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The beach at the end of the dike road is a popular swimming and sun-bathing spot, as evidenced by this scene on Monday afternoon. Photo by Randy Hanson
Swimming the St. Croix River channel is risky
June 27, 2012 - 10:45am
Fourth sex offender moving to Burkhardt
July 20, 2017 - 10:19am
The roof of this vehicle was cut off by Hudson firefighters during an extrication of the driver, who crashed Monday, July 10, on Trout Brook Road in the town of Hudson. Photo courtesy of St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office
Driver extricated, airlifted after rural Hudson crash
July 12, 2017 - 8:03am
Students from Hudson Middle School and St. Patrick's Middle School lay a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in a ceremony lead by the honor guard there. Photo courtesy of Jeremiah and Jennifer Maxwell.
Students build connection between Hudson, Arlington National Cemetery
July 22, 2017 - 10:00am
Craig A. Smith, 54
July 20, 2017 - 7:42pm
Yasha Bol, a Hudson High School student, reads a proposed inclusion resolution to the Hudson Common Council at its meetings on Monday, July 17. Bol worked with several community members to draft the resolution. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia
Active welcome: Citizens call to designate Hudson an inclusive city
July 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
"Urinetown" premieres Nov. 11.
Meet the cast of Hudson High School’s “Urinetown” production
November 3, 2016 - 2:00pm
Recent Hudson High School graduates and teammates Willie Douglas, left, and Dylan Ferreira have been selected to play in the 27th annual Wisconsin Masonic All-Star Soccer Game at UW-Whitewater's Fiskum Field Saturday, July 22. Submitted photo
Two Raiders picked for soccer all-star game
July 20, 2017 - 8:00am
Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill June 1 that reduces DNR oversight of high-capacity wells, which are used mostly by farmers and industrial businesses. Stock photo
Groundwater concerns floated as Wisconsin well regulations reduced
July 14, 2017 - 8:00am
Lawhawn T. Tardy
Somerset man charged with assault on cab driver
July 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
The casket holding the body of Chief Petty Officer Duff Gordon arrives Wednesday afternoon, March 30, at Willow River Cemetery in Hudson. The sailor was born in Hudson and died aboard the USS Oklahoma in the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
USS Oklahoma sailor laid to rest in Willow River Cemetery
March 30, 2016 - 5:21pm
Grand Fete owners, pictured from left, Lynn Ulrich, Jane Wegand and Kay Timm say their new shop will fill a niche in Hudson. The kitchen store is located on Second Street in Hudson. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia
Grand Fete offers kitchen needs, classes and inspiration
July 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
Flipped upside down, the vehicle still had a license plate attached from 1976. Authorities confirmed the vehicle belonged to David Jorgensen who was last seen on February 27, 1976. Kit Murray / RiverTown Multimedia play button
‘Most challenging dive to date’: Vehicle submerged in 1976 pulled from Mississippi River
July 20, 2017 - 1:43pm
Hudson freshman Leo Draveling pins River Falls' sophomore Bennett Cernohous in 1 minute, 2 seconds in the final match of the night at 106 pounds for his first varsity victory in the Raider wrestling team's 55-18 victory over the Wildcats in River Falls Dec. 1. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raider wrestlers pass first BRC test
December 8, 2016 - 2:27pm
Workers find pieces and contents from inside the car lying in the ditch off of Highway 63 near Lindgren Elementary. The operator of the vehicle, Alexander Bigalke, sustained only minor injuries and was released shortly after being treated. Matthew Lambert/ RiverTown Multimedia
Vehicle rolls over in ditch between Ellsworth and Red Wing
July 20, 2017 - 10:58am