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St. Pat’s priest leaving after allegedly taking money

St. Pat’s priest leaving after allegedly taking money

It was announced at Hudson's St. Patrick Church Sunday that Father Dan Dahlberg is leaving the parish after allegedly taking about $10,800 from the parish charity account for his own use.

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Teachers will make up missed time

Hudson School District Administrator Nancy Sweet announced at Tuesday night’s (March 22) board of education meeting that teachers will be required to fulfill obligations for the day of school missed on Feb. 18 when many teachers called in sick during protests in Madison.

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Candidates state their cases for election to City Council

Candidates state their cases for election to City Council

The five candidates for the Hudson City Council were invited to write essays of 500 words or less making their cases for being elected on April 5. Their responses follow, along with some brief biographical information.

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Hudson School Board rejects teacher’s contract proposal

The Hudson Board of Education Tuesday night rejected a proposed contract proposed by teachers, hoping to get a two-year extension before the state’s budget repair bill goes into effect.

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Three candidates vie for two school board posts

Three candidates vie for two school board posts

Three candidates are running for Hudson Board of Education posts in the election Tuesday, April 5. Incumbents Dan Tjornehoj and Lynn Robson are being challenged by newcomer James Kubiak. All three candidates submitted essays regarding their interests in running for school board.

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Hudson woman charged in connection with marijuana burglary, shooting

Two women have been charged in connection with a burglary and shooting incident in the town of Emerald in early March bringing the total to five people arrested in the incident.

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Chamber welcomes new members and hosts ‘Simply Social’

Chamber welcomes new members and hosts ‘Simply Social’

The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau held “Simply Social,” a networking event on Thursday, March 17, hosted by Mama Maria’s Italian Ristorante in North Hudson.

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Man injured in Hudson crash

A man was injured in a semi-tractor trailer collision with a pickup truck early last Thursday morning.

St. Joseph candidates address past town board conflict

St. Joseph candidates address past town board conflict

Past animosity among some members of the St. Joseph Town Board was a topic of discussion at a March 14 candidate forum at the town hall.

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Making a safe deposit: St. Croix County Medication Disposal Program

Making a safe deposit: St. Croix County Medication Disposal Program

There are now three safe disposal options for old or unneeded medications and prescription drugs in the Hudson area, and 11 drop-off locations countywide.

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Health checkups can be fun

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of St. Croix County is hosting the third annual Health and Wellness Expo at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 2.

Margaret's Musings: Is this really ‘What democracy is all about?’

A lot of things have shocked me in the last month. One of the most disturbing is the fact that people I know and have known for 20 years seem to think that mob action, verbal abuse and the death threats that have been hurling around the state and Hudson are OK.

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Our View: Despite Japan’s disaster, nuclear energy still cleanest

We all sympathize with the victims of the recent earthquake in Japan. The earthquake, and following tsunami, was devastating. What may mostly impact our country, state and region is how Americans react to the nuclear power problems facing the Japanese.

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DNR urges Walker to reconsider weakening phosphorus rules

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Board Chairman Jonathan Ela says the rules were the result of years of negotiations by all parties involved. If the state doesn’t act, he says, the federal EPA will.

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Hockey poker tournament and dinner are Saturday

The Hudson Hockey Association is holding a couple of important fundraisers on Saturday, March 26. The hockey association is in need of funds to replace the freon-based cooling system for Gornick Arena.

Track teams off and running

Track teams off and running

The Raider track and field teams set the bar high in their first meet of the season Saturday, March 19, with the girls taking first and the boys finishing fourth at the Northern Badger Invitational at UW-Stout’s Johnson Fieldhouse.

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Badgers face Butler tonight in ‘Sweet 16’ game

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The Bulldogs’ No. 8 seeding is deceiving as Brad Stevens’ team is again showing the talent and determination that got it to the national title game a year ago.

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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/550/50/50/ ASTRO BOB
NASA's LADEE spacecraft crashes into the moon - preliminary mission results
What it may sound like a huge disaster, destroying the $263 million dollar spacecraft was NASA's intention from the start. At 8:59 p.m. CDT April 17, the agency confirmed the probe had impacted the ...
4/19/14 at 4:27 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/453/50/50/ OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK
St. Louis River hustles through Jay Cooke State Park
I figured the St. Louis River would be rolling along well at Jay Cooke State Park just west of Duluth today, so the yellow dog and I went to take a look. We werent disappointed. The river was tumbli...
4/19/14 at 2:20 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/452/50/50/ FCC BLOG
Forum Communications Co. rolls out rewards program for loyal newspaper subscribers
By Devlyn Brooks Forum News Service FARGO, N.D. - Forum Communications Co. knows that the value of loyal subscribers is measured in platinum. Thats right ... platinum. Thats why to reward its valu...
12/10/13 at 11:23 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/484/50/50/ NOT A SPORTS EXPERT
Twins season ending; Packers beginning
The Twins season is soon over and appears headed the way most people predicted -- somewhere close to 90 loses. The bottom line is this -- the Twins either need to acquire or develop good starting pitc...
8/26/13 at 10:41 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/828/50/50/ THE BEAT GOES ON
Little Free Library founder is a storyteller
Its been said that a prophet doesnt get much honor in his hometown or his own household. OK. Jesus said that, according to the gospels of Matthew and Mark, after the leaders of the Nazareth synagog...
4/4/13 at 2:35 PM

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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1104/50/50/ HEALTHBEAT BY ANNE POLTA
What price for peace of mind?
The patient is eight years out from treatment for breast cancer and is doing well, but four times a year she insists on a blood test to check her inflammation levels. The test is pointless and has no...
4/18/14 at 10:54 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/895/50/50/ SHEILA HARSDORF: STATE SENATOR
Legislature Passes Bipartisan Bills as Session Concludes
The 2013-14 legislative session concluded this past week with the State Legislature giving final approval to a number of bills addressing important issues ranging from the heroin epidemic, coverage of...
4/7/14 at 10:56 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/710/50/50/ NEIGHBOR2NEIGHBOR BY KRIS MINER
Suicide prevention and support opportunities - December 2013
The Suicide Prevention Task Force of St. Croix County has been busy providing QPR trainings. QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer. The one hour training provides steps and resources for prevent...
12/6/13 at 11:54 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/886/50/50/ POWERFUL PERSPECTIVES
Strength of Spider Webs
When my five-year-old old son woke up that morning, he insisted I call him Peter Parker. It was the time in his young life when he was mesmerized by the adventures of Spiderman so I assumed his reques...
2/19/13 at 1:09 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/874/50/50/ PACKER ANALYSIS
GPA Conference Championship Preview
Gregors Packer Analysis Conference Championship Weekend In this issue The Ravens play the Patriots, again The 49ers head to Atlanta The re-match of the week 3 game, a one point win for the Ravens...
1/18/13 at 8:07 AM