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Troy Board addresses boat ramp fees
What lies beneath Little Falls Lake dam? Crews dig in
Semi turns over on I-94
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
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
For better or worse: memory loss, dementia and caregiving
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
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
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In case you missed it, elections are coming
2016 is a good year to be a woman in the USA
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
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