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October 27, 2015
Tina Houareau in her kitchen, which inspired many of the illustrations in her new children’s book, “The Runaway Peanut-Butter Jelly Sandwich.” (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
An author, a young son – and a sandwich that won’t stay put
October 27, 2015 - 4:47pm
October 25, 2015
Brandon Lyksett
New EMS and library directors introduced
October 25, 2015 - 1:46pm
October 16, 2015
Library issues explained at village board meet
October 16, 2015 - 12:26pm
Town of Hudson Board members blast county library proposal
October 16, 2015 - 11:17am
October 9, 2015
Rick Brooks, left, and Todd Bol are the co-founders of the Little Free Library organization. Brooks, a University of Wisconsin outreach program manager, is the chair of the board. Bol is the executive director and a Hudson resident. (Photo by Randy Hanson for Hudson Star-Observer March 18, 2013)
Open house at Little Free Library
October 9, 2015 - 11:21am
October 5, 2015
Events at Hudson library, featuring author Rick Riordan and his newest release
October 5, 2015 - 12:46pm
September 29, 2015
Lisa Doerr at her farm in Cushing, about 50 miles north of Hudson, where she and her husband raise gaited horses and grow hay for the area equine industry. (Submitted photos)
Civil War novelist brings readers close to river settlers
September 29, 2015 - 8:06am
August 22, 2015
Lindner’s book “Sew Cute and Collectible Sock Monkeys” shows readers how to create and personalize their own sock monkeys to spoof rock idols, movie stars, friends or family members.
Sock monkeys a passion for wife-and-husband team
August 22, 2015 - 10:13am
August 14, 2015
Jim Higgens of River Falls reads a story on the wetland deck. From left Max Bailey, Hudson; Logan Folczyk, Hudson; Bailey Larson, Hudson; Haley Folczyk, Hudson;  and Samantha Miller, River Falls.
On the Bookworm Trail at Perch Lake
August 14, 2015 - 9:44am
August 9, 2015
Library faces reduced spending
August 9, 2015 - 12:39pm
August 3, 2015
Back to school supply drive
August 3, 2015 - 12:16pm
July 31, 2015
Hudson Public Library moves to public-private support mode
July 31, 2015 - 11:55am
July 19, 2015
Owner Brian Roegge takes a break from the check-out desk for a photo amid Chapter2Books’ well-stocked shelves. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Human touch drives Chapter2Books’ independent-bookstore run
July 19, 2015 - 11:06am
June 28, 2015
In 2010 the Hudson Public Library moved to its current home at the corner of First and Vine streets just across the street from Lakefront Park and the St. Croix River as well as The Phipps Center for the Arts. The new facility has seen a dramatic increase in patronage and circulation. (Submitted photos)
Hudson Public Library: five years along the St. Croix
June 28, 2015 - 11:59am
May 26, 2015
Winners of the 2014-2015 Friends of the Library fourth-grade Bookmark Contest are, from left, Luc Douglas, St. Patrick School; Maya Youssef, Houlton Elementary; Trista Oberle, Hudson Prairie Elementary; Carson Spencer, North Hudson Elementary; Evy Johnson, Willow River Elementary; Helena Slabber, E.P. Rock Elementary; Dilon Paul, Trinity Academy; and Lily Snyder, River Crest Elementary. (Submitted photo)
Friends of the Library sponsor bookmark design contest
May 26, 2015 - 11:57am