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Downtown businesses report strong holiday sales


The merchants and restaurants in downtown Hudson enjoyed a profitable holiday shopping season it appears.

"It was a great holiday. We were busy and had a lot of fun," reported Susan Tierney, manager at Knoke's Chocolates. "Our sales were definitely up from last year."

Next door at Elan women's clothing shop on Locust Street, manager Julie Neiderhauser gave a similar report.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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