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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
November 5, 2014
Alex Hadlich stars as Joseph in the production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” that opens Friday night at Hudson High School. Surrounding Hadlich, clockwise from left, are Ruby Johnson, Tori Pitzer, Sloane MacSwain, Jenna Richardson, Emily Hanson, Bethany Klanderman, Haley Armbruster, Kayla Hanke, Maddie Roth, K.C. Schomas and Jacey Eckholm. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' opens at the high school
November 5, 2014 - 3:48pm
November 3, 2014
Margaret Jane Wray, left, as Seiglinde, with Janice Baird as Brünnhilde, in the Seattle Opera’s 2009 production of Richard Wagner’s “Die Walkure.” (Chris Bennion photo courtesy of the Seattle Opera)
Meet Margaret Jane Wray, Hudson’s own international soprano
November 3, 2014 - 4:04pm
October 29, 2014
The costume contest winners in the youngest age group were, from left, Tyler Axel, Hudson (ghostbuster, first-place); Delilah Isaac, Hudson (parrot, tied for second); Rosco Perkins, River Falls (lumberjack, tied for second); Brayden Lunning, New Richmond, (blue monster, tied for third); and Amery Walker, Hudson (nurse, tied for third). (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Hilltop Pumpkin Party: Pre-Halloween fun
October 29, 2014 - 2:38pm
Tracy Frye, left, and her daughter Nichole pose with the children at their Small Frye’s Daycare. It’s a spooky place with Halloween just around the corner. The children, from left, are Tracy’s grandson Zayden, Lucy, Elizabeth, baby Liam and Jack. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Tracy Frye goes all out for Halloween
October 29, 2014 - 1:56pm
October 23, 2014
The 2013 costume contest winners, in the ages 5-7 group, were Evelyn Bakken, Hudson, third place; Carter Nelson, Oak Park Heights, Minn., second; and Hayden Cesena, Hudson, first. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Hilltop Pumpkin Party is Saturday at YMCA Camp St. Croix
October 23, 2014 - 11:22am
October 22, 2014
A pumpkin launcher made by technology education students at Hudson High School makes an appearance in the homecoming parade earlier this fall. It will be put to the test in a competition at The Orchard restaurant on Sunday, Oct. 26. The event begins at noon. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Pumpkin Chuckin’ contest features Hudson High School teams
October 22, 2014 - 3:54pm
Black Tie event on Nov. 21 kicks off Tour of Homes weekend
October 22, 2014 - 3:40pm
Rotary Halloween parade is Oct. 31 at Newton Field
October 22, 2014 - 3:21pm
October 16, 2014
From left, Rox Tarrant, Dean Johnson, Scott Novotny and Marj Rowan will perform “The Kick the Bucket List Comedy Show – The World According to AARP!” on Friday, Oct. 24 at The Phipps Center for the Arts. (Submitted photo)
'Kick the Bucket List' comedy show spoofs growing older
October 16, 2014 - 12:46pm
October 9, 2014
Alayna Shaw, left, of Wilson, (Evilina) and Sophia Hawk of Hudson, (Princess Briar-Rose) are featured in the cast of 22 talented area students in grades 7-9 in The Phipps Children’s Theater production of “The Spell of Sleeping Beauty.” (Submitted photo)
'The Spell of Sleeping Beauty' runs through Sunday
October 9, 2014 - 4:55pm
Alayna Shaw, left, of Wilson, (Evilina) and Sophia Hawk of Hudson, (Princess Briar-Rose) are featured in the cast of 22 talented area students in grades 7-9 in The Phipps Children’s Theater production of “The Spell of Sleeping Beauty.” (Submitted photo)
Still time to see "Sleeping Beauty" - runs through Oct. 12
October 9, 2014 - 2:06pm
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