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May 29, 2014
DNR water resource management specialist Jody Lepsch held the group’s attention during her presentation on Lake Mallalieu’s vegetation and water quality last week. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Ironies shown in Lake Mallalieu management-plan research
May 29, 2014 - 3:01pm
The three-level Passive House in the Woods has a rooftop patio and an array of energy saving and producing systems. It is located at 908 Kirkwood Way North on the north side of North Hudson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
North Hudson home is a stop on Saturday's EcoMetro Tour
May 29, 2014 - 2:47pm
May 28, 2014
St. Croix County schedules appliance, tire collections
May 28, 2014 - 4:39pm
May 23, 2014
Lori and Steve Muenich pose in front of Ulbricht and Associates’ service truck with daughter Kylea, their cat Yo-Yo and their Border Collie/Springer Spaniel mix Sierra. (Submitted photo)
Septic business means family at Ulbricht and Associates Pumpers
May 23, 2014 - 9:59am
May 19, 2014
St. Joseph Township signs on with new St. Croix County zoning
May 19, 2014 - 9:06am
May 15, 2014
Urban Forest Ordinance sets rules for care of city’s trees
May 15, 2014 - 9:59am
May 9, 2014
Update: St. Croix, Dunn counties reported heaviest rain from Thursday's storms; Senate confirms judgeship after 5-year wait; more state news
May 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
Hudson native Jeff Richert, left, and Matthew Richert, of River Falls, started their fishing day early last weekend at the Lake Mallalieu boat launch.(Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Lake Mallalieu management plan completed; informational meeting set
May 9, 2014 - 8:42am
May 1, 2014
Showing bird house trees are Sustain Hudson volunteers, from left, Martin Frank, Katie Bloome and Mitzie Roy.
Sustain Hudson Earth Day Art Fair is this weekend
May 1, 2014 - 2:31pm
April 28, 2014
Investigators unable to keep pace with exploitation tips, newspaper reports; DNR issues invasives reminder to fishermen; more state news
April 28, 2014 - 11:13am
April 25, 2014
Construction crews are working on the on-land piers in Minnesota and pier “8” in the St. Croix River. The Washing County Government Center and Minnesota State Hwy. 36 are visible in the upper right corner. (Photo by Mike Demulling, New Richmond Regional Airport, April 21)
River crossing update
April 25, 2014 - 11:02am
St. Joseph’s new River Crossing Project Coordinator Susan Hoyt, displays aerial photos showing part of the bridge-highway-bike-path construction area. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Susan Hoyt: Navigating River Crossing’s ‘Ground Zero’
April 25, 2014 - 9:16am
April 23, 2014
Appeals court affirms new Buffalo Co. frac mine; cow abuse case settled; 9 more state briefs
April 23, 2014 - 8:06am
April 18, 2014
People in Hudson School District R3 Team photo are, from left, Laura Kiesler, Gwen Conklin, Caroline Wolf, Jean Clausen and Larry Clausen and Ann Mitchell. (Submitted photo)
R3 program expands, Earth Week celebrations planned
April 18, 2014 - 10:07am
March 12, 2014
A flying little brown bat needs to eat about half its body weight in insects each night that it is active. (New Mexico Department of Natural Resources photo.)
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
March 12, 2014 - 8:36am