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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
February 10, 2016
Yacht Club donates to local, area causes
The Wild River Yacht Club (WRYC), headquartered at the St. Croix Marina in Hudson, recently donated $16,031.84 to several Hudson and area agencies....
February 10, 2016 - 10:22am
February 9, 2016
Architect to relocate to Hudson if development plan approved
HAF Group of Stillwater will relocate to the second floor of a proposed building on Second Street if the owner can win city approval of his plan. Mike Hoefler, owner of the architecture, development and construction company, hopes to purchase the property between the Dairy Queen and...
February 9, 2016 - 8:04am
February 8, 2016
Meet Ken Merchak, Hudson's four-decade 'Movie Man'
Ken Merchak didn't know movies would become a lifelong constant when he started at the original downtown Hudson Theatre in high school. But that's...
February 8, 2016 - 9:29am
Wisconsin gets second-highest federal internet grants; State residents face lowest gas heating bills since 1990s; eight more state news briefs
Three Wisconsin internet providers will get $570 million over the next five years to speed up their service to rural areas. The state is getting the nation's second-highest grants under the FCC's Connect America Fund 11. Only California is getting more. Century Link gets $330 million...
February 8, 2016 - 8:52am
February 7, 2016
Dunn Bros. franchise coming to downtown Hudson
The sounds of milk steaming and pitchers thumping countertops, along with the wafting smells of fresh-roasted coffee beans, will hit the corner of Second and Locust streets in coming weeks as a group of Hudson-based business partners look to expand their small-town food service empire...
February 7, 2016 - 12:21pm
Valentine's Day the next step for Negret Wine Company
Hudson's Negret Wine Company is launching a new stage in its evolution on Valentine's Day with a special evening of fine wine, delectable four-course...
February 7, 2016 - 4:58am
February 5, 2016
Dale Willi dies at age 84
Longtime Hudson community servant Dale Willi died on Monday at Regions Hospital in St Paul. Willi was hospitalized over the weekend according to his nephew, Hudson City Administrator Devin Willi, who was with him at the time of his death. A retired engineer, Willi has been a member...
February 5, 2016 - 7:49am
February 4, 2016
Dilly-Dally Gift Shoppe has new owners
Jenny Gunsallus and Chris Jensen are the new owners of new owners of Dilly-Dally Gift Shoppe. The gift shop, at 216 Locust St., will be expanding...
February 4, 2016 - 2:24pm
February 3, 2016
Some balloons geared toward awareness
The Hudson Hot Air Affair has taken in unexpected turn in recent years -- it is “ballooning” into an event to gain awareness for both cancer...
February 3, 2016 - 7:24am
February 1, 2016
TA Truck Stop's 'Grand Reopening' celebrates Hudson landmark's storied past
After 47 years of bringing smiles to folks in bell-bottoms, go-go boots, business suits, stage costumes, travel wear, prom dresses, work uniforms...
February 1, 2016 - 9:22am
January 29, 2016
Sam Cari wins Blakeman Award; Backpack Program honored
Local attorney Sam Cari was the winner of the annual Marie Blakeman Award, presented at the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau...
January 29, 2016 - 11:06am
January 28, 2016
Traffic concern delays action on planned Second Street building
This is a revised version of an article containing several errors that appeared in the Jan. 28 print edition of the Star-Observer. The HAF Group architecture, development and construction company of Stillwater, Minn., is the developer of the project, not Michael Leverty of Hudson,...
January 28, 2016 - 6:19pm
January 26, 2016
Craig Smith is 2015 Firefighter of the Year
The Hudson Fire Department honored Craig Smith as its Firefighter of the Year for 2015 during its annual banquet at St. Croix Marina the night of Jan. 9. Smith was a big contributor to the department over his 27 years as a firefighter, Fire Chief Scott St. Martin said in a phone call...
January 26, 2016 - 1:44pm
January 25, 2016
Bauman Associates' advantage: It's 'a different kind of accounting firm'
When you work with Bauman Associates Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, you get the best of two extremely potent business worlds, notes...
January 25, 2016 - 1:42pm
January 20, 2016
St. Croix EDC announces 3 firms, distinguished member to be honored
A new winery in the Town of Kinnickinnic, a Woodville casting firm, a multi-national corporation with a strong presence in Hudson and New Richmond and an attorney with an area law firm have been named recipients of 2015 awards to be presented by the St. Croix County Economic Development...
January 20, 2016 - 10:45am