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October 14, 2015
Police department looking for young explorers; meeting Thursday night
October 14, 2015 - 4:47pm
October 11, 2015
Eagle Scout Charles Wanner.
Wanner earns Eagle Scout award
October 11, 2015 - 11:35am
September 28, 2015
Backpack program delivers for students and families
September 28, 2015 - 11:53am
September 11, 2015
Rocket into Scouting on Sept. 17
September 11, 2015 - 11:17am
August 27, 2015
In front of some of the new Eagle Scout project frames are Kayla Dimler, left, (St. Croix County Rabbit Project Leader) and Connor Renn, Troop 168. (Submitted photo)
Renn completes Eagle project
August 27, 2015 - 1:41pm
August 20, 2015
Chloe Halverson. (Photo by Kacie K Photography)
Chloe Halverson competes at state fair
August 20, 2015 - 10:14am
August 14, 2015
Jim Higgens of River Falls reads a story on the wetland deck. From left Max Bailey, Hudson; Logan Folczyk, Hudson; Bailey Larson, Hudson; Haley Folczyk, Hudson;  and Samantha Miller, River Falls.
On the Bookworm Trail at Perch Lake
August 14, 2015 - 9:44am
August 7, 2015
Online donations being taken for families of airplane crash vicitims
August 7, 2015 - 2:18pm
August 4, 2015
Showing the cases are, from left, Lori DeBoer (St. Croix Co. Fair Board Secretary and St. Croix County Leaders Council Secretary), Jaxon Renn and Gail Maier (St. Croix County Fair Board President). Renn is the son of Michael and Tracy Renn of Hudson. (Submitted photo)
Eagle project benefits fair
August 4, 2015 - 11:25am
July 27, 2015
Two Hudson authors have gained national success. Shelly Tougas, left, and Stephanie Bodeen will be at Chapter2Books Thursday, July 30. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Deb Eliason)
Two writers tell the story of their success
July 27, 2015 - 12:31pm
July 19, 2015
Alex VanSomeren, center, was awarded a 2014 Explorer of the Year award. He was part of the Hudson Police Department’s Explorer program. At left is Patrol Sergeant Glen Hartman who oversees the program. At right is Police School Liaison Officer James Wildman. (Submitted photo)
VanSomeren is Explorer of the Year
July 19, 2015 - 11:18am
July 3, 2015
It has been less than a year since Grace Place moved from the former St. Anne’s convent in Somerset to much larger quarters in the a former nursing home in New Richmond. The new space has been redecorated through the work and donations of volunteers from communities throughout the area. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Emma Wagner)
The new Grace Place: with growth comes need for greater support
July 3, 2015 - 3:32pm
June 18, 2015
In this photo from the Historical Society’s collection, John Moffat Hughes is seated at the piano with his three children. From left are, daughter Mary, son John Ingram, and daughter, Margaret “Betty” Hughes. The children all were born in the Octagon House and were the fourth (and final) generation of the Moffat/Hughes family to grow up in the house.
Free Father’s Day tours for dad at the Octagon House
June 18, 2015 - 10:35am
June 13, 2015
The event was supported by school administration and staff and by members of the Military Child Education Coalition. From left are Dean of Students Diane Schofield, Associate Principal Diane Franklin, counselor Megan Blakely, Principal Dan Koch, Sergeants Swenson and Lopez, counselor Dan Buckle and School Liaison Officer James Wildman. (Submitted photo)
Hudson Middle School recognizes students with military connections
June 13, 2015 - 7:00am
May 24, 2015
June Woods Rowe reunites with Chuck Starrett at his home in Hudson on April 19. “I finally got the chance to thank him in person for his bravery that night, something I had wanted to do for many years,” Rowe said. Starrett rescued two of her siblings from a house fire in Greenock, Scotland, in 1963. (Submitted photo)
Hudson man reunites with family he rescued
May 24, 2015 - 11:59am