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Burton Field is mostly wide-open space. The Park Board is reviewing a plan to plant more shade trees and make other improvements to the property. The Park Board is recommending that new playground equipment be added at Burton Field.

Improvements planned for Burton Field

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The Hudson Park Board last week voted to recommend that the city spend around $50,000 on new playground equipment for Burton Field in old Hudson.


The City Council must approve of the purchase.

The board also reviewed preliminary plans for a major overall of the property, including downsizing to one improved ball field, relocating the skating and hockey rinks, replacing the warming house and restrooms, and planting shade trees.

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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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