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The Lakefront Park beach is closed after Friday night's rainfall washed much of the sand into the St. Croix River. The walkway built in 2011 by Zappa Brothers Excavating held firm.

Friday night's storm brought a deluge

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Tree damage isn't all the Hudson-area experienced in the storms that swept through during the early morning of Friday, June 22, and again that night.


The storm that started after 8 p.m. dumped up to 4.5 inches of rain on Hudson, flooding many city streets and basements, especially in the downtown.

A video shot by Angela Fellrath from the doorstep of Agave Kitchen Friday night shows knee-deep water on Second Street at Walnut Street.

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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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