The Nominating Committee of the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau Board of Directors is currently accepting nominations for one open position on the Board of Directors. The board is responsible for government and policy-making for the chamber, and controls its property, finances and other affairs. Candidates are nominated with a petition with at least 10 signatures from qualified members of the chamber. The petition should be filed within 10 days after notice has been given of those nominated.
A theft was reported at Proact on Beaudry Boulevard on Friday, Oct. 20. A catalytic converter was removed from a van sometime the night before. The last person to drive the vehicle did not notice any problems, but when an employee tried it in the morning she noticed a loud noise. The converter had been sawed off. The reporting party said similar thefts had been reported at another company office. The cost of the repair was about $3,000. Swearing pedestrian
Threats from an ex-boyfriend were reported by phone on Saturday, Oct. 14. The woman said her ex who lives in New Richmond had called her twice that day. The first call was short and was just the man calling her names and swearing.
Dad finds daughter's pot A father called the police after finding a small amount of marijuana that his daughter said was hers in the car at 2:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 on Coulee Road. The man found a pea-sized amount of the drug, which he dumped on the ground of a parking lot, and rolling papers. The father and an officer spoke about options before the parents decided to deal with the issue as a family. No citation was issued in the hopes the daughter would learn from the experience. The rolling papers were turned over to the officer who disposed of them.
Suspicious activity was reported at Walmart on Crest View Drive after a woman spent 45 minutes in a fitting room and was acting suspiciously. The business wanted her removed from the store. The woman said she was trying on clothes but left the store without incident. Property damage
On Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 8 p.m., damage was reported to a garage door in the back alley of a business in the 400 block of Second Street. The reporting party said the damage must have occurred sometime between 5and 10 p.m. The garage door appeared to have been hit by a car, causing it to cave in slightly. The door was dented with a separation between two of the panels. An officer could not locate any security cameras in the alley. Damage is estimated at about $1,000, as the whole door needs to be replaced. Parking lot incident
Officers and St. Croix EMS responded to reports that a 3-year-old who fell from a second story window at an apartment on Namekagon Street at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4. The child had abrasions to her face and was transported by ambulance.
Officers responded to a call from a woman who found her ex-husband sleeping on her couch at 11 a.m. Monday, July 31. The woman noticed potential new damage to the vehicle he drives and said she didn't know when or where the damage occurred. An officer took photos of the damages and did not see any indication the damages were from striking another vehicle. An officer spoke with the ex-husband, who appeared to be having some type of reaction to his medication, but he refused EMS. He did not have any knowledge of damage to his vehicle. The woman said she would take him to a hospital in St. Paul.
A resident reported harassment on July 21 after a multiple day exchange on a dating website called meetme.com. The man said he had been talking to a woman on the site for several days, and the two had exchanged nude photos. After the last message was exchanged, the resident said he received a phone call from a man identifying himself as a detective from the Hudson Police Department who had a complaint from the woman's father upset that she was underage and exchanging photos. The man who identified himself as a detective told the resident to make things right with the father or he would have a warrant for his arrest. The resident called the police department who had no knowledge of the situation. The man then called the father who sounded like the detective and told the resident he needed to pay him $3,600 or he would pursue criminal charges. After the resident asked for more information, the father hung up the phone. An officer contacted the man claiming to be the woman's father, and he hung up after the officer identified himself.
Discover real immigration stories TO THE EDITOR We extend an invitation to join us at the informational meeting "Immigration: Myths And Realities" 7 p.m. Monday, July 31, at the Baldwin Library, 400 Cedar St.. The Rev. David Anderson and Joyce Anderson will give the presentation about their experience in Eau Claire County working with immigrants.