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May 18, 2016
AcuEnergetics practitioner and teacher John Peitzman, who works directly with founder Kevin Farrow, joins owner Denise Gunderson in the Healing Waters Health Center education room. (Hudson Star-Observer file photo)
Healing Waters Health Center marks five years as Hudson's holistic mecca
May 18, 2016 - 5:58am
May 13, 2016
Joe Feidt
Joe Feidt selected to lead Minn. MDA walk tomorrow
May 13, 2016 - 3:31pm
Governor Walker is flanked by one of his staff members on the left and JoAnne Parks, executive director of Options for Women on the right as they symbolilcally cut the red ribbon to open the new office. The governor drove from Madison to be in River Falls by 9 a.m. Later that day, he went fishing.
Walker joins Options for Women at opening
May 13, 2016 - 11:01am
May 9, 2016
HPD Detective James Wildman visited the Middle School Friday morning and was photographed with student Will Golden, who personally collected 160 pair of shoes for the drive. (Submitted photo)
Shoe drive results in 1,250 donations
May 9, 2016 - 8:09am
May 8, 2016
Mariposa Girls and staff pause to take a picture with the dental team, back row from left, Dental Assistant Shauna Flynn, Dr. Aaron Wachlarowicz, Dr. Luke MacMenamin, Dental Assistant Heather Thompson, Dr. Ben Fravel, Dr. Brian Whisler, Dr. Amy Ott and friend Kathy Santos who worked as the interpreter for the team. (submitted photos)
Local dentists volunteer in Dominican
May 8, 2016 - 12:34pm
May 6, 2016
‘Run Across Wisconsin’ raises awareness of mental health
May 6, 2016 - 12:44pm
April 29, 2016
Tom and Wendy Goeltz are trying to make something positive from an awful crash that took the life of their daughter Megan. They're helping raise awareness about the danger of distracted driving. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Goeltz family tries to bring good from awful event
April 29, 2016 - 2:03pm
Tom and Wendy Goeltz are trying to make something positive from an awful crash that took the life of their daughter Megan. They're helping raise awareness about the danger of distracted driving. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Goeltz family tries to bring good from awful event
April 29, 2016 - 1:03pm
April 20, 2016
There will be a screening of Programming Hope: Employing the Abilities of Autism Saturday, April 30, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and available at The Phipps box office or by phone (715) 386-8409, from a WWAACC Board Member (emailinfo@wwaacc.org), and at the door. Seating is limited, so advance ticket purchase is recommended.
Programming Hope: teaching technology on the spectrum
April 20, 2016 - 9:55am
April 18, 2016
The family of Kristen McGregor-Linehan, a 1984 Hudson High School graduate, has been supportive through her battle with cancer. From left, son Mason, husband Chuck Linehan, Kristen, and daughter Ellie. (Submitted photo).
Kristen McGregor-Linehan: learning a new normal when cancer returns
April 18, 2016 - 9:19am
April 15, 2016
Phipps offers yoga for youngsters
April 15, 2016 - 1:54pm
Mike Miller has resumed most of his duties at Willow River Cemetery after surviving a serious threat to his life in late 2015. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson).
Mike Miller is on the med
April 15, 2016 - 11:32am
Evan French, center, and his parents Keith and Lynn (Heffron) French are dealing with a spinal cord injury that Evan suffered in a construction accident. The photo was taken last Thursday at Regions Hospital. Evan has since been transferred to a Mayo Clinic rehabilitation center in Rochester, Minn. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Evan French fights to recover from construction accident
April 15, 2016 - 8:18am
April 14, 2016
Kaiden McWilliams is nearing his goal of 100 bags of shoes that will be exchanged for funds to purchase a service dog.  The 10-year-old has autism and the dog will assist him in a variety of ways. Submitted photo
Local boy's fundraising effort for service dog is going well
April 14, 2016 - 12:17pm
April 13, 2016
Bethany Mazur always called 9-year-old Travis Anderson her "little buddy." Mazur was killed in a car accident last summer in Polk County, but her mother, Kim, is carrying on her memory through a scholarship fund for special needs children. Its first major fundraiser will be a noncompetitive talent show at The Phipps. (Submitted photo)
'Butterflies' scholarship, talent show to aid special needs kids
April 13, 2016 - 10:56am