UPDATE: Police apprehend armed suicidal man on Knowles Avenue


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Dr. Jeremy Cook of Hudson was cheered on to victory in the 2014 Pepper Fest 10K by his family. With him are his wife, Katy (Cari), right, and parents Bill and Annette Cook, left. Annette is holding grandson Charlie, 1½. William, 4, and George, 6, are in front of their grandfather. Jeremy, a Woodbury dermatologist, finished the hilly 6.2-mile course in 34 minutes, 58.2 seconds - more than nine minutes ahead of his nearest competitor.
Jeremy Cook wins Pepper Fest 10K by more than 9 minutes
August 20, 2014 - 12:23pm
Hudson quarterback John Uchytil finds some running room during the Raider football team’s scrimmage with South St. Paul last Saturday at the high school practice field. The Raiders open the 2014 season this Friday at home at 7 p.m. against Minnetonka, Minn. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
Raiders open season Friday at home against Minnetonka
August 20, 2014 - 11:55am

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UW seeking extra $95 million to 'grow talent'; 'Rapids native killed in Afghanistan; 11 more Wisconsin stories
August 22, 2014 - 8:52am
Ben Gresmer of Hudson drives past a UW-Stevens Point defender while playing for the UW-River Falls basketball team last season. Gresmer recently signed a contract to play professional basketball in Portugal beginning this fall. (Hudson Star Observer file photo)
Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
August 21, 2014 - 12:44pm
Prairie enthusiasts hike a trail in Willow River State Park. (Submitted photo)
Special speakers and activities planned for Willow River State Park on Saturday
August 21, 2014 - 12:36pm
From left, Melissa, Bekah and Kim Boddy pose with their Bassett hound “Watson,” in K9-Playtime’s 7,200-square-foot, year-round outdoor dog exercise area. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Chuck Nowlen)
K9-Playtime brings country-style dog fun to the city
August 22, 2014 - 12:24pm
Ken DeCubellis is chief executive officer of Minnetonka-based Black Ridge Oil & Gas, a firm that has grown in prominence because of oil drilling in North Dakota.
Oil executive says frac drilling will solve oil issues
August 21, 2014 - 12:28pm
Deputy Bob Widiker, aka “Silverback”
Deputy Widiker ends more than 4 decades in law enforcement
August 21, 2014 - 12:09pm
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
August 21, 2014 - 11:46am
Pepper Fest Meeting Notice
August 20, 2014 - 3:14pm
Ashton Hannack, center, holds the winning Kozy Korner team’s spaghetti-eating championship plaque, flanked by teammates Nick and Cale Dahm, Andrew Ohrt and Phil Norell. (Submitted photo)
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
August 20, 2014 - 1:00pm
Marit Mears holds the keys to a new Ford Mustang that she received before the Pepper Fest royalty coronation Sunday afternoon. She was accompanied by her son Jordan and husband, Jeff. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Houlton mom wins new Ford Mustang in Rotary raffle
August 20, 2014 - 11:48am
David J. Janowski
Monday evening police chase ends in Roberts
August 20, 2014 - 12:44pm
New Richmond Police apprehended an armed man downtown on Friday morning. (Photo by Micheal Foley)
UPDATE: Police apprehend armed suicidal man on Knowles Avenue
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