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New name, new initiatives for United Way food center
River Crest students support friends near and far
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Troy prepares for development, wonders about chickens
City encourages collaboration on bullying concerns
crime and courts
Raiders roll to sectional hockey title
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Twenty-year military journey ends in Hudson
UW Success by 6: parents and caregivers make all the difference
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Nancy Toll: helping others navigate the bumps in the road
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
Charlene Adele Wold, 49
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Mary Jo Lindeberg, 84
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
Real Estate Showcase
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
September 10, 2015
River Crossing completion delayed until 2017
Originally slated to be open nearly a year from now, the timeline for completion of the St. Croix River Crossing is now pushed out to sometime...
September 10, 2015 - 11:17am
A death in the family
The sight left Greg Sipes and his children aghast. After making an errand run the afternoon of July 1, the three town of Troy residents pulled...
September 10, 2015 - 10:49am
August 20, 2015
UPDATE: Child, driver seriously injured in town of Troy crash
Alcohol was believed to be a factor in a Thursday crash in the town of Troy that left four people hospitalized -- two of whom were seriously...
August 20, 2015 - 3:50pm
August 14, 2015
St Croix Crossing Pier 9 tower construction will be completed Saturday
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports that construction crews will complete the final concrete pour for the westbound Pier 9 tower on Saturday, Aug. 15, marking the completion of pier tower construction at this pier location on the St. Croix River. MinnDOT issued the...
August 14, 2015 - 9:58am
July 15, 2015
Hwy. 35/64 construction reshapes the town of St. Joseph
The ongoing work to connect the future St. Croix Crossing bridge to the existing four lanes of Hwy. 35/64 is changing the appearance of the town...
July 15, 2015 - 4:03pm