Shannon O’Brien nearly died as the result of injuries sustained in a January 2012 crash. With 15 to 17 broken bones and several surgeries, a special goal kept her going as she had to learn how to walk, read and count again.
This is turning out to be an award-winning year for the Hudson School District. The most recent recognition is for North Hudson Elementary School which has been named a Wisconsin Title 1 High-Achieving School.
The village of North Hudson Board heard information at its monthly meeting on Feb. 5 about an opportunity to join other municipalities in developing a bike/walking trail to attach to a loop trail being planned in eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin in conjunction with the new St. Croix River crossing near Stillwater.
The village of North Hudson could have two vacant trustee seats entering the April election.
President George Klein and trustee Dan Ortner have both filed non-candidacy papers. Trustee Stan Wekkin has filed papers to run for village president. If Wekkin is elected (he is the only candidate who filed for the post), it could leave open both the trustee seats of Wekkin and Ortner.
North Hudson Village President George Klein announced last week that he will not seek re-election as village president in the April 2013 election.
The announcement came at the Nov. 8 monthly board meeting.
The North Hudson Pepper Fest is seeking button designs for the 2013 Festival. Designs must use three solid colors, no shading and must fit into a 2.25” round button. All designs must be original without the use of any copyrighted materials such as artwork, graphics, or slogans. Entries must be received by Dec. 1. Submit designs to Pepper Fest Include name and contact information.
Some familiar faces, and at least one bright new face, can be found in the photo of the winners of the 2012 North Hudson Pepper Festival 5- and 10-kilometer footraces.
Tommy Datwyler, a former Hudson High School runner, repeated as champion of the 10K for the fourth or fifth time.
An incorrect Pepper Fest schedule was published on page 4A of this week's print edition of the Hudson Star-Observer. Here is the correct schedule. All events take place at Pepper Fest Park, located on Seventh and Monroe Streets in North Hudson.
Opinion The Pepper Fest, like Booster Days held earlier this summer, involves many activities. The celebration, however, is centered on North Hudson's Italian heritage and probably has more emphasis on food!
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