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August 17, 2015
The North Hudson Pepper Fest royal court for 2016 includes, from left, princesses Arianna Sbraccia and Hannah Johnson, Queen Hannah Erickson, Princess Olivia Koehler and King Greg Dornfeld. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
New Pepper Fest royalty crowned
August 17, 2015 - 8:20am
August 13, 2015
Four-decade North Hudson resident and former Village Board member Eric Anderson will be grand marshal of this year’s Pepper Fest parade. Anderson has been part of Pepper Fest since the early 1980s. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Eric Anderson’s Pepper Fest, North Hudson roots grow deep
August 13, 2015 - 4:30pm
August 7, 2015
Mike McQuiston and Darci Strutt are looking forward to sharing the title of Good Neighbors of the 2015 North Hudson Pepper Festival, Aug. 14-16. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Darci Strutt and Mike McQuiston fit the title
August 7, 2015 - 12:00pm
July 15, 2015
105th St. Croix County Fair starts this week
July 15, 2015 - 4:39pm
July 8, 2015
Eleven Miss Hudson candidates join hands moments before the crowning of the 2015 royal court. From left are Callie Thielke, Cami Lee, Lauren Berns, Hannah Andersen, Monica Monson, Hannah Schneider, Ruby Danielson, Megan Langfeldt, Kendra Filla, Morgan Nordahl and Jessica Gorton. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Hudson’s 2015 Royal Court is crowned
July 8, 2015 - 2:41pm
Hudson Area Library to celebrate 5 years in new home
July 8, 2015 - 1:22pm
July 2, 2015
Hudson's 2015 royalty poses after being crowned Thursday night. The member of the court are, from left, princesses Kendra Filla, Hanna Schneider, Callie Thielke and Miss Hudson Lauren Berns. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Lauren Berns crowned Miss Hudson
July 2, 2015 - 10:00pm
Hudson Booster Days begin
July 2, 2015 - 11:37am
July 1, 2015
Booster Days benefits local youth
July 1, 2015 - 10:00am
May 6, 2015
The 2015 Hudson High School junior prom court mugs for the camera at the conclusion of the grand march Saturday afternoon. Maddie Wisse and Jack Maki, center, were crowned queen and king. The princesses, from left, are Maddie Nelson and Renee Dau. Jacob Duerst and Mitch Thompson, right, are the princes. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Hudson High School 2015 prom: 'A Night in the City'
May 6, 2015 - 10:43am
May 1, 2015
Mildred Risser was the featured guest at her 100th birthday party on April 24. Among the many guests were grandsons John Monce, left, of Hudson and Larry Monce, right, of Kalamazoo, Mich. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Doug Stohlberg)
Hudson woman turns 100
May 1, 2015 - 11:28am
April 29, 2015
Fifth-grade teacher John Mueller leads the singing of a song about trees during an Arbor Day program at River Crest Elementary School on Friday. The children on stage are holding their artwork depicting leaves and trees. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Hudson celebrates Arbor Day
April 29, 2015 - 12:05pm
The candidates for queen of the Hudson High School prom on Saturday are, seated from left, Brielle Bjork, Caitlan Blomker, Renee Dau, Kara Gabrielson, Molly Malecha, Madeline Nelson, Ashley Squires, Amira Tobasi, Madison Wisse and Matia Zins. Vying for king are, from left, Dylan Anderson, Joseph Geissler, Thomas Geissler, Alexander Hadlich, Ethan Lo, Jack Maki, Hunter Quade and Mitch Thompson. Jacob Duerst and Matt Fall are missing from the photo.
HHS prom is Saturday
April 29, 2015 - 11:46am
February 7, 2015
Pilots were unable to launch their balloons Saturday morning because of the wind speed and direction, about nine or 10 balloons were inflated to give the big crowd something to see. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Warm weather brings big crowds for Hot Air Affair
February 7, 2015 - 11:28am
February 6, 2015
This photo by Mike Reich of the Saturday night Moon Glow is last year’s first place winner of the annual Hot Air Affair photo contests. Bring your camera and submit your favorite HAA photos, details at and
Hudson Hot Air Affair offers balloons, parade, fireworks and much more
February 6, 2015 - 2:29pm