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December 30, 2015
Snowshoe at Willow River Jan. 9
December 30, 2015 - 11:32am
December 26, 2015
Riders from Hudson Snow Trails Unlimited snowmobile club hit the powder last year in Iron Belt, Wisc. (Submitted photo)
Snowmobilers happily awaiting winter
December 26, 2015 - 9:00am
December 20, 2015
Notes from the Dockside: The year of the new boat
December 20, 2015 - 12:39pm
December 5, 2015
Eight-year-old Auden Pankonin of Hudson, left, shares the limelight with two-time Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety before the pair hit the slopes together at Copper Mountain, Colo. (Submitted photo)
Heart of a champ: town of Troy 8-year-old meets Olympic hero
December 5, 2015 - 2:24pm
November 28, 2015
Jon Echternacht's last job was as a reporter for the Hudson Star-Observer. He edited The Packer Report in his younger years. (Submitted photo)
A posthumous tribute to an outdoorsman's friend
November 28, 2015 - 7:00am
November 21, 2015
The top photo shows the remaining small stream. What’s left of the dam is visible in the lower left corner of the photo.(Photos by Mike Demulling, manager of the New Richmond Regional Airport)
Willow River State Park lake has different look
November 21, 2015 - 5:32am
November 20, 2015
Admiring the new cycle aid station in Lakefront Park are, from left, River Valley Trails and Hudson City Council member Jim Webber, River Valley Trails member Andrew N. Terwilliger, Art Doyle’s Spokes and Pedals Manager Eric Fredrickson, Hudson Park Board President Pat Casanova, Hudson Public Works and Parks Director Tom Zeuli and River Valley Trails member Marian Webber. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Lakefront Park gets a cycle aid station
November 20, 2015 - 11:43am
November 3, 2015
Snowmobile law changes discussed at winter meetings
November 3, 2015 - 11:08am
October 22, 2015
Sight-in days held
October 22, 2015 - 1:44pm
October 18, 2015
Notes from the Dockside: Listening to the Packers
October 18, 2015 - 1:42pm
October 12, 2015
Dave Hausman.
Coming in from the great outdoors
October 12, 2015 - 11:44am
October 6, 2015
St. Croix Rowing Club Commodore and 2015 world champion Kris Miller in the club’s Hudson boathouse just off First Street. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Chuck Nowlen)
Gliding down the river with the St. Croix Rowing Club
October 6, 2015 - 10:41am
August 15, 2015
Boy Scouts of New Richmond Troop 144 attacked buckthorn with loppers and trichlopyr after getting instruction from Jack Rasmussen, “The Buckthorn King.” Since that start, Ruwal Freese’s “Buckthorn Brigade” has continued that work on Tuesday mornings when weather permits.
Prairie Day set for Aug. 22 at Willow River
August 15, 2015 - 2:27pm
August 13, 2015
A bighead carp captured by the Minnesota DNR near Bayport this summer after anglers reported catching the invasive fish in the area. (Photo via MN DNR)
Feedback sought on St. Croix Watershed Plan to address aquatic invaders
August 13, 2015 - 11:01am
August 11, 2015
Car-killed deer in Wisconsin can now be collected without the aid of law enforcement -- unless damage sustained in the crash surpasses $1,000. (Submitted photo courtesy of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
Tagging requirements lifted for car-killed deer
August 11, 2015 - 8:17am