Skip to main content
Hudson Star Observer
Down syndrome center kicks off campaign with event Oct. 21
Charges: Hudson man molested child, possessed Dark-Web child porn
Teen attack victim making strides, New Richmond mom says
Wisconsin roundup: Bill makes it felony to have sex with animals in Badger State; more state news
Slow rebound continues for homebuilding in St. Croix County
crime and courts
Spikers busy in final week
Booters geared up for playoffs
Northwoods League makes it official
Raiders keep jug; earn home playoff game
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
Art Crawl set for Saturday, Oct. 21
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Gallery: Turningpoint Walk to Empower
Historical Society hosts History Pub Crawl on Nov. 11
Education is key in facing drug abuse
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: David Lockwood v. Ann Vitko; Case No. 16-CV-209
CITY OF HUDSON: 8/7/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF HUDSON: 7/17/17 Council Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Margaret J. Richie Estate, Case No. 17PR91
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Malcolm H. Faust Estate; Case No 17PR93
Phylis A. "Penny" Bergman
Melvyn L. Fahning
Roger Lynn, 68
Orlin E Wienke
Marjorie May Miles
Letters to the editor: RF woman seeks help in finding missing bear lawn ornaments
Letters: Are building permit fees accurate?; Readers beware: fact or fiction
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Vinehout column: Hemp's time has come
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
Buy Our Photos
July 21, 2017
Council approves new tax district for redevelopment site
Hudson Common Council approved the creation of a tax incremental district No. 5 that encompasses the area surrounding the former St. Croix Meadows dog track. A tax incremental district allows the tax revenue from the area to go into a separate fund of the city to be used on projects...
July 21, 2017 - 7:00am
July 20, 2017
Active welcome: Citizens call to designate Hudson an inclusive city
After instances of discrimination in the area, members of the Hudson community have come together to develop an inclusion resolution, which would...
July 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 14, 2017
Hudson Dog Park completes fundraising
With a total of more than $20,000, the Hudson Dog Owners Association has met its fundraising goal for a dog park. Association chair Anne Wasmund...
July 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 11, 2017
Hudson approves last available liquor license
Hudson Common Council approved the last liquor license it has to give at its regular meeting on Monday, July 3. It was awarded to The Local, a new restaurant looking to open in Hudson. The number of liquor licenses the city has to distribute is based on population. The city still...
July 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 9, 2017
'Eating machines': Proposal could allow goats to groom yards in Hudson
Hudson teenagers beware: a new group of kids could soon flood the yard work market this summer. Hudson Common Council unanimously voted June...
July 9, 2017 - 9:00am
June 23, 2017
High Court upholds state ruling in Troy land dispute
The nation’s highest court ruled Friday, June 23 that a land-use ruling on a small patch of St. Croix County riverside property was constitutional....
June 23, 2017 - 9:52am
June 20, 2017
New ordinance combats downtown parking shortage with fee hike
Developers aiming to build in downtown Hudson will have to pay more in fees for new projects that include too few parking spaces. An amended...
June 20, 2017 - 3:07pm
June 10, 2017
Milestone Mining permit approved amid citizen concerns
After hearing concerns from neighbors at two plan commission meetings, the Hudson Common Council renewed a conditional use permit for Milestone Mining at its meeting on Monday, June 5. Council Member Joyce Hall pulled the issue from the consent agenda and asked it be sent back based...
June 10, 2017 - 7:00am
June 9, 2017
Agencies welcome new K-9 teams
HUDSON — Fresh off months of training, a trio of police dogs are ready for the streets of St. Croix County. Hudson police officer Bob Larson's...
June 9, 2017 - 8:02am
June 8, 2017
EMS discussion looking at communication, first responder issues
After a motion to end discussion on St. Croix EMS integration with HealthPartners at the EMS Commission failed, council member Tom McCormick,...
June 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
County Board rejects Yacoub bid for District 7
The St. Croix County Board seat for District 7 seat remains vacant after county supervisors voted against appointing Sarah Yacoub to the position...
June 8, 2017 - 9:47am
June 2, 2017
North Hudson creates swim area at Ferry Landing
As the weather warms up, Village of North Hudson residents will have a new way to cool off this summer. In March, the village board approved...
June 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 30, 2017
Steel retires after 50 years of service to cemetery board
During his 51 years of service to the Willow River Cemetery Board, Jim Steel saw five cemetery directors, board member changes, raised his three...
May 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 25, 2017
Committee discusses living wage ordinance for St. Croix County
Higher wage requirements could be on the table for businesses that contract services with St. Croix County if a recent committee discussion...
May 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 18, 2017
Assessments approved for Grandview street project
Despite appeals from residents, the Hudson Common Council approved special assessments for the 2017 street improvement project on Grandview Drive from Vine Street to Laurel Avenue. About 10 percent of the expected $717,000 project is being assessed to residents for removal and replacement...
May 18, 2017 - 3:00pm