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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
April 22, 2016
The block of Vine Street between First and Second streets was a hub of activity Monday morning as the reconstruction of eight blocks of Vine Street began. The work is going to be completed in segments, with first consisting of putting new storm sewer under the bathhouse parking lot and resurfacing Vine Street from First to Second streets. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Vine Street reconstruction begins
April 22, 2016 - 10:19am
Duane Swanson with financial advisors Brandon Graber and Jodi Gibson, Swanson's daughter, at the Hudson Bridge Investment Group office.
Bridge Investment Group's Swanson celebrates 30 years in financial services
April 22, 2016 - 8:30am
April 21, 2016
At last year’s Showcase, members of The Phipps Dance Company performed on stage. The group is back, along with six other groups performing on the Spring Showcase stage. (Submitted photo)
Hudson Spring Showcase is Sunday
April 21, 2016 - 7:00am