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May 13, 2016
Governor Walker is flanked by one of his staff members on the left and JoAnne Parks, executive director of Options for Women on the right as they symbolilcally cut the red ribbon to open the new office. The governor drove from Madison to be in River Falls by 9 a.m. Later that day, he went fishing.
Walker joins Options for Women at opening
May 13, 2016 - 11:01am
May 10, 2016
Owner Rachel DeNicola in her new Hudson Mainstream Boutique, where her book, "Lessons from my Lunchbox," is on display near the entrance as one of the store's many messages of empowerment for customers. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Mainstream Boutique: it's all about empowerment
May 10, 2016 - 10:32am
Ryan: If Trump wants, I won't run GOP convention; Chippewa Valley seeing haze from Canadian wildfire; 14 more Wisconsin news stories
May 10, 2016 - 8:30am
May 9, 2016
Tourism continues to grow in Hudson, St. Croix County and the state. Hudson has become a popular tourist destination with its resources, arts, events and the community’s unique and varied dining and shopping options. (Photo by Bucklew Photography)
State tourism has nearly $1 billion increase
May 9, 2016 - 12:55pm
Work began Monday morning, May 9, on a project to lay a new natural gas pipeline beneath part of Second Street in Hudson and Sixth Street N. in North Hudson. Motorists can expect narrower traffic lanes of the next couple of weeks. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Gas line project narrows Hwy. 35 through part of Hudson, North Hudson
May 9, 2016 - 12:18pm
May 6, 2016
City and chamber to partner on parking study
May 6, 2016 - 11:21am
Jimmie's Old Southern BBQ Smokehouse is preparing to open in the strip mall next to the Aldi grocery store on Hanley Road. It's the newest venture of Dave Anderson, founder of the Famous Dave's barbecue restaurant chain. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Famous Dave's new venture opening in Hudson
May 6, 2016 - 9:00am
May 3, 2016
Ann Searles is the new executive director of United Way St. Croix Valley. She plans on building the on the orgram initiated by the late John Coughlin, her predecessor. Star Observer photo by Meg Heaton
Searles named United Way executive director
May 3, 2016 - 11:51am
May 2, 2016
Pictured with the bike for bid are Love of Croix committee member Sara Sara Genereaux and Doyle.

(Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)
Art Doyle supports Camp St. Croix
May 2, 2016 - 11:37am
May 1, 2016
Former U.S. senator and current Senate candidate Feingold arrives at the Twin River company in Hudson on Thursday, April 21. Feingold said he was on a listening tour to hear ideas on how to best move Wisconsin's economy forward.
Russ Feingold pays a call to Hudson companies
May 1, 2016 - 11:21am
April 30, 2016
Tom McCormick takes the oath of office to serve a second two-year term as alderperson for District 3. City Clerk LeAnne Addy administer the swearing-in ceremonies for newly elected Mayor Rich O'Connor, right, and three alderpersons at the City Council's April 19 organizational meeting. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
New mayor makes committee appointments, Webber elected council president
April 30, 2016 - 1:47pm
Defined Destinations founder Michael Kenney after his Star-Observer interview at downtown Hudson's Bert's Coffee Cafe last week. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Authentic experiences, personal connections drive Defined Destinations travel
April 30, 2016 - 9:26am
April 29, 2016
Dunn Bros. co-owner John Nickleby took orders from guests Monday morning. The new franchise located on the corner of Second and Locust streets, opened this week. (Star-Observer photo by Ricky Campbell)
Dunn Brothers opens its downtown doors in Hudson
April 29, 2016 - 8:48am
April 27, 2016
Walker signs revised shoreland property rights bill; Two-year-old boy grabs gun, kills mother who was driving; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
April 27, 2016 - 8:38am
April 26, 2016
Police: Prom shooter rode to school on bike, brought rifle; Rep. Kind returns $125,548 to U.S. Treasury; 13 more Wisconsin news briefs
April 26, 2016 - 9:07am