The Education Foundation of Hudson awarded Star Grants for innovative classroom projects and curriculum training. The foundation awarded grants totaling over $24,000 for 11 projects involving several educators touching many schools in Hudson. Foundation Board President Marian Schultz presented the awards Dec. 7 during ceremonies at Hudson Prairie Elementary School. She told recipients that the foundation and community are proud of the educators' efforts to bring innovative ideas to the classrooms of local schools.
SSG Corporation, founded and owned by local businessman Burt Nordstrand for 45 years, was sold earlier this year and the deal was finalized last Friday. The new owner of the SSG properties is CrossAmerica Partners, a leading wholesale distributor of motor fuels and real estate used in the retail distribution of motor fuels.