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December 13, 2016
Back for the fifth year, Jeremy Lilyquist, left, and Derek Gilbert, both of Hudson, will be manning the Salvation Army Red Kettle in front of County Market for 30 hours Dec. 15-16. The goal is to raise $75,000 to support the work of the Salvation Army in Hudson and around St. Croix County. (submitted photo)
Hudson bell ringers prepare for annual 30-hour marathon
December 13, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 11, 2016
Hudson author Shelley Tougas’ books are displayed during a presentation at the Hudson Library. Tougas has written four nonfiction books in the last few years, with the most recent one due out in September of 2017. (photo by Rebecca Mariscal)
A childhood ambition realized — after 30-plus years of work
December 11, 2016 - 8:00am
December 10, 2016
Mother Erin Krech, left, has sought help from Dr. Kim Dire, right,  who is treating her son Ethan for ARFID - Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. Dire was at Healing Waters Health Center in Hudson for a training on the disorder. (photo by Meg Heaton)
ARFID could be to blame for so-called picky eaters
December 10, 2016 - 8:00am
December 9, 2016
Tom Schiller works on an ice sculpture of a reindeer while the crowds wait to meet Santa at the annual Reindeer by the Park event on Saturday. (photos by Rebecca Mariscal)
Reindeer by the Park draws lines for Santa
December 9, 2016 - 7:00am
December 5, 2016
Some 50 members of United Methodist Church recently gathered to learn how their congregation can become a “dementia friendly” church. The church staff has already completed the training. (submitted photos)
United Methodist training to be a dementia friendly congregation
December 5, 2016 - 7:00am
December 4, 2016
2016 Royalty include: (front row) Princesses Alicia Nesse and Jenne Frenette; (middle row) Princess Crystal Katelhut, King Jamie Rushton,  Princesses Trishia Harrison, Emily Bowen, Samantha Trout, Ginny Cohoon, Rachel Laust and King Phillip Junker; (back row) Princesses Krista Gilbertson, Janet Krear, Danielle Smolinski and Karen Langfeldt, King Jake Peterson, Princesses Melissa Schultz, Ashley Bowers and Leah Koenings. (submitted photo)
Crowning Achievements announces princesses and kings at annual pageant
December 4, 2016 - 8:00am
December 3, 2016
Every year the Chamber of Commerce has the difficult task of choosing the best looking holiday window displays downtown in several categories. This year's winner for the most creative display goes to the Hudson Flower Shop at 222 Locust St. Honorable mention goes to Lavender Thymes. (photos by Meg Heaton)
PHOTOS: Retailers go all out on window decor
December 3, 2016 - 7:00am
December 2, 2016
Ebenezer Scrooge, played by Wes McClain, celebrates after waking up Christmas morning. (photos by Rebecca Mariscal)
Classic Christmas tale finds home on The Phipps stage
December 2, 2016 - 3:00pm
Santa has a special place in his heart for the children of Hudson and hundreds of them gathered at the annual Light Up Night Friday to cheer him as he lit up the town for the holidays.
Light Up Night brings Santa to Hudson
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
November 28, 2016
Operation HELP’s Christmas Campaign for Kids is underway
November 28, 2016 - 7:00am
November 27, 2016
Enjoying the annual HOME Thanksgiving dinner last Thursday were from left, Merle Pauli, Donna Knop, Norma Henning, Judy Huftel and Vicky Jack.
Photos: HOME meal has record crowd at annual Thanksgiving dinner
November 27, 2016 - 8:00am
November 26, 2016
John Knutson of River Channel does a play by play of the Hudson High School Raiders soccer game. The River Channel features several high school sports as well as government meetings and other content. (submitted photo)
River Channel zooms in on Hudson
November 26, 2016 - 8:00am
November 25, 2016
A line of people wait to tour the first home on the Christmas Tour of Homes at 838 Riley Lane. About 1,700 participants made their way through the four private homes and the Octagon House Museum to view the holiday decor. (photo by Rebecca Mariscal)
Holiday season kicks off with Tour of Homes
November 25, 2016 - 3:00pm
Light-Up Night starts Hudson holiday season
November 25, 2016 - 7:00am
November 24, 2016
Try these 4 innovative Thanksgiving leftover recipes
November 24, 2016 - 5:00pm