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June 15, 2016
Retiring Pastor Bruce Stunkard has a passion for art, including woodworking. This is a cross he made a few years back. It now stands in the sanctuary at the Hudson United Methodist Church. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Doug Stohlberg)
Hudson United Methodist's Bruce Stunkard retires from ministry
June 15, 2016 - 4:51pm
June 9, 2016
Goliath Challenge returns June 25
June 9, 2016 - 3:07pm
May 29, 2016
Kelsey Robertson, a 2012 Hudson High School graduate and Bethel Lutheran congregant, is raising funds for an 11-month mission trip to 11 different countries and three different continents. (Submitted photo).
Hudson's Kelsey Robertson joining World Race mission trip
May 29, 2016 - 8:52am
March 25, 2016
Luther Miller, a St. Thomas University student, talks to children during a Good Friday event at Bethel Highlands Church about the significance of Jesus’ last supper with his disciplines. The children had a snack of bread and grape juice. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Children experience Good Friday at Bethel Highlands
March 25, 2016 - 3:28pm
March 24, 2016
Booster Easter egg hunt is Saturday
March 24, 2016 - 11:41am
Father Guy Usher has been at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Hudson for eight-and-a-half years. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Doug Stohlberg)
Easter is backbone of Christian faith
March 24, 2016 - 11:30am
March 16, 2016
Maggie Kinney Hall, second from left, with her mother Peggy Kinney, far left; Maggie's aunt, Mary Ann Kinney Pattison, second from right; and cousin Bob Pattison at Badlands Sno-Park last week.  Behind them in the background is the house where the local Ku Klux Klan regularly harrassed the Kinney family in the late 1920s. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
A St. Patrick's Day reminder: Hudson's Ku Klux Klan hysteria
March 16, 2016 - 3:25pm
February 8, 2016
Fr. Patrick celebrated a final Mass at school on Friday, Jan. 29, and spent the remainder of the day visiting every classroom. Here, at the Mass , he led the school in the song and dance "Hippopotamus," and a fifth grade and junior kindergarten (4-year-old) classrooms.
Father Patrick’s farewell
February 8, 2016 - 12:40pm
January 15, 2016
Jearlyn Steele
Steele siblings will sing at service remembering Dr. Martin Luther King
January 15, 2016 - 7:00am
January 11, 2016
Bishop-elect James Powers
Pope picks area native for Superior bishop
January 11, 2016 - 1:41pm
January 8, 2016
Janice Nelson and Jacob Oreso have a goal of building a medical clinic in a rural community of the African nation of Kenya. Nelson (then Janice Olson) was 17 years old when she spent the summer of 1982 in the community. Oreso’s parents live in a neighboring village. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Mission possible: bring medical care to a Kenyan village
January 8, 2016 - 6:00am
December 23, 2015
Father John Gerritts from Hudson’s St. Patrick Church stands by the “Bethleehem Peace Light.” The flame had its start at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. The flame from the non-denominational Peace Light has been spread around the world. It first came to America in 2001 when it was brought to Ground Zero in New York. A photo of Pope Francis is on the wall above the light. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Doug Stohlberg)
Priest is inspired by impact of Christ’s birth
December 23, 2015 - 8:10am
December 22, 2015
Our View: And a Merry Christmas to all!
December 22, 2015 - 3:08pm
November 27, 2015
Jamie Johnson, right, visits with a guest while helping serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal in the basement of Bethel Lutheran Church on Thursday evening, Nov. 19. Johnson is the president of the Hudson Board of Education and a member of the Hudson Daybreak Rotary, which provided wait staff for the dinner. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Hudson churches, volunteers serve a Thanksgiving feast
November 27, 2015 - 4:47pm
November 18, 2015
Military veterans pose for a photograph after a flag-folding ceremony at Red Cedar Canyon Assisted Living on Veterans Day. Front, from left: Cliff Hilden, Donald Fischer, Mickey Majka, Clem Dove, Harold Olson, Herbert Florezke. Back: Lyle Fridlund and Bernie McSorley of Hudson American Legion Post 50, Jim Staples, Bud Lyons, Jim Doyle, Karol Strey of Hudson VFW Post 2115, Jerry Spurgeon and Jerry Peterson.
Red Cedar Canyon honors veterans with flag-folding ceremony
November 18, 2015 - 1:50pm
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