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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
August 21, 2014
Prairie enthusiasts hike a trail in Willow River State Park. (Submitted photo)
Special speakers and activities planned for Willow River State Park on Saturday
August 21, 2014 - 12:36pm
Ken DeCubellis is chief executive officer of Minnetonka-based Black Ridge Oil & Gas, a firm that has grown in prominence because of oil drilling in North Dakota.
Oil executive says frac drilling will solve oil issues
August 21, 2014 - 12:28pm
July 11, 2014
As part of RiverFest, St. Croix TRAILS Coordinator Mark Soulier will lead the Native American TRAILS Youth Dance Troupe in a performance on Tuesday, July 15, at 7 p.m. at Lakefront Park’s Picnic Point. (Submitted photo)
Native American celebration and concert featured at RiverFest
July 11, 2014 - 9:30am
July 10, 2014
Church coalition urges prison reforms; No revelations within newly-released Doe probe documents; 15 more state stories
July 10, 2014 - 12:09pm
July 7, 2014
Approximately 70 people turned out to help pick up trash during the 2013 river cleanup along the St. Croix riverfront in Hudson. Volunteers are needed for the Hudson and North Hudson cleanups on Tuesday, July 15. (Submitted photo)
Inspirational celebration, bike trips and cleanups planned for RiverFest
July 7, 2014 - 9:07am
June 26, 2014
St. Joseph takes aim at new land-use plan’s scope
June 26, 2014 - 10:32am
June 25, 2014
Patty and John Mueller are long-time environmental educators. Their newest mission is to teach people about the importance of preserving habitat for neo-tropical, migrating birds. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Teaching couple raises awareness about winged travelers
June 25, 2014 - 3:22pm
June 13, 2014
A black bear is caught on camera ambling down a trail in the town of Hudson May 29. The picture was taken at a property on Golden Oaks Road off of Trout Brook Road. (Submitted photo)
Trail camera photographs bear in the town of Hudson
June 13, 2014 - 12:47pm