Skip to main content
Hudson Star Observer
Update: Prescott man charged with attempted homicide in stabbing case
Borgschatz promoted to chief deputy in St. Croix County
Wisconsin roundup: Ohio’s Kasich speaks out against Wis. Foxconn package as Assembly OKs bill; 8 more state news stories
Richert, McConaughey are Pepper Fest grand marshals
New Richmond woman charged with arson after Wednesday apartment fire
crime and courts
On a roll: Hudson area log rollers shine at world championships
The Bull is back: New beginning for Loughney, Raiders
Hudson to open WBA playoffs in Stanley
HASA swimmers 9th at state
Woodbury ninja goes to nationals
HHS Stadium Raider open house postponed
Pepper Fest schedule rounding into form
Sheepdogs coming to Hudson Badlands
New Richmond family helping trauma victims in Iraq
Children's author to have book signing in Hudson
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: August 26, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
WI Indianhead Technical College Bd Appt
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Ad For Bids - HVAC Upgrade
Foreclosure: JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Rusty Larson
City of Hudson: Ord 13-17 Amend No. 2 to 2017 Appropriation Ord
Richard R. Johnson, 64
Donna J. Dieter, 81
Edrys Heywood, 101
Alma Neiderhauser, 90
Betty J. Fyksen
Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
Letters: To Hudson's LGBTQ Youth; Work force reality check
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
Library column: Book clubs provide new idea, places, perspectives
Letters: Our Wisconsin Revolution; I will defend myself and my dog
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
Buy Our Photos
March 21, 2017
Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck in Alexandria, Minn.
ALEXANDRIA—A call that began as a stolen vehicle over the weekend ended with traffic at a standstill on Interstate 94 as numerous law enforcement...
March 21, 2017 - 9:17am
March 13, 2017
Early season signs are everywhere
WILLMAR, Minn. — Amy Rager spotted the first drops of sap seeping from a wound on the sugar maple tree on her Chippewa County farm, and...
March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 9, 2017
Eagles arriving back in Minnesota a few weeks early
ST. PAUL—Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota a few weeks early because of the warm February. People could see the birds in large...
March 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's poultry industry is on high alert. This week marks the second anniversary of the beginning of a bird flu outbreak...
March 9, 2017 - 10:30am
March 8, 2017
Minnesota liquor legislation could slow down Hudson Sundays
Though Casanova Liquors is nestled in the bluffs on the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River, owner Tyrrel Gaffer said most of the customers...
March 8, 2017 - 1:08pm
March 7, 2017
488 pounds of meth seized in Minn. last year
ST. PAUL—One pound of methamphetamine used to be considered a big drug bust by Minnesota law enforcement. This year, however, a single...
March 7, 2017 - 7:00pm
Minnesota man finds beloved cat after it rides 400 miles under his truck
ST. PAUL—Pro tip for motorists with feline copilots: If kitty gets away while you're on the road and you can't find the pet, try checking...
March 7, 2017 - 9:48am
March 3, 2017
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Champagne corks could soon be popping — a bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. The Minnesota House voted 88-39 on Thursday to accept the Senate's version of a bill repealing the ban that's been...
March 3, 2017 - 8:56am
February 23, 2017
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin were hit with several inches of snow overnight and Friday morning, Feb. 24, but accumulation...
February 23, 2017 - 9:57am
February 22, 2017
Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Following a stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures in February, snow is back in the forecast. A winter storm is expected to blanket the region...
February 22, 2017 - 2:54pm
February 21, 2017
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
University of Wisconsin-River Falls seniors Marissa Amidon, Adry Cota, Devon Gelhar, Emily Pelton, Grace Sacher, Blake Stolpestad, Rachel Urban and Lisa Vang will present their Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree exhibitions in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building, Feb. 22 to...
Life/arts and entertainment
February 21, 2017 - 2:18pm
February 20, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans are closer than ever to being able to buy from liquor stores on Sundays, but state senators still need to weigh in....
February 20, 2017 - 4:49pm
February 6, 2017
Looking back: 2017 Hudson Hot Air Affair
Relive the 2017 Hot Air Affair festival with an interactive StoryMap. StoryMapJS is a product of the Northwestern University Knight Lab.
February 6, 2017 - 9:15am
February 4, 2017
WATCH: Preparing a hot air balloon for takeoff
It was a chilly morning Friday Feb. 3, but there was plenty of hot air on the E.P. Rock Elementary School field as multiple hot hair balloons...
February 4, 2017 - 6:00am
February 3, 2017
'Real kind of fun': Hot Air Affair is this weekend
Mayor Rich O'Connor and Julie Fox with the Wisconsin Department of Tourism helped welcome hot air balloon pilots and the media to the start of...
February 3, 2017 - 11:28am