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January 2, 2016
Hospital to host blood drive
January 2, 2016 - 12:11pm
December 28, 2015
Submitted photos.
Cocktail Cowgirls rope in holiday cheer
December 28, 2015 - 11:49am
December 22, 2015
A Love Your Melon group was started on the UWRF campus and it has sold 800 hats in just four months. Shown from top left: Sharaya Schmidt, Morgan Teske, Kayla Grimm, Danielle Sveiven, Erin Blackford, Naomi Loving, Josh Grunwald, Patrick Anigbogu, Alex Koehler, Lindsey Knopps, Julie Kilian, Rebeccah Strickland, Ali Radunez, Mattison Schreifels, Gabby Larson, Nicole Hall.
Love Your Melon group starts on UWRF campus
December 22, 2015 - 3:26pm
December 17, 2015
Mike Miller has been the caretaker of Willow River Cemetery for 25 years. Here his is in 2011 at the old cemetery on the west side of Ninth Street. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
The caretaker needs some caregiving; benefit for Mike Miller is Jan. 9
December 17, 2015 - 4:45pm
November 29, 2015
Josh Olson displays the Dan O’Connell St. Croix EMS Outstanding Performer Award that will bear his name. The award is sponsored by the Hudson Thursday Noon Rotary Club. At the presentation last week were, from left,  former St. Croix EMS Chief Kim Eby who presented the award, Tom O’Connell (father of the late Dan O’Connell), Olson and Jennie O‘Connell-Johnson (Dan O’Connell’s widow). (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Doug Stohlberg)
Josh Olson honored with Dan O'Connell Award
November 29, 2015 - 7:00am
November 16, 2015
Shown are Patrick and Tiffany Zastrow (Hudson) and Linda and Eric Amundsen (River Falls). That sign is what Patrick said started The Life Movement which helps facilitate adoptions, provides material needs to pregnant women, offers housing to women who need it, and extends friendship and spiritual support. The non-profit helps women in the St. Croix Valley and the Twin Cities.
RF family opens home to pregnant women in need
November 16, 2015 - 9:13am
November 10, 2015
Community Ed schedules open gym time
November 10, 2015 - 12:22pm
October 30, 2015
Mary Mack, a comedian originally from Webster, will perform at the Nov. 7 fundraider for the Free Clinic.
River Falls-based Free Clinic setting up for another crucial fundraising show
October 30, 2015 - 9:05am
October 25, 2015
The actors in “Riding the Waves” shared their experience with their characters in “Riding the Waves.” From left are Andrew Wheeler, Denise Baker and Heidi Fellner. (Submitted photos)
The Remember Project: making dementia a community priority
October 25, 2015 - 11:00am
October 18, 2015
Lactation consultants Erica Hanson, RN, IBCLC and Maria Schmidt, RN, CLC support new moms in their breastfeeding experience. Emily LaBadie, with daughter Stella, drop off her first batch of frozen breast milk at the Hudson Hospital Birth Center Milk Depot. (SUbmitted photo).
Hudson Hospital Birth Center offers nursing moms a breast milk depot
October 18, 2015 - 2:05pm
October 14, 2015
Prescription drug take back is Saturday at Family Fresh Market
October 14, 2015 - 4:38pm
October 10, 2015
Girl Power is good message
October 10, 2015 - 11:41am
Committee members (wearing the required hairnets) are, front from left, Kelly Fox and Stephanie Ousdigian; back, Terri Marquardt, Shana Schwartz, Kim Kretschmer and Mark Kretschmer.
Volunteers prepare 217,728 meals in 2 days
October 10, 2015 - 10:23am
October 6, 2015
Brian, Logan and Constance Gullickson at last year’s MDA Muscle Run. (Submitted photo )
A terminal disease, a brave fight – and a razor-thin glimmer of hope
October 6, 2015 - 10:40am
October 5, 2015
CCH offers new approach to elderly care
October 5, 2015 - 2:52pm