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Photo ID or not?

Will election officials ask to see your photo ID when you go to vote next week? The answer as of Monday afternoon was maybe or maybe not.

Hudson Star-Observer, 03/29/2012

Vinehout enters governor-recall race, speaks in River Falls

Saying she has the right mix of life experience and experience in state government, Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, has announced she will run for governor in the anticipated recall election. As part of her governor-race announcement strategy, she attended a meet-the-candidates event Sunday afternoon in River Falls.

Hudson Star-Observer, 02/16/2012

Contests develop for 12 seats on St. Croix County Board

By the 5 p.m. filing deadline Tuesday, races had developed for 12 seats on the 19-member St. Croix County Board. Because there are more than two candidates in three districts, those areas will also have primaries in February.

Hudson Star-Observer, 01/03/2012

Hospitals get ready for expected Medicare funding cuts

When Congress’ special debt reduction committee, the Super Committee, hit a stalemate last month, it was a bad-news/ not-so-bad news situation for the hospitals in River Falls and Hudson.

Hudson Star-Observer, 12/09/2011

Funding cuts harm programs say UW-RF faculty

A way must be found to tell students, their parents and the public about the effects state funding cuts are having on services, agreed a group of UW-River Falls educators last week.

Hudson Star-Observer, 11/18/2011

Harsdorf introduces bill concerning “floating toilets”

Floating toilets on the St. Croix River development, restictions around an airport in Pierce County and tax credits for dairy producers are among the issues addressed in bills introduced Oct. 28 by Sen. Sheila Harsdorf.

Hudson Star-Observer, 11/10/2011

Man faces child porn felonies

A 46-year-old town of River Falls man has been charged with four counts of possession of child pornography after investigators obtained a search warrant and reviewed files on his laptop computer.

Hudson Star-Observer, 11/02/2011

Photo ID law changes rules for Wisconsin voters

At first glance the state’s new voter photo ID law seems at most a minor inconvenience to Wisconsin voters, most of whom we presume can just use their driver’s license.

Hudson Star-Observer, 10/07/2011

GOP says special session needed; Democrats say focus on jobs

Wisconsin News
While Democratic leaders are skeptical, local Republican legislators are pleased with Gov. Scott Walker’s decision last week to call a “Back to Work Wisconsin” special legislative session.

Hudson Star-Observer, 10/05/2011

Town officials: Clerk started taking money just days after taking office

During a Sept. 2 hearing, a St. Croix County judge ruled to suspend pay for town of St. Joseph Clerk-Treasurer Mary E. Stanley, whom other town officials have accused of misappropriating funds.

Hudson Star-Observer, 09/07/2011

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