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K9-Playtime brings country-style dog fun to the city
1200 Tutors in 12 Weeks Campaign Kicks Off on International Literacy Day
'Engines are revving louder', says Obama to Labor Day crowd; most schools back in session; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Ex-con who allegedly burgled RF businesses, still on the run; Burke attacks Walker over state's revenue woes; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Obama returning to Milwaukee for Laborfest; 110 votes missing in state Senate primary recount; 13 more state new items
crime and courts
Raiders blank Chanhassen for second straight win
Hudson’s Beinlich chases world wrestling championship -- at age 56
Raiders hold off Minnetonka in football opener
Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
Jeremy Cook wins Pepper Fest 10K by more than 9 minutes
Hiking the valley, author shares tips for finding autumn color and beauty
Hudson chef makes it to final ‘American Grilled’ challenge
Tom Brinsko rides across America
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
2015 Pepper Festival royalty crowned in North Hudson
arts and entertainment
Theresa Lund, 68
Martha J. Meister, 74
Joseph M. Stephens, 53
Karl James Butterbrodt, 56
Edna Evenson Atwood, 92
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Twyla Walstrom; Case No. 13-CV-477
TOWN OF HUDSON: 9/11/14 Board of Adjustment Meeting- Wines variance
SUMMONS: Outdoor Investment Group v. Mahowald Enterprises, Case No. 11-CV-862
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: Notice to Electors re: Bond Issue Resolutions
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/20/14 at Somerset Mini Storage
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
May 15, 2013
Area state senator greets Dalai Lama
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) welcomed the Dalai Lama to Wisconsin Tuesday, May 14, during his two-day visit to Madison to give a teaching, take part in a panel discussion at UW-Madison and address a joint session of the State Legislature. Said Harsdorf about the encounter:...
religion / government / education
May 15, 2013 - 11:42am
May 13, 2013
'Girl Rising':'Nine extraordinary stories
"Girl Rising" has been described as a groundbreaking film that tells the stories of nine girls from nine countries and the power of education to change the world. The film will be screened in Hudson next Friday. Directed by Academey Award nominee Richard Robbins, the stories are...
news / education / family
May 13, 2013 - 5:43pm
HHS looks to repeat victory in school bus races at Cedar Lake Speedway
Hudson High School students are looking to repeat their 2012 victory at this Saturday's Cedar Lake Speedway Bus Races. In their first competition last year, Hudson competed against area schools including Somerset, New Richmond, Unity, Baldwin, and Osceola. At the end of the night...
arts and entertainment / sports / education
May 13, 2013 - 8:48am
Bobbi Sinnett says goodbye to teaching after 39 years
Bobbi Sinnett has been a part of middle school education since Hudson's first middle school opened 39 years ago. She has taught sixth grade the...
news / education / life
May 13, 2013 - 8:41am
May 9, 2013
HMS education assistant dies
Hudson Middle School education assistant Cindy Harwell passed away at Regions Hospital on May 5 following an extended illness. Harwell, 53, had been working at the middle school for about a year. Associate Principal Jim Dalluhn said despite her health issues, Harwell enjoyed coming...
news / education
May 9, 2013 - 3:01pm
May 8, 2013
Our View: Board members should have full access to records
There is a letter to the editor in this week's Star-Observer from School Board member Sandy Gehrke, upset about the district's request that she pay $428.54 for copies of paperwork. The records are related to a contract with Hoffman Engineering for "pre-referendum" architectural services...
opinion / editorials / education
May 8, 2013 - 12:07pm
May 3, 2013
HMS students honored by Siemens Foundation for environmental project
The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the College Board have named a team of...
news / education
May 3, 2013 - 10:22am
May 2, 2013
Suspect arrested in SCC school fire
Roberts Police Chief Dan Burgess announced Thursday evening (May 2) that a suspect has been arrested following the investigation of the St. Croix Central Elementary School fire. Burgess made the announcement at a community meeting held by the St. Croix Central School District to...
May 2, 2013 - 10:28pm
May 1, 2013
Location found for SCC elementary classes
After a Tuesday, April 30, fire closed St. Croix Central Elementary, district officials have been searching for a place to hold classes for the remainder of the school year. District Superintendent David Bradley said the district has identified Rolling Ridges Girl Scout Camp, located...
May 1, 2013 - 4:39pm
School supplies collected for SCC students
In response to the recent fire that has closed St. Croix Central Elementary School in Roberts, WESTconsin Credit Union offices are participating in a community supply drive. According to news sources, district officials are in process of identifying alternative facilities to hold...
business / / education
May 1, 2013 - 3:10pm
UPDATE: Public's help sought in fire investigation
ROBERTS -- Officials with the St. Croix Central School District say extensive fire damage at the Roberts elementary school will prevent it from reopening before the end of the school year. By Monday, district leaders expect to have a plan as to how youngsters will finish out the year. Fire...
news / education
May 1, 2013 - 6:05am
April 30, 2013
Trinity Academy adding second story for 2013-14 school year
Trinity Academy is set to begin construction on an expansion that will add a second story to its school, grades pre-school through eighth grade,...
education / religion / news
April 30, 2013 - 9:33am
April 26, 2013
Wisconsin's drought is officially over; Supreme Court urged to review Act 10; smokes swiped from ATF warehouse, more state news
The U.S. Drought Monitor reports the recent rain and snow seen over much of Wisconsin has ended the state's drought. The latest weekly update...
news / politics / outdoors / education
April 26, 2013 - 9:12am
April 25, 2013
City will explore extending utilities to UU school property
The Hudson City Council is open to the possibility of extending water and sewer service to a potential school site on County UU east of the city, the members said Monday night.
news / education / government
April 25, 2013 - 10:27am
April 24, 2013
Company asks for injunction to stop work on Stillwater bridge; Report: Voucher-school students trail public school students; more state briefs
A Minnesota construction company is asking a federal judge to grant an injunction to stop work on the new St. Croix River bridge project. CS McCrossan Construction says its bid was illegally rejected by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Last February that company was named...
news / education
April 24, 2013 - 8:56am