Skip to main content
Hudson Star Observer
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Internet safety: a conversation parents and kids must have
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
Hudson Dog Owners Association looks to fetch dog park - SPARK grant finalist
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
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
Anxiety increasingly growing among students
Hudson Food Shelf has helped sustain families for more than 30 years
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/17/16 Budget Hearing Notice
SUMMONS: Preferred Prop. v. Mathias Katch, et al.; Case 16-SC-921
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Fire Dept. SCBA Equipment
FORECLOSURE: Associated Bank v. Matthew Wallin; Case No. 15-CV-529
TOWN OF HUDSON: 11/15/16 Budget Hearing and Special Meetings
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Marion Deal, 87
Anita J. Limbach, 84
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
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
January 12, 2009
Alcohol played role in 5 of 13 snowmobile deaths this year in state
As far as we know, it's been nine days since Wisconsin has had a snowmobile death. That's given safety officials some time to analyze the 13 fatalities so far this winter. Gary Eddy of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says alcohol appeared to be a factor in at least...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Willow River State Park open for winter activities
Feeling a little supersized after massive doses of holiday delicacies? How about some outdoor fun at Willow River State Park in Hudson to firm up that silhouette? Your choices include ice fishing, cross country skiing, sledding and winter camping. Trails maps can be snagged at the...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Snowmobilers reminded of safety tips
Snowmobilers reminded of safety tips Seven fatal snowmobile accidents in 2009 have prompted safety officials to remind snomobilers to slow down, stay sober and follow other safety tips. "Snowmobiling offers a great way to get outside and enjoy family, friends and our beautiful...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
Fishermen rescued from chunk of ice that floats off
Eight ice fishermen were rescued on New Year's Day after being stranded on ice that broke off the shore from the Bay of Green Bay. Six people were pulled from a huge chunk of ice which broke apart near the city of Green Bay in the town of Gardner. The Coast Guard picked up two others...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Candlelight skis, hikes start up in Wisconsin State Parks
More than 25 candlelight skis or hikes are being planned at Wisconsin state parks, forests and trails this winter, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. If snow conditions permit, the first candlelight events of the year will kick off Jan. 3,...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
DNR safety officials offer ice fishing safety tips
As soon as ice forms on Wisconsin lakes and rivers, fishermen begin to appear on the newly frozen water. Early ice is often associated with good fishing, but it also presents challenges to personal safety, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Knowing...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Grey wolves showing up in southern Wisconsin
More endangered grey wolves are showing up in southern Wisconsin. Department of Natural Resources wardens say almost all of the eleven counties in the agency's south central district have confirmed wolf sightings. In addition, the department says last year wolves were accidentally...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
DNR wants ice fisherman to follow VHS rules
As ice fishing begins in Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers to follow the rules to stop the spread of the fish-killing VHS virus. It's been about a year-and-a-half since the state first banned the transfers of live fish from one waterway to ...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Problem carp growing by leaps and bounds upriver
Those who understand the ecosystem of the Mississippi River are asking what they can do to stop the spread of the silver "jumping" carp now that one turned up near La Crosse. If this and three other unwanted carp move further north, one of the next dams to stop them is in Eau Claire....
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
DNR doesn't plan on hiking license fees despite budget hole
Sportsmen in Wisconsin won't have to pay more for a deer hunting license, but motorists might have to watch more deer rot along the roadsides. That's one way the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources plans to help cut the state's huge deficit in the next budget. DNR Secretary...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Statewide antlerless-deer-only hunt starts Thursday
The statewide antlerless deer hunt will start Thursday and will run through Dec. 14. The antlerless deer only hunt is open to bow and gun hunters...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
2009 Wisconsin bear and spring turkey application deadline Dec. 10
Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are reminding hunters they have until Dec.
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
Wisconsin deer kill less than predicted
Wisconsin deer hunters took about 276,985 deer in the nine-day gun season that ended Sunday, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. "Preliminary counts seem to indicate a lower than predicted deer population. That may indicate that deer populations could be moving...
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Invasive 'jumping carp' found in Mississippi River near La Crosse
The infamous silver carp, or "jumping carp," has been found in the Mississippi River near La Crosse. This is the first confirmed identification...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
DNR says lower deer tallies may indicate smaller herd
Wildlife officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say preliminary counts from the nine-day gun-deer hunt indicate that the...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am