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Renowned author at Hudson Library June 1
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Hudson girls regional track champs
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Baseball sweeps Rice Lake May 18
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VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2017-18 Liquor License Renewals
CITY OF HUDSON: 6/6/17 Public Hearing - Klaas- Phase 1 Development
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REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Jimmie D. Johnson; Case No. 17-SC-463
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 8-17 - Amend Sewer Rates
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Ronald D. "Bud" Iverson
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May 29, 2015
Doug's Diggings: Graduation flashback!
As we approach another Hudson High School graduation I decided to take a peek at a couple of back issues of the Hudson Star-Observer – May 26 and June 2, 1966. That happens to be the year I graduated from Hudson High School. Before I have a flashback to 1966, however, I would...
May 29, 2015 - 11:18am
May 26, 2015
Poetic lines 300 years old still resonate
Alexander Pope was born in London, this day in 1688. A sickly child and a Roman Catholic to boot, Pope overcame physical and social obstacles to become the first poet in the English language to earn a living writing — a very good living. Ridiculed for his religion and for...
May 26, 2015 - 11:13am
May 24, 2015
Randy's Ramblings: County voters spoke – again and again and again
I’d say the residents of St. Croix County made their wishes known. On the November 2008 election ballot they were asked: “Should St. Croix County continue to operate a public nursing home if property tax dollars are needed to fund its operation?” A resounding 27,428-to-14,769...
May 24, 2015 - 11:57am
May 18, 2015
The Cub Reporter: Reporters don't cry
I went to the SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) mock car crash last week. It is a re-enactment of a crash that took place in Hudson on prom night. The date is unknown. I saw the crash when I was a senior in 2006. It was interesting to come to the event again but as a...
May 18, 2015 - 9:00am
May 17, 2015
Day By Day: Hectic time of year should include moments to reflect
This time of year makes me crazy – there is so much going on and a lot of it bums me out. But then there’s something that is just plain amazing. I’ve covered the bummed out part — my birthdays racking up, my kids getting older and smarter than me and my growing inability...
May 17, 2015 - 11:47am
May 9, 2015
A happy birthday column about a one-of-kind best friend
It still happens -– almost every day, in fact. I’ll be driving around, watching TV, taking out the garbage or daydreaming, and something will remind me of my best friend James Carr. He would have turned 70 on May 21. He died of bone cancer in 2009, but something inside me...
May 9, 2015 - 10:47am
May 2, 2015
A look at Hudson golf course history
By Doug Stohlberg email@example.com The Hudson Golf Course has been the subject of many news articles in recent years. The facility,...
May 2, 2015 - 11:54am
Doug's Diggings: Looking back at a couple of interesting sports items
As I was looking through Star-Observer records last week, looking for background info on the Hudson golf course (see Pictures from the Past feature), I found a couple of other interesting sports items. The first that caught my eye was a photo of a coach and the name under the picture...
May 2, 2015 - 10:43am
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