Skip to main content
Hudson Star Observer
Commission postpones decision on Smilin' Moose deck and patio
St. Croix County Board regroups after major turnover
Barber pleads not guilty to child molesting
Slick roads, speed result in accidents Thursday morning
New laws allow use of marijuana oil extract, forbid transferring kids to non-relatives; Some areas get 14-15 inches of snow; more state news briefs
crime and courts
St. Croix Sports: full-service pride; home-grown connections
Raider softball team is ready to rock
Raiders baseball team looks to defend Big Rivers Conference title
Raider girls' soccer team sets stage for success
Alex Herink leaves his mark on Raider basketball program
Pastor Todd Stocker: Easter is a life-changing event available to all
Spring ‘Defrost Your Nuts’ motorcycle party draws hundreds
Hudson Easter egg hunts are Saturday
Breakfast at the fire hall
Click to print our coloring contest
arts and entertainment
June Wisner, 80
Phyllis (Gausman) Fink, 89
Jeffrey T. VanSomeren, 47
Joseph J. Halpin, 80
Ernie J. Denucci, 90
SUMMONS: Taxi Services Inc. v. Matthew J. Larkee; Case No. 14SC94
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/27/14 Special Meeting Minutes - Work Session
CITY OF HUDSON: New Ordinance 3-14 (Brewpubs, etc. zoning)
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Michael T. Goggin; Case No. 14-SC-327
SUMMONS: Capital One v. Charles R. Dow; Case No. 14-SC-92
Doug's Diggings: Farewell, Jon
Our View: County election shows citizen’s power
Our View: Records lawsuit ruling shouldn’t be appealed
Our View: Important decisions to be made in Tuesday’s election
Pastoral Reflections: A farewell to Hudson - Rev. Brian Ferguson
February 15, 2013
Hear Trio St. Croix this Sunday
On Sunday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m., the Trio St. Croix will present a free concert at Abbott Concert Hall, in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building on the campus of UW-River Falls. The trio is comprised of Giselle Hillyer, violin; Roger McVey, piano; and Sally Dorer, cello. The program...
February 15, 2013 - 3:24pm
February 14, 2013
Opening reception Feb. 15 for new exhibitions
A series of exhibitions featuring mixed media collage by Carol Adleman, Luck; mixed media abstract expressionism by Charles A. Condon, River Falls; soda-fired stoneware by Jude Ryan Reiling, Minneapolis; mixed media sculpture by Mark D. Roberts and Denise Rouleau, Minneapolis; and...
February 14, 2013 - 9:13am
"Comic Book Artist" auditions set at Phipps
The Phipps Children's Theater will hold auditions for area students in grades 7 through 9 for the spring production of "The Adventures of a Comic Book Artist," with book and lyrics by Pat Lydersen, and music by Wendy Woolf, on Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 26 and 28 at 6 p.m. in the...
February 14, 2013 - 9:00am
February 13, 2013
Spring Valley Stagehands needs singing and non-singing performers
SPRING VALLEY--The Spring Valley Stagehands will hold auditions for "Oliver" at the Spring Valley Theater this Sunday from 8-10 p.m., and next Monday and Tuesday, from 6-9 p.m. "Oliver" is the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphan who runs away from an...
February 13, 2013 - 2:51pm
February 12, 2013
Gov. Walker in Hudson to announce law enforcement initiatives
Gov. Scott Walker was at the Hudson Community Daycare on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a series of initiatives designed to protect children against internet crime, fund services for sexual assault victims, provide monitoring of domestic abusers and other dangerous individuals and fund...
crime and courts / news / government
February 12, 2013 - 2:57pm
Experience "Carnival" Valentine's Day
The Wyman Series at UW-River Falls will present Carnaval Brasileiro (Brazilian Carnival) at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, in the University...
February 12, 2013 - 10:12am
January 31, 2013
Isaac Witty headlines fundraiser for SAFE
The Hudson SAFE Committee is presenting a comedy night at the Hudson High School auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. Isaac Witty, who...
January 31, 2013 - 9:06am
Mixed media at Galleries, oil painting classes begin
A series of exhibitions featuring a mixed media installation by Mary Bergs, Minneapolis; mixed media printmaking by CathyJean Clark, Neillsville; oil paintings by Tom McGregor, St. Paul; ceramics by Ursula Hargens, Minneapolis; acrylics on panel by Leslie Pilgrim, Mendota Heights,...
January 31, 2013 - 8:54am
January 27, 2013
Octagon House Museum opens for Hot Air Affair tours
The Octagon House Museum will be open for guided tours on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the annual Hot Air Affair. Come in from the cold; learn about ballooning history, and the local history of Hudson and its early residents.
January 27, 2013 - 9:21am
January 23, 2013
Enter free throw contest this Saturday
Knights of Columbus St. Croix Council 1762 will sponsor the 2013 local level free throw championship to be held Saturday, Jan. 26, at the St. Patrick School gymnasium, 403 St. Croix St. Doors to the gym will be open at 8:30 a.m. with the competition to begin at 9 a.m. All girls...
events / sports
January 23, 2013 - 10:31am
January 22, 2013
'Frostbite Follies' features Wagner and Thompson
"Frostbite Follies," an eclectic new vaudeville show featuring guitarist/fiddler/singer Pop Wagner and ragtime pianist Butch Thompson, will be performed on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. Wagner and Thompson frequently appeared...
January 22, 2013 - 10:52am
January 14, 2013
CJCC community forum set Friday
The public is invited to attend a forum on Criminal Justice Coordinating Committees (CJCC) from 1:30-3 p.m., Jan. 18 at the St. Croix County Government Center county board room in Hudson. A panel of officials from nearby counties will described how CJCC functions, explain how...
events / government
January 14, 2013 - 12:13pm
January 10, 2013
"Rainmaker" at the Phipps Jan. 11-27
Starbuck (Luke Reidenbach, Arden Hills, Minn.), a charismatic con man, offers hope to a Midwestern town beset by a severe drought, and to Lizzie...
January 10, 2013 - 10:49am
Talent show Friday, winners will perform with Reed Grimm
Youth Action Hudson's fifth annual Hudson Youth Have Talent Show is tomorrow, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. at Hudson High School auditorium. Performers have a chance to win cash prizes of $100 or $50. Along with their cash prizes, this year's Audience Choice and vocalist winner will perform...
January 10, 2013 - 9:22am
Remember those lost to tragedy Jan. 11
An evening of Loving Remembrance will be held Friday, Jan. 11, at Healing Waters 2705 Enloe St. The event is to commemorate those who have fallen in tragedy throughout the years. The event will include a meditation, a circle process with heart opening gentle yoga, chanting and inspirational...
events / family
January 10, 2013 - 9:07am