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Fame and awards mount for Little Free Library
Knudson introduces constitutional amendment to require two-thirds vote for tax increases
Former Hudson postal worker sentenced for stealing drugs from mail
Motorists have trouble dealing with Wednesday's snow and rain
New Richmond is state’s cold spot today; One dies in week’s snowstorms; Nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders win opener over No. St. Paul, 65-59
Notes from the Dockside: Way too early
Hudson drops Tuesday night game at Hastings
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers could play Sunday against Atlanta…
Raider boys' basketball season opens Tuesday night against North St. Paul
Chamber announces winners of holiday window decorating contest
Candlelight Stroll and Reindeer in the Park are this weekend
Light Up Night marks start of Christmas season in Hudson
Unseen Angels continue their good work
Hudson Holiday Boutique is Saturday, event benefits Youth Action Hudson and Youth Court
arts and entertainment
Toni Michelle Darnauer, 46
Glen Edward Johnson, 64
Robert Donald Atkins, 91
Barbara Lawrence, 89
Janell N. Buhr, 67
Randy's Ramblings: St. Patrick Church is making a difference in a Guatemalan community
Our View: Now is the time to consider running for local government position
Day by Day: Sometimes it is a challenge but I’m thankful and then some
Our View: Give thanks daily, but especially on Thanksgiving
Doug's Diggings: Hard to believe it’s been 50 years
FORECLOSURE: Deutsche Bank v. Cheryl L. Schultz; Case No. 13-CV-140
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/23/13 Hearing -Bridgeport LLC Permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/19/13 Public Hearing- Shoreland Districts
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/19/13 Hearing - Town of Forest Zoning
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids -2014 Buckeye St. Storm Sewer Project
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
February 18, 2009
Swimmers to state in 7 events, right at home on podium
The Raider swim team made the podium in 11 of 12 events at the sectional tournament and will advance six athletes to state. Hudson will be represented...
February 18, 2009 - 10:43am
Evers, Fernandez move on in state superintendent race
Tony Evers and Rose Fernandez won Tuesday's primary election for state school superintendent. Evers, the deputy superintendent, got 35 percent of the vote. Fernandez, who used to head a coalition of families with kids in online schools, got 31 percent. Three candidates were...
February 18, 2009 - 9:24am
February 12, 2009
Five choices in next week's primary for State Superintendent job
A former pediatric trauma nurse, a state deputy superintendent, a Principal of the Year and two professors are the candidates in next week's primary election for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction. The statewide vote set for Tuesday, Feb. 17, will trim the number of...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Snowshoe, hike in Afton Saturday A candlelight snowshoe and hike along a two-mile trail are scheduled from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Afton State Park. Candle luminaries will be set out along trails and, depending on the cloud cover, a section of the easy cross-country ski loop...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am