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May 14, 2014
Notes from the Dockside: Improvise, adapt and overcome
May 14, 2014 - 4:57pm
April 2, 2014
Local deer herd status on agenda at April 14th spring hearings
April 2, 2014 - 12:05pm
March 12, 2014
A flying little brown bat needs to eat about half its body weight in insects each night that it is active. (New Mexico Department of Natural Resources photo.)
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
March 12, 2014 - 8:36am
February 27, 2014
Hudson Rod, Gun and Archery Club schedules Hunter Education and Bow Safety classes
February 27, 2014 - 2:27pm
January 24, 2014
Oldest sled award went to Charles Rice with a 1965 Bolens Hus-ski. His wife Jenny, seated with him, earned the prize for traveling the farthest. They are from Anoka, Minn. The sled with all three parts is 14 feet long. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
Vintage 'sleds' roll into Boardman
January 24, 2014 - 11:27am
January 15, 2014
Up up and away, adult trumpeter swans take flight from open water on the St. Croix River Monday afternoon. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
Trumpeter swans: Hudson’s premier winter attraction
January 15, 2014 - 3:15pm
January 13, 2014
Hudson Rod, Gun and Archery Club board members Don Simpson, left, and Mark Wotruba join member Teal Persinger on the pistol range, which is currently being renovated. Range users will eventually stand on a heated floor and aiming through improved gates, limiting ability to swing a weapon toward another user. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Steve Dzubay)
State grant leverages local dollars to improve Hudson Rod, Gun and Archery range
January 13, 2014 - 10:16am
January 7, 2014
The Village located on the lower level offers a variety of guest services.  (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
Afton Alps is 50 years young
January 7, 2014 - 12:22pm
December 30, 2013
Mike Yurk displays a notebook and a stack of file folders chuck full of ideas for books to come. The Hudson author has just published his 10th book, “More Notes From The Dockside.” (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Jon Echternacht)
Hudson outdoor writer Mike Yurk publishes 10th book
December 30, 2013 - 3:54pm
December 27, 2013
Willow River and county parks offer snowshoeing lessons
December 27, 2013 - 12:20pm
December 5, 2013
Notes from the Dockside: Way too early
December 5, 2013 - 10:53am
October 4, 2013
Women complete shooting class
October 4, 2013 - 1:28pm
August 16, 2013
Ragnar Relay to come through area, weekend traffic could be impacted
August 16, 2013 - 4:49pm
July 28, 2013
Kids fishing contest at Willow River Saturday morning
July 28, 2013 - 12:53pm
July 15, 2013
Wisconsin DNR fisheries experts seek to change the designations on several area trout streams. Three, in Pierce County, would be declared Class I or self-sustaining, due to consistent, sustained reproduction that has been documented for several years. Map from WDNR website.
DNR wants to declare three area trout streams as self-sustaining
July 15, 2013 - 2:18pm