Skip to main content
Hudson Star Observer
Mick brings space to Hudson students - SPARK grant finalist
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Hudson police hosting prescription drop-off Oct. 22
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Raider football wraps up playoff spot
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
A gift of honor: Hudson resident donates land for hospice house in memory of late wife
HIBA helps out local nonprofits
arts and entertainment
EAGLE STORAGE: 10/28/16 Lien Sale Notice
AD FOR BIDS: Hudson Middle School Addition and Renovations
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/11/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/8/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
PUBLIC NOTICE: Perch Lake Management Plan Review
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Patricia Ann Kennedy, 72
Cynthia Mae Bosman, 60
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
August 24, 2016
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
Crews from at least three departments responded Wednesday morning to a structure fire in rural Hudson. Fire destroyed a trailer home at 1089...
August 24, 2016 - 10:37am
May 26, 2016
North Hudson Elementary fifth grade class unveils solar power initiative
As part of a year-long exploration into solar energy, a class of North Hudson Elementary fifth grade students and their teacher, Brian Burbach,...
May 26, 2016 - 9:34am
April 14, 2016
Tim Zais elected in North Hudson
Tim Zais has won a spot on the North Hudson Village Board of Trustees with 68 write-in votes, narrowly defeating Susie Gilbert who had 67 write-in votes. Only two declared candidates were running for three trustee posts on the April 5 ballot. Incumbents Bryan Pike (819 votes) and...
April 14, 2016 - 12:02pm
April 7, 2016
Village board pays tribute to Standafer
The North Hudson Village Board meeting on Tuesday, March 29, was short and efficient with only a few action items on the agenda. The meeting, moved up one week because of the April 5 election, lasted a mere 12 minutes. Trustee Daryl Standafer, who did not seek re-election, was recognized...
April 7, 2016 - 12:59pm
March 12, 2016
Hudson Town Board approves $2,000 for Willow River testing
The Town of Hudson last week joined two other local municipalities contributing $2,000 each to help restore use of a water-testing gauge near the breached Little Falls Lake dam. The gauge's use was suspended Sept. 30, 2015 due to a lack of operational funding, Lake Mallalieu Association...
March 12, 2016 - 11:07am
March 10, 2016
Village board talks about solar energy, water testing
The North Hudson Village Board meeting on Tuesday, March. 1 was dominated by two reports -- one about water testing on the Willow River and the other about exploring solar energy as an option for both the village and resident of the village. Jim Thomas, North Hudson resident and vice...
March 10, 2016 - 2:59pm
January 16, 2016
Village board meeting dominated by ‘bike’ talk
The North Hudson Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 5, was mostly a listening session about possible bike paths that could be incorporated in the village. Speaking before the village board were members of the St. Croix Bike & Pedestrian Trails Coalition, including board members...
January 16, 2016 - 12:54pm
December 12, 2015
Village board approves 2016 budget
The North Hudson Village Board approved the 2016 budget Tuesday, Dec. 1; the property tax levy increased 2.43 percent over the 2015 budget. A total of $1,556,061 in tax revenue is projected for 2016; last year residents were taxed for $1,519,177l. The overall budget total, revenues...
December 12, 2015 - 1:51pm
October 16, 2015
Town of Hudson Board members blast county library proposal
Two Hudson Town Board members last week blasted a county committee’s recommendation to cut reimbursements to the Hudson Joint Library for local municipalities that don’t have a library of their own. A St. Croix County Board Administration Committee recommendation would reduce...
October 16, 2015 - 11:17am
September 14, 2015
Board again approves deer hunt in village
The North Hudson Village Board again approved an annual deer bow hunt in the village to help thin the deer population. As in past years, the contract is with RiverValley Deer Management, LLC operated by local resident Lon Feia. The service is provided free of charge to the village. Feia...
September 14, 2015 - 11:01am
September 12, 2015
Town of Hudson to add new voting booths
Hudson Town Hall will soon have three more permanent voting booths after Town Board action last week. The $1,200 addition, approved on a unanimous voice vote Sept. 1, will bring the town of Hudson’s permanent voting-booth total to 21 -- still nine short of the 30 required by...
September 12, 2015 - 12:19pm
August 18, 2015
Judge visits Village board
St. Croix County Circuit Court Judge Michael Waterman (Branch IV) visited the North Hudson Village Board, speaking during the monthly meeting...
August 18, 2015 - 10:12am
August 13, 2015
Pepper Fest parade features many units
The Pepper Fest Grand Parade is on Saturday, Aug 15, at 11 a.m. The parade begins at the intersection of Lemon and Michaelson, running west down Michaelson and then south on Sixth Street (Hwy. 35) to St. Croix Street. The line-up will be: A – 2015 Grand Marshal: Eric Anderson B...
August 13, 2015 - 3:17pm
Our View: North Hudson Pepper Fest begins Friday
There are still many with Italian backgrounds living in North Hudson, but today the village is populated by people of many backgrounds. The Italian influence, however, gives everyone an opportunity to test their taste buds with Italian food. The North Hudson Pepper Festival is...
August 13, 2015 - 2:24pm
Pepper Fest set this weekend
The North Hudson Pepper Fest is Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14-16. Proceeds from the volunteer-run, non-profit festival are donated to...
August 13, 2015 - 11:09am