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UPDATE: Market conditions contribute to River Falls' nursing home's closure
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United Methodist training to be a dementia friendly congregation
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
May 3, 2013 - 10:22am
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,...
April 30, 2013 - 9:33am
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,...
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...
April 24, 2013 - 8:56am
April 22, 2013
2013 Prom Court Crowned Saturday night
This year marked a significant change for the Hudson High prom attendees and their escorts. Prom was moved off campus. Parents, friends and...
April 22, 2013 - 8:41pm
Hudson loses another school principal
River Crest Principal Travis Barringer has announced his resignation effective June 30, 2013. Barringer was recruited by and accepted an elementary...
April 22, 2013 - 4:38pm
April 19, 2013
Morrison gets Kohl award
Pamela Morrison, an early childhood education at River Crest Elementary School in Hudson, was among those honored with a teacher fellowship award...
April 19, 2013 - 9:52am
April 18, 2013
School and city officials discuss County UU property
School district and city officials met last Friday afternoon, April 12, to discuss the feasibility of extending city water and sewer service...
April 18, 2013 - 11:12am
April 15, 2013
Shoemaker named new HHS principal
Peg Shoemaker has been named as the principal of Hudson High School. The announcement came after a special meeting of the Board of Education...
April 15, 2013 - 4:34pm