The first of three new buildings is complete, situated at the gateway to downtown Hudson off Interstate 94. "We tried to retain the historic look to blend with downtown Hudson," said Michael Hoefler of HAF Real Estate & Development, owner and developer of the Hudson Boatworks project. This first of three new buildings is complete and home to HAF Architects, HAF Construction, The Works Design Group and third LoLo American Kitchen. Construction is well underway on the second and third buildings with an estimated completion date of September 2017.
Sticky fingers • A stolen bike was reported at 8 a.m. Monday, June 12 on Foxglove Circle. The bike went missing from the resident's garage sometime over the weekend. One of the resident's roommates said the garage was left open for a few hours that Saturday. The bike is a 21-speed, Nishiki Colorado. It's black with bits of green, yellow and white.
Thefts A trailer was reported stolen on Friday, June 2, taken sometime between the prior evening and 8 a.m. that morning from Tom Blair Associates at 1450 Heggen Street. The trailer was valued at $5490. A padlock had been cut with bolt cutters.
Critter patrol A dog at large brought an officer to St. Croix Street at 8:31 p.m. Saturday, May 6 for a black lab running loose with no collar. The dog would not let the officer get close enough to catch it. The reporting party said the dog got out through a back door and this was a common problem. When the dog went back into the apartment, the officer did not locate anyone inside and closed the door. Unusual incident
Hudson Hospital & Clinic is one of the top 25 hospitals in the nation for groundbreaking achievement and innovation in health care sustainability. The Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award comes from Practice Greenhealth, the nation's leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. Two other HealthPartners hospitals — Regions Hospital in St. Paul and Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park — were also featured on the top 25 list.
America sets aside April 22 every year to celebrate Earth Day. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, young and old have gathered globally to participate in activities that foster appreciation of the environment and create awareness of the issues that threaten our globe.
Space needs study: bureaucratic manure TO THE EDITOR When a city or town government feels it has a need for a new facility or expensive piece of equipment it must first demonstrate that need to its citizens. The citizens are the ones who will pay the bill.
The Saint Croix Sailing School hosted a regional regatta with sailors from seven Twin Cities Area high schools on Saturday, April 8. A Saint Croix Sailing team made up of students from Hudson and Stillwater high schools placed third in the regatta. Taking first place was a two-school team from the White Bear Sailing School, with second place going to Minnetonka High School.
Democrats Against Abortion Dear Editor, Politicians work so hard to keep us divided. They tell those on one side of the abortion issue that those on the other side don’t value the sanctity of human life. While there may be a few wing nuts out there, by in large, Democrats recognize the sanctity of human life and want to reduce abortions.
On March 29, the United Kingdom sent a letter to the European Union invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning the two-year separation process. It’s fair to wonder why Americans and particularly those of us in the Heartland should care about U.K.-EU relations. If the “special relationship” between the United States and the U.K. isn’t enough to warrant concern, surely trade between the two countries is.