed on St. Croix County property records as Mary L. Larson, was the only person in the house and no injuries occurred as a result of the strike, reported at 6:20 p.m. Aug. 27 at 970 Bakken Road. Hudson Fire Department responded soon after the owner put out some of the fire with a garden hose, Fire Chief Scott St. Martin said. The house was without gas and some power but is still livable as of Aug. 28.
Over 500 American Legion motorcycle riders cruised into Prescott on Aug. 23 around noon to gas up and later rally at the high school. It was one of a few stops on their 13th annual five-state Legacy Run. The run raises funds for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship, which benefits children of U.S. military personnel killed on active duty post-Sept. 11 and children of veterans with a combined disability rating of 50 percent or higher. Their 1,100-mile journey began in Kansas on Aug. 19 and took them through Missouri, Iowa and Wisconsin, ending in Anoka, Minnesota.
Between the hours of 6 a.m. and mid-afternoon Aug. 13, Hudson Police responded to 15 reports of shot-out windows and other car damage from a BB gun shooting that allegedly happened overnight Aug. 12. Reports in Hudson came from Burl Oak Curve, Donegal Court, Tribute Avenue and Ashbury Court. Hudson Police Chief Geoff Willems said Oakdale, Lakeland and Stillwater also reported similar damage over the weekend, with Stillwater racking up nearly 40 cases.
Hollywood acts in Hudson, Wis.? You read that right. The theme begs for high-quality entertainment and classy, flashy displays of talent. Reading the dance performance title and understanding Hollywood's terribly monumental reputation, it should be expected that there be impossible feats of reenactments of famous black-and-white scenes engrained in so many brains of the generations who grew up on the old-timey acts.
A Woodbury man took a stolen car from Minnesota to Hudson, where he lurked around several businesses before being arrested, according to charges filed in St. Croix County Circuit Court. The suspect, 37-year-old Daniel Robert Paul, was charged July 24 with obstruction, possession of burglarious tools, operating without a license and receiving stolen property. According to a criminal complaint:
To inform the public of misleading veterans' charities, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance joined with the Federal Trade Commission, state Attorneys General and state charity regulators in Washington, DC. According to a recent news release, enforcement actions against untrustworthy veterans' charities were announced on July 19.
Wisconsin shoppers will have the opportunity to buy certain items sales tax-free beginning Wednesday, Aug. 1, and ending at midnight Sunday, Aug. 5. According to the Department of Revenue, items that will be sales tax-free include school supplies, clothing and computers and computer supplies.
His black collar beneath his silky purple jacket was popped and pointed, his black hair slicked like smooth, sweet ice cream, his right hand was on the silvery vintage microphone and his left was spread wide at his side. Those walking past the performance would stop to witness the magnificent image of what appeared to be Elvis Presley singing colorful iconic cries into the mic, his sound filling the fairgrounds with old-time lyrics like "Don't be cruel to a heart that's true."