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March 24, 2016
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
Guitarist Billy McLaughlin, right, will lead a special Christmas concert at Bethel Lutheran Church Saturday, Nov. 28. The famous musician lost the ability to play his guitar with his right hand and relearned the instrument using his left hand. Bethel Pastor John Lestock, left, is bringing McLaughlin and the group SimpleGifts to Hudson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Doug Stohlberg)
Billy McLaughlin and SimpleGifts will give Christmas concert at Bethel Highlands
November 18, 2015 - 1:22pm
September 17, 2015
Lead Pastor Tim Porter relaxes on a bench outside the newly expanded and renovated Faith Community Church at 777 Carmichael Road. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Faith Community Church completes expansion and renovation
September 17, 2015 - 7:00am
September 11, 2015
The group that travelled to Montana from several local churches included, front from left, JM Rasmus, Kenny Hardman, Victoria Leoni, Miki Gee, Noah Mallek, Jenna Richardson, Katie Musselman, Ken Wooley, Randy Bell and Tim Reedy; back, Fr. John Rasmus, Mike Burnley, Daniel Skarsten, Connor Olson, Parker Lehmen, Pastor Scott Jorgenson, Jacob Forsythe, Nathan Gasmen, Adam Gratz, Fr. Guy Usher, Lisa Jorgenson, Cara Skarsten and Sophia Skarsten. (Submitted photos)
Mishpack trip takes group to Montana
September 11, 2015 - 9:47am
September 10, 2015
Mark Smeby grew up in Minnesota and has been part of the Nashville music scene for the past 20 years. He will give a concert at 3 p.m. Saturday in Hudson's Lakefront Park. (Submitted photo)
Nashville artist to give concert of 'worship and hope'
September 10, 2015 - 10:41am
September 8, 2015
Jean Elliot is the new youth director at Bethel Lutheran Church in Hudson.
Bethel hires new youth director
September 8, 2015 - 2:30pm