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School Board pares 22 secondary-space options down to three
City extends agreement with Animal Humane Society
Arrow ABC Building Center network sold to investment firm
Kelley Gallery Art and Frame: A Hudson original for 30 years
Wis. congressman rejects speaker bid; gender-neutral homecoming in Madison; state costs vary under Obamacare; six more state news stories
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Raiders keep jug in Hudson
Raiders keep the jug
Raider kickers defeat Minnesota's top-ranked team
Max Ball and Karina Gilson win cross country races at Chippewa Falls
Old Abes edge Raiders for BRC volleyball lead
Volunteers prepare 217,728 meals in 2 days
Girl Power is good message
Open house at Little Free Library
Around Hudson with John McGivern
Comedian Scott Novotny at The Phipps Friday
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Bids- Snowplowing Selected Facilities
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington Savings v. Michelle A. McGeehan; Case No. 14-CV-315
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: Re: Hudson Brewing Company LLC
CITY OF HUDSON: Drinking Water Notice
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: William H. H. Cranmer Estate; Case No. 15PR86
Marie Schmahl, 88
Ralph Giger, 90
David Fredrickson, 78
Pastor Richard S. Miller, 88
Marie Schmahl, 88
Day by Day: Simultaneously getting smarter and dumber is a sign of the times
OUR VIEW: They saw a problem and made it their business to solve it
Get me the manager! Thoughts on delusions, grand dreams – and hope for the ‘impossible’
Our View: Spirit of St. Croix Days offers weekend fun
Our View: Can't blame the school district this time
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...
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...
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