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Preliminary master plan approved for dog park site
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Hudson takes part in nationwide Tax March
Body Works to host 5K
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse kicks off inaugural season April 22
Ups and downs for Raider softball
Raider baseball swept by RF
Raiders sweep True Team Invite
Thursday results: Soccer wins, baseball loses
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Boosters hold annual Easter egg hunt
Hudson Middle Schoolers host Doggity Fun Run
UWRF to host interactive Ag Day
Red Chair national journey makes stop in Hudson
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: Res. 7-17 - Prelim. Special Assessments -2017 Street Projects
CITY OF HUDSON: 5/2/17 Public Hearing - Milestone Materials permit
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids- 2018 Toolcat Bobcat 5600
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 6-17 (Signs)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 5-17 Stormwater Management
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
David D. Cook, 76
David E. McGinley, 51
Doris E. Garbe, 101
Kristi J. Robinson, 56
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Editorial: Start seeing motorcycles
Letters to the editor for April 13, 2017
Letter to the editor for April 6, 2017
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
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February 2, 2017
We're not the type to keep quiet
"A reminder that the president's top aide just told the New York Times that the press should keep its mouth shut...no." With a shake of his head and a single word, CNN's Jake Tapper summed it up nicely. Keeping its mouth shut is the exact opposite of the media's purpose. I could leave...
February 2, 2017 - 4:33pm
February 1, 2017
Retirement in a world of 'alternate facts'
I used to tell some whoppers when I was a kid and don't really know why. My mom was a champion at it so I think I got it from her.
February 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 29, 2017
Letters to the editor for Jan. 26, 2017
January 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 27, 2017
Time to talk raises
The Hudson Common Council decided to implement a citizen committee to discuss a potential increase for council members and the mayor. Council member Randy Morrissette said at Monday’s meeting that the council has been committed, collectively, and the meetings are getting longer,...
January 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 25, 2017
Notes from the dockside: really cold
“Your car didn’t want to start,” Doug said to me. “It groaned and moaned a whole lot before it finally kicked over.” Looking outside the window of the farm house, I couldn’t see much since most of the window was covered in frost. It was dark and the car was surrounded...
January 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Jan. 19, 2017
Getting tough on OWIs Dear Editor, Warren Buffet said, “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.”...
January 25, 2017 - 7:00am
January 19, 2017
Out of the woodwork
Back in December, the Star-Observer printed a number of stories related to the possibility that Syrian refugees could be moving here. A link...
January 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 18, 2017
Big laws need bipartisan support
We’re not sure what President Barack Obama’s legacy will be. But we are sure about what it should be: Presidents should not pass major, once-in-a-generation legislation without bipartisan support. When Massachusetts voters elected Scott Brown to the U.S. Senate in 2010, Obama...
January 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Letters to the editor for Jan. 12, 2017
To the editor...
January 18, 2017 - 7:00am
January 4, 2017
In the Front Row
My friend Vinny from Bayonne called me last week. "Hey Bobby! Didj-a hear da Big Apple is closin?" No! The Big Apple Sports Palace? In Bayonne? The place that for over 40 years has served, hands-down, the best thin crust pizza in the world? The one last meaningful reason I have left...
January 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 29, 2016
To the editor...
January 4, 2017 - 7:00am
January 2, 2017
What is your source of news?
My five year old grandson recently informed his parents that actually Santa is a boy and Santa Claus is a girl. My daughter was tempted to correct...
January 2, 2017 - 7:00am
December 30, 2016
Run for office? What, now?
If you care about the future of your community, if you have the willingness and time to commit, you're a qualified candidate for local public office. Yes, it's a crazy way to encourage participation in our democracy, but that's how things are done in Wisconsin.
December 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 25, 2016
The most wonderful time of the year
When asked about my favorite time of the year, my immediate answer is always summer. No hesitation. I love the sun. My skin gets tan, the breeze blows warmth through my hair, and I get to drive with my windows down. My least favorite is winter. No question. I hate the cold. My skin...
December 25, 2016 - 10:00am
December 22, 2016
U of M responds rightly to allegations
Duke lacrosse. Baylor football. Now, the University of Minnesota football scandal, which — importantly — fits neither of the above narratives. Instead, U of M authorities seem to be finding the elusive middle way. In the Duke lacrosse case, athletes’ lives were upended by accusations...
December 22, 2016 - 7:00am