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Knudson expects some increase in state aid for schools

Gov. Scott Walker’s budget calls for no increase in state aid, but Republican legislators, especially in rural areas with declining enrollments, have heard from school administrators who say they need an increase in aid to avoid drastic cuts for their schools.

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Hudson-based Procentive pioneered software as a service

Now the company founded by Randy Zimmermann and Jeff Burton has a new 6,300-square-foot building in St. Croix Business Park East, bringing it some well-deserved attention.

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City will pursue grant for Vine Street reconstruction

The unanimous decision followed a report from Karen Erickson of Foth Infrastructure & Environment on the potential cost of the project, and how much a state requirement for bike lanes and sidewalks would add to the cost.

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Winter delivers a final punch in Hudson area

It’s hard to believe now, but just a week ago Hudson was hit by what was hopefully the final snowstorm of a seemingly unending winter. The heavy, wet snow snapped tree branches, bringing down power lines and cutting off electricity to some homes and businesses.

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Council withholds renewal of Golf Club liquor license

The Hudson Golf Club was removed from the list of 39 license applications submitted for approval after Council President Rich Vanselow questioned whether the club has been compliance with an ordinance requiring continuous operation by businesses that hold liquor licenses.

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St. Paul man identified as likely scam artist

Police caught up with the 29-year-old St. Paul man at Family Fresh Market after an employee of Hudson County Market reported that he had been there asking for money.

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Actors attend Hudson opening of made-in-Minnesota film

Emily Fradenburgh and Dustin Booth chatted with moviegoers and autographed posters advertising the independent film, shot over two winters at Minnesota locations along the Mississippi River near Hastings.

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Hudson Rotarian will lead group to Czech Republic and Slovakia

Rob Howard and the four other non-Rotarian team members from Minnesota will be staying with host families for three- and four-day periods as they travel through the two eastern European countries.

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City ponders how much to spend on infrastructure, equipment

The Finance Committee of the Hudson City Council didn’t like the bottom line of a five-year financial management plan it was presented with on April 16. If all of the projects and purchases proposed for the next five years were to occur, city taxes would increase dramatically.

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Randy's Ramblings: Grifter takes advantage of people’s generosity

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I’d rather report the news than be a part of it. Nevertheless, the line got blurred for me on Wednesday of last week.

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Randy's Ramblings: Hudson’s green shoots of economic revival

Some of the “green shoots” of economic revival that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke talked about last March on the CBS news program “60 Minutes” are sprouting in Hudson.

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Randy's Ramblings: Willis H. Miller’s bequest was so like him

I was a little surprised to learn that Willis H. Miller had a nest egg of $1 million-plus dollars. What he did with it didn’t surprise me at all.

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Randy's Ramblings: The St. Croix deserved the governors’ attention

The attention that Governors Jim Doyle and Tim Pawlenty focused on the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway during their visit to Hudson a couple of weeks ago was encouraging.

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Randy's Ramblings: We need a surge against leafy spurge

I didn’t know what leafy spurge was until Dolly Qualls told me about it two summers ago. Now I see the lime invader everywhere. It blankets a slope on the north side of I-94, east of the 11th Street bridge. It’s sprinkled in the ditches along Krattley Lane, where I go walking.

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Randy's Ramblings: The mayor is showing green tendencies

I’ve been pleasantly surprised by Mayor Dean Knudson’s commitment to environmental responsibility. The mayor is an avowed conservative, and the most vocal conservatives, paradoxically, haven’t shown much interest in conserving nature.

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Randy's Ramblings: City plan - Speak now or forever hold your peace

Citizens of Hudson, if you care about the future of your city, you’ll want to pay attention to what the Plan Commission is up to. For the past few months, the commission has been working on an update to the city’s comprehensive plan.

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