Hudson native Kitty Rhoades defeated Democratic challenger Tom Parent Tuesday to earn a fourth term in the Wisconsin Assembly. Rhoades, a former teacher and chamber of commerce president, has represented the 30th District since she was first elected in 1998. Unofficial results show she carried St. Croix County by nearly a 6,000-vote margin. At 1 a.m.
St. Croix County Board members voted last week to oppose proposals that would amend the state constitution to add formulas to limit annual spending increases for all levels of state government. Finance Committee Chairman Ralph Swenson said the resolution offered by the Wisconsin Counties Association and adopted by the St.