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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Frank P. Marino, 74
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
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
January 14, 2016
Man talked out of jumping from I-94 bridge
A distraught man was rescued early Friday during an episode on the Interstate 94 bridge in Hudson. A friend headed westbound at about 2:15 a.m. on the interstate noticed the man’s vehicle parked on the bridge and got out to render aid, said Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen. The...
January 14, 2016 - 10:15am
January 7, 2016
Setbacks delay St. Croix River Crossing until late 2017
The Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Transportation announced Wednesday, Jan. 6, that the St. Croix River Crossing project will be open to traffic by the fall of 2017. In September, MnDOT and WisDOT and the contractor for the project, Lunda/Ames Joint Venture, announced that...
January 7, 2016 - 10:17am
January 6, 2016
Driver faces drug charges afer New Year's Eve crash
A 33-year-old Minnesota man is in the St. Croix County Jail facing drug charges after crashing a pickup truck into a Hwy. 35 guardrail on New...
January 6, 2016 - 4:33pm
December 31, 2015
Meeting on Vine Street reconstruction to be held Jan. 6
The city of Hudson will hold an informational meeting on the reconstruction of Vine Street from First to Ninth streets that is planned for next summer. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, in the Council Chambers of Hudson City Hall, located at 505 Third Street. Property...
December 31, 2015 - 4:45pm
December 2, 2015
Second Street from Locust to Vine will be closed part of Thursday
Second Street between Locust and Vine streets in downtown Hudson will be closed Thursday, Dec. 3, from 8 a.m. to as late as 4 p.m., to allow...
December 2, 2015 - 12:41pm
November 30, 2015
Overnight snowfall brings commute to a crawl
The commute into the Twin Cities Monday morning took much longer for residents of the Hudson area as a result of the five or six inches of wet...
November 30, 2015 - 10:01am
November 13, 2015
Updated: Driver injured, tickets issued in crash at Carmichael and Hanley
Both drivers involved in a crash at 1:06 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the intersection of Carmichael and Hanley roads received tickets for traffic...
November 13, 2015 - 3:50pm
November 11, 2015
City defends switch to LED streetlights
A smattering of complaints have been raised about Hudson’s recent conversion to LED streetlights. The Star-Observer has gotten email messages from a handful of residents who don’t like the new lights, and one citizen voiced her displeasure with them at a meeting of the City...
November 11, 2015 - 1:22pm
October 29, 2015
Osceola man dies in town of Somerset crash
A 24-year-old Osceola man died Saturday evening, Oct. 24, in a single-vehicle crash in St. Croix County’s town of Somerset. According to the St. Croix Sheriff’s Department, Jordon M. Cloutier was ejected from the 2005 Dodge Durango in which he was a passenger. The vehicle...
October 29, 2015 - 2:50pm
October 14, 2015
Boy hit by SUV while crossing Second Street
A 13-year-old boy was struck by an SUV while crossing Second Street at Vine Street in Hudson late Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 13. Parker N. Peterschmidt of Hudson apparently suffered relatively minor injuries, despite being thrown into the air and rolling on the pavement when he...
October 14, 2015 - 3:15pm
Distracted driving said to have caused crash near Mallalieu Bridge
A driver reaching to get a bottle of water from his lunch box led to a three-car crash on Sixth Street N. that delayed commuter traffic Wednesday morning, Oct. 7, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department. The northbound Mazda car driven by Dale M. Lohnes, 55, of...
October 14, 2015 - 1:16pm
Our View: Democracy, secrecy can’t co-exist
One of the bedrock principles upon which our nation was founded is that no one is above the law, and that it applies equally to all. One of the key methods we use to ensure justice for all is an open access to the workings for government, including law enforcement. Thanks to a...
October 14, 2015 - 11:31am
October 8, 2015
Hudson is getting LED streetlights
Hudson is expected to have all LED streetlights within a month or two. On Monday, crews from J&L Electrical Services began replacing the old vapor lights on Stageline Road with the new LED fixtures. The City Council last spring authorized spending up to $263,000 to convert the city-owned...
October 8, 2015 - 7:00am
September 19, 2015
Area group wants wheels to turn for new train of thought
Could there be a dramatic shift in the way people get from point A to point B? Some say yes, that trains are set to make a big resurgence. The...
September 19, 2015 - 6:00am
September 17, 2015
Rain floods a stretch of Sixth Street N.
A stretch of Sixth Street N. (Hwy. 35) in North Hudson was covered by several inches of water during the heavy downpour at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday,...
September 17, 2015 - 3:16pm