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Fan malfunction brings fire department to Second Street building
Star-Observer earns top award for large weeklies in state newspaper contest
The River Channel records interviews with City Council candidates
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
Labor Committee advances right-to-work bill without OK; drone-dropped weapons worry prison chief; 11 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Raiders fall to Wildcats in Big Rivers finale; open tournament play Friday
Hudson girls fall in basketball regional semifinal
Three Hudson wrestlers place at state individual championships
Spartans foil Raiders' run in the sectional final
Two Raider gymnasts advance to state meet
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Mount Zion pastor embraces church's focus
The Friends of the Library are friends to us all
Bike trails coalition launches membership drive
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Carl R. Oehlke Estate; Case No. 15PR15
CITY OF HUDSON: 3/12/15 Public Hearing - Plant Place Inc. Permit
TOWN OF TROY: New Ordinance 171-A
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 3/23/15, Case No. 15-CV-104; Charles Rund
James M. "Mike" Madden, 83
Marilyn V. Sampson, 87
Betty J. Larsen, 92
Melvin Johannsen, 86
Brandee S. Mitchell, 33
Doug's Diggings: This week marks 40 years in 'new' gym
Randy's Ramblings: Community is good
Our View: Now is the time for 'community engagement'
Our View: Walker's budget may look different in the end
Our View: Don’t forget to vote in Tuesday’s primary
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June 30, 2010
Tom Boron is grand marshal of the Booster Days parade
The way Tom Boron tells it, he was picked to be grand marshal of the 2010 Booster Days parade because the club couldn't find anyone else to do it. There were others who were just as, or more, deserving for the honor, he said. "They called me at the eleventh hour because they didn't...
June 30, 2010 - 8:51am
Fallen attorney remembered as 'Balsam Lake landmark'
An apparent accident during a demolition project claimed the life of a Balsam Lake area attorney. John E. Schneider, 59, of rural Balsam Lake was found dead at his home on Monday, June 28th. The Polk County Sheriff's department said Schneider was attempting to demolish a small...
June 30, 2010 - 8:00am
June 29, 2010
Story comments now on 'Areavoices'
As of June 10, there was a change in the procedure and format for commenting on www.hudsonstarobserver stories. Beneath the stories, readers used to see a link that said "Article Comments." The link now says "Talk about this topic." Clicking it will take readers to Areavoices, the...
June 29, 2010 - 3:28pm
June 28, 2010
Car rolls after hitting garbage truck
A 20-year-old New Richmond woman escaped serious injury when her car collided with a Waste Management garbage truck on County E in the town of St. Joseph Monday morning. Brittany A. Briggs attempted to pass the eastbound garbage as it was making a left turn onto Willow River Drive...
June 28, 2010 - 3:43pm
June 27, 2010
St. Croix EMS works with Explorers
St Croix EMS and Rescue in conjunction with the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts of America recently established an Emergency Medical...
news / health
June 27, 2010 - 12:28pm
June 25, 2010
Hudson Booster President Greg Mahr likes Booster Days
Hudson Booster President Greg Mahr is looking forward to Hudson Booster Days because it is the major fund-raising event for the organization he enjoys so much. "I was born and raised in Hudson and played Booster baseball," Mahr said. "I looked up to many of the dads at the time who...
June 25, 2010 - 9:37am
June 24, 2010
Kohl representative here Tuesday
U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl's regional representative, Marjorie Bunce, has scheduled a stop in Hudson Tuesday, June 29, to meet with constituents from 4 to 5 p.m. at the St. Croix County Government Center. No appointment is necessary. "If you are having a problem with a federal program...
news / politics
June 24, 2010 - 11:32am
June 23, 2010
Vivian and Aethan Hart meet life's challenges together
There's a paving stone in Harriet Island Regional Park in St. Paul with an inscription that reads, "Aethan & Vivian walking together." People...
June 23, 2010 - 2:19pm
Survivor says cancer was just part of her journey
Kimberly Webb has survived cancer not once, not twice but three times. But that's not what defines her life. That's all about faith, family and...
June 23, 2010 - 8:59am
June 17, 2010
City finds a buyer for Second Street building
The city of Hudson has found a buyer for the 701 Second St. office building that it acquired last December along with the Nuclear Management Co. building. Sarah Atkins and John Hoggatt of Archovations Inc.
June 17, 2010 - 4:28pm
City Council weighs possible reconstruction of Wisconsin Street
The city of Hudson hopes to receive federal funds to offset 80 percent of the estimated $683,200 cost of reconstructing Wisconsin Street from Vine to 11th streets. The City Council authorized applying to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the Urban Surface Transportation...
June 17, 2010 - 1:42pm
June 16, 2010
200 skydives in one day
In 2008, Kevin Burkart completed 100 skydives in one day to raise money for Parkinson's Disease. On June 16, he attempted to shatter his...
June 16, 2010 - 1:01pm
June 13, 2010
Weekes receives highest Boy Scout award
Steven Weekes of Hudson has more than 40 years of adult volunteer experience with the Boy Scouts of America and he was honored for that contribution at the group's 100th annual meeting in Dallas last month. Weekes received the Silver Buffalo Award for Distinguished Service to Youth...
June 13, 2010 - 9:37am
June 12, 2010
Crane does the heavy lifting
Work continues on the renovation and expansion of the downtown building at 529 Second St. Last Friday, a large crane was brought in to lay the pre-cast concrete floor for the addition at the back of the building. Building owner Andy Kron said most of the space in the lower garden...
June 12, 2010 - 11:02am