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February 7, 2014
Kaladi’s may no longer be a part of Hudson’s restaurant scene but they came out on top in December’s Third Annual Hudson Area Burger Battle with all proceeds benefiting Bridge for Youth and Adults with Disabilities. Pictured are, front from left, Morgan Hyde, Callie Gilbertson and Joey Bruhn, back, Jamie Rushton, Bridge program director Jesse Beckstrom, Kaladi’s owner Jay Jones and Bridge executive director Peg Gagnon. (Submitted photo)
Kaladi’s last stand: winner in Burger Battle
February 7, 2014 - 5:00pm
December 30, 2013
Jeremy Lilyquist, left, and Derek Gilbert, right, were joined by Congressman Sean Duffy and Salvation Army Director Duana Bremer, middle, at the start of their 30-hour bell-ringing marathon. Lilyquist and Gilbert began ringing bells in front of Hudson County Market grocery store at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, and didn't quit until Friday evening, Dec. 20. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
Salvation Army bell-ringers reach their goal: $50,000-plus
December 30, 2013 - 4:34pm
December 12, 2013
Showing off some of the holiday treats are, from left, Helene Jensen, Mary Blanchard and The Rev. Guy Usher. Children over age 12 are welcome and a nursery will be available for the little ones. The church is located at 502 County UU, east of Hudson. (Submitted photo)
Cookie walk is Saturday
December 12, 2013 - 10:26am
September 18, 2013
Big Time Barbeque Buddies were the first-place winners at the Hudson Lions Club Rib Fest in Burkhardt on Sunday, Sept. 15. The team members are, from left Brett Gresmer (holding Simon Nielsen), Greg Nielsen (with daughter Mabel) and Ted Swanson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)
Big Time Barbeque Buddies win Lions Club Rib Fest at Burkhardt
September 18, 2013 - 2:31pm
September 12, 2013
Ribfest is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Willow River Saloon in Burkhardt. Among those involved are, from left, organizers Larry Frye and Becky Frye, and contestant and Willow River Saloon owner Chris Kath. (Submitted photo)
Lions Club hosts Ribfest in Burkhardt on Saturday
September 12, 2013 - 12:17pm
July 31, 2013
Rob Howard, right, and his Rotary Group Study Exchange team meet up with American exchange students studying in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Both groups were attending a Rotary district conference in the Czech city of Brno. (Submitted photos)
Mission accomplished: Rotary team builds goodwill abroad
July 31, 2013 - 4:54pm
July 17, 2013
Heidi Doering
Horticulture Educator
County horticulture educator named
July 17, 2013 - 4:11pm
July 10, 2013
The winners of the 2013 Booster Days adult hot dog eating contest hold up fingers to indicate how they placed. Ross Seiffert, front left, was first; Ron Bates, second; and Roger Neumann, third. They had their picture taken with representatives of R.J.'s Fresh Meats, the contest sponsor. In the second row, from left, are Brian Cochran, Anthony Reams, Joe Reams, Anne Reams and Rebecca Reams. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Hot dog eating champions repeat feat
July 10, 2013 - 11:48am
June 16, 2013
Afton's Strawberry Fest June 22-23
June 16, 2013 - 4:23am
June 14, 2013
Pie and ice cream social June 18 at New Centerville
June 14, 2013 - 1:25pm
May 31, 2013
German Settlement Ice Cream Social June 9
May 31, 2013 - 9:43am
May 30, 2013
Owners of the newest frozen yogurt shop in Hudson. Cherry Berry is located in Prairie View Center, 816 Carmichael Road. Margaret Ontl photo.
Tickle your taste buds at Cherry Berry, grand opening tomorrow
May 30, 2013 - 12:19pm
May 17, 2013
United Fund of Troy donates to Food Cupboard
May 17, 2013 - 8:55am
April 28, 2013
Originally from Hudson, mother-daughter team Lisa and Hallie Talbott, of 10th Street Farm and Market in Afton, are able to harvest crops as early as the end of the February thanks to their extended farming practices and greenhouses.  Photo by Amber Kispert-Smith
Former Hudson women growing innovation in Afton
April 28, 2013 - 10:35am
April 25, 2013
Cancer survivors honored with dinner May 2
April 25, 2013 - 10:23am