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HHS Rhinestone Raiders deliver the WOW factor
HHS academies are off to a good start
New Hudson Miracle Ear manager promises the very best
RJ Meats’ 28-year secret: Old-fashioned service; quality first
Police Explorers win awards
crime and courts
Koski loses in semifinals, will wrestle for place today
Hudson wrestlers take places - Anderson 3rd, Gierke 4th and Koski 5th
Anderson, Gierke to place at state along with Koski
Koski to wrestle in semifinals at state tourney
Raiders roll in playoff opener
Mount Zion pastor embraces church's focus
The Friends of the Library are friends to us all
Bike trails coalition launches membership drive
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
arts and entertainment
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August 16, 2013
Ragnar Relay to come through area, weekend traffic could be impacted
The world’s largest relay series returns to Minnesota and Wisconsin this weekend, Aug. 16-17, when over 2,600 runners from over 300 teams take part in the 203-mile long Ragnar Relay Great River from Winona to Minneapolis. The two-day overnight relay race will take participants...
sports / outdoors
August 16, 2013 - 4:49pm
October 29, 2009
Running man proves prowess in Portland
Hudson High School graduate Jason Finch of River Falls put his feet to the street during the Oct. 4 Portland (Ore.) Marathon, pounding out 26.2 miles in just 2 hours, 24 minutes and 13 seconds. He crossed the finish line and looked immediately for water, food and his ecstatic wife/trainer,...
October 29, 2009 - 1:41am
October 14, 2009
Former locals shine in marathons
A pair of former Hudson residents took top honors in a pair of prestigious marathons earlier this month. Ryan Meissen, 31, now of Mukwonago, outdueled running partner Aaron Nodolf to win the Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon Oct. 3 in 2 hours, 24 minutes, 53 seconds. Meissen and Nodolf...
October 14, 2009 - 7:19am
September 23, 2009
Schmidtknecht repeats as Fall Festival 10K champ
Shawn Schmidtknecht ran away from the field to win his second consecutive St. Patrick Church Fall Festival 10-kilometer footrace on Saturday. Schmidtknecht...
September 23, 2009 - 7:51am
September 4, 2009
St. Patrick Church to host Fall Fest races
St. Patrick Catholic Church's Fall Fest has been an annual celebration of fellowship in Hudson for many years, and the addition of Saturday morning foot races four years ago added another popular event to the weekend of family fun. This year, the races are bigger and better, as a...
September 4, 2009 - 1:12am
August 19, 2009
Barefoot runner wins Pepper Fest 10K
Jake Pittman not only clocked the best time in 2009 Pepper Fest 10-kilometer foot race Saturday morning, he did it in his bare feet. "This is cake," the free-spirited former Hudson High School runner quipped after completing the 6.2-mile course in 41 minutes, 52 seconds. He's been...
August 19, 2009 - 10:55am
August 12, 2009
Gopher to Badger races draw a record turnout
Matt Volz wasn't slowed down by the rain that fell shortly after the start of the 2009 Gopher to Badger Half Marathon on Saturday morning. The 20-year-old University of Minnesota cross country runner improved his time by three minutes from last year, and went on to win the race in...
August 12, 2009 - 1:46pm
August 5, 2009
Runners to descend on Lakefront Park Saturday
As many as 2,000 runners are expected to take part in Saturday's Gopher to Badger Half Marathon and 5K, which begins in Minnesota and ends in Hudson's Lakefront Park. The half marathon kicks off at 8 a.m. in Stillwater with the 5K getting underway at 8:10 a.m. The 5K awards ceremony...
August 5, 2009 - 10:41am
February 13, 2009
Video: New Richmond plays host to Japanese TV show
New Richmond is now known as a riddle at the end of the earth in Japan. On Sunday afternoon, three famous Japanese men and a crew of 15 filmed...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Perfect weather greets Gopher Badger Run finishers
The annual Gopher Badger Run held Saturday brought nearly 1,000 participants to Hudson's Lakefront Park. The 5K run drew 221 participants, 21 from Hudson. 5K Hudson runners placing within the top 10 of their age categories in the 5K included Monica Morgan, 15, who took fourth in...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
Runners flocking to Green Bay Marathon
More runners than expected are signing up for the Green Bay Marathon on May 18. Sign-ups are running about 50-percent ahead of last year at this time and organizers now expect more than 8,000 people to take part - much more than last year's total of 6,200. That includes three...
April 14, 2008 - 12:00am
April 4, 2008
A sign of spring - Merrimac Ferry up and running
Here's another sure sign of spring. The Merrimac Ferry is running once again. It carries cars, bicycles and walkers across the Wisconsin River between Merrimac in Sauk County, and the town of Okee in Columbia County. The boat runs on an underwater cable, so it goes straight regardless...
April 4, 2008 - 12:00am