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July 3, 2014
Ken Johnson likes to be involved in the Hudson Boosters and do good things for the youth of the community. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Alexa Hilt)
Ken Johnson is grand marshal of Booster Days 2014
July 3, 2014 - 12:01pm
June 27, 2014
Tom Smith been involved with the Hudson Boosters for 10 years, and has been president of the youth sports organization for the last three. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Alexa Hilt)
Booster Days’ goal is to raise money for youth sports
June 27, 2014 - 10:52am
June 18, 2014
Hudson Booster Days begins July 2
June 18, 2014 - 11:52am
June 5, 2014
A yellow-painted rock was placed in the Hudson Community Rain Garden to mark the Yellowstone Trail. Among those at the event were, front from left, Linda White, Evy Nerbonne and the young rock painter Lily O’Brien; back, Jacki Bradham, Ramona Robinson, Kevin O’Brien and Buck Malick. (Submitted photo)
Yellowstone Trail Heritage Days celebration is this weekend
June 5, 2014 - 9:41am
April 30, 2014
Volunteers who helped 40 young women pick out the perfect prom dress are from left, front, Leah Sutter and Alyson Maitrejean; back, Brooke Brokaw, Clare Weber, Yvonne Larsen, Emma Richert, Lexi Cavalier, Deena Whitwam, Kaycee Lubich, Marina Bronson and Aaliyah Burgess. (Submitted photo)
All Dressed Up helps 40 girls prepare for prom
April 30, 2014 - 3:32pm
April 24, 2014
The royalty candidates are, front from left, Tess Allen, Kaylie Brand, Sofia Concepcion, Kit Drewiske, Rita Haney, Jordan Huber, Maggie Koehler, Alyssa Morris, Ali Takkunen and Deena Whitwam; back, Madison Davis, Bryce Ducharme, Jack Hawksford, Wes Korum, Jack Koski, Brian Mackley, Jake Neiderhauser, John Uchytil, Quinn Zacharias and Pete Zindler. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ont)
Hudson High School prom candidates named
April 24, 2014 - 11:50am
April 17, 2014
Hudson Easter egg hunts are Saturday
April 17, 2014 - 3:24pm
April 10, 2014
Nancy Dietze holds one of the decorated eggs in her Easter collection on display at the Hudson Area Joint Library. Pieces of wheat were dyed different colors, cut into shapes, and glued to the egg. Dietze purchased it at a craft show in Germany. The display also includes Easter bunnies she brought back from Germany. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Easter collection on display at the library
April 10, 2014 - 3:34pm
February 17, 2014
Kaycee Charette of Prescott snatched $224 worth of "Bridal Bucks" from her whirling midst during one of six sessions won by attendees of Sunday's River Valley Bridal Fair held at River Falls High School. Other winners came from Red Wing, River Falls, Weyerhauser and Clayton. About 275 people attended the event. Steve Dzubay photos.
Bridal Fair showcases latest, greatest wedding trends
February 17, 2014 - 3:33pm
February 12, 2014
Like magic, after the Saturday 2:30 p.m. announcement that there would be a launch at 3 p.m., hundreds of people appeared on launch field at E.P. Rock Elementary School. About 30 hot-air balloons lifted off. Winds aloft were not strong, so most of them traveled only a short distance. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margarent A. Ontl)
Hudson Hot Air Affair scenes
February 12, 2014 - 3:53pm
The Ice Rammers won both the smoosh board double elimination race and the best costume competition. Members from the left are Julie Goetzke, Erin Rabideaux, Rachel Scherer and Melanie Berg. (Hudson Star-Observer Photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
Ice Rammers take Hot Air smoosh board championship
February 12, 2014 - 2:27pm
February 7, 2014
Front L to R: Alex Herink, Don Clark, Cavan Denning, Tanner Hansen, Miles Lewis, Brian Lucksinger, Wade Malecha, Connor McGill, Adam Meades, Jack Schulte and Aaron Stein. Back: Escorts Maddie Woodley, Chelsea Reilly, Maddie Rohde, Maddie Misura, McKenna Daulton, Emma Dunn, Katy Fox, Sidney Squires, Jagger Karls, Julia Douglas and not pictured is Leah Meyer. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
Beach Day warms up King Kold candidates
February 7, 2014 - 4:45pm
February 6, 2014
25th-annual Hudson Hot Air Affair is this weekend
February 6, 2014 - 1:43pm
The main focus of the Hot Air Affair is balloons. This launch from several years ago shows the Rock Elementary School launch area with a large crowd on the ground. (Submitted photo)
Organizers reflect on 25 years of Hot Air Affairs
February 6, 2014 - 1:04pm
January 9, 2014
Elizabeth Barry-Jensen, CNM, Hudson Physicians, and 2014 newest baby Griffin Gerald Anfinson being held by parents Laura and Jason Anfinson of River Falls. Submitted photo to Hudson Star Observer.
Hudson's first baby of 2014 born to River Falls couple
January 9, 2014 - 2:18pm