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March 19, 2015
Study aims to sort out Houlton sewerage issues
March 19, 2015 - 10:33am
March 6, 2015
John P. Kalmon in his Second Street office, flanked by displays of some of his most notable local work. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Architect John P. Kalmon’s anatomy of a dream home
March 6, 2015 - 9:14am
February 26, 2015
Right-to-work clears Senate, passage 'virtually a given'; DNR makes huge land-buy
February 26, 2015 - 5:50am
February 25, 2015
Contractor says right-to-work may jeopardize his business; hearing ends abruptly after unionists threaten disruption; 8 more Wisconsin stories
February 25, 2015 - 9:30am
February 1, 2015
The city of Hudson now has four public recycling bins, all located along First Street adjacent to Lakefront Park. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Downtown gets new garbage and recycling bins
February 1, 2015 - 1:47am
January 28, 2015
Who’s breeding in your neighborhood? Citizen participation needed for new bird atlas
January 28, 2015 - 9:07am
January 8, 2015
St. Croix County residents recycle 123.1 pounds of material per person
January 8, 2015 - 10:43am
December 17, 2014
Walker championing tax relief while WTA says we're now 12th highest; budget crunch could cost jobs at UW-EC; 9 more Wisconsin stories
December 17, 2014 - 10:18am
December 12, 2014
Ceremonial weapons-ban tops list of veteran complaints; Tribes not expected to pounce on relaxed marijuana enforcement; 11 more Wisconsin stories
December 12, 2014 - 9:33am
December 11, 2014
CLARIFICATION: EPA leader 'perplexed' by state's reliance on coal it doesn't produce; alleged drunk driver blames 'beer-batter' fish; 10 more Wisconsin stories
December 11, 2014 - 3:54pm
December 1, 2014
AG Gas CEO Stewart Erickson explains the leaf-action focus of his company’s new carbon-dioxide technology with a house plant in his Hudson home. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
AG Gas develops possible game-changing farm technology
December 1, 2014 - 7:00am
November 30, 2014
Cindy Landers gets attached to the critters in her classroom like Lucky, the chick that hatched in her classroom earlier this fall. (Submitted photos)
HHS ag teacher takes hands-on learning to new heights
November 30, 2014 - 7:00am
November 24, 2014
Group will assess impact of industrial sand mining in western Wisconsin
November 24, 2014 - 3:13pm
November 12, 2014
This patch of native flowers in a corner of the Cinder Lot is the planned site of a rain garden. It’s on Oak Street between Fifth and Sixth streets. The school district and city of Hudson are cooperating in the construction of the rain garden. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Rain garden planned for Cinder Lot at Willow River Elementary
November 12, 2014 - 1:53pm
September 25, 2014
Dustin Shackleton uses a chainsaw with a 42-inch bar to saw down an 85-foot-tall cottonwood tree next to First Street last Thursday, Sept. 18. Three tall cottonwoods near the intersection with Wisconsin Street were removed to make room for more diagonal parking spaces on the west side of First Street. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Timber! Giant cottonwoods come down
September 25, 2014 - 12:44pm