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Farmers union to host Farm and Rural Lobby Day
Baldwin man charged with child porn possession
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Three in a row for girls hoops
Gymnasts 4th at RF Invite
Boy skate to three more wins
Wrestlers second at Stillwater
Raider swimmers sweep BRC foes
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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LIEN SALE NOTICE: 1/27/18, Eagle Storage - Hudson
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John Patrick O'Neill Estate; Case No. 17-PR-117
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Edrys A. Heywood Estate; Case No. 18-PR-1
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/31/18, 4 pm; St. Croix Self Service Storage
Dr. Megan Hejny finds new dream job
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
Place a Business Announcement
Jay P. Sperry
Jane E. Johnson
Richard Conover, Jr.
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Library Column: Early literacy at Frosty's magic birthday party
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Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
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January 14, 2018
When, if ever, do we love Him enough?
My brother once referred to pop as "trinkle" for almost an entire year of his life just because he thought it would be funny. That alone should tell you all you need to know about him, but I'll continue. He once drank an entire container of boysenberry syrup at a Perkins at midnight...
January 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 7, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: Got any plans for the New Year?
Ahh, a new year! What will we see in this new year? If you think 2017 was a shocker, what might happen in 2018? There's no way to really know....
January 7, 2018 - 7:49am
January 2, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: Begin the New Year like a new day
The January magazines with all their ideas for improving my life are finally on the newsstands. I am always grateful to get to this week of the year for this one big silly reason. After all, who doesn't want to improve their life? It is so easy to thumb through those pages and imagine...
January 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 12, 2017
Work hard, pray harder: Recognizing trauma
Coming off a vibrant Domestic Violence Awareness month in October and an even more inspiring annual Turningpoint breakfast at the end of November,...
December 12, 2017 - 8:00am
December 3, 2017
Pastor viewpoint: A reason for the season of thankfulness
Thankfulness is a very broad concept since we each have a unique perspective on those things in our life for which we express our thanks; if each of us filled in the blank for the following declaration, "I am thankful for____ , we would all come up with a different list because each...
December 3, 2017 - 6:52am
June 13, 2013
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2013
The Hudson High School class of 2013 -- over 400 students strong -- graduates Saturday night in ceremonies at Newton Field (HHS east gym in case of rain), and we wish each student the best in the years ahead. Graduation is always a proud moment for everyone involved. It's great for...
June 13, 2013 - 8:28am
Day by Day: Head in the clouds takes some getting used to
I had thought the day when I found myself in a cloud, I would be dead, resting in peace somewhere. Instead here I am working in one every day -- just wishing I was. It happened a couple of months back. The Star-Observer is being created in "the cloud," or at least I think it is....
June 13, 2013 - 8:20am
June 5, 2013
Margaret's Musings: The rule of law?
You never know what might come across your path. On a recent trip to visit family and friends these are some of the statements that were made: "The Koch Brothers are evil. They are Nazis."; "Our government is two hundred years old.
June 5, 2013 - 11:46am
Our View: Reminder of safety rules for summer swimming
Tragic accidents happen quickly. Drowning often occurs with many people, including adults, in and around swimming pools and beaches. Recent research by Johnson & Johnson shows that 88 percent of children who drowned were under adult supervision and that parents are overconfident...
June 5, 2013 - 11:39am
May 24, 2013
Our View: Take time to honor veterans on Memorial Day
Memorial Day is the day that Americans have set aside to remember those who gave their lives so that our country might live. Americans, who enjoy the peace purchased at the great price of death, should pay respect to all veterans who have made great sacrifices. We get that opportunity...
May 24, 2013 - 9:16am
Jon's Jottings: On Memorial Day, remember those who went before
The origins of Memorial Day, when citizens honor those who paid the ultimate price for American during all conflicts, goes back to the years...
May 24, 2013 - 9:04am
May 22, 2013
Editorial: 'Drunkest state' - it's no joke
Stating the problem is easy. Finding the solution isn't. You'd be hard pressed to find anyone to deny that drunken driving is a huge problem in Wisconsin. But so far we've made little or no progress in reversing the deadly and embarrassing statistics. Statewide, 225 people died...
May 22, 2013 - 9:57am
May 20, 2013
Our View: Area is quickly becoming tourist destination
Figures recently released showed some astounding numbers when it comes to local tourism. According to the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, 2012 traveler spending in St. Croix County increased 8.87 percent to $81 million! According to an annual analysis released May 3, the $81 million...
May 20, 2013 - 10:43am
Guest view: Board members have access to district records
All Board of Education members have access to the information they need about the district and our work. This includes, and is not limited to, access to public records of the district and responses to questions about those records. No board members are treated differently in this...
May 20, 2013 - 10:07am
May 8, 2013
Our View: Board members should have full access to records
There is a letter to the editor in this week's Star-Observer from School Board member Sandy Gehrke, upset about the district's request that she pay $428.54 for copies of paperwork. The records are related to a contract with Hoffman Engineering for "pre-referendum" architectural services...
May 8, 2013 - 12:07pm