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Michelle Ortner, left, was instrumental in bringing the relay to Hudson 10 years ago, and co-chaired the event with Karen Humphrey for several years. Humphrey, right, has been active with the relay since it began in Hudson and in New Richmond before that. Photo from Star Observer Photo Archive

Hudson Relay For Life: the community makes it happen


The Hudson Relay For Life will mark its 10th anniversary this year at opening ceremonies June 26 at Newton Field. The event is consistently one of the top-grossing fund-raisers for the American Cancer Society. Those who helped stage the event in Hudson say they always knew Hudson would deliver.

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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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