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HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3./12/18 Board Meeting Minutes
CITY OF HUDSON: 2018 Board of Review To Adjourn and Open Book
Stockholm Pie Company celebrates both a ten-year anniversary and grand opening
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Express Employment - Certified Professional Franshise
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March 5, 2009
Saturday Social gets started
In an effort to meet and make some new friends, Pat Dietz and the management of Family Fresh on Coulee Road came up with the idea of the Saturday...
March 5, 2009 - 9:48am
March 2, 2009
Bagging groceries is about to get a lot more creative
March is Youth Art Month, and the students in the Hudson School District at Willow River and North Hudson Elementary have taken that message...
March 2, 2009 - 3:03pm
January 30, 2009
Larry Hanson honored for 30-year mark
Larry Hanson was recently honored for 30 years of employment in the grocery business at Family Fresh Market (Nash Finch), previously doing business...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Letter: Questions store decision
Dear Editor, As reported in last week's Star-Observer, with the recent vote by the North Hudson Village Board, the last stumbling block seemingly was removed and North Hudson now is on the path to get a full-service grocery store which, according to the developer, will appeal to...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Randy's Ramblings: Developer assures a skeptic that his intentions are sincere
I'll admit to regarding developers' plans for a piece of real estate with a degree of skepticism. Over the years, I've heard dozens of grand proposals, some that became bricks and mortar, and others that were just a builder's dream. So when I heard that builder Dean Hanson wanted...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
North Hudson board approves grocery store permit
The Village Board finally moved off dead center and granted a conditional use permit for a proposed grocery store in North Hudson. Developer Dean Hanson can now move on to the next of many steps in the process of building a commercial structure in the municipality following the 5-2...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Letter: Doesn't want 'grocery' store
Dear Editor In response to Dew Johnson's letter in last week's Star-Observer and to all North Hudson residents, the point of the access to Hwy 35 is not to please the customers but to help keep heavy traffic off of Station Lane. Not that the plan was ever for the highway access to...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Family Fresh Market the first of its kind for Nash Finch
If the crowd for last Friday's grand opening of the Family Fresh Market is any indication, the renovated grocery store will be a hit. The parking lot of the former Econofoods store at 2351 Coulee Road was filled by 9 a.m. when Store Director Bill Kinney and Nash Finch Co.
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Build the grocery store
Dear Editor You have to be kidding me. Do you really think the residents of North Hudson care whether they have to enter the parking lot for the proposed North Hudson grocery store from Station Street or 6th Street North (Hwy 35)? A grocery store at the north end of town has been...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Hudson has a new grocery store -- Family Fresh Market
Get ready, Hudsonites, there is an new "concept" store in your midst and, unlike a concept car, this one is ready for a test drive. Family Fresh Market is one-of-a-kind store in the Nash Finch Company's collection of 57 retail stores in nine states. "It is like a brand new store,"...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
North Hudson grocery store action tabled again
Construction of a new grocery store in North Hudson isn't a slam dunk yet. The village board of trustees, after two hours of discussion last Tuesday night on granting a conditional use permit to developer Dean Hanson to build the facility, moved to table the request and take another...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
North Hudson store denied Hwy. 35 access
A request by North Hudson to allow an access to Hwy. 35 from the parking lot of a proposed grocery store has been denied by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The request was made by the village in an attempt to reduce the potential for traffic problems at the corner of...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am
February 7, 2008
North Hudson grocery store progress stalls
Construction of a new grocery store in North Hudson will have to wait a while longer. The village board of trustees voted unanimously to table a recommendation to award Hudson developer Dean Hanson a conditional use permit for the project. The recommendation was forwarded to the...
February 7, 2008 - 12:00am