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December 10, 2014
Damon and Lu Holter took a break from competition to pose for a photo at the World Food Championships in Las Vegas. (Submitted photo)
Hudson gourmets among the best at World Food Championships
December 10, 2014 - 7:00am
November 12, 2014
Hudson outreach meal for everyone
November 12, 2014 - 4:08pm
October 24, 2014
Master sushi chefs Peter Chen, left, and Yi Lin are new members of the Dragon Pearl Family after the restaurant’s renovation. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Chuck Nowlen)
Sushi bar added at downtown Hudson's Dragon Pearl restaurant
October 24, 2014 - 5:00pm
September 11, 2014
Hudson Lions' annual Ribfest is Saturday at Burkhardt
September 11, 2014 - 2:37pm
August 27, 2014
Damon Holter of Hudson, owner of Croix Valley Foods, appears on the “American Grilled” TV show filmed at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (Submitted photo)
Hudson chef makes it to final ‘American Grilled’ challenge
August 27, 2014 - 5:04pm
August 20, 2014
“American Grilled” contestants Jason Duhamell, Joanna Dunn, John Vanetten and Damon Holter of Hudson stand ready for the Wrigley Field challenge. (Submitted photos)
Hudson man competes on ‘American Grilled’ episode
August 20, 2014 - 11:15am
July 9, 2014
Joel Foust, with the microphone, calls the action as 20 eaters compete for the title of 2014 Booster Days Hot Dog Eating Champion. The competitors included Hudson Boosters President Tom Smith, at right wearing a cap. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Visitor eats his way to 2014 Booster Days hot dog title
July 9, 2014 - 2:52pm
April 11, 2014
:Hudsonite Paul Gavic and his son John Gavic are just a couple of members of the team that produces Plum Creek Maple Syrup. (Hudson Star Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
It’s that time of year when the sap is flowing
April 11, 2014 - 9:54am
March 19, 2014
This is the main dining room of Smilin' Moose Lodge Bar & Grill. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
The North Woods comes to Second Street: Smilin' Moose is open
March 19, 2014 - 1:41pm
February 7, 2014
Kaladi’s may no longer be a part of Hudson’s restaurant scene but they came out on top in December’s Third Annual Hudson Area Burger Battle with all proceeds benefiting Bridge for Youth and Adults with Disabilities. Pictured are, front from left, Morgan Hyde, Callie Gilbertson and Joey Bruhn, back, Jamie Rushton, Bridge program director Jesse Beckstrom, Kaladi’s owner Jay Jones and Bridge executive director Peg Gagnon. (Submitted photo)
Kaladi’s last stand: winner in Burger Battle
February 7, 2014 - 5:00pm
December 30, 2013
Jeremy Lilyquist, left, and Derek Gilbert, right, were joined by Congressman Sean Duffy and Salvation Army Director Duana Bremer, middle, at the start of their 30-hour bell-ringing marathon. Lilyquist and Gilbert began ringing bells in front of Hudson County Market grocery store at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, and didn't quit until Friday evening, Dec. 20. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
Salvation Army bell-ringers reach their goal: $50,000-plus
December 30, 2013 - 4:34pm
December 12, 2013
Showing off some of the holiday treats are, from left, Helene Jensen, Mary Blanchard and The Rev. Guy Usher. Children over age 12 are welcome and a nursery will be available for the little ones. The church is located at 502 County UU, east of Hudson. (Submitted photo)
Cookie walk is Saturday
December 12, 2013 - 10:26am
September 18, 2013
Big Time Barbeque Buddies were the first-place winners at the Hudson Lions Club Rib Fest in Burkhardt on Sunday, Sept. 15. The team members are, from left Brett Gresmer (holding Simon Nielsen), Greg Nielsen (with daughter Mabel) and Ted Swanson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)
Big Time Barbeque Buddies win Lions Club Rib Fest at Burkhardt
September 18, 2013 - 2:31pm
September 12, 2013
Ribfest is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Willow River Saloon in Burkhardt. Among those involved are, from left, organizers Larry Frye and Becky Frye, and contestant and Willow River Saloon owner Chris Kath. (Submitted photo)
Lions Club hosts Ribfest in Burkhardt on Saturday
September 12, 2013 - 12:17pm
July 31, 2013
Rob Howard, right, and his Rotary Group Study Exchange team meet up with American exchange students studying in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Both groups were attending a Rotary district conference in the Czech city of Brno. (Submitted photos)
Mission accomplished: Rotary team builds goodwill abroad
July 31, 2013 - 4:54pm