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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Hudson Women’s Club: 100 years of service and fellowship
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Traffic problems lead to suspension of Final Stretch triathlon
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
Raiders top Spartans in battle of unbeatens
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
arts and entertainment
ST CROIX CO. HIGHWAY DEPT: Public Notice- Misc. Signs in Right-of-Way
CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - St. Croix Grill
AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Lee H. Orlowski Estate; Case No. 16PR69
PROBATE ORDER: Janice A. Lillyblad Estate; Case No. 16PR70
Proposed Monopole Tower in vicinity of 726 Hwy. 12, Hudson
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Dr. James L. "Doc" Wallace, 90
Brian A. Anderson
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
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