Skip to main content
Hudson Star Observer
Numbers added up to a flip for Schachtner, Democrats
Wisconsin roundup: Walker wants to close juvenile prison sooner; more state news stories
Update: Fatal fire victim ID'd, cause points to 'unattended candle'
Schachtner defeats Jarchow in special election
Special election: Schachtner claims lead
crime and courts
Gymnasts 4th at RF Invite
Boy skate to three more wins
Wrestlers second at Stillwater
Raider swimmers sweep BRC foes
Boys basketball: Raider boys keep pace
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
arts and entertainment
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 1/27/18, Eagle Storage - Hudson
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John Patrick O'Neill Estate; Case No. 17-PR-117
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Edrys A. Heywood Estate; Case No. 18-PR-1
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/31/18, 4 pm; St. Croix Self Service Storage
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
A home, and office, away from home
Place a Business Announcement
Jane E. Johnson
Richard Conover, Jr.
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
Letters to the Editor
Outdoor Happenings: The Deer Dilemma
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
The flu is here. Make sure you're prepared
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
Buy Our Photos
Schachtner defeats Jarchow in special election
November 5, 2014
Buddy benches: a place to make friends and influence people
There is something new on the playgrounds at Hudson’s six elementary schools and the Buddy Bench is proving to be a pretty unique piece of...
November 5, 2014 - 4:47pm
'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' opens at the high school
The story of Joseph and his many-colored coat is a favorite from the Bible, especially with children but the version being staged by Hudson High...
November 5, 2014 - 3:48pm
Post-election roundup: Republican tilt increases; Hudson referendum fails but SCC improvements OK'd; 12 more Wisconsin stories
At least two Wisconsin House Republicans say they're looking forward to ending gridlock on Capitol Hill. Budget chairman Paul Ryan of Janesville and Sherwood Representative Reid Ribble said they were elated when Republicans won control of the U.S.
November 5, 2014 - 10:20am
November 4, 2014
School District Disappointed in Referendum Outcome
School Board President Jamie Johnson issued the following statement after Tuesday night's referendum defeat:
November 4, 2014 - 11:48pm
Voters will decide $500 million in school projects; faked endorsement causes flap in Wausau; 7 more Wisconsin stories
MILWAUKEE -- Some polls were busy and some were not Tuesday morning, as Wisconsinites started casting ballots in the November governor's election. Milwaukee's Sherman Park School had lines before the polls opened at 7 a.m. Steady turnouts were reported in the first 2.5 hours at...
November 4, 2014 - 12:25pm
November 2, 2014
Police say there's no evidence that Kunz was a school district target
There is now a second, more detailed Hudson police report about whether or not Jeanette Kunz took photos of confidential student information at the Oct. 14 school board meeting and whether or not she was targeted because of her opposition to the upcoming bond referendum. The...
November 2, 2014 - 7:00am
October 31, 2014
School district certifies 2014-15 budget; mill rate depends on referendum outcome
The Hudson Board of Education certified the 2014-15 school budget and tax levy at a special meeting Monday night by a vote of 6-1. Board member Sandy Gehrke voted no. The numbers improved slightly after state education aid was cut by less than anticipated and because of an increase...
October 31, 2014 - 12:00pm
October 30, 2014
High school athletic director says new competition and practice fields needed
Athletics are a big part of the Hudson School District and according to Athletic Director Stephanie DeVos facilities haven’t kept pace with demand. At the Oct.
October 30, 2014 - 12:00pm
October 29, 2014
Estimated cost of operating new high school and grades 8-9 building: $1.325 million
The Hudson School District says that if the Nov.
October 29, 2014 - 1:15pm
Butch Schultz supports public education, but not the referendum
Alfred “Butch” Schultz says he has no doubt that the Hudson School District needs more space for secondary students but he won’t be voting...
October 29, 2014 - 1:09pm
‘Vote The Facts’ website is registered in Russia; server in the Czech Republic
A website that appears to be in opposition of the upcoming school referendum has supporters concerned about information presented on the site. The site is www.votethefacts.net. The site itself presents some factual information, many opinions and numbers that have some people...
October 29, 2014 - 12:08pm
October 28, 2014
Student accused of bringing marijuana suckers to school
A Hudson High School student is facing disciplinary action after he was found to have candy suckers infused with marijuana in his backpack last week. According to Hudson Police Department school liaison officer Jon Grass, the 16-year-old student left campus during the day on...
October 28, 2014 - 3:43pm
October 25, 2014
Police visit to school critic's home creates controvery
An allegation that Hudson realtor and former school board candidate Jeanette Kunz had taken a cell phone photo of confidential information at last week’s school board meeting was unfounded according to a Hudson Police Department report. According to the report, district athletic...
October 25, 2014 - 7:00am
October 24, 2014
Our View: The time has come for a new high school
There are a lot of pros and cons regarding the upcoming school referendum. The bottom line is that we believe a new high school is warranted. Yes, the price on the referendum package is large -- $100 million, plus another $7 million if voters want an auditorium.
October 24, 2014 - 8:00am
October 22, 2014
Pumpkin Chuckin’ contest features Hudson High School teams
Two Hudson High School teams and a team from Baldwin-Woodville High School will compete in a Pumpkin Chuckin’ contest at noon Sunday, Oct 26,...
October 22, 2014 - 3:54pm