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Christenson's focus pays off
Wilgren and Gilson sign letters of intent
Visitors put game out of reach early against Falcons
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Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
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Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/10/17 Board Meeting Minutes
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October 29, 2017
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
A little boy sat in his sandbox one Saturday morning. He was playing with his pail and shovel as well as a number of toy cars and trucks. As he went about building roads in the soft sand, he came across a large rock at the bottom of his sandbox. He dug around the rock then pushed...
October 29, 2017 - 8:00am
October 24, 2017
Sarah Nigbor column: It's wood cutting weather
This time of year I get antsy. Old feelings flair up and I feel the urge to be in the woods. With frost sparkling on the ground, leaves turning...
October 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Pastor Viewpoint: To heal the wound we must address sin
There is a wound in our world. Perhaps more appropriately, a gash. A hole from which blood pours and pain radiates. It reveals to reality all that is inside of us, and it isn't always pretty. Over the past few years in America, the wound has been growing larger. They do that when...
October 24, 2017 - 11:42am
October 1, 2017
Pastor Viewpoint: Hudson, we have a problem
"What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, 'Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,' but does nothing about their physical...
October 1, 2017 - 8:00am
September 9, 2017
Viewpoint: Keeping balance between work and play
Every time I drive down Vine Street I am both impressed by the scope of the high school construction and amazed that school for 2017-2018 started...
September 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 3, 2017
Pastoral Reflections: Who are you when no one is looking?
This Pastoral Reflections column is written by Pastor John Lestock of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Clay Dalrymple was a catcher who played for the Philadelphia Phillies in the mid 1960s. He had a strong throwing arm and solid defensive skills. Yet one of Clay's most memorable moments...
September 3, 2017 - 7:00am
July 25, 2017
Willow River State Park receives rare opportunity
Thanks to an AmeriCorps Volunteer grant, the Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks, Inc. is offering a full time paid position designed to expand volunteer participation in park activities. The search is on for the right person. Could it be you? Someone you know?
July 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 23, 2017
Viewpoint: Hope that does not fade away
Romans 15:13 "Now may the God of hope fill you with joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." The God of hope wants us to abound in hope. True hope is a gift from God from the Holy Spirit, and it is connected to our faith.
May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 1, 2017
Farewell to a friend
My first real introduction to Hudson came in the form of Meg Heaton. Though I'd spent time in this town before I joined the paper back in July, I got fully acquainted my first week when Meg took me on the official, unofficial tour.
March 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
October 4, 2012
DAY BY DAY: It's time to downsize the 'bucket list'
When I first heard about the idea of a "bucket list," I figured it would take more like an old-fashioned steamer trunk to fit in all the things I wanted to do before I left all this behind. I mean I haven't really had a very adventurous life and there are things I would have liked...
October 4, 2012 - 8:00am
August 16, 2012
Randy's Ramblings: Hudson City Council has tough decisions to make
Hudson alderpersons are going to earn their $300-a-month salaries in the weeks ahead. Decisions on a handful of issues are coming due that promise to leave one group or another upset. "It's really ugly, folks," Mayor Alan Burchill warned the City Council members near the close of...
August 16, 2012 - 8:00am
September 23, 2011
Opinion - Humility: the nature of being human and community journalism
This is one of those paper bag over my head moments. In this business, we, the journalists, depending on what media we are in, generally do the best we can to cover what amounts to, in community journalism, our neighbors, whether we personally know them or not. Community journalism...
September 23, 2011 - 7:57am
May 21, 2009
Doug's Diggings: Memorial Day was special; technology?
When I was growing up, Memorial Day was always a special day in our household. My dad was a veteran of World War II, having served in Europe. We also had fun on Memorial Day - as a kid, it was an especially glorious day because it generally marked the end of the school year. But...
May 21, 2009 - 1:39am
May 15, 2009
Randy's Ramblings: The mayor is showing green tendencies
I've been pleasantly surprised by Mayor Dean Knudson's commitment to environmental responsibility. The mayor is an avowed conservative, and the most vocal conservatives, paradoxically, haven't shown much interest in conserving nature. Some are openly derisive of environmentalists...
May 15, 2009 - 1:19am
May 8, 2009
Day By Day: Hit me - they're 21
As the deadline for this column quickly approaches I am reminded of one of the few times in my life I did something ahead of a due date - the birth of our children 21 years ago May 5. And as I probably have already said to many of you reading this, it is also one of the last things...
May 8, 2009 - 1:50am