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Selena Freimark named Health and Well Being Educator
Wisconsin roundup: Student brings 2 unloaded guns to Durand middle-high school; more state news stories
Hudson 'exceeds expectations' on District Report Card
Wisconsin roundup: Evers to make personal appeal for Walker to veto lame-duck bills; more state news stories
St. Croix EMS still first called for hospital transfers
crime and courts
Boys Basketball: Wildcats top Raiders
Boys Hockey: Raiders snap two-game skid
Bring it on: Raider wrestlers ready for BRC showdown
Boys hockey: Raider boys take their lumps
Boys Basketball: Raiders improve to 3-0
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
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!
Goddard School opens in Woodbury
Place a Business Announcement
Arnold Willard "Arne" Leen
Eleanore Jane Brown
Dwaine "Bumps" Persells
Florance A. Antiel
Robert C. White
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th Wedding Anniversary
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th
Savannah Lynn Sundby
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
Viewpoint: This holiday season, remember our isolated and lonely friends and neighbors
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August 7, 2018
County invocation delivered without disruption, but not without response
Mustapha Hammida delivered an Islamic blessing without disruption during the invocation of Tuesday night's St. Croix County board meeting, though...
August 7, 2018 - 10:47pm
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
August 3, 2018
County Board August invocation leader spurs criticism
When the 19 St. Croix County supervisors gather each month for their regular board meeting, the business begins with a prayer or a moment of silence. These invocations are led by different clergy people each time, coordinated by the county clerk. At Tuesday's meeting, Mustapha Hammida...
August 3, 2018 - 2:13pm
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 16, 2018
Pastor column: A challenge for Fathers Day
My grandfather was one of the most influential people in my life. He lived on the next block over from us and I probably spent as much time with him, as a child, as I did with my father. Gramps was a gentle man with a big heart who could make or fix just about anything. He was well-liked...
June 16, 2018 - 2:20pm
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