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Danny Caron, right, and his dad, Matt, gave the new accessible playground at Weitkamp Park thumbs up. Danny has a rare genetic condition but it didn’t keep him from enjoying all the park has to offer. (photos by Meg Heaton)
Hudson’s first playground for children of all abilities opens at Weitkamp Park
1 hour 53 min ago
Hudson junior midfielder Drew Osterhues (24) plays the ball in front of an Eau Claire North defender in the first half of the Raiders' 5-0 victory over the Huskies at the middle school field. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
Raider soccer still perfect in BRC
3 hours 29 min ago
Steve Patterson hosts Twin Cities Live at Mallory's in Hudson. A large crowd turned out to be a part of the filming. (photos by Rebecca Mariscal)play button
Twin Cities Live features Hudson
7 hours 52 min ago
September 28, 2016
For better or worse: memory loss, dementia and caregiving
September 28, 2016 - 7:01am
September 27, 2016
Wisconsin State Patrol begins investigating a semi turnover on the entrance ramp for Interstate 94 westbound at Highway 35. (photo by Rebecca Mariscal)
Semi turns over on I-94
September 27, 2016 - 3:11pm
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speak during their first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on Monday night.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
September 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
2016 is a good year to be a woman in the USA
September 27, 2016 - 7:30am
September 26, 2016
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A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
September 26, 2016 - 2:07pm
Corrections to school levy story
September 26, 2016 - 12:44pm
Claire Vough and Dr. Qin Chu, center, cut the ribbon on Chu’s new acupuncture practice. The clinic opened on Aug. 11. (submitted photo)
Dr. Chu brings traditional acupuncture to Hudson
September 26, 2016 - 7:55am
"Given the fact that wisdom teeth are removed on a large scale worldwide, it is surprising that high quality research is lacking," said lead author Hossein Ghaeminia of Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
September 26, 2016 - 6:00am
September 25, 2016
Kaitlin DuLyn, left, and Anna Johnson will tell their personal stories about coming to terms with depression as part of a three-part series about mental health sponored by Bethel Lutheran Church. The series is set for Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 12 at Bethel Highlands. (photo by Meg Heaton)
HHS senior opens up about depression
September 25, 2016 - 8:30am
September 24, 2016
Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner speaks during a  press conference Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, to announce the installation of six new billboards that will be placed near where Jacob Wetterling was abducted in 1989.  Dave Schwarz, St. Cloud Times (must credit St. Cloud Times)
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
September 24, 2016 - 7:00am
September 23, 2016
Helene lounges on the couch at Gregory’s. She lost one of her legs to cancer and is one of many animals the clinic helps. (photos by Rebecca Mariscal)
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
September 23, 2016 - 7:00am
Sandra Grazzini-Rucki of Stillwater was sentenced Sept. 21, 2016, to 233 days in prison after being found guilty of deprivation of parental rights in Dakota County District Court. (Photo courtesy Dakota County sheriff's office)
Mom who hid daughters on western Minnesota horse farm going to prison for 8 months
September 23, 2016 - 7:00am
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