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Hudson Dog Owners Association looks to fetch dog park - SPARK grant finalist
Mick brings space to Hudson students - SPARK grant finalist
UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Raider football wraps up playoff spot
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
A gift of honor: Hudson resident donates land for hospice house in memory of late wife
HIBA helps out local nonprofits
arts and entertainment
EAGLE STORAGE: 10/28/16 Lien Sale Notice
AD FOR BIDS: Hudson Middle School Addition and Renovations
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/11/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/8/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
PUBLIC NOTICE: Perch Lake Management Plan Review
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Patricia Ann Kennedy, 72
Cynthia Mae Bosman, 60
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
I think that I shall never see ...
Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
December 7, 2015
HHS grad at Boston U designs sound kit electronics
Zach Lasiuk, a 2013 Hudson High School graduate, is making a name for himself, having designed the electronics for the recently developed toy...
December 7, 2015 - 11:47am
November 30, 2015
County finance committee endorses borrowing $5 million for capital projects
The Administration Committee is recommending St. Croix County borrow $5 million next year for building repair projects -- on top of the $10 million the county borrowed this year and the $10 million it will borrow in 2016 for the new nursing home. The proposal will go to the full...
November 30, 2015 - 7:00am
October 2, 2015
Sheriff says security system is working well; critic thinks it's unnecessary
Security measures have been in place for a full month now at the St. Croix County Government Center. Guards at the door and St. Croix County...
News/crime and courts
October 2, 2015 - 9:17am
August 7, 2015
A view from above
Aladtec Incorporated brought in some high-level technology to shoot a video on the St. Croix River of the St. Croix EMS Dive Team in action. A...
August 7, 2015 - 11:29am
June 25, 2015
Lightning strike causes electrical damage at St. Joseph home
A tremendous boom of thunder awaken many people on the north side of Hudson just before 6 a.m. Saturday, June 20. Odds are it was from a lightning strike at the Joe and Genie Ebertz residence on Nelson Farm Lane, on the north side of Willow River State Park. The strike frightened...
June 25, 2015 - 12:51pm
February 6, 2015
Change-driven culture, expertise make Resolution Products a giant-beater
A 20-employee Hudson company has emerged as a big-league trailblazer in the giant-heavy North American electronic home-security industry. Resolution...
February 6, 2015 - 3:44pm
December 18, 2014
Star Grants totaling $36,568 awarded for innovative classroom projects
The Education Foundation of Hudson last week awarded Star Grants for innovative classroom projects and curriculum training. The foundation awarded...
December 18, 2014 - 3:32pm
December 8, 2014
Donation brings Chromebooks to fifth-graders at Willow River Elementary
The Hudson School District has a plan to make Chromebooks available to all students in Hudson but it is years off at the elementary level except...
December 8, 2014 - 11:48am
Former Hudsonite one of 663 semifinalists for mission to Mars
A former Hudson man has a dream that is out of this world. Woodbury resident Jackson Kisling, 38, is one of 663 people from around the world...
December 8, 2014 - 11:29am
October 22, 2014
Pumpkin Chuckin’ contest features Hudson High School teams
Two Hudson High School teams and a team from Baldwin-Woodville High School will compete in a Pumpkin Chuckin’ contest at noon Sunday, Oct 26,...
October 22, 2014 - 3:54pm
August 21, 2014
Oil executive says frac drilling will solve oil issues
Despite its controversial reputation, oil executive Ken DeCubellis said using hydraulic fracturing technology to harvest crude oil from repositories...
August 21, 2014 - 12:28pm
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
I don’t suspect the Star-Observer will be unleashing a “drone attack photo” anytime soon, but like other technological innovations, it may be coming sooner than I think. I’m sure most everyone has seen examples of drones taking photos of various events. Drones, of course,...
August 21, 2014 - 11:46am
July 15, 2014
Tax breaks reinstated for some historic projects; broadband grants announced; 5 more state stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced Monday it is reviving tax breaks for some historic preservation projects. WEDC halted the tax breaks three weeks ago after the amount of tax credits handed out hit $35 million. The figure was well above the initial...
July 15, 2014 - 8:37am