Skip to main content
Hudson Star Observer
New Richmond man sentenced to 25 years
Hudson Common Council candidate Q&As
Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
UPDATE: District officials, police investigate Hudson High School bomb threat
Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Six Raiders all-state hockey
A helping hand for ducks
Raiders state champs!
Raider hockey reaches state title game
Hudson wrestlers fall in state quarterfinals
Hudson musician featured as Minnesota Varsity artist
Bank of Hudson stained glass window to be restored
'Stepping Out' stands out on stage
Hudson author publishes first book
Houlton family standing by man's best friend on road to recovery
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 4/6/17 Public Hearing re: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/13/17 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: 4/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Elevator Cab, Fixtures, Doors, etc.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Kathleen J. Slaten Estate; Case No. 17PR23
Dale A. Reschke, 52
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Dale A. Reschke, 52
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Susan Hartl, 66
Can we talk? Healthier Together cannot be ignored
Letters: Give Trump a chance; Support for local candidates
Letters to the Editor for March 9, 2017
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Real Estate Showcase
May 13, 2016
Afton Islamic center approved
In front of a packed house, Afton City Council approved a conditional-use permit for a new Islamic center during its April 19 meeting. The Islamic...
May 13, 2016 - 10:42am
August 12, 2015
Boater in fatal 2013 Wisconsin crash sentenced to jail, probation
A Minnesota man was sentenced Wednesday in the case of a fatal 2013 St. Croix River boat crash that left his friend dead. Patrick Puhalla,...
News/crime and courts
August 12, 2015 - 5:40pm
June 5, 2015
Bison herd arrives in Afton June 6
On Saturday, June 6, the Belwin Conservancy is hosting its seventh bison release. Guests will experience the energy as a herd of about 30 bison...
June 5, 2015 - 11:53am
October 18, 2013
Scouts go hiking
Boys Scouts and leaders from BSA Troop 168 (sponsored by Hudson Rod & Gun Club) in North Hudson visited Afton State Park Sunday, Oct....
October 18, 2013 - 10:33am
June 16, 2013
Afton's Strawberry Fest June 22-23
The Afton Strawberry fest will be held from from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23 in downtown historic...
June 16, 2013 - 4:23am
January 2, 2013
Afton church celebrates 150 years Jan. 13
The congregation of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Afton, Minn., is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2013. On Jan. 13, The Green Lake Bluegrass...
January 2, 2013 - 4:28pm
October 21, 2009
Casby family donates money for Afton observatory
The late Joseph John Casby would be pleased with the observatory that will bear his name, Casby's son, Kurt, believes. "I don't think dad was...
October 21, 2009 - 2:33pm
March 18, 2009
Houlton stages 'Wizard of Oz' Friday Houlton Elementary School, in conjunction with Prairie Fire Theater Company, is performing "The Wizard of Oz" at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, in the school gynmasium. Friends, family and community members are welcome. HMS has parent seminar Hudson...
March 18, 2009 - 11:02am
February 5, 2009
Snowshoe, hike in Afton Saturday A candlelight snowshoe and hike along a two-mile trail are scheduled from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Afton State Park. Candle luminaries will be set out along trails and, depending on the cloud cover, a section of the easy cross-country ski loop...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Artists needed for art fair, gallery
Submissions from artists are currently being sought for the annual Afton Art in the Park (March 15 deadline) and the Gift Gallery (March 2) at The Phipps Center for the Arts. For more information and applications, visit www.ThePhipps.org, click on visual arts, then artist opportunities,...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
Afton man accused of molesting granddaughters
An Afton man was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for an incident involving two of his juvenile granddaughters. Washington...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Afton man arrested for alleged criminal sexual conduct with minor relative
An Afton man is being held in the Washington County jail over the weekend for allegedly committing criminal sexual conduct against one or more female relatives who are also minors. Washington County deputies arrested Richard Allen Balsimo, 62, at his Afton residence Thursday, Dec....
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Afton's gas lamps on for the holidays
The streets of Afton will be a-glow once again through New Year. A request from the Afton Area Business Association to switch on the city's gas lamps was approved at the city council meeting on Nov. 18. About 15 of the lamps along St.
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am