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Wisconsin roundup: Old remark by Zimmerman raises criticism; girl, 6, bags buck; more state news stories
Former golf course employee accused of embezzlement
'United to Amend': Campaign finance resolution to appear on April ballot
Semi truck fire near Woodbury causes Monday morning delays
crime and courts
Swimmers shine at state
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
Central one of state's biggest successes
Christenson's focus pays off
Wilgren and Gilson sign letters of intent
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/10/17 Board Meeting Minutes
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Thomas J. Haroldson
Dolores Anne (Payson) Dahl
Raymond 'Ray' Fronczak
Viewpoint: Facts or emotions?
Pastor column: Living life as a thank you gift to God
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
Letters to the Editor: A comment on 'A View from an Economist'
Viewpoint: Supporting victim advocates
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April 1, 2011
Local healthcare company donates to Japan's earthquake recovery
Armor Healthcare, which is owned and operated by Hudson resident Bob Simmons, did not hesitate to donate $15,000 worth of health-related supplies...
April 1, 2011 - 8:17am
March 24, 2011
Sandbagging begins on South Front Street in Hudson
Volunteers on Thursday afternoon began building sandbag dikes to protect three houses on South Front Street from the rising waters of the St....
March 24, 2011 - 2:50pm
March 21, 2011
St. Pat's priest leaving after allegedly taking money
It was announced at Hudson's St. Patrick Church Sunday that Father Dan Dahlberg is leaving the parish after allegedly taking about $10,800 from...
March 21, 2011 - 2:15pm
March 18, 2011
UPDATE: Stillwater bridge project gaining bi-partisan support
A small group of local residents showed up to cheer a group of politicians who toured the Stillwater, Minn. lift bridge Friday afternoon, March...
March 18, 2011 - 2:35pm
Pedestrian hit by truck, killed Friday
A 59-year-old man walking on a St. Croix County road at about 3:30 this morning (Friday) was struck by a pickup and killed. Roger L. Forrest, Glenwood City, was walking west on County Road G, when he was struck by a westbound 2001 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Gary L. Evenson, 39,...
March 18, 2011 - 11:24am
Surviving cancer gives new meaning to life
Long before Twitter, the Hudson Star-Observer had the equivalent in our longtime "Neighbors" column where you turned to see, literally, how and...
March 18, 2011 - 8:53am
March 11, 2011
For this baby, it's been all about heart and hospitals
Crystal DuBois said after 12 draining hours of labor, it was a shock to have her nine-pound son whisked away soon after delivery, before she...
March 11, 2011 - 1:53pm
March 10, 2011
Children in head-on identified; investigation continues
Five victims from a a two-vehicle head-on accident just west of River Falls Tuesday continue to recover from their injuries. On Thursday,...
March 10, 2011 - 10:27am
February 24, 2011
American Idol says good-bye to Hudson's Hawley
Last night, as the American Idol competition moved to Las Vegas, viewers and Caleb Hawley fans were only given a glimpse of him as he performed...
February 24, 2011 - 11:17am
February 23, 2011
Troy puts moratorium on wind turbines
At its board meeting Thursday, Feb.
February 23, 2011 - 1:44pm
February 18, 2011
Hudson schools closed when teachers don't show up
The Hudson School District notified parents about 10 p.m. Thursday night that there would be no school on Friday, Feb. 18 According to the school district web site, the decision was made because of an " unusually high teacher absences and the limited availability of qualified teacher...
February 18, 2011 - 8:39am
February 9, 2011
Low ceiling grounds balloons, but parade is a crowd-pleaser
Fog and a low cloud ceiling kept most of the hot-air balloons in town for the 22nd annual Hot Air Affair on the ground. Saturday morning's launch...
February 9, 2011 - 10:10am
Super Bowl snafu: Hudson native Jim Rouleau experienced it
Hudson native Jim Rouleau was quoted in the New York Times and the Star-Telegram of Fort Worth on Monday because he was one of the 1,250 people...
February 9, 2011 - 9:08am
February 8, 2011
Elderly Hudson man convicted in child sex assault case
An elderly Hudson man was convicted of sexual assault of children Wednesday in connection with incidents dating back to 1995. Le Roy Jennfeldt, 82, Hudson, pleaded guilty to one felony count of sexual assault of a child under 16 as result of a plea agreement Tuesday. Judge Howard...
February 8, 2011 - 11:42am
River Falls manager charged for negligently shooting employee after missing a bird at cookie-making factory
He was on the hunt for pesky birds in the rafters. One landed on the floor. The plant manager allegedly got down, lay low, fired bird shot from...
February 8, 2011 - 8:42am