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'Moved by the music': Project features St. Croix Valley composer, students, teachers
Strength Fitness and Wellness offers at-home feel with new gym
Hanley selected as 2018 road project
Down syndrome center kicks off campaign with event Oct. 21
Charges: Hudson man molested child, possessed Dark-Web child porn
crime and courts
Raiders fall short in playoff opener
Spikers busy in final week
Booters geared up for playoffs
Northwoods League makes it official
Raiders keep jug; earn home playoff game
Art Crawl set for Saturday, Oct. 21
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Gallery: Turningpoint Walk to Empower
Historical Society hosts History Pub Crawl on Nov. 11
Education is key in facing drug abuse
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: David Lockwood v. Ann Vitko; Case No. 16-CV-209
CITY OF HUDSON: 8/7/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF HUDSON: 7/17/17 Council Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Margaret J. Richie Estate, Case No. 17PR91
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Malcolm H. Faust Estate; Case No 17PR93
Carolyn Florence 'Kelly' Hanley
Leslie Lee Swenson
Phylis A. "Penny" Bergman
Melvyn L. Fahning
Roger Lynn, 68
Letters to the editor: RF woman seeks help in finding missing bear lawn ornaments
Letters: Are building permit fees accurate?; Readers beware: fact or fiction
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Vinehout column: Hemp's time has come
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
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September 17, 2017
Pastoral Reflections column: 'Image-Bearers'
The Bible says in Genesis 1:26-27 that you and I are made in the image of God. "Then God said, let us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every...
September 17, 2017 - 10:00am
September 15, 2017
Bill Rubin: Economic impact of friday night lights ... priceless
Has the economic impact of high school football games across the U.S. ever been measured? Win or lose on Fridays, my unscientific reasoning...
September 15, 2017 - 9:13pm
September 9, 2017
Viewpoint: Keeping balance between work and play
Every time I drive down Vine Street I am both impressed by the scope of the high school construction and amazed that school for 2017-2018 started...
September 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 7, 2017
Library column: Special Saturdays at the library
It's a September of second annual Saturday events at the Hudson Area Public Library! This month we are hosting two very special events—both...
September 7, 2017 - 8:31pm
Column: During a disruption, how can you still do business?
Each dramatic home rescue during the tragic events of Hurricane Harvey is a reminder of the importance of having a household emergency plan. Easily overlooked in the effort to preserve human life is the importance for businesses to have an emergency plan. Much like a household emergency...
September 7, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 5, 2017
Chief Marty Jensen: Businesses help police keep community safe
As summer nears its end and the beginning of fall is just around the corner, I want to take this opportunity to thank our local businesses for all they do for our community. They provide the necessary items and services that help make the Hudson community one of the best cities to...
September 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
September 3, 2017
Column: Hungry? Thank a farmer
A small town guy like me grew up in farm country in southern Minnesota. Classmates were farm kids who drove tractors and combines before they...
September 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 31, 2017
Library column: SCORE at the library
At the Hudson Area Public Library, we want to serve those looking for job opportunities, career advancement, and future small-business owners. One incredible resource Wisconsin library card holders can access is the Learning Express Library, which includes the Career Center.
August 31, 2017 - 7:00pm
August 23, 2017
Viewpoint: Tips for preventing fraud and theft
In July we proudly co-sponsored a workshop on retail theft and fraud prevention with the Hudson Police Department. The Hudson Star-Observer has done an excellent job covering the latest methods of retail theft and fraud. With this space, I would like to focus specifically on what...
August 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 21, 2017
Library column: Explore your digital reading options
At the Hudson Area Public Library, we want you to explore all of your digital reading options. While print books will always hold a special place...
August 21, 2017 - 2:13pm
August 16, 2017
Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
Today's hot real estate market is far different than the downward spiral and crash that started in 2008 and impacted 2009 values and beyond,...
August 16, 2017 - 8:00am
June 14, 2017
Viewpoint: Time to get on board with public transportation in St. Croix County
In my role with the Chamber I find myself at a wide variety of events and meetings with diverse groups of people. During these meetings, an equally wide variety of topics and issues are discussed. If in a short time span, the same issue is raised a couple of times, it is easy to...
June 14, 2017 - 11:03am
May 23, 2017
Viewpoint: Hope that does not fade away
Romans 15:13 "Now may the God of hope fill you with joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." The God of hope wants us to abound in hope. True hope is a gift from God from the Holy Spirit, and it is connected to our faith.
May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 19, 2017
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
Drug addiction and abuse is a plague on communities. In northwest Wisconsin, we have seen meth ravage our communities and destroy far too many...
May 19, 2017 - 11:18am
April 5, 2017
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week — strength, resilience, justice
ViewpointEvery year, millions of innocent people become victims of crime. They deserve our understanding, compassion and respect. The St. Croix County District Attorney’s Office, Victim/Witness Assistance Program is observing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 2-8. This...
April 5, 2017 - 7:00am