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Vehicle traffic leaves ruts in the slushy snow on Red Cedar Pass the morning after the rare May storm.

Winter delivers a final punch in Hudson area

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It's hard to believe now, but just a week ago Hudson was hit by what was hopefully the final snowstorm of a seemingly unending winter.


The rare May winter storm covered the area in snow varying in depth from about four inches in the city to nearly a foot farther to the east in the town of Hudson.

The heavy, wet snow snapped tree branches, bringing down power lines and cutting off electricity to some homes and businesses.

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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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