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February 11, 2016
Pier 500 owner Andrew Kron and his wife Jenna share a moment at one of the restaurant's back tables. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
'Sweethearts Weekend' bash to mark Pier 500's 10th anniversary
February 11, 2016 - 10:08am
February 10, 2016
The propane burners used to lift hot-air balloons light up downtown Hudson during Friday night’s Hot Air parade. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Hot Air parade lights up downtown
February 10, 2016 - 2:49pm
Pictured from left: Donkey (Brendan N. Finn, Woodbury), Fiona (Molly Roche, Woodbury), Shrek (Alex Hadlich, Hudson), a Dulocian (Rebeca Nelson, Oakdale), Lord Farquaad (Alex Collins, Hudson), and another Dulocian (Amy Eckberg, Stillwater). (Photo by Deanna Grigus)
'Shrek' opens Friday at The Phipps
February 10, 2016 - 2:30pm
February 8, 2016
Ken Merchak with one of Hudson 12 Theatre's state-of-the-art digital projectors on the second floor.
Meet Ken Merchak, Hudson's four-decade 'Movie Man'
February 8, 2016 - 9:29am
February 5, 2016
Charlie Markert's balloon art.
Friday night HAA torchlight parade honors event supporters
February 5, 2016 - 1:10am
February 4, 2016
The “Amadeus” is the last balloon that Charlie Markert painted and it will be inflated and displayed by Ed Chapman. (submitted photo)
Hot Air Affair celebrates sky-high art of Charlie Markert
February 4, 2016 - 2:33pm
Our View: Hot Air Affair brings a weekend of fun
February 4, 2016 - 1:53pm
February 3, 2016
Talent show will feature students, staff
February 3, 2016 - 8:43am
February 1, 2016
The Family Fresh balloon will inflate during the Hot Air Affair weekend and display its three dimensional designs featuring state of the art inkjet printing. (Submitted photos)
RE/MAX and Family Fresh balloons at Hot Air Affair
February 1, 2016 - 11:52am
January 31, 2016
From left, Princess Hannah Johnson, Princess Olivia Koehler, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, Princess Arianna Sbraccic, Queen Hannah Ericson and King Greg Dornfeld. (Submitted photo)
Pepper Fest Court visits Madison
January 31, 2016 - 2:42pm
‘Glorious!’ auditions Feb. 6-7 at The Phipps
January 31, 2016 - 1:35pm
Children’s Theater performs ‘Shrek Jr.’ Feb. 12-28
January 31, 2016 - 11:31am
January 27, 2016
Nathan McPhetres of Hudson is a junior at Luther College, where he is a member of the symphony orchestra. (Submitted photo)
Hudson grad will perform in Stillwater with the Luther College Symphony Orchestra
January 27, 2016 - 3:27pm
January 24, 2016
Peter Finneran-Flyckt, left, a Hudson eighth grade student, joins Wisconsin residents Kadie Steiner, Mackenzie Clymer and Maddie Johnson in the Minnesota Opera's “Memory Boy,” premiere Feb 5-7 at the Lab Theater in Minneapolis. (Submitted photo)
Hudson Middle School student in premiere of Memory Boy Opera
January 24, 2016 - 10:19am
January 23, 2016
James Bohn has been singing the National Anthem with gusto for 5 seasons. He grew up in River Falls, graduating in 1966. His dad was known as 'Doc Bohn' and was a professor at UWRF. His mom was a musiician and passed her love of music to her son.
Amazing feeling: ‘Like being on another planet’
January 23, 2016 - 9:07am