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Safety is Hudson school district's No. 1 priority
Former basketball coach sentenced to prison
Late start, snow plowing event in Hudson
Charges: About 275 pounds of pot turned up in rural Baldwin
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Boys fall short to Warriors
Duluth-based team wins first curling gold medal for America
State Wrestling: Fuller, Williamson, Anderson reach final day
Raiders win playoff opener
State Wrestling: RF's Fuller, Williamson reach semifinals
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/8/18 Board Meeting Minutes
CITY OF HUDSON: 3/12/18 Hearing - Amend Ch. 255, Zoning
FORECLOSURE: First Bank Baldwin v. David J. Olson, et al.; Case No. 16-CV-309
SUMMONS: Deutsche Bank v. Amy M. Nasers, et al.; Case 18-CV-32
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Robert R. Harshman Estate; Case No. 16-PR-81
Hudson grad launching new satellite company
Escape Salon offers space rentals in Hudson
Hudson Physicians is pleased to welcome Amy Antonich, Family Nurse Practitioner
Hudson diners: Want to eat in an igloo?
Family Dentistry Welcomes Dr. Koubsky
Place a Business Announcement
Carol E. Christianson
John E. Goetze
Michael D. Bierbrauer
Henry J. "Bud" Lentz
Jean M. Harnish
Supporting Denny McNamara
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Editorial: Commission would drive transit discussion
Letter to the Editor
Views from the Right column: How have we come to this?
Library column: Teen art at the library
Editorial: Public notices are printed publicly for good reasons
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February 17, 2018
Pastor Viewpoint: Keeping the faith
The morning after the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game, my sports crazy oldest son texted me. In addition to a bad cold and several, unappealing approaching tests, he said he felt "dead inside." He had lost his zest for everything he was...
February 17, 2018 - 1:59pm
February 11, 2018
Pastor's column: Won't you be my neighbor?
"It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor." (Theme song from Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, PBS) Last week Tom Hanks was cast to play Fred Rogers in a biopic about Rogers life, "You Are My Friend." Personally, I am thankful that they are bringing Mr. Rogers'...
February 11, 2018 - 6:56am
February 3, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: Sin is not new, but repetitive
Whether we are priests, pastors or ministers, we share a lot in common — including listening to people. Often we are called upon to listen to people's problems, among which are folks' sins. In some churches there is formal opportunity for this to happen through a rite or sacrament...
February 3, 2018 - 2:02pm
January 27, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: Searching takes time, but is worth it
Have you ever looked for something and felt so frustrated about not finding it that you just gave up your search? A few days ago my oldest son Ethan was looking for a Lego so that He could finish building his Star Wars creation. As I sat there helping him look for the Lego, he said...
January 27, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 14, 2018
When, if ever, do we love Him enough?
My brother once referred to pop as "trinkle" for almost an entire year of his life just because he thought it would be funny. That alone should tell you all you need to know about him, but I'll continue. He once drank an entire container of boysenberry syrup at a Perkins at midnight...
January 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 7, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: Got any plans for the New Year?
Ahh, a new year! What will we see in this new year? If you think 2017 was a shocker, what might happen in 2018? There's no way to really know....
January 7, 2018 - 7:49am
January 2, 2018
Pastor viewpoint: Begin the New Year like a new day
The January magazines with all their ideas for improving my life are finally on the newsstands. I am always grateful to get to this week of the year for this one big silly reason. After all, who doesn't want to improve their life? It is so easy to thumb through those pages and imagine...
January 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 3, 2017
Pastor viewpoint: A reason for the season of thankfulness
Thankfulness is a very broad concept since we each have a unique perspective on those things in our life for which we express our thanks; if each of us filled in the blank for the following declaration, "I am thankful for____ , we would all come up with a different list because each...
December 3, 2017 - 6:52am
October 24, 2017
Pastor Viewpoint: To heal the wound we must address sin
There is a wound in our world. Perhaps more appropriately, a gash. A hole from which blood pours and pain radiates. It reveals to reality all that is inside of us, and it isn't always pretty. Over the past few years in America, the wound has been growing larger. They do that when...
October 24, 2017 - 11:42am
October 1, 2017
Pastor Viewpoint: Hudson, we have a problem
"What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, 'Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,' but does nothing about their physical...
October 1, 2017 - 8:00am
September 9, 2017
Viewpoint: Keeping balance between work and play
Every time I drive down Vine Street I am both impressed by the scope of the high school construction and amazed that school for 2017-2018 started...
September 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 3, 2017
Pastoral Reflections: Who are you when no one is looking?
This Pastoral Reflections column is written by Pastor John Lestock of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Clay Dalrymple was a catcher who played for the Philadelphia Phillies in the mid 1960s. He had a strong throwing arm and solid defensive skills. Yet one of Clay's most memorable moments...
September 3, 2017 - 7:00am
May 23, 2017
Viewpoint: Hope that does not fade away
Romans 15:13 "Now may the God of hope fill you with joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." The God of hope wants us to abound in hope. True hope is a gift from God from the Holy Spirit, and it is connected to our faith.
May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm