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October 16, 2014
Randy's Ramblings: The student-loan burden is a national disgrace
October 16, 2014 - 2:38pm
State wraps budget year with $517 million surplus; aid increased for many schools; 10 more Wisconsin stories
October 16, 2014 - 8:56am
October 10, 2014
Scouts and leaders participated in the recent Music and Art Fest in Lakefront Park. Among those at the event were, front from left, Peter Verdoorn, Oscar Nemitz, Bryce L. Johnson, Carl Tremble, Noah Zinns and Hugh H. Gwin; back, Tony Bredahl, Steve Cox, Jim Gaumitz, Eric Lusardi, Erik Kolb, Zachary Verdoorn, Vance Zinns, Dennis Stoerzinger, Blaine Verdoorn and Craig P. Johnson. In the background is the Lakefront Park statue to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts.
Boy Scout Troop 140 marks 85 years
October 10, 2014 - 11:57am
October 8, 2014
Program Services Coordinator Gina Marie Njugunah, General Manager Tom Hansen and Production Manager Dennis Bazdell, dressed as Beetlejuice, show off the Hudson Goodwill’s costume-friendly clothing area, which has been reorganized by size in response to customer feedback. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Employment the goal for Goodwill’s Halloween ‘Super Bowl’
October 8, 2014 - 3:46pm
Day by Day: The time has come to build a new high school
October 8, 2014 - 2:19pm
October 3, 2014
Amanda J. Fletcher, 30, of Woodbury, Minn., faces one count of felony theft and three counts of misdemeanor theft.
Former Raidaires coach charged with theft of dance team funds
October 3, 2014 - 7:00am
October 2, 2014
Money problems force SOS for Youth to cease operations
October 2, 2014 - 9:32am
September 26, 2014
Only about nine residents turned out for a Hudson School District information meeting about the Nov. 4 $100 million referendum to build a new high school south of I-94 adjacent to River Crest Elementary. They voiced concern about where the school was being located but school board president Jamie Johnson assured them that the site is the best available out of the more than 30 locations the Board of Education considered. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)
For some residents, the referendum is about location, location, location
September 26, 2014 - 10:16am
September 25, 2014
The homecoming queen candidates are, front from left, Alison Takkunen, Deena Whitwam, Maggie Koehler, Kitt Drewiske, Tess Allen, Lucy Stiles, Kathryn Draper, Samantha Miller, Aubrey Adam and Kaylie Brand. Their escorts are, back from left, AJ Romanoski, Parker Shefveland, John Uchytill, Quinn Zacharias, Jack Koski, Mike Laraia and Andy Johnson. Not pictured are escorts Lucas Traynor, Jake Schrader and Brian Mackley.
It’s homecoming week at Hudson High School
September 25, 2014 - 1:59pm
September 22, 2014
The 2014 Hudson High School homecoming committee includes, front from left, Ryan McCarthy, Dana Krahenbuhl, Wendy Langer, Maggie Coulson, Yvonne Larsen, Chief Marty Jensen; back, Susie Anderson, Kevin Moore, Josh Halverson and Peg Shoesmaker. (Submitted photo)
It's homecoming week at Hudson High School
September 22, 2014 - 10:08am
Marybeth Lorbiecki in her North Hudson home’s front yard, which is dominated by a variety of Midwestern prairie plants. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Author Marybeth Lorbiecki expands her literary, activism reach
September 22, 2014 - 9:01am
September 19, 2014
Tom O’Connell graduated from Hudson High School in 1946. Today he is the patriarch of one of Hudson’s most successful businesses, the O’Connell Family Funeral Homes. (Submitted photo)
Thomas O'Connell and Elliott Ross added to high school's Wall of Fame
September 19, 2014 - 4:48pm
Senators split vote on U.S. military action in Syria; Republican leaders sue over ballot design; 12 more Wisconsin stories
September 19, 2014 - 9:05am
September 18, 2014
Parfitt began teaching physics in Hudson in 1971 and retired in 1999. He was also active in coaching and in community organizations.
Larry Parfitt, longtime Hudson High School teacher and coach, dies at 75
September 18, 2014 - 2:48pm
The Hudson toll bridge spanned the St. Croix River from 1913 until it was closed to traffic in 1951, when the first interstate bridge (I-94) was completed. The fee for a car and driver was 15 cents, with 5 cents for each additional passenger. The bridge, originally built by a group of investors, was purchased by the city of Hudson in 1917 and was the source of considerable income.
First St. Croix River bridge opened in 1913; Hudson has seen several bridges since
September 18, 2014 - 1:05pm