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December 31, 2016
Three shows of ‘Sinatra and Company’ for the new year
December 31, 2016 - 8:00am
December 16, 2016
The 2016 Home for the Holidays concert at Hudson High School sold out four concerts  Along with the school's five choirs, performers included a youth choir, the Hudson United Methodist Wiegand Ringers and the River City Symphony Orchestra. (photos by Meg Heaton)
‘Sing Nowell!:’ HHS Home for the Holidays concert dazzles
December 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
December 11, 2016
Hudson author Shelley Tougas’ books are displayed during a presentation at the Hudson Library. Tougas has written four nonfiction books in the last few years, with the most recent one due out in September of 2017. (photo by Rebecca Mariscal)
A childhood ambition realized — after 30-plus years of work
December 11, 2016 - 8:00am
December 2, 2016
Ebenezer Scrooge, played by Wes McClain, celebrates after waking up Christmas morning. (photos by Rebecca Mariscal)
Classic Christmas tale finds home on The Phipps stage
December 2, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 24, 2016
The Hudson High School Band plays at the Veterans Memorial on Friday, Nov. 11. The band works with the VFW to perform at both the Veterans and Memorial days services. (photos by Rebecca Mariscal)
VFW fund band student’s trip
November 24, 2016 - 7:00am
November 22, 2016
Diane Rains reads to children at the Hudson Library as her mermaid character Mermaid Galene. Rains has written a book about sea life and performs as a mermaid. (photos by Rebecca Mariscal)
Hudson author dons tail to tell tales
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 21, 2016
Hudson grad featured in River Falls exhibit
November 21, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 18, 2016
Guitarist Billy McLaughlin, right, will lead a special Christmas concert at Bethel Lutheran Church Saturday, Nov. 28. The famous musician lost the ability to play his guitar with his right hand and relearned the instrument using his left hand. Bethel Pastor John Lestock, left, is bringing McLaughlin and the group SimpleGifts to Hudson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Doug Stohlberg)
Guitarist Billy McLaughlin performs at Bethel Highlands Nov. 27
November 18, 2016 - 4:45pm
November 11, 2016
The cast of 'Urinetown' sings during the Act One Finale at a dress rehearsal for the show Monday night. The musical will premiere Friday, Nov. 11.(photos by Rebecca Mariscal)
Hudson High School’s ‘Urinetown’ premieres Nov. 11
November 11, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 3, 2016
"Urinetown" premieres Nov. 11.
Meet the cast of Hudson High School’s “Urinetown” production
November 3, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 2, 2016
The St. Croix Valley Chapter of The Croix Chordsmen will perform two holiday concerts in early December. (Submitted photo)
Chordsmen barbershop performances are next month
November 2, 2016 - 1:07pm
October 30, 2016
A new mural brightens the walls of the pediatric surgery recovery room at Hudson Hospital. The mural was unveiled this week. (photos by Rebecca Mariscal)
Pediatric mural unveiled at Hudson Hospital
October 30, 2016 - 8:00am
October 28, 2016
The public poured into The Phipps Center Friday night for the reopening of the galleries and to see the show commemorating the 100th anniversary of the National Parks. (photos by Meg Heaton)
Phipps holds gallery opening
October 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 13, 2016
The Phipps’ John Potter selected for Wisconsin Arts Board
October 13, 2016 - 7:00am
October 5, 2016
Glass and beadwork artist Kathy Melton of Dream Weavers was among the artists who had a successful weekend at theSpirit of the  St. Croix Art Festival. Star Observer photo by Meg Heaton
Spirit of the St. Croix Art Fest ushers in autumn
October 5, 2016 - 7:00am
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