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Hudson Dog Owners Association looks to fetch dog park - SPARK grant finalist
Mick brings space to Hudson students - SPARK grant finalist
UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Raider football wraps up playoff spot
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
A gift of honor: Hudson resident donates land for hospice house in memory of late wife
HIBA helps out local nonprofits
arts and entertainment
EAGLE STORAGE: 10/28/16 Lien Sale Notice
AD FOR BIDS: Hudson Middle School Addition and Renovations
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/11/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/8/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
PUBLIC NOTICE: Perch Lake Management Plan Review
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Patricia Ann Kennedy, 72
Cynthia Mae Bosman, 60
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
June 2, 2016
Gillingham named philanthropist
Todd Gillingham, CFP, ChFC, CLU, a wealth advisor with the Landmark Group of Thrivent Financial in Lake Elmo, Minn., has received the 2015 Voices...
June 2, 2016 - 12:15pm
May 28, 2016
New location for Edward Jones Investments
The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau celebrated the grand opening of the new office location for Paul Simmons of Edward Jones...
May 28, 2016 - 11:23am
May 26, 2016
Science meets holistic at Teri Leigh Wellness Education Center
A new Hudson wellness-education center adds neuroscience, learning research and body mechanics to the mind-body-spirit equation to help people...
May 26, 2016 - 12:20pm
May 25, 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
It's time for me to ramble along. To quote Ernest Hemingway, it happened two ways. “Gradually, then suddenly.” I've written for the Hudson Star-Observer since the day after Labor Day 1997. A lot has happened in that time. Truthfully, it doesn't feel like the years passed gradually....
May 25, 2016 - 2:22pm
OWI convict who used fish-fry defense gets seven years in prison; La Crosse man charged with 46 calls to 9-1-1 in two hours; 13 more Wisconsin news briefs
FRIENDSHIP -- A 76-year-old man will spend up to seven years in prison for trying to get out of a drunk driving arrest by claiming that the alcohol on his breath was from beer-battered fish. John Przybyla of Friendship has also been sentenced to four years of extended supervision...
News/crime and courts
May 25, 2016 - 10:47am
May 24, 2016
Realtor volunteers time for local projects
Keller Williams Realty Integrity WI/MN Realtors participated in the company-wide “give where you live” Red Day Thursday, May 12. The local...
May 24, 2016 - 11:30am
May 23, 2016
Garden club donates, partners with city for hanging baskets
The past two years Hudson Home and Garden Club has been partnering with the Hudson Public Works Department to decrease the costs of the city's...
May 23, 2016 - 11:35am
May 21, 2016
Twin brothers join HPD
Samuel and Charles Welbourn are bound to cause some occasional confusion. Imagine that one day you talk to Officer Sam Welbourn of the Hudson...
May 21, 2016 - 8:15am
May 20, 2016
New Salvaged with Style vintage store shines
Garage sale fans know the inspiration well: spotting that perfect vintage item that cries out for a brighter new life. Luckily, downtown Hudson...
May 20, 2016 - 4:40pm
May 18, 2016
Hudson man wins $150,000 in Powerball drawing
Mitchell Gill of Hudson won $150,000 from the May 4 Powerball drawing with a ticket he purchased from the Kwik Trip station-store on Crest View...
May 18, 2016 - 1:16pm
Court throws out conviction of gun-toting man near Somerset school; Study: State's long-term debt fourth lowest in U.S.; 14 more Wisconsin news briefs
WAUSAU -- A state appeals court has thrown out a loitering ticket against a man walking near a school in St. Croix County while carrying a rifle and a handgun. The Third District appellate court in Wausau ruled Tuesday that 26-year-old Mark Hoffman should have had his case dismissed...
News/crime and courts
May 18, 2016 - 7:56am
Healing Waters Health Center marks five years as Hudson's holistic mecca
Since opening in 2011, Hudson's Healing Waters Health Center has evolved into a multifaceted holistic focal point, and its free five-year anniversary...
May 18, 2016 - 5:58am
May 17, 2016
Lt. governor visits Hudson businesses
Hudson was the destination Tuesday for Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. Joined by fellow Republican Sheila Harsdorf, Kleefisch toured two Hudson-based...
May 17, 2016 - 4:30pm
Nine-year-old who pleaded for safety dies from gunfire; Johnson blames ‘political hacks’ for attack on his 9/11 remark; 12 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A nine-year-old Milwaukee girl has died after a bullet pierced into her home while she was watching TV. Za'layia Jenkins was the youngster who asked a Milwaukee police captain late last month if she and her fellow officers could keep her safe. Police Chief Ed Flynn said...
News/crime and courts
May 17, 2016 - 7:38am
May 16, 2016
RCU Discovery Center nearly completed
The RCU Discovery Center will soon be ready for summer programming at YMCA Camp St. Croix. The two-level, 14,000-square-foot building will serve...
May 16, 2016 - 9:40am