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HHS students get special second-semester welcome

Reaching out to greet students on a strictly friendly basis were, from left, North Hudson Police Chief Mark Richert, Hudson Mayor Dean Knudson, Barb Domino and YAH staffer Yvonne Larsen. Photo by Meg Heaton

Adult volunteers joined the staff of Youth Action Hudson for their annual "welcome back to second semester" at Hudson High School. This is the fourth year adults from throughout the community and YAH staff members have been at HHS before 7 a.m. to greet students as they showed up for the first day of the new semester.

Greeters included Barb Domino, Jamie Johnson, Rock School Principal Amy Hamborg and Rock teachers Teri Hutton, Sherri Hole, Mayor Dean Knudson, North Hudson Police Chief Mark Richert, YAH board members Dick Hagen, Gay Williamson, Mark Crimmins, Martha Kalmon, Tom Van Pelt, Curt Larson and YAH staff members Yvonne Larsen, Vivian Hart and John Oman.

Anyone interested in information about Youth Action Hudson, or to volunteer, can call (715) 386-9803 or visit

Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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