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May 15, 2014
Among those who will be remembered at the vigil are Tyler Hole, HHS Class of 2007, Jacob Young, HHS Class of 2007, Alex Solberg, HHS Class of 2009, Alysa Ivy, HHS Class of 2010, and Ellie Berg, HHS Class of 2010 as well as several others from the Hudson area over the past several years.
Vigil to remember those lost to heroin tonight
May 15, 2014 - 9:41am
After losing his father and sister to cancer, Hudson businessman and community activist John Knutson had a pretty graphic idea of what he wanted to do to cancer. He shared it with Hudson filmmaker Jillian Nodland and the result was three award-winning spots including one with Knutson produced by Nodland’s company Picture Factory. (Submitted photo)
Hudson filmmakers kept it local to make award-winning cancer videos
May 15, 2014 - 9:28am
May 14, 2014
Assistant DA assigned to drug prosecutions following staff addition
May 14, 2014 - 12:20pm
May 9, 2014
Update: St. Croix, Dunn counties reported heaviest rain from Thursday's storms; Senate confirms judgeship after 5-year wait; more state news
May 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
The Hudson Benchwarmers are on a mission to raise $30,000 for new and safer helmets for everyone on the team. The crew includes from left, Benchwarmers Paul Malecha, Stacy Wix, Susan Richards, Dan DuCharme, Jane Berg, coach Kowles holding the Schutt Vengeance helmet, Joel Marvin, Julie Marvin, Ron Daulton and Lucia Bell. Committee members not pictured are Marty Richards, Lesa Koski, John Koski and Barb Geissler. (Submitted photo)
Adopt a Helmet: heads up for player safety
May 9, 2014 - 9:18am
May 5, 2014
Shannon Jarvis, left, of Afton, watches instructor Kate Rogers use AcuEnergetics techniques on Healing Waters’ Chris Mish during training sessions in December. (Submitted photo)
New, ‘powerful’ healing technique to be taught at Healing Waters
May 5, 2014 - 4:24pm
A friendly disposition served Dave Krupich well in his role as Hudson’s fire inspector/compliance officer. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Fire inspector: 'It's been a wonderful, wonderful job'
May 5, 2014 - 4:15pm
April 25, 2014
Walker signs 55 bills into law; eight were co-authored by Sen. Harsdorf
April 25, 2014 - 9:36am
April 24, 2014
The group from Trinity Lutheran Church that traveled to the Dominican Republic included, front, Pim Wilhelmy; first row from left, Margie Spaeth, Meredith Berg, Wally Spaeth, Sandy Verdoorn, Maia Hermansen, Kari Hermansen, Taylor Hermansen, Jenny Cicha, Charlotte Skoviera and local translator Ron; back, Pastor Todd Stocker, Ralph Carlson, Zachary Verdoorn, Neil Fredrick, Jan Fredrick, Shanda Wilhelmy and Marie Nelson. (Submitted photos)
Trinity Lutheran group helps repair a church in the Dominican Republic
April 24, 2014 - 12:06pm
Autopsy indicates Baldwin drowning victim was intoxicated
April 24, 2014 - 11:02am
April 23, 2014
Jonathan Wierstad
Boyfriend charged with abuse of Hudson toddler on life support
April 23, 2014 - 11:17am
Carol Gilbert taught in the Hudson School District for almost 30 years, most of that time as a reading specialist. She focused on helping students become independent learners, “a skill they can use for a lifetime.” (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
Longtime Hudson teacher Carol Gilbert dies
April 23, 2014 - 11:08am
The new Medical Office Building, left, adds 41,000 square feet of space to campus of Hudson Hospital & Clinic, allowing for an expansion of services. The building will open to patients on Tuesday, April 29. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Medical Office Building opens April 29
April 23, 2014 - 10:50am
April 16, 2014
Hudson Hospital & Clinic CEO/President Marian Furlong
Hospital chiefs hopeful, vigilant on U.S. critical-access debate
April 16, 2014 - 3:25pm
April 10, 2014
Coalition co-founders, from left, Tim Witzmann, Mark Vanasse and David Mandel pose in their biking shirts at a Highway 35 closure point in the town of St. Joseph. (Submitted photo)
Bike, pedestrian trails coalition sees a two-wheeled future
April 10, 2014 - 9:23am