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.
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.