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September 12, 2016
This photo of the Smith family was taken before Craig Smith was diagnosed with Frontal Temperol Dementia. The family remains close as they navigate a reality none of them saw coming. It is a favorite of his daughter Emily, who is her father’s chief caregiver. From left to right: daughters Caroline Smith and  Emily Smith, son Charlie Smith and his wife Kate, Jennifer Smith  and Craig Smith. (submitted photo)
Dementia makes caregiver out of a daughter
September 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 7, 2016
Rebecca Erickson-Mingo with her late husband John.
Riverfront bench will honor the late John Mingo
September 7, 2016 - 5:56pm
May 25, 2016
Mitchell and Linda Gill of Hudson claim their $150,000 Powerball prize on May 16 at the Wisconsin Lottery office in Madison. (Wisconsin Lottery photo)
Update: Hudson couple wins $150,000 in Powerball drawing
May 25, 2016 - 3:08pm
May 18, 2016
Mitchell Gill claims his $150,000 Powerball prize. (Wisconsin Lottery photo)
Hudson man wins $150,000 in Powerball drawing
May 18, 2016 - 1:16pm
May 13, 2016
For his Eagle Scout project, Alexander McNamara made an Eagle’s nest lookout on the Natural Playground Trail at the Willow River State Park, which is under development and will have a number of different natural play activities for kids when finished.  Other parts of the trail will include a rope bridge, pioneer fort, gnome homes, and several climbing areas.
Earns Eagle Scout rank
May 13, 2016 - 2:28pm
May 9, 2016
Deb Lee has come across lots of photos of the colleagues she has worked with over her years at Hudson High . Photos by Meg Heaton
Deb Lee makes her hardest decision ever
May 9, 2016 - 9:48am
May 5, 2016
Woe to the man who doesn't call mom on Mother's Day
May 5, 2016 - 2:08pm
April 29, 2016
Tom and Wendy Goeltz are trying to make something positive from an awful crash that took the life of their daughter Megan. They're helping raise awareness about the danger of distracted driving. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Goeltz family tries to bring good from awful event
April 29, 2016 - 2:03pm
Tom and Wendy Goeltz are trying to make something positive from an awful crash that took the life of their daughter Megan. They're helping raise awareness about the danger of distracted driving. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Goeltz family tries to bring good from awful event
April 29, 2016 - 1:03pm
April 22, 2016
The royal court of the 2016 Hudson High School Junior Prom poses for a photo following the coronation late Saturday afternoon in the high school audiorium. From left are princesses Ellie Draper and Emily Hanson, Queen Surreia Bennett, a photo of King Marc Ives (being held by Jake Danielson) and princes Jack Berg and Miguel Artiztimuno. Ives was on a trip to Chicago. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Hudson High School's 2016 Prom is one to remember
April 22, 2016 - 9:29am
April 15, 2016
Phipps offers yoga for youngsters
April 15, 2016 - 1:54pm
March 30, 2016
The casket holding the body of Chief Petty Officer Duff Gordon arrives Wednesday afternoon, March 30, at Willow River Cemetery in Hudson. The sailor was born in Hudson and died aboard the USS Oklahoma in the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
USS Oklahoma sailor laid to rest in Willow River Cemetery
March 30, 2016 - 5:21pm
Senior meal program nourishes body and soul, over 50,000 meals served in St. Croix County
March 30, 2016 - 9:59am
March 25, 2016
Luther Miller, a St. Thomas University student, talks to children during a Good Friday event at Bethel Highlands Church about the significance of Jesus’ last supper with his disciplines. The children had a snack of bread and grape juice. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Children experience Good Friday at Bethel Highlands
March 25, 2016 - 3:28pm
March 24, 2016
Booster Easter egg hunt is Saturday
March 24, 2016 - 11:41am
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