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United Methodist training to be a dementia friendly congregation
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PUBLIC NOTICE: Bass Lake Management Plan Review
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 10/12/16 Special Board Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2016-07 (Adopt 2017 Budget)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Barbara J. Smrdel Estate; Case No 16PR90
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2016-06 (Library Tax Exemption Request)
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Editorial: Protesters win Pyrrhic victory
Small is good business
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 1, 2016
A lot to be thankful for this year
Trump should not pursue Clinton
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January 15, 2014
Phony court case e-mails carry computer virus
The federal judiciary has learned of an email scam, in which emails purporting to come from federal and state courts are infecting recipients with computer viruses. According to the Security Operations Center of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the emails are instructing...
January 15, 2014 - 11:25am
HHS grad has his sights set on Mars mission
What sounds like science fiction could become science fact if everything goes as planned for an adventure to colonize Mars. And there’s a possibility...
January 15, 2014 - 8:45am
Bills passed to help curb heroin abuse, boost some state workers' pay; 10-inch snow raises highway havoc; more state news
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Assembly has unanimously approved four bills aimed at curbing the growth in heroin abuse and overdoses. The package was sent to the Senate Tuesday. Assembly Republican John Nygren of Marinette proposed the measures last year, as part of Attorney General...
January 15, 2014 - 8:31am
January 8, 2014
Police looking for suspect in Hudson loan store robbery
An armed robbery occurred shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 8) at the Hudson Check ‘n Go, 1801 Ward Ave. A surveilance camera photo of the...
News/crime and courts
January 8, 2014 - 9:25am
January 6, 2014
Public asked to weigh in on new school, 'community conversations' are Jan. 9 and Jan. 21
With a school bond referendum on the horizon, the Hudson School District is looking for input from the public on how they want to address the need for more secondary school space. There will also be “community conversations” on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and on Jan....
January 6, 2014 - 10:55am
Saw sparks North Hudson fire
Residents of a North Hudson home are staying with relatives following a basement fire on Sunday. The home, owned by Julie Evenson, is at 323 Third St. N. The Hudson Fire Department arrived on scene at 4:45 p.m. and found a fire in the basement. According to acting fire chief Jeff...
January 6, 2014 - 10:47am
January 2, 2014
Hudson teen dies in New Year’s Day crash
The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office reported a one-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a Hudson teen, Taylor J. Casey, 19. The crash...
January 2, 2014 - 9:09am
December 31, 2013
Maplewood man jumped from I-94 bridge, sheriff's office reports
The Washington County, Minn., Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a 38-year-old Maplewood, Minn., man jumped to his death from the Interstate...
December 31, 2013 - 2:56pm
December 11, 2013
School board considers selling UU property; report says site is not suitable for large school
The Hudson School Board voted 5-0 to get appraisals of the two pieces of property the district owns on County UU near the Hudson Soccer Complex in order to consider whether the property should be sold and a new site sought for a secondary school or to hold onto the property. The...
December 11, 2013 - 2:06pm
School board candidates have January filing deadline
Two seats on the Hudson Board of Education will be part of the spring 2014 election on April 1. The three-year term seats are currently held by Lynn Robson and Dan Tjornehoj. The deadline for filing is Jan. 7 at 5 p.m. Candidacy papers are available are the office of the superintendent...
December 11, 2013 - 10:30am
December 6, 2013
Reindeer in the Park moved because of cold weather
Hudson’s popular Reindeer in the Park event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7 but the location has been changed because of the expected extreme cold weather. The Reindeer event has moved from Lakefront Park to YMCA Camp St. Croix, 532 County Road F. Reindeer event activities will...
December 6, 2013 - 11:47am
December 2, 2013
Operation Help needs your help, deadline to donate is Dec. 9
HELP Campaign for Kids needs 25 sponsors, deadline to donate is Dec. 9 Operation HELP’s annual Campaign for Kids still needs sponsors for...
December 2, 2013 - 10:31am
November 29, 2013
20 years later, Jane Neumann's death remains a mystery, family suspects husband
Nov. 22 marks the 20th anniversary of Jane Neumann’s death in her Trout Brook Road home. Her husband, Jim, said it was a suicide. Her family...
News/crime and courts
November 29, 2013 - 9:16am
November 25, 2013
Bob Redner dies while hunting
Robert “Bob” Redner of Hudson reportedly died of a heart attack on Sunday while deer hunting near Richland Center. Redner, 40, is the son of the former mayor of Hudson, Tom Redner, and his wife Mary. Star-Observer records indicate that he is survived by his wife Leslie and...
November 25, 2013 - 1:26pm
November 22, 2013
Hudson loan store robbed
Two men robbed the LoanMax store on the hill on Thursday evening. According to Hudson police, two younger African American men entered the store at 1409 Coulee Rd., at approximately 6:30 p.m., demanded money, and then fled on foot. The males were last seen running west from...
November 22, 2013 - 9:42am