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January 9, 2015
Debbie O’Keefe of Hudson is the female vocalist for the 16-piece Minnesota Jazz Orchestra. Chris Tank of North Hudson plays trumpet with the orchestra. (Submitted photo)
Minnesota Jazz Orchestra performs Jan. 17 at The Phipps
January 9, 2015 - 1:06pm
The cast of “Pump Boys and Dinettes” consists of, from left, Mark Schaeffer and Heidi Hansen, Hudson; Bill Leahy and Tim Junko, New Richmond; Sheila Pelzel, Hudson; and Jerry Germain, New Richmond. (Submitted photo)
'Pump Boys and Dinettes' cast features outstanding singers and instrumentalists
January 9, 2015 - 12:54pm
January 7, 2015
The Wax Tones are, kneeling front from left, Brian Allen and Murray Schmidt; standing in back, Dave Rose, Terri Mattila, John Cvek (with guitar) and Tim Frederick. The band’s sound technician, Brad Mattila, is not pictured. (Submitted photo)
The Wax Tones will celebrate the '60s at The Phipps
January 7, 2015 - 2:37pm
Instructor Audrey Martin will guide attendees at the Hot Air Affair Canvas Party Painting Classes to create this Barn-n-Balloon painting. (Submitted photo)
Hot Air Affair begins countdown
January 7, 2015 - 2:26pm
January 5, 2015
Dan O’Connor outside his North Hudson garage with baby squirrels Number 4 and Number 5, which he found in the summer of 2012. (Submitted photos)
North Hudson’s ‘squirrel whisperer’ rescues orphaned babies
January 5, 2015 - 4:48pm
January 3, 2015
’Pump Boys and Dinettes’ coming to The Phipps
January 3, 2015 - 7:00am
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Mike Finnegan says many of the figures in his lawn are outdated and held together with duct tape.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