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Hudson Dog Owners Association looks to fetch dog park - SPARK grant finalist
Mick brings space to Hudson students - SPARK grant finalist
UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Raider football wraps up playoff spot
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
A gift of honor: Hudson resident donates land for hospice house in memory of late wife
HIBA helps out local nonprofits
arts and entertainment
EAGLE STORAGE: 10/28/16 Lien Sale Notice
AD FOR BIDS: Hudson Middle School Addition and Renovations
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/11/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/8/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
PUBLIC NOTICE: Perch Lake Management Plan Review
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Patricia Ann Kennedy, 72
Cynthia Mae Bosman, 60
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
June 14, 2013
Organization takes people fishing on the St. Croix who otherwise wouldn't have the chance
Let's Go Fishing means a lot more than just a mere invitation to go fishing. For a group in Stillwater, Let's Go Fishing is the name of their...
June 14, 2013 - 9:31am
June 13, 2013
Relay for Life chair Charles Huntley survived colon cancer
In 2005, Charles Huntley went to the doctor because "something just didn't feel right." He got a call a day later from his doctor while he was...
June 13, 2013 - 9:17am
June 7, 2013
Rhino's Foundation gives to cancer stricken families, next event golf tourney at Clifton Hollow
More than 20 years ago, a young man nicknamed Rhino had a physical to join the United States Armed Forces. He was notified that he had failed...
June 7, 2013 - 12:44pm
June 6, 2013
County board postpones SCI resolution; will revisit the measure in August
A resolution to privatize St. Croix Industries stalled on the floor and was postponed until August following a wave of citizen response at the county board of supervisors meeting Tuesday night. The move followed about an hour of public comment from some 21 citizens, all of whom supported...
June 6, 2013 - 9:24am
May 20, 2013
Heroin in Hudson: one family's story
It is a story this Hudson family never thought they would be telling -- the addiction of their son to heroin. But what they have learned over the past nine months has convinced them that their experience is just another case of what is becoming an epidemic for middle class America. Their...
May 20, 2013 - 10:16am
May 16, 2013
Peek-A-Boo Boxing Gym opens in Hudson
Boyd Davis, a native of St. Louis, Mio., moved to St. Paul to box. The sport has been part of his life since he was young. "I continued to do...
May 16, 2013 - 11:37am
May 15, 2013
Hudson-based Procentive pioneered software as a service
It seems everyone is going to the cloud nowadays. But Hudson-based Procentive was a pioneer in offering software as a service. Now the company...
May 15, 2013 - 1:15pm
April 27, 2013
St. Croix Therapy receives $253,000
Richard Sterbenz (dba as Sterbenz/Ryan), center, presented St. Croix Therapy a check for $253,000. With Sterbenz, and representing St. Croix...
April 27, 2013 - 10:24am
April 25, 2013
Volunteers recognized at Hudson Hospital events
National Healthcare Volunteer Week is celebrated April 21-27, honoring the spirit of service of volunteers for their outstanding contributions...
April 25, 2013 - 10:30am
'Pottery for Prevention' benefits Turningpoint
Pottery for Prevention, a benefit in support of Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence, will be held Saturday at The...
April 25, 2013 - 10:17am
April 19, 2013
Finding meaning in a family tragedy: Mother talks about daughter's suicide
It is difficult to imagine what life has been like for Melissa Costello these past eight months since she found her beautiful 18-year-old daughter...
April 19, 2013 - 10:01am
April 17, 2013
DAY BY DAY: The time has come to talk openly about suicide
Over my 23 years as a reporter for the Star-Observer, I have told some pretty sad stories that have involved our families, friends and neighbors. They have included the loss of loved ones from disease, accidents, natural causes and even criminal acts. It is always difficult to tell...
April 17, 2013 - 2:47pm
April 11, 2013
Longtime hospital employee retires
After 37 years of service to Hudson Hospital & Clinics, Kathy O'Brien retired on April 3 and bid a fond farewell to her role as LifeAssist and...
April 11, 2013 - 1:43pm
April 9, 2013
Area hospitals join together in Uganda shoe drive effort
Three hospitals in the St. Croix Valley -- Hudson Hospital & Clinics (Hudson), Lakeview Hospital (Stillwater) and Westfields Hospital (New Richmond)...
April 9, 2013 - 11:20am
April 8, 2013
Is new St. Croix Health Center leader 'Hatchet man' or savior?
April 8, 2013 - 11:18am