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Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Internet safety: a conversation parents and kids must have
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
Hudson Dog Owners Association looks to fetch dog park - SPARK grant finalist
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
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
Anxiety increasingly growing among students
Hudson Food Shelf has helped sustain families for more than 30 years
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/17/16 Budget Hearing Notice
SUMMONS: Preferred Prop. v. Mathias Katch, et al.; Case 16-SC-921
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Fire Dept. SCBA Equipment
FORECLOSURE: Associated Bank v. Matthew Wallin; Case No. 15-CV-529
TOWN OF HUDSON: 11/15/16 Budget Hearing and Special Meetings
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Marion Deal, 87
Anita J. Limbach, 84
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
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
March 14, 2015
Get me the manager! Forever kissing the Irish: A Cheese State kid's first adventure
I had never seen an ocean. I had never even been east of Ohio. I had never really fallen in love. I was 20 years old, and I was bored with college and restless. One day, I spun a map of the United States around on my kitchen table with my eyes closed and stopped it with my index...
March 14, 2015 - 2:24am
January 12, 2015
Hudson’s Sam Harper globe-trots for knowledge, experience
Fittingly enough for an international-business major, Hudson college student Sam Harper has lived the term “experiential learning” on the...
January 12, 2015 - 7:00am
January 9, 2015
Kitty Rhoades: to the Capitol and back again
For a woman who says she didn’t have much of a career plan, Kitty Rhoades has landed in a pretty sweet spot. Rhoades is a member of Gov....
January 9, 2015 - 7:00am
December 30, 2014
City Council sets limit on Tourism Bureau’s room tax funding
The City Council at its Dec. 15 meeting decided that $150,000 will be the limit on the number of room tax dollars going to the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau for tourism promotion. In recent years, the Tourism Bureau has gotten 70 percent of Hudson’s 3.5 percent...
December 30, 2014 - 12:26pm
December 8, 2014
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
November 19, 2014
Hudson native Michael Weiler interned in Hong Kong
Michael Weiler, a 2006 Hudson High School graduate, is now a board certified physical therapist and earlier this year completed his final internship...
November 19, 2014 - 4:31pm
November 7, 2014
Charlie Ward car turns up in Michigan
Hudsonite Daryl Standafer made an interesting discovery last spring: A vehicle that once belonged to Charlie Ward resurfaced near Traverse City,...
Life/arts and entertainment
November 7, 2014 - 8:00am
September 22, 2014
New York Times covers Hammond llama race started by Hudson's Paul Kremer
The New York Times made a visit to Hammond on Sept. 14 for the 18th annual llama-racing event. The Times reporter, Mitch Smith, called the race a “quirky tourist draw.” The original race was organized by Hudson’s Paul Kremer, owner of Dick’s Bar in Hudson and former...
September 22, 2014 - 9:07am
September 18, 2014
Doug's Diggings: Missed my goal, but saw plenty of shows
My wife and I traveled to Las Vegas for a few days recently and the city continues to thrive. We travelled with Jackie’s sister Sandy and her husband Tom. There was one attraction I hoped to visit and, despite staying only a few hundred yards away, we never made it for a ride...
September 18, 2014 - 3:11pm
September 16, 2014
St. Croix Valley potters share ancient craft
The 14th annual Rustic Road 13 Pottery Event and Sale featuring 13 ceramic artists sharing their work and vision is Sept. 20 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m....
Life/arts and entertainment
September 16, 2014 - 12:00pm
August 27, 2014
Tom Brinsko rides across America
Riding your bicycle from the Pacific coast to the Atlantic isn’t something to undertake on a whim, according to Tom Brinsko. “Mentally,...
August 27, 2014 - 4:53pm
August 21, 2014
Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
Ben Gresmer had his share of highlight dunks and three-pointers for the UW-River Falls basketball team during his four-year career. Now the Hudson...
August 21, 2014 - 12:44pm
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
August 20, 2014
Houlton mom wins new Ford Mustang in Rotary raffle
Marit and Jeff Mears were in downtown Stillwater when her ticket was picked in the Hudson Daybreak Rotary raffle for a new Ford Mustang at 1...
August 20, 2014 - 11:48am
August 13, 2014
Conductor Kris Tjornehoj of Hudson leads musicians to Spain
Hudsonite Kris Tjornehoj, a professor of music at UW-River Falls, was involved in the creation of the Three Rivers Concert Band and recently...
Life/arts and entertainment
August 13, 2014 - 12:08pm