Skip to main content
Hudson Star Observer
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Hudson Women’s Club: 100 years of service and fellowship
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Traffic problems lead to suspension of Final Stretch triathlon
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
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
Raiders top Spartans in battle of unbeatens
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
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
arts and entertainment
ST CROIX CO. HIGHWAY DEPT: Public Notice- Misc. Signs in Right-of-Way
CITY OF HUDSON: Liquor License Application - St. Croix Grill
AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Lee H. Orlowski Estate; Case No. 16PR69
PROBATE ORDER: Janice A. Lillyblad Estate; Case No. 16PR70
Proposed Monopole Tower in vicinity of 726 Hwy. 12, Hudson
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Dr. James L. "Doc" Wallace, 90
Brian A. Anderson
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
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
Real Estate Showcase
December 12, 2012
Dispatchers were busy through the snowstorm
The recent heavy snowfall that began overnight Saturday and couldn't quite come to an end Monday morning did its part to increase traffic at...
December 12, 2012 - 1:30pm
December 11, 2012
Under $3 gas? It's possible; Warmer temperatures expected; As war winds down, state takes big hit in federal-contract income; more briefs
Gas prices are heading downward in Wisconsin, and there's a chance that regular unleaded could go below $3 a gallon for the first time in two years. Pam Moen of the Wisconsin AAA told WKOW TV in Madison that it's not out of the question that prices will dip below the $3 mark. This...
December 11, 2012 - 8:54am
Rollovers, spin-out slow Tuesday commute
Numerous crashes on a slippery stretch of interstate within the city of Hudson just before 6 a.m. slowed commuters early Tuesday morning. One...
December 11, 2012 - 6:04am
December 10, 2012
Northwestern Wisconsin hit hardest by snowstorm; Jail inmate accused of passing out drugs to fellow prisoners; Lenders skirt limits set on payday loans; more briefs
The northwest quarter of Wisconsin was hit the hardest by a Sunday snowstorm that was the heaviest in two years in parts of the region. Menomonie had the most with 13.8 inches. Nearby Eau Claire had 13 inches by 11 p.m. last night, and it was still coming down. Augusta in Eau Claire...
December 10, 2012 - 8:38am
November 26, 2012
Schools capitalizing on law to catch up on maintenance, grow efficiencies; mild December forecast; Menard's says 'fly with me' to Minot; more state briefs
MADISON -- Wisconsin schools are taking advantage of a three-year-old state law to catch up on maintenance and become more energy-efficient. According to Gannett newspapers, school districts throughout the state have borrowed $134.5 million on energy projects since 2009, without...
November 26, 2012 - 9:19am
November 23, 2012
State ranks high in unemployment filings
Wisconsin had the nation's 6th-largest increase in the numbers of people filing for unemployment benefits last week. The U.S. Labor Department said Nov. 21 that the Badger State had an increase of 1,674 jobless-benefit applications from the previous week. No reason was given. Nationally,...
November 23, 2012 - 10:48am
Cold air, snow, chills Wisconsin shoppers; judge upholds EPAs methods for Fox River cleanup; man's upside-down flag yields neighbors' scorn, more state briefs
SULLIVAN -- Gusty winds on Thanksgiving Day brought much colder temperatures and heavy snow to the northern reaches of the state on Friday. Some...
November 23, 2012 - 9:37am
November 15, 2012
Former Hudsonite rides out Superstorm Sandy in NYC
Marie Salzman Corcoran 600 words/ 21 inches Marie Salzman Corcoran has been through a lot since moving to New York City 13 years ago, the...
November 15, 2012 - 9:47am
October 19, 2012
Local burning ban lifted
Hudson Fire Chief announced Friday that the burning ban that had been imposed this summer has been lifted. The ban had included outdoor burning for three municipalities served by the Hudson Fire Department -- the towns of Hudson and Troy, and the village of North Hudson. Outdoor burning...
October 19, 2012 - 12:55pm
Winter predictions: Warm, dry again
Wisconsinites can expect another warmer-and-drier winter than normal. That's the latest outlook for December through February from the national Climate Prediction Center. An El Nino pattern was developing in the Pacific Ocean, carrying the prospects for a rougher winter in the Upper...
October 19, 2012 - 12:53pm
August 30, 2012
Drought affects cow-patty quantity, quality
Organizers of the annual Wisconsin Cow-Chip Throwing Contest say the summer's drought resulted in a lack of dried cow manure for the contest. They were only able to scrape up about 100 chips but normally need about 300 for the contest. They'll have to dip into a reserve of about...
August 30, 2012 - 11:46am
August 9, 2012
PSC rules that wind project doesn't require EIS
Developers of the proposed Highland Wind Farm in the Town of Forest will not be required to complete an environmental impact statement. The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin issued a decision on the possible EIS requirement on July 25. While the five-page document outlines...
August 9, 2012 - 11:10am
July 23, 2012
Hudson city well repaired, watering restrictions lifted
Restrictions on outdoor watering in the city of Hudson have been lifted following the repair of a well that was out of service. Hudson Water Utility Director Tim Caruso made the announcement Monday morning, July 23, saying Well No. 3, located at 560 Gray St., is back on line. The...
July 23, 2012 - 1:20pm
July 20, 2012
Drought emergency extended statewide
Wisconsin's state-of-emergency for the current drought has been expanded to all 72 counties. Until now, only the southern half of the state was affected, but Governor Scott Walker extended the emergency status yesterday. He told Wisconsin Emergency Management to coordinate the state's...
July 20, 2012 - 10:36am
July 16, 2012
100-degree heat returns to Wisconsin
One-hundred-degree heat is expected to return to Wisconsin Monday, and this time northern Wisconsin may not be exempt. Two weeks ago, the triple-digit heat did not get much further north than Wisconsin Rapids. But forecasters are predicting highs of 100 or higher Monday afternoon...
July 16, 2012 - 11:09am