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May 28, 2016
Charles McGee of Hudson, center, was recently elected State President of the Wisconsin Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). Also at the ceremony were, left, Aaron Krebs of Madison (Color Guard Commander and Society Secretary. He is wearing the uniform of George Washington's personal guard) and, right, Lyle McGee (Charles' dad, of River Falls, who serves as Historian for the Stephen Tainter Chapter). Charles Mcgee is known locally as the long-time manager/owner of Dibbos. (Submitted photo)
McGee named SAR state president
May 28, 2016 - 9:34am
March 5, 2016
The Octagon House Museum, 1004 Third St., will be open on Sunday, March 6 from 1 to 5 p.m. for the Chocolate March.
Octagon House opens for Chocolate March Tour
March 5, 2016 - 8:47am
January 24, 2016
Submitted photos.
State Historical Society’s Wisconsin History Tour in Hudson
January 24, 2016 - 12:48pm
January 22, 2016
Team practices in January 1972 at Burton Field (note that there are no boards in the background). The team was listed as a Hudson youth hockey team organized by Bruce Pietrus with the help of the Jaycees.
Pictures from the Past: Hudson hockey in the early days
January 22, 2016 - 10:01am
January 12, 2016
The track on the St. Croix River was originally near Ferry Landing in North Hudson, but moved to this site in 1958, just north of the interstate bridge.
Car races on the ice were a big deal for a decade
January 12, 2016 - 10:32am
November 19, 2015
The Octagon House Museum begins its winter tour season at the annual Tour of Homes opening on Nov. 21 with the theme of “Comfort and Joy.”
Octagon House Museum opens for holiday season
November 19, 2015 - 12:43pm
September 8, 2015
New members of the Octagon House Museum staff will be introduced at an open house Sunday, Sept. 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. The new members are, from left, Museum Director Kim Bennewitz and caretakers Robert and Janella Johnson. (Submitted photo)
Octagon House Museum welcomes new staff
September 8, 2015 - 11:17am
August 16, 2015
This 1955 photo shows Pepper Festival queen Mary Ann Simpson, center, receiving her crown from the 1954 queen Betty Ann Schullo. At right is Pepper King James Zappa.
Pictures from the Past: The North Hudson Pepper Fest has a colorful history.
August 16, 2015 - 12:56pm
May 18, 2015
A returning favorite, actor Jim Blaha, will bring to life the “spirit” of Hudson’s own William H. Phipps during the June 6th Willow River Cemetery Walk. (Submitted photo)
Cast named for June 6 Cemetery Walk
May 18, 2015 - 9:07am
May 11, 2015
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz. Submitted photo.
'American Pickers' coming to Hudson
May 11, 2015 - 11:37am
May 7, 2015
This portrait from the St. Croix County Historical Society’s photo collection shows three generations; grandmother Kathryn DeMaster seated, mother Pauline “Lena” (DeMaster) Anderson and her child. (Submitted photo)
Free Mother’s Day tours at the Octagon House Museum
May 7, 2015 - 2:51pm
May 2, 2015
Officials from the Minnesota Twins and Schweigert Meat were part of this group of golfers in 1977. The golfers are, from left, Hudson Country Club Manager Bill McCormack, Schweigert representative Gerry Ness, Minnesota Twins President Calvin Griffith, Schweigert representative Larry Harback, Schweigert representative Ray Schweigert and Minnesota Twins Scout Angelo Giuliani
A look at Hudson golf course history
May 2, 2015 - 11:54am
Doug's Diggings: Looking back at a couple of interesting sports items
May 2, 2015 - 10:43am
April 15, 2015
The former Zion Lutheran Church became home for the St. Corix Valley Arts Guild in 1968 and the group purchased the building 1969. Enjoying an ice cream cone in front of the building in 1981 are, front, Ami Gilbert; back from left, Dawn Hystaed, Gail O’Connor and Theresa Klecker.
From the past: Art community preceded The Phipps
April 15, 2015 - 11:36am
March 29, 2015
The Hudson Fire Department battled the blaze at a house at 1108 Third St. The fire broke out just before midnight on Thursday, Feb. 19. Turns out, the house may be among Hudson’s oldest. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Doug's Diggings: Home is among Hudson’s oldest
March 29, 2015 - 10:41am
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