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St. Croix County off-duty deputy charged with firearms misdemeanor following OWI arrest
Update: Evers rejects GOP tax relief plan as unsustainable
Wisconsin roundup: Evers could include ‘first step’ toward medical marijuana in budget; more state news stories
New Richmond police seek help locating suspect
More than 60 schools participating in 8th year of HealthPartners PowerUp School Challenge
crime and courts
Boys Hockey: Raiders top Wildcats
Girls Hockey: Raiders, Fusion battle to tie
Raider wrestlers third at Pony Stampede
Sports Schedule: Jan. 16-26
Boys Hockey: Raiders beaten in OT
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
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CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 2-19 (Meeting Minutes)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 3-19 (Amend Comprehensive Plan)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 1-19 (Absentee Ballot Canvassers)
FORECLOSURE: Pinnacle v. Felicity Homes, et al.; Case 18-CV-161
FORECLOSURE: Pinnacle v. Felicity Homes, et al.; Case 18-CV-167
Local Shopkos open amid shutdown announcements
Ziggy's comes to Hudson; occupies old Pudge's building
Shopko to shut additional tri-state area locations
Anchor Paper constructs River Falls facility
SCEDC announces 2018 Business of the Year awards
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Robert Keith Damon Sr.
Allen Paul Penfield
Amelia "Mel" Ringer
Rev. Verle Everett Holsteen
Judith Ann Haugerud
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th Wedding Anniversary
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th
Savannah Lynn Sundby
Pastor column: Honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Bill Rubin column: Fables of a passbook and financial literacy
Wild Side Column: Farming clams in Cedar Key
Wild Side Column: Dog Walking dawns on Cemetery Point
Letters to the editor: What do you think?; Is Zimmerman really 'the people's' representative?
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August 26, 2018
Hudson pastor column: Change occurs whether we like it or not
Ecclesiastes 3:1, "For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven." I hate change. There I said it. I try to pretend...
August 26, 2018 - 8:00am
August 25, 2018
Pastor's column: Birds, squirrels and other neighbors
In our backyard, we have a small garden specifically geared for bird watching. The last owners of our house had planted berry-bearing bushes...
August 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
August 19, 2018
Pastor column: The Longer Table, a reflection
I have had the good fortune to call Hudson my home for 27 years. Carol and I raised three boys who became men and are contributors in their...
August 19, 2018 - 10:00am
August 4, 2018
Hudson pastor column: Build a bigger table, not a higher fence
If you are more fortunate than others, it's better to build a longer table than a taller fence. In this time of random violence, dissension,...
August 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
July 22, 2018
Hudson pastor column: The suddenness of God
July 22, 2018 - 10:00am
July 14, 2018
Pastor's column: This changes everything, local youth learned
Two weeks ago I was in Houston, Texas, with 25 of our youth for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America National Youth Gathering. Over 30,000 youth from across the United States attended. The conference theme, "This Changes Everything," shaped the activities, speakers, music and...
July 14, 2018 - 7:00am
July 7, 2018
Pastor's column: Best not to dish out revenge at all
I've never understood the phrase "revenge is a dish best served cold." I mean I understand the logic behind the statement — that you want...
July 7, 2018 - 7:49am
July 1, 2018
Pastor's column: Exactly what is needed in our time
Two church ladies were having a fight. Their fight was dividing their church. Their fight was so big their founding pastor decided to write the church a letter, inspired to call the church to be what Christ called us to be. His letter was so full of wisdom the early church recognized...
July 1, 2018 - 8:00am
June 24, 2018
Pastor Viewpoint: Seeking spiritual solitude
Recently, I've been thinking more about the importance of solitude and down-time. I'm an introvert so I already have a great appreciation for having some free minutes carved into the day in order to recharge.
June 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
June 9, 2018
Pastor column: Difficult discussions with your child about school shootings
June 9, 2018 - 10:00am
May 19, 2018
Pastor column: God is good in all season
"So let's not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don't give up." Galatians 6:9 Last week, I spoke for the Senior Adult ministry conference from the church's oversight body. The topic of the conference was, "Passing the...
May 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 12, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: A promise that there is always more
Easter is a big deal! As it should be! We Christians think so highly of our founder we visit his grave to see what is not there. No other group of people in the world does this. We rejoice because he was there and now his grave is empty. This means the message of God's mercy and forgiveness...
May 12, 2018 - 10:00am
May 5, 2018
Pastor Viewpoint: Must our opponents be seen as enemies?
Have you noticed the world around us is narrowing in a troubling way? Once upon a time, it seemed possible to disagree with someone holding different opinions, or even different world views, yet to still respect them and even call them a friend. I remember the day when politicians...
May 5, 2018 - 11:19am
April 28, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: How can we bridge the divide?
One of my favorite Bible stories is the conversion of the Apostle Paul in Acts 9. In this story Paul still goes by the name Saul, and Saul is on his way to the town of Damascus to round up any and all supporters of Jesus and throw them in jail. Saul is a persecutor of Christians...
April 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
April 21, 2018
Hudson pastor column: A life of shameless jubilation
I remember it like it was yesterday. The year is 2011, and the day is Feb. 6. My family and I have been watching together as our beloved Green Bay Packers played the Pittsburgh Steelers in a game you might have heard of called the Super Bowl. It had started off well for us, the Packers...
April 21, 2018 - 12:00pm