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April 16, 2016
a’la Mode Salonspa was one of last year’s participants, displaying student artwork, when the theme was “Seasons of the River.” Enkjoying the work were, from left, Lizz Havlish, Jessie Hegstad and Mary Schmitt. (Submitted photos)
Student's Earth Day Art Fair set
April 16, 2016 - 12:13pm
Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau earned high praise from McGivern and his team for help arranging their four days of shooting in Hudson last fall. He is pictured with Chamber Director of Tourism Mary Weller.
John McGivern show premiered in Hudson
April 16, 2016 - 11:03am
April 15, 2016
Phipps offers yoga for youngsters
April 15, 2016 - 1:54pm
Mike Miller has resumed most of his duties at Willow River Cemetery after surviving a serious threat to his life in late 2015. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson).
Mike Miller is on the med
April 15, 2016 - 11:32am
Pam Luer, artist.
Nature sketchbook workshop led by artist, naturalist
April 15, 2016 - 8:53am
April 14, 2016
Emcee and Gym Teacher Tim De Jardin and wife Carole.
St. Patrick School holds gala
April 14, 2016 - 1:40pm
The River City Chorale Ensemble Singers rehearse for their “My Spirit Sings” concert that will be performed at the chorale's April 29 gala at Troy Burne Golf Club. (Submitted photo)
'My Spirit Sings' concert will highlight River City Chorale gala
April 14, 2016 - 1:29pm
Some members taking part in planting were, pictured from left, "Buck" Malick, Carol Marnell, Judy Platz and Chris Hjelle. (Submitted photo).
Spring-ing into action
April 14, 2016 - 12:45pm
Kaiden McWilliams is nearing his goal of 100 bags of shoes that will be exchanged for funds to purchase a service dog.  The 10-year-old has autism and the dog will assist him in a variety of ways. Submitted photo
Local boy's fundraising effort for service dog is going well
April 14, 2016 - 12:17pm
April 13, 2016
Visitors at the Chamber's Spring Showcase in 2015. (Submitted photo).
Spring Showcase is April 24
April 13, 2016 - 11:39am
Bethany Mazur always called 9-year-old Travis Anderson her "little buddy." Mazur was killed in a car accident last summer in Polk County, but her mother, Kim, is carrying on her memory through a scholarship fund for special needs children. Its first major fundraiser will be a noncompetitive talent show at The Phipps. (Submitted photo)
'Butterflies' scholarship, talent show to aid special needs kids
April 13, 2016 - 10:56am
River City Chorale's "My Spirit Sings" gala April 29
April 13, 2016 - 9:01am
April 11, 2016
Junk Bonanza day trip
April 11, 2016 - 11:58am
Artist Gloria Adrian recently finished a series of portraits of several  artist friends. Each women chose an artist's style they wanted Adrian to use. Star Observer photo by Meg Heaton.
Area artist likes exploring styles
April 11, 2016 - 11:15am
April 8, 2016
Support and celebration benefit planned for Kristen McGregor Linehan April 24
April 8, 2016 - 3:21pm