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February 5, 2016
Members of Aamodt's Hot Air Balloon Ride were among the crews that launched Friday morning at E.P. Rock Elementary before touching down in the Houlton area. (Staff photos by Mike Longaecker)play button
PHOTO GALLERY/VIDEO: Hot Air Affair takes flight
February 5, 2016 - 12:52pm
February 3, 2016
From left, Nancy Abrahamson (Dementia Care Specialist for the county’s Aging and Disability Resource Center), long-time Hot Air volunteer Evy Nerbonne (cancer survivor) and Kellie Burrows (American Cancer Society Community Relations representative and cancer survivor). (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Doug Stohlberg)
Some balloons geared toward awareness
February 3, 2016 - 7:24am
February 1, 2016
The Family Fresh balloon will inflate during the Hot Air Affair weekend and display its three dimensional designs featuring state of the art inkjet printing. (Submitted photos)
RE/MAX and Family Fresh balloons at Hot Air Affair
February 1, 2016 - 11:52am
January 26, 2016

Hot Air Affair volunteers and YMCA Camp St. Croix staff surround the Aamodt’s Hot Air Balloon Rides basket at the annual pre-event Saturday night at the YMCA Camp St. Croix.  Among the group were, front from left, Hot Air Affair volunteers Sharon Young, Ray Peterson, Richard Young and Lori Rayome; back, YMCA Camp St. Croix employees Emily Hazelton, Bethany Helen and Jenny Stice and Hot Air Affair volunteers Jim Wohlwend and Ruth Peterson.
Hot Air Affair kicks off with candlelight ski and hike
January 26, 2016 - 8:01am
January 23, 2014
The Ignite Martial Arts will host their pre-event open house on Saturday, Jan. 25, plus perform at the Hot Air Affair marketplace on Feb. 8 at E.P. Rock School. The group will also do karate kicks down the street during the Hot Air Affair Torchlight Parade on Friday night, Feb. 7. Entertaining shoppers at Family Fresh Market were, from left, Rayna Larsen, Gabriel Franck, Caleb Moore, Abirlan Turner, Eli Moore, Solange Olivier and Kristen Rolfzen.
Hot Air Affair - pre-events beginning
January 23, 2014 - 10:06am
January 17, 2013
Submitted photo.
Hot Air Affair Feb. 1-3
January 17, 2013 - 7:51am
February 5, 2010
Vulcanus Rex Dave Johnson, leader of teh Vulcan Krew for 2010, watches the Hudson Hot Air Affair fireworks display with 2010 Klondike Kate Suzanne Leisman, center, and 2005 Klondike Kate Paula Berends.
Vulcanus Rex is from Hudson
February 5, 2010 - 10:03am
February 4, 2010
Our View: Hot Air Affair offers fun this weekend
February 4, 2010 - 9:16am
February 3, 2010
King Kold candidates are, front from left, Jake Ball, Zach Beinlich, Ben Duerst, Campbell Fall, Adam Funkenbusch , Beau Hommes, McKenzie Lund, Nick Perricelli, Clayton Truhler and Peter Worrell. Their escorts in the back row are,Abby Roschen, Abby Singerhouse, Maddie Ryan, Sarah Erickson, Alyssa Yuengst, Emily Stankevitz, Amy Hutchison, Brooke Rozenboom, Colleen Case and Jenny Strom. King Kold will be announced on Friday.
King Kold candidates announced at Hudson High
February 3, 2010 - 9:32am
Air Affair is this weekend
February 3, 2010 - 9:19am
January 18, 2010
Turningpoint will benefit from concert at Hot Air Affair
January 18, 2010 - 12:03pm
January 8, 2010
Dressing the part for the Hot Air Affair theme of "Peace, Love & Balloons" were committee members and representatives of the corporate sponsor WESTconsin Credit Union. The group included, from left, WESTconsin representatives Linda LaKosky and Lori Rayome and Hot Air Affair committee members Ruth Peterson, Lee Anderson, Renell Pagel, Molly Johnson, Carla Timmerman and Evy Nerbonne. Submitted photo
Hot Air Affair theme: 'Peace, Love & Balloons'
January 8, 2010 - 10:35am
January 22, 2009
The M&I Bank commercial aerostat returns as the corporate sponsor balloon at the 20th annual Hudson Hot Air Affair Feb. 6-8. Photo submitted
Hot Air Affair lifts off Feb. 6-8
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am