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October 30, 2013
Judy (Mackenzie Lewis, Hudson, left) and Phil (Rico Heisler, Hudson) discover that “The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing” as Betty (Lynnea Sundman, Minneapolis) and Bob (Kevin Leines, Hudson) look on in a rehearsal scene of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” at The Phipps Center for the Arts. (Submitted photo)
White Christmas’ opens Nov. 1 at The Phipps Center for the Arts
October 30, 2013 - 2:19pm
The Merabella family from Oakdale, Minn., visits the pumpkin patch at the Hilltop Party to pick out potential jack o' lanterns for sons Michael (in the policeman costume) and Joseph (back to camera). Ann Merabella takes a photo of the boys and their father, Mike. "It's a very good one," she said of the pre-Halloween party. "Very family friendly." (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Hilltop businesses sponsor annual Pumpkin Party
October 30, 2013 - 2:00pm
October 24, 2013
Hudson writer Brenda Bredahl has quite a collection of memorabilia from some of her favorite supper clubs in the area. She will be talking about this unique dining experience at “Supper Clubs of Wisconsin,” Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Hudson Brewing Company, 1510 Swasey St.  (Submitted photo)
Hudson writer talks fine dining in Wisconsin
October 24, 2013 - 10:11am
October 23, 2013
Rotary Halloween parade set
October 23, 2013 - 4:08pm
October 18, 2013
Costume and prop sale will benefit Willow River Players
October 18, 2013 - 10:29am
Andrea Leila Denecke, Untitled, earthenware. Submitted photo.
New exhibitions at the Phipps, opening reception Oct. 18
October 18, 2013 - 10:22am
Rotary Halloween parade set
October 18, 2013 - 10:15am
Casanova’s Haunted Caves return
October 18, 2013 - 10:11am
Book Report: This witty wonder may be for you
October 18, 2013 - 8:53am
October 10, 2013
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'One Accord' set for Sunday performance
October 10, 2013 - 8:44am
Organist Ron Rohde performs at the Phipps Oct. 19
October 10, 2013 - 8:41am
October 9, 2013
Jordan Erdman plays “Love Will Change” on the piano in the Sevens-Gate recording studio at his home in the town of Troy. He wrote the song looking at photographs of adopted children when they were orphans. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Jordan Erdman returns to making music
October 9, 2013 - 4:33pm
October 4, 2013
“Suitable Accommodations—An Autobiographical Story of Family Life: The Letters of J. F. Powers, 1942–1963.” Katherine A. Powers, editor. 450 pages. Farrar, Straus & Giroux; $35. (Frank Scherschel/Time Life Pictures via Getty)
Book Report: Doing a father, and a graceful writer, proud
October 4, 2013 - 12:01pm
October 3, 2013
Auditions set for "Best Christmas Pageant Ever"
October 3, 2013 - 10:43am
Members of Ensemble Aventura from left, Dave Hazel, percussion; Sarah Bertsch, violin; Roger Stratton, piano, composer and arranger; Monica Stratton, soprano and violin; and Brian Ogren, bass. Submitted photo.
'Cabarat at Cafe 45' performing Oct. 12 at Phipps
October 3, 2013 - 9:12am