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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. Sunday
Hudson Women’s Club: 100 years of service and fellowship
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Traffic problems lead to suspension of Final Stretch triathlon
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
Raiders top Spartans in battle of unbeatens
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
‘Lombardi’ follows week in life of football great
arts and entertainment
ST CROIX CO. HIGHWAY DEPT: Public Notice- Misc. Signs in Right-of-Way
CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - St. Croix Grill
AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Lee H. Orlowski Estate; Case No. 16PR69
PROBATE ORDER: Janice A. Lillyblad Estate; Case No. 16PR70
Proposed Monopole Tower in vicinity of 726 Hwy. 12, Hudson
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Dr. James L. "Doc" Wallace, 90
Brian A. Anderson
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
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
Real Estate Showcase
April 26, 2015
Randy's Ramblings: Firefighters’ spouses deserve recognition, too
I never know what to expect when the red light on my office phone is blinking. If I’m lucky, it’s someone with a story idea or news tip. On occasion, the caller is less than impressed with my journalistic skills. Thursdays and Fridays, after the paper has gone out, are especially...
April 26, 2015 - 11:51am
The Cub Reporter: The collected work of a long-time Hudson historian
Editor’s Note: Emma Wagner is part of a three-month internship program administered by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. She lives in Hudson and is a 2006 graduate of Hudson High School. My first days as a reporting intern at the Hudson Star-Observer have been...
April 26, 2015 - 10:54am
April 20, 2015
Day By Day: Some thoughts on heading down Highway 63
I’m turning 63 in a few days and it is kind of a nothing birthday. Last year at least I had the knowledge that I could get Social Security if my state of mind and 401K didn’t improve. Looking ahead to 65, there will be Medicare to cheer me up. But 63 – well I actually...
April 20, 2015 - 11:58am
April 9, 2015
Get me the manager! Of basketball, psych-outs — and what it means to be a champion
There was a guy on my city league basketball team named Mutu, and as a player, he was one dangerously ba-a-a-a-a-d motor scooter. He was a master of the psych-out too. Just 5-feet-7 or so and skinny, Mutu was as quick as lightning, sure as the mail with his ball skills and shooting;...
April 9, 2015 - 9:13am
April 1, 2015
Doug's Diggings: Emotions running high for Badger basketball
I’ve always been a basketball fan of sorts, and because of that, the Final Four always draws special attention. But, my sanity level was much more controlled when Wisconsin was just another team in the 64-team field. Now that Wisconsin is a legitimate power team, the Badger games...
April 1, 2015 - 3:59pm
March 29, 2015
Doug's Diggings: Home is among Hudson’s oldest
A recent fire at the home of Paul and Katie Riddell at 1108 Third St. heavily damaged the structure. I received a call last week from longtime...
March 29, 2015 - 10:41am
March 23, 2015
Notes from the Dockside: Supervising grandpa
The Bass Queen’s cell phone crashed. In today’s world this is a crisis. We are visiting our daughter and her children in La Crosse when this...
March 23, 2015 - 10:48am
March 20, 2015
Doug's Diggings: Stadium improvements highlight spring baseball
I traveled to Fort Myers, Florida, the first week of March and got my first look at the second phase of remodeled Hammond Stadium, the spring...
March 20, 2015 - 10:07am
March 14, 2015
Get me the manager! Forever kissing the Irish: A Cheese State kid's first adventure
I had never seen an ocean. I had never even been east of Ohio. I had never really fallen in love. I was 20 years old, and I was bored with college and restless. One day, I spun a map of the United States around on my kitchen table with my eyes closed and stopped it with my index...
March 14, 2015 - 2:24am
February 28, 2015
Randy's Ramblings: Community is good
Dave Knoke gave the best acceptance speech I’ve heard at a Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet. I hope the former UW-River Falls linebacker doesn’t mind when I say I wasn’t expecting it from him. He had a team-leading 119 tackles for the Falcons in 1986 and looks...
February 28, 2015 - 4:47am
February 19, 2015
Doug's Diggings: This week marks 40 years in 'new' gym
--Doug Stohlberg, HSO editor This week marks a historic date in the annals of Hudson High School basketball. It was on Feb. 21, 1975,...
February 19, 2015 - 9:34am
January 21, 2015
Workout resolutions, 'happy gas' - and a great way to find your best
Get me the manager! -- Chuck Nowlen, reporter Yes, I still break patio bricks with my hands and feet. I still repeat an hour’s worth of my black belt test twice a week in the winter. I still go 10 rounds with a heavy bag too. When I can find a trained sparring partner,...
January 21, 2015 - 3:22pm
January 7, 2015
Doug's Diggings: Badger and Packer talk
The NFL playoffs started last weekend, but for Packer fans the action starts this coming weekend when Green Bay hosts the Dallas Cowboys. But, let’s not get ahead of ourselves -- on New Year’s Day the Wisconsin Badgers surprised me and pulled out a 34-31 overtime win over Auburn...
January 7, 2015 - 1:29pm
January 2, 2015
Randy's Ramblings: Hudson has a lot on its agenda for 2015
Hudson is a newspaper reporter’s dream. There’s always something happening -- and 2015 promises to be especially intriguing. Let’s start with the spring election. If everyone who has declared themselves a candidate completes the nomination process, there will be races...
January 2, 2015 - 12:24pm
November 28, 2014
Day By Day: This Thanksgiving I’m grateful for those who have come and gone
If being thankful burned calories, I might give it more thought throughout the year. But as I seem to be getting a little grouchier with every new birthday, I amglad there is an official holiday to make me pause and reflect about just how lucky I have been. Things haven’t...
November 28, 2014 - 11:40am