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Hudson resident is a finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year

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Hudson native and resident Diane Weiher Hallen is one of 10 finalists for 2008 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.

Weiher Hallen, a sixth- and seventh-grade science teacher at Lake Harriet Community School in Minneapolis, was nominated for the honor by the parents of two of her students. The couple said Weiher Hallen had passed her love of science on to their daughters.


"Science is fun!" is the message atop Weiher Hallen's Web page on her school's Web site.

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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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