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Houlton Elementary: 1 of 4 'Green Ribbon Schools'
Immigrants' Day at St. Patrick School
CALENDAR: What activities are going on this week?
WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Tuesday, May 23 Raider roundup
UWRF Page golf outing June 19
Hudson girls regional track champs
Hudson sweeps BRC track titles
Community collaboration colors Hudson
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
EMS invites community in during EMS Week
arts and entertainment
AD FOR BIDS: Colfax Health and Rehab Center - Memory Care Facility
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/20/17 JRB Meeting & Hearing re: TID No. 5
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/19/17 Hearing - Proposed Zoning Code Amendments
AMENDED SUMMONS: NYCB v. Thomas E. Tesmar III, et al.; Case No. 17-CV-158
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2017-18 Liquor License Renewals
Sandra Storrs Begin, 64
Ronald D. "Bud" Iverson
Sandra Begin, 64
Patricia Jo Larsen, 62
Willetta Breault, 83
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Hope that does not fade away
Letters to the Editor: Trump presidency is history repeating; Thanks for Hudson teachers
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
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January 25, 2017
Notes from the dockside: really cold
“Your car didn’t want to start,” Doug said to me. “It groaned and moaned a whole lot before it finally kicked over.” Looking outside the window of the farm house, I couldn’t see much since most of the window was covered in frost. It was dark and the car was surrounded...
January 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Jan. 19, 2017
Getting tough on OWIs Dear Editor, Warren Buffet said, “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.”...
January 25, 2017 - 7:00am
January 19, 2017
Out of the woodwork
Back in December, the Star-Observer printed a number of stories related to the possibility that Syrian refugees could be moving here. A link...
January 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 18, 2017
Big laws need bipartisan support
We’re not sure what President Barack Obama’s legacy will be. But we are sure about what it should be: Presidents should not pass major, once-in-a-generation legislation without bipartisan support. When Massachusetts voters elected Scott Brown to the U.S. Senate in 2010, Obama...
January 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Letters to the editor for Jan. 12, 2017
To the editor...
January 18, 2017 - 7:00am
January 4, 2017
In the Front Row
My friend Vinny from Bayonne called me last week. "Hey Bobby! Didj-a hear da Big Apple is closin?" No! The Big Apple Sports Palace? In Bayonne? The place that for over 40 years has served, hands-down, the best thin crust pizza in the world? The one last meaningful reason I have left...
January 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 29, 2016
To the editor...
January 4, 2017 - 7:00am
January 2, 2017
What is your source of news?
My five year old grandson recently informed his parents that actually Santa is a boy and Santa Claus is a girl. My daughter was tempted to correct...
January 2, 2017 - 7:00am
December 30, 2016
Run for office? What, now?
If you care about the future of your community, if you have the willingness and time to commit, you're a qualified candidate for local public office. Yes, it's a crazy way to encourage participation in our democracy, but that's how things are done in Wisconsin.
December 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 25, 2016
The most wonderful time of the year
When asked about my favorite time of the year, my immediate answer is always summer. No hesitation. I love the sun. My skin gets tan, the breeze blows warmth through my hair, and I get to drive with my windows down. My least favorite is winter. No question. I hate the cold. My skin...
December 25, 2016 - 10:00am
December 22, 2016
U of M responds rightly to allegations
Duke lacrosse. Baylor football. Now, the University of Minnesota football scandal, which — importantly — fits neither of the above narratives. Instead, U of M authorities seem to be finding the elusive middle way. In the Duke lacrosse case, athletes’ lives were upended by accusations...
December 22, 2016 - 7:00am
December 21, 2016
Just when you think the whole Christmas thing is getting old…...
I have to admit that the election kind of left me in a funk and it seemed like it might just last through the holidays, but I have decided that there is still a lot to enjoy about this season in our little corner of the world. I haven’t covered the annual Light Up Night in many...
December 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 15, 2016
Dear Editor, What is the goal of the War on Drugs? Most would agree that it is or should be to eliminate drugs from our communities for the...
December 21, 2016 - 7:00am
December 14, 2016
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 8, 2016
Dear Editor, “Prudence” is defined as “the quality or fact of being prudent, or wise in practical affairs, as by providing for the future;...
December 14, 2016 - 7:00am
December 8, 2016
Editorial: Protesters win Pyrrhic victory
There’s a reason why Republicans soon will control not only the presidency, but also the Senate, the House, 33 governorships and both chambers...
December 8, 2016 - 7:00pm