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Wisconsin State Rep. Dean Knudson, left, with State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, center, and State Rep. John Nygren were part of a panel Monday night that discussed the problem heroin is causing in the Hudson area and across the state. Knudson and Harsdorf both lent their endorsement to a bill proposed by Nygren to address heroin and opiate addiction and overdoses. (Hudson Star Observer photo by Meg Heaton)

Politicians, community members discuss heroin problem in Hudson

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A listening session scheduled to run an hour, was still going strong after two hours Monday night at Hudson High School.

The topic was the problem of drugs in the Hudson area. The session was organized by State Rep. Dean Knudson of Hudson and brought together state legislators, law enforcement and court representatives as well as treatment professionals to discuss the issue.


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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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