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December 30, 2014
Village Inn owner Leigh Halverson pours a drink for a customer Saturday, Dec. 27. On New Year’s Eve, Halvorsen planned to use his 11-seat motor home as a shuttle for customers who need help getting home safely. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Safe-serve policies in place for New Year’s revelers
December 30, 2014 - 5:19pm
December 24, 2014
Mike Finnegan says many of the figures in his lawn are outdated and held together with duct tape. But when the lights come on, they make a beautiful scene. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Homeowners’ light displays add to Hudson’s holiday cheer
December 24, 2014 - 7:00am
December 23, 2014
Santa shares a cheery holiday moment before the Sunday crowd shows up at the gallery, adding a gentle reminder afterward that he does indeed know whether you’ve been naughty or nice. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Hudson's Santa Claus enjoys his role
December 23, 2014 - 5:24pm
Show business is family business for the Hubers. Sophia, 11, in the center, and Olivia, 9, lower right, are performing in “A Christmas Story: the Musical” at The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul. The other family members, clockwise from Olivia, are Fiona, 6, Ezra, 2, mother Melissa, T.J., 4, and father Teicko. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Hudson sisters completing Ordway run in 'A Christmas Story: the Musical'
December 23, 2014 - 11:59am
December 11, 2014
Dave Wickerham will perform a wide range of Christmas favorites, excerpts from “The Nutcracker Suite,” a holiday sing-along, and will accompany the Laurel and Hardy short silent film “Big Business” on the Wurlitzer theater pipe organ on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts. (Submitted photo)
Organist Dave Wickerham to perform holiday extravaganza at The Phipps
December 11, 2014 - 12:18pm
December 9, 2014
Hudson holiday events
December 9, 2014 - 4:18pm
December 4, 2014
This promotional photo of Sarah Lou Richards was taken in Eleva, about 15 miles south of Eau Claire, where Richards attended college. (Submitted photo by Levi Hunt)
Hudson-born singer Sarah Lou Richards making big Nashville strides
December 4, 2014 - 8:54am
November 28, 2014
Historical Society's Victorian Christmas Night on Dec. 5
November 28, 2014 - 1:40pm
SOS rescued, the shows will go on from Woodbury base
November 28, 2014 - 11:08am
Denise Baker posed for a photo after her interview last week at the Hudson Star-Observer’s Fourth Street office. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Hudson actress has a role in indie film 'Matthew 18'
November 28, 2014 - 11:03am
November 25, 2014
The Steele family will perform at Bethel Highlands Saturday night. The popular group has performed across the United States and around the world. (Submitted photo)
Steele Family performs at Bethel Highlands Saturday night
November 25, 2014 - 3:50pm
November 19, 2014
Et Cetera Kathy Newman of Et Cetera Uncommon Gifts & Home Accessories decorates one of several Christmas trees in the home of Bob and Karen Eno. At right are Karen Eno, holding her granddaughter Stella Flaska, and Cindy Stepan of Et Cetera. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)
Christmas Tour of Homes is this weekend
November 19, 2014 - 3:56pm
November 14, 2014
Horton the Elephant (John Siracusa, Coon Rapids) tries to communicate with the Whos on Whoville as the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird (Mackenzie Lewis, Hudson) wonders how to convince him to sit on her egg so she can go on vacation.
'Seussical’ performances shine; set, stagecraft steal show
November 14, 2014 - 1:28pm
November 13, 2014
Professor Marvel brings his 'Amazing Archeological Adventure Magic Show' to library
November 13, 2014 - 2:07pm
November 12, 2014
Kim Mazur, right, and fellow Phipps volunteer Kristin Bauer show off the fish puppets Mazur made for the upcoming production of “Seussical.” (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Chuck Nowlen)
Props master Kim Mazur a standout Phipps volunteer
November 12, 2014 - 1:30pm