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July 27, 2015
Missy Germain and Jordan Erdman have a lot to smile about these days. They are living clean and sober and reaching out to help others do the same. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)
Germain, Erdman: enjoying sobriety and success
July 27, 2015 - 11:04am
July 18, 2015
Julie Theisen
Theisen talks about alcohol and drug abuse
July 18, 2015 - 11:32am
July 14, 2015
Tough Mudder participants conquer one of many wall obstacles at the Game Unlimited site last year. (Photo courtesy of Tough Mudder)
Traffic change set for this year’s Tough Mudder
July 14, 2015 - 8:35am
July 2, 2015
The 2015 Relay For Life officially got underway when this year’s honorary chairmen began the Survivors Lap. Pictured are, from left, Chris Gelina with his parents Jim and Nicole, and Pastor Erin Nelson. (Photo by Mike Jilek)
Relay For Life has great first year in Lakefront Park
July 2, 2015 - 11:26am
June 25, 2015
Mt. Zion Pastor Erin Nelson is one of the Hudson Relay For Life honorary chairman this year. She will speak at the luminaria ceremony on Friday night at 9:30 in Lakefront Park. She was in her early 20s when she was diagnosed with cancer along with her college roommate. She survived; her friend did not. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)
Mt. Zion pastor to tell her story at Relay for Life
June 25, 2015 - 12:39pm
June 18, 2015
Cancer is something the Gelina family of North Hudson is ready to put behind them but not before giving back at this year’s Relay For Life as honorary chairmen. Chris Gelina will speak about his experience with cancer at the opening ceremony in Lakefront Park on June 26. Pictured are, from left, Nicole, Megan, Chris and Jim Gelina. Also pictured is the canine in the family, Oliver. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)
Hudson family ready for life after cancer
June 18, 2015 - 9:25am
June 11, 2015
Before-and-after photographs of Nanette Hanson at the beginning of her training and at last month’s Mr. and Ms. Natural Minnesota Bodybuilding Championships. (Submitted photo)
Hudson women among top finishers at all-natural bodybuilding tourney
June 11, 2015 - 11:00am
June 1, 2015
Janan and Bob Terpstra are planning the entertainment at this year’s Relay For Life Survivors’ Dinner June 4 at Bethel Highlands. (Submitted photo)
Survivors and caregivers are the stars at annual dinner
June 1, 2015 - 11:30am
Rising demand for shelter at Grace Place, donations needed
June 1, 2015 - 11:04am
May 15, 2015
Shown is the team that will compete at the Mr. and Mrs. All-Natural Bodybuilding Show on May 16. Front, Karen Capezza; back from left, Sheila Eggen, Nanette Hanson and Sonya Anderson. All the women are in their 40s except Anderson who is 39. All are from Hudson except Eggen, who works in Hudson and is from River Falls. (Submitted photo)
From flab to fab
May 15, 2015 - 11:33am
May 14, 2015
The Hudson Y -- past and present -- was the topic from speakers, Tom Holland, left, the first director of Y, Hudson Mayor Allan Burchill who was among the group that brought a Y to Hudson, and current director Bryan Soper.  (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Meg Heaton)
A ‘Y’ in Hudson - why not?
May 14, 2015 - 11:16am
May 11, 2015
Jenny, left, and Fred Hauser, Hauser Apiaries are the beekeepers caring for the bees added to Hudson Hospital’s community gardens. (Submitted photo)
Bees are a honey of a deal for the hospital gardens
May 11, 2015 - 11:54am
May 5, 2015
Hudson Police Officer James Wildman, office worker Jess Genske and Officer Ed Rankin warm up with jumping jacks at a Midwest Health and Fitness ‘Get Fit Challenge” session last week.
Hudson cops conquer ‘Get Fit Challenge’
May 5, 2015 - 9:25am
April 3, 2015
‘Are you OK?’ — a stand-up comic’s take on mental health
April 3, 2015 - 10:31am
March 6, 2015
August J. Hoffman stands outside the library at Metropolitan State University, where he is a professor of psychology, and has written a textbook on the benefits of cooperation. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Hudson professor writes a textbook on cooperation
March 6, 2015 - 8:58am
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