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Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
Electrical problem closes Stillwater lift bridge
Hudson man accused of entering home, boat
Walker visits Star Prairie Trout Farm for bill signing
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
crime and courts
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
Finding her stroke
Hudson tied for first in SCVBL North
Former Stillwater hockey coach Phil Housley named coach of NHL's Buffalo Sabres
Tripicchio repeat Academic All-American
Booster Days packed full of fun and excitement
Relay For Life strives to reach goal
Global partners to speak at Faith Community Church
Hudson brings talent to Minnesota film
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/20/17, Case No. 17-CV-266, Madeline Hoe
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Fredrick L. Kemper Estate; Case No. 17-PR-64
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Gerald H. Engeleiter Estate; Case No. 17-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Eunice L. Miller Estate; Case No. 17PR61
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids- 2017 Street Maintenance Work
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Letters to the Editor (June 21, 2017)
Letters to the Editor
Viewpoint: Don't sell SCEMS to Lakeview Ambulance
Summer means road construction
Viewpoint: Time to get on board with public transportation in St. Croix County
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January 15, 2016
City and town agree to reconstruct Tower Road
The Hudson City Council on Monday night approved a cost-sharing agreement with the town of Troy for the reconstruction of Tower Road and authorized the preparation of plans and specifications for the project. The city and town will share the costs 50-50 for the portion of the road...
January 15, 2016 - 9:00am
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