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Architect John P. Kalmon’s anatomy of a dream home
Regents formally request lawmakers reduce $300 million cut; Assembly winding up all-night debate; 10 more Wisconsin stories
City vehicles using less fuel; more savings sought
Govenor’s budget could change disability services locally
No city water for Y camp welcome center, municipal code prevents it
crime and courts
Raiders fall to Wildcats in Big Rivers finale; open tournament play Friday
Hudson girls fall in basketball regional semifinal
Three Hudson wrestlers place at state individual championships
Spartans foil Raiders' run in the sectional final
Two Raider gymnasts advance to state meet
Hudson professor writes a textbook on cooperation
Seniors take advantage of free memory screening
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Mount Zion pastor embraces church's focus
The Friends of the Library are friends to us all
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Carl R. Oehlke Estate; Case No. 15PR15
CITY OF HUDSON: 3/12/15 Public Hearing - Plant Place Inc. Permit
TOWN OF TROY: New Ordinance 171-A
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 3/23/15, Case No. 15-CV-104; Charles Rund
Melvin Johannsen, 86
James M. "Mike" Madden, 83
Marilyn V. Sampson, 87
Betty J. Larsen, 92
Melvin Johannsen, 86
Doug's Diggings: This week marks 40 years in 'new' gym
Randy's Ramblings: Community is good
Our View: Now is the time for 'community engagement'
Our View: Walker's budget may look different in the end
Our View: Don’t forget to vote in Tuesday’s primary
Get Out! Deals
April 16, 2009
Dems work to expand state's layoff notification law
Some Democratic state legislators want to make sure you know your options if you lose your job or your home. Sen. Pat Kreitlow, Chippwa Falls, and Rep. Kristen Dexter, Eau Claire, plan to introduce a bill this month to expand the state's layoff notification law. They want to make...
April 16, 2009 - 9:43am
April 9, 2009
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: ORDINANCE NO. 04-2009
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE FOR THE VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON, WISCONSIN WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Hudson wish to amend Chapter 18 Businesses, Section 18-61 State laws adopted and Section 18-62 Parking permit fee of the Village of North Hudson...
April 9, 2009 - 1:19am
April 3, 2009
Seven Hudson teams advance to state Destination Imagination contest
Now it's destination Stevens Point for seven Destination Imagination teams from the Hudson School District. The seven teams will advance to...
April 3, 2009 - 1:27am
March 25, 2009
Boys' gymnasts heading to state
The Hudson Boy's Gymnastics Team finished the second half of its regular season with top rankings and is now headed for the Wisconsin Men's State...
March 25, 2009 - 10:00am
March 6, 2009
Letter: Didn't like added info
Dear Editor, Thank you for publishing my letter in regard to our state legislators giving themselves a 5.3% wage increase (Star-Observer, Feb. 19). As you well know, the point of my remarks was not the amount of compensation legislators receive, but the fact they gave themselves...
March 6, 2009 - 1:08am
March 4, 2009
Our View: Some cuts, but government expenses still going up
Gov. Jim Doyle's budget, announced recently capitalizes on the Democratic majority to raise taxes by $1.4 billion, cut some spending and realize a few of the governor's personal goals. Bottom line: We'll pay more and get less.
March 4, 2009 - 9:56am
Bernsteen to compete at state gymnastics
The Raider gymnastics team will be sending its lone senior to state this weekend. Jenny Bernsteen will wrap up her high school career at the WIAA State Individual Gymnastics Championships Friday evening in Wisconsin Rapids. Bernsteen qualified for the state meet in three events--bars,...
March 4, 2009 - 9:06am
Update: Tobin Wins State Wrestling Title
Cole Tobin, Hudson's 285-pound wrestler, fought his way to a state title in the 285-pound weight class in the WIAA Division 1 individual state wrestling tournament in Madison last weekend. "Cole Tobin stole the show," said Raider coach Chris Hansen. In the 50-year history of Hudson...
March 4, 2009 - 8:47am
February 25, 2009
Eight boys swim at State for Raiders
The depth was there, but strength in numbers did not translate to any points for the Raider boys swim team when at the state meet. Hudson had a total of eight athletes at last weekend's WIAA Division 1 state championships, but did not score any team points in the meet or take a team...
February 25, 2009 - 2:02pm
February 20, 2009
Letter: Disagrees with writer
Dear Editor, I would like to point out to Steve Nichols that "separation of church and state" is not in the First Amendment to the Constitution. That phrase was actually only used in a letter from Thomas Jefferson to the Danbury Baptist Church. The First Amendment states, "Congress...
February 20, 2009 - 10:27am
Letter: Offers info on debate
Dear Editor, Last week, once again, a badly misinformed reader repeated the lie that has literally changed the face of America over the last 60 years, when he circuitously accused me of "forcing religious views on him." Because, while the "separation of church and state" has been...
February 20, 2009 - 10:19am
Letter: State vs. church plan
Dear Editor, It is so disheartening to see that when a lie is told often enough, it will be believed. A letter from last week declared that the "separation of church and state" is stated in the First Amendment to the Constitution. That is not true. It is not in the Declaration of...
February 20, 2009 - 10:15am
Letter: Thoughts on church/state
Dear Editor, I would like to point out a few common mistakes that Steve Nichols made when he wrote about "separation of church and state" in your editorial section. First, "separation of church and state" is never mentioned in the First Amendment of the Constitution. The phrase...
February 20, 2009 - 10:04am
Letter: Upset with pay raises
Dear Editor, Among the many things we will never learn about from reading the Hudson Star-Observer (or any RiverTown publication) is the obscene 5.3 percent salary increase our Wisconsin legislators have given themselves. At this time of great financial crisis, a time of increasing...
February 20, 2009 - 9:57am
February 19, 2009
State budget hole grows, state programs to blame
There's one huge detail Gov. Jim Doyle left out of his budget speech Tuesday night that the expected deficit has grown again. It's now $5.9 billion, up from the $5.7 billion projected just a few weeks ago. The governor's aides disclosed the discrepancy at a briefing Tuesday. The...
February 19, 2009 - 9:00am