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New Smart911 app to better protect residents in emergencies
‘A whole new ballgame’ awaits Wis. lawmakers after lame-duck session
Wisconsin roundup: Evers hits the road, seeks input on state budget; more state news stories
St. Croix EMS still first called for hospital transfers
County board briefs: request for more CPS funding from state; annual department reports
crime and courts
Girls' basketball: Raider girls get complete effort
Raider swimmers swamp Cardinals
Gymnasts take Chippewa Invite title
Girls' hockey: Raiders skate past Spartans in OT
DNR honors municipal partners for mitigation work
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
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Radu Rasidescu Estate; Case No. 18-PR-108
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/20/18 Hearing - Williams Rezoning
ON-LINE LIEN SALE NOTICE: Ends 12/21/18, Eagle Storage - Hudson
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Tina M. Ormston Estate; Case No. 18-PR-107
WITC: 12/20/18 Board Appointment Hearing
What about those gift cards? Billions of dollars of cards go unused
Octagon House opens for holiday tour season
Local Kids Learn Money Matters With Free Program
Decorating contest winners announced
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's autogyro!
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Joan A. Ericson
Arnold Willard "Arne" Leen
Eleanore Jane Brown
Dwaine "Bumps" Persells
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th Wedding Anniversary
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th
Savannah Lynn Sundby
Parking, snow removal: Winter season reminders
Letters to the editor: Kudos to YMCA for replacing styrofoam cups
Work hard, pray harder column: Children first
Bill Rubin column: Time out: Chuck Taylor All Star shoes
Hudson Library Notes: Winter break fun at the library
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October 29, 2018
Tripping risk to makeup rashes: Preventing hazards this Halloween
Halloween can be a scary night! I mean that in a not-so-good way. As a physician at The Urgency Room in Woodbury I see lots of frightening, yet...
October 29, 2018 - 10:48am
March 8, 2018
Health briefs: Help patients 'rebound' by giving blood in March
In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling cancer and other illnesses are fighting for their lives. The American Red Cross asks blood donors to help patients rebound by making a lifesaving donation this spring.
March 8, 2018 - 11:00am
January 12, 2018
Health briefs: Allina Health announces restricted hospital visitor guidelines; Tips on joining a health club
Allina Health announces restricted visitor guidelines for all hospitals Starting this month, Allina Health will implement restricted visitor guidelines to protect patients and staff due to influenza. The guidelines are: • Children under the age of 5 are asked not to visit patients....
January 12, 2018 - 1:10pm
January 11, 2018
The flu is here. Make sure you're prepared
Last year during the 2016-2017 flu season, hospitalizations from influenza increased almost 143 percent over the previous season. The flu can...
January 11, 2018 - 8:18pm
December 6, 2017
Health briefs: Small-group training classes offered in New Richmond; Lifeguards, swim instructors needed at Hudson YMCA
Minnesota Department of Health used a petitioning process to solicit public input on potential qualifying conditions. The process included public comments, a citizens' review panel and a set of research summaries for each condition prepared by MDH staff.
December 6, 2017 - 6:24am
November 30, 2017
'We're at the beginning': Water group’s recommendations focus on future
In December 2016, the St. Croix County Board established a committee to study ground and surface water quality. The group, established in place...
November 30, 2017 - 7:25pm
November 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: $300M La Crosse project points to Kwik Trip expansion; more state news stories
LA CROSSE — A convenience store chain's announcement of a $300 million project in western Wisconsin falls in line with its plans to open 40-50...
November 27, 2017 - 8:57am
November 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Body found at Interstate Park ID’d as missing kayaker; more state news stories
ST. CROIX FALLS — A body found by deer hunters on the Wisconsin side of Interstate State Park was identified as a missing Twin Cities kayaker....
November 24, 2017 - 8:58am
November 23, 2017
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
NEWPORT, Minn. — An unusual culprit is being blamed for wreaking havoc this fall. The city-owned properties between Cedar Lane and the Mississippi...
November 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
Reactions mixed on water group recommendations — now what?
Jody Lenz pulled one side of the bench away from her long dining room table and sat down. Across the table against the wall, next to the hutch,...
November 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 22, 2017
Hunters find body along St. Croix River
Authorities were working to identify human remains found this week by hunters walking along the St. Croix River. According to the Polk County...
November 22, 2017 - 2:01pm
Wisconsin roundup: State deer kill down 12 percent from last year’s opening weekend; more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin hunters shot 12 percent fewer deer in the opening weekend of the nine day gun season, continuing a downward spiral that...
November 22, 2017 - 10:02am
November 21, 2017
Q and A: How to avoid getting sick traveling for the holidays
With a combination of big crowds, stress and long-distance travel, it can be a challenge staying healthy around the holiday season. We asked...
November 21, 2017 - 10:36pm
Top dangers threatening to take the happy out of the holidays
Nothing makes you more of a grinch during the holiday season than a trip to the emergency room when you should be home enjoying good food, family...
November 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
Wisconsin roundup: Old remark by Zimmerman raises criticism; girl, 6, bags buck; more state news stories
RIVER FALLS — A state representative who's trying to get elected to the Senate is the latest public figure to be questioned about his attitudes...
November 21, 2017 - 9:17am