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January 20, 2017
The YMCA of Hudson was recently designated a Family Friendly Workplace at the highest level.From left are Kelly Fox, Christine Reynebeau, Nikki Meyer, Chris Kost, Tom Holland, Breanna Burmester, DeAnn Nicklay and  Heidi Freitag.  Kost is the YMCA executive director. Holland was the Hudson Y's first director and is now working to establish Family Friendly Workplaces throughout the area. (submitted photo)
YMCA is Family Friendly Workplace
January 20, 2017 - 3:49pm
January 19, 2017
Rebecca Feia, Hudson; Ben Strub, River Falls; Michael Wirth and Keegan Foster, Hudson; middle: Dennis Grisar, River Falls; bottom row: Sydney Woltman and Dehlia Woltman, River Falls; Mary Allesi, Stillwater; and Erin Strub, River Falls, perform “Under the Sea” from “The Little Mermaid” during a rehearsal for “In Stitches, A Theatrical Concert,” at The Phipps.
‘In Stitches' will put you there
January 19, 2017 - 1:26pm
January 7, 2017
Hudson Hot Air Affair presents “Gone with the Windz”
January 7, 2017 - 10:00am
December 31, 2016
Three shows of ‘Sinatra and Company’ for the new year
December 31, 2016 - 8:00am
December 29, 2016
Silas Repphun checks out the new water station toy delivered by Johnson on Wednesday, Dec. 21.
Unique toys put play back in child's hands
December 29, 2016 - 7:00am
December 27, 2016
Alexis Palmquist of Positive Alternatives, left, accepted a donation of more than $850 from YAH and some of its volunteers including from left Chloe Heifner, Katie Cardell, Kady Kochendorfer, Luca Pierre, Kelley Nelson and Sydney Rossini. The proceeds cam from the annual Empty Bowls dinner. (submitted photo)
Youth Action Hudson aims to fill Empty Bowls
December 27, 2016 - 7:00am
December 25, 2016
Color options for winter decorating after the holidays include grays and shades of whites.
How to decorate after the holiday season
December 25, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 24, 2016
Alec Ballantine sits with Santa and tells him his Christmas list this year. BRIDGE for Community Life hosts a Santa event every year.
Santa takes time for BRIDGE families
December 24, 2016 - 10:00am
December 23, 2016
The one-of-a-kind house at Seventh and St. Croix streets is especially beautiful decked out in holiday lights in a gently falling snow. (photo by Meg Heaton)
Looking for lights
December 23, 2016 - 7:00am
December 19, 2016
Police Chief Marty Jensen helps his shopping buddy pick out some jewelry during Shop with a Cop on Thursday night. This is the fourth year of the event. (photos by Rebecca Mariscal)
Shop with a Cop brings presents and fun
December 19, 2016 - 7:00am
December 16, 2016
The 2016 Home for the Holidays concert at Hudson High School sold out four concerts  Along with the school's five choirs, performers included a youth choir, the Hudson United Methodist Wiegand Ringers and the River City Symphony Orchestra. (photos by Meg Heaton)
‘Sing Nowell!:’ HHS Home for the Holidays concert dazzles
December 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
December 13, 2016
Back for the fifth year, Jeremy Lilyquist, left, and Derek Gilbert, both of Hudson, will be manning the Salvation Army Red Kettle in front of County Market for 30 hours Dec. 15-16. The goal is to raise $75,000 to support the work of the Salvation Army in Hudson and around St. Croix County. (submitted photo)
Hudson bell ringers prepare for annual 30-hour marathon
December 13, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 11, 2016
Hudson author Shelley Tougas’ books are displayed during a presentation at the Hudson Library. Tougas has written four nonfiction books in the last few years, with the most recent one due out in September of 2017. (photo by Rebecca Mariscal)
A childhood ambition realized — after 30-plus years of work
December 11, 2016 - 8:00am
December 10, 2016
Mother Erin Krech, left, has sought help from Dr. Kim Dire, right,  who is treating her son Ethan for ARFID - Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. Dire was at Healing Waters Health Center in Hudson for a training on the disorder. (photo by Meg Heaton)
ARFID could be to blame for so-called picky eaters
December 10, 2016 - 8:00am
December 9, 2016
Tom Schiller works on an ice sculpture of a reindeer while the crowds wait to meet Santa at the annual Reindeer by the Park event on Saturday. (photos by Rebecca Mariscal)
Reindeer by the Park draws lines for Santa
December 9, 2016 - 7:00am