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Update: Prescott man charged with attempted homicide in stabbing case
Borgschatz promoted to chief deputy in St. Croix County
Wisconsin roundup: Ohio’s Kasich speaks out against Wis. Foxconn package as Assembly OKs bill; 8 more state news stories
Richert, McConaughey are Pepper Fest grand marshals
New Richmond woman charged with arson after Wednesday apartment fire
crime and courts
Raider football wins opener
On a roll: Hudson area log rollers shine at world championships
The Bull is back: New beginning for Loughney, Raiders
Hudson to open WBA playoffs in Stanley
HASA swimmers 9th at state
HHS Stadium Raider open house postponed
Pepper Fest schedule rounding into form
Sheepdogs coming to Hudson Badlands
New Richmond family helping trauma victims in Iraq
Children's author to have book signing in Hudson
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STORAGE SALE NOTICE: August 26, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
WI Indianhead Technical College Bd Appt
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Ad For Bids - HVAC Upgrade
Foreclosure: JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Rusty Larson
City of Hudson: Ord 13-17 Amend No. 2 to 2017 Appropriation Ord
Richard R. Johnson, 64
Donna J. Dieter, 81
Edrys Heywood, 101
Alma Neiderhauser, 90
Betty J. Fyksen
Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
Letters: To Hudson's LGBTQ Youth; Work force reality check
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
Library column: Book clubs provide new idea, places, perspectives
Letters: Our Wisconsin Revolution; I will defend myself and my dog
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May 17, 2012
Sun shines on Yellowstone Trail Heritage Days
Perfect weather over the weekend brought a lot of people to downtown Hudson for the festivities marking the 100th anniversary of the Yellowstone...
May 17, 2012 - 1:52pm
March 9, 2012
Where were you in 1940? Help needed to index census
The St. Croix Valley Genealogical Society announced its participation in the 1940 US Census Community Project. The society is encouraging local...
March 9, 2012 - 12:04pm
March 7, 2012
Victims' families protest Dahmer tourism
Bam Marketing and Media draws criticism and protests for its business venture of leading guided tours in the Milwaukee neighborhood from which infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer lured several of his 17 victims. The tours began March 3 in the Walker's Point neighborhood and involved...
March 7, 2012 - 12:22pm
February 10, 2012
Special stories and places of St. Croix River area need to be identified
Residents of Pierce County are invited to a meeting from 9-noon Saturday, March 3, at the River Falls Public Library, to help identify important...
February 10, 2012 - 2:33pm
April 8, 2011
Wisconsin 6th Regiment seeks volunteers
Doug Harmon of Roberts and Donovan Harmon of Hudson are looking for volunteers for the Army. Before anyone gets excited about the request, they...
April 8, 2011 - 7:50am
October 3, 2010
More history on Bank of Hudson building
(Editor's note: The renovation of the former Bank of Hudson building was featured in the Sept. 9 edition of the Star-Observer. The story chronicled...
October 3, 2010 - 12:05pm
September 11, 2010
Genealogical Society meeting
St. Croix Valley Genealogical Society kicks off its year with the ever popular sharing meeting on Thursday, Sept. 16, when members will share their family history discoveries over the past year. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the River Falls Public Library main floor meeting room....
September 11, 2010 - 1:20pm
September 9, 2010
Bank of Hudson relic uncovered
Workers renovating the old Gwin Law Firm building at the southeast corner of Walnut and Second streets in downtown Hudson are blue-collar archeologists...
September 9, 2010 - 12:33pm
September 1, 2010
If you're missing branches on your family tree, UW Archives can help
Kathryn Otto, new archivist at UW-River Falls, is inviting the community to free classes for those interested in learning about the archives,...
September 1, 2010 - 2:22pm
June 5, 2010
Book Report: Cherma captured in poetry
Back in 1920, Edgar Lee Masters, who grew up in a small Midwestern college town wrote a wonderful book of poems about the kind of people who settled his town of Galesburg, Ill. He called it "Spoon River Anthology," after the classical custom of writing messages on tombstones of...
June 5, 2010 - 2:24am
December 11, 2009
Doug's Diggings: Sometimes we forget historic contributions
Sometimes historical facts are forgotten because none of us take the time to bring information forward through the years. That thought popped...
December 11, 2009 - 7:45am
December 3, 2009
Fallout shelters were the rage in the '50s and '60s
In the 1950s and early 1960s, the buzz word in American homes was "fallout shelter." A fallout shelter was a civil defense initiative intended...
December 3, 2009 - 1:52am
October 23, 2009
I-94 segment observes 50th anniversary
It was 50 years ago when the segment of Interstate 94 between Hudson and Eau Claire opened for traffic. The 1959 event was done amid plenty...
October 23, 2009 - 1:57am
October 7, 2009
Guide to 'Yellowstone Trail' now available
Yellowstone Trail Wisconsin has released the first edition of the free driving guide to this historic auto route. The Yellowstone Trail went through Hudson on its way from "Plymouth Rock to Puget Sound." The free 44-page guide can be picked up at the Economic Development Corp. office...
October 7, 2009 - 4:20pm
October 1, 2009
Willis Miller Day set at Octagon House
The St. Croix County Historical Society has scheduled an open house memorial tribute honoring Willis Harry Miller Sunday, Oct. 11, from 2 to...
October 1, 2009 - 9:14am