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Two men killed in St. Croix County crash
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St. Croix River Hounds name team president
Hudson Silver champs
Cichy readying for NFL draft
Three in a row for girls hoops
Gymnasts 4th at RF Invite
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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LIEN SALE NOTICE: 1/27/18, Eagle Storage - Hudson
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John Patrick O'Neill Estate; Case No. 17-PR-117
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Edrys A. Heywood Estate; Case No. 18-PR-1
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/31/18, 4 pm; St. Croix Self Service Storage
Dr. Megan Hejny finds new dream job
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
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Jay P. Sperry
Jane E. Johnson
Richard Conover, Jr.
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Sarah Nigbor column: The circle of life
Kind Ideas column: Fighting to protect Social Security and Medicare
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
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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
January 10, 2018
Preparation is key to safe snow blower operation
With snowfall totals adding up, people around the region are getting their snow blowers out of storage. Before the next big snow hits, the Outdoor...
January 10, 2018 - 7:49am
December 15, 2017
Annual 12-hour blood drive is Dec. 21 in Oakdale
OAKDALE — The American Red Cross continues the holiday tradition of hosting the 12 Hours of Giving Blood Drive, the largest one-day Red Cross blood drive in Minnesota. The blood drive gives area residents the opportunity to share their good health while helping boost the blood...
December 15, 2017 - 1:39pm
December 7, 2017
'Small Sums' add up: Organization supplies homeless workers with job essentials
Small items can make a big difference when it comes to getting out of homelessness. "Being homeless is expensive and exhaustive," said Terre...
December 7, 2017 - 6:27pm
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 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
October 27, 2017
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
About 200 people gathered Oct. 12 at Stillwater Middle School for the Make It OK Community Conversation. Make It OK is a campaign to reduce the...
October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 26, 2017
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
River Falls Rotarians Gorden Hedahl and Linda Yde said they remember what it was like to live under the spectre of polio and iron lung machines....
October 26, 2017 - 8:39pm
United Way St. Croix Valley continues support of the Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties
The Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties has received a $20,000 grant from the United Way St. Croix Valley. "The United Way St. Croix Valley does a phenomenal job in improving the lives and communities in Pierce, St. Croix and Polk counties," said Amy Muzzy, the newly hired...
October 26, 2017 - 1:38pm
October 25, 2017
Catalyst contributes to the Lakefront Fitness Park
Catalyst Sports Medicine presented a check of $500 to Hannah Burns, the organizer and developer for the new fitness park expected to be installed...
October 25, 2017 - 6:47pm
October 24, 2017
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
Kendall Johnson compares pornography consumption to compulsive shopping: as people desire more and more of something, their desires are harder to satisfy. The Woodbury resident says an abundant supply and easily accessible supply of online porn can act as a "gateway drug" fueling...
October 24, 2017 - 9:26am
Community invited to Virtual Dementia Tour in Hudson
The community is invited to First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Vine St., Hudson, beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday Nov. 2 to take a walk in the shoes of someone with dementia through the use of the internationally known Virtual Dementia Tour. The tour is a 10-minute sensory experience that...
October 24, 2017 - 8:54am
October 19, 2017
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Humans have long relied on horses for transportation, plowing fields and other physical tasks. At a company in western Wisconsin, horses are...
October 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
October 16, 2017
Education is key in facing drug abuse
Opioid and prescription drug abuse has become an epidemic across the country, and closer to home in Wisconsin. To combat the issue in the local...
October 16, 2017 - 3:00pm