At 11:15 p.m. Saturday, July 25 a driver reported damage to property. As he was driving on Second Street a man approached him yelling about blue lights on his vehicle being illegal. The driver said he and the man exchanged words and then the man dumped his beer on the driver. The driver said he drove away but then turned around to speak with a woman that was with the man, saying he wanted to tell her something. The man then walked up to the car and kicked the driver's side putting a dent in it. The driver said he could fix his dent but would like the man to be issued a citation if located. The driver said he had video of the incident.
The annual Hudson National Night Out event will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Lakefront Park. The event is designed to promote police-community relationships and neighborhood camaraderie to help make communities safer. At the event citizens can learn about the resources available in the Hudson community. Live music, demonstrations, activities and dinner will be available at the event. A hot wing eating contest between Hudson police, fire and St. Croix EMS will start at 6 p.m.
Spray paint graffiti was found on the back of the Lakefront Park bandshell at 1:30 a.m. Friday, July 13. The graffiti writings stated "Highway Star," "Bippy Boop" and "Suck My Big Toe." The graffiti was documented and the city parks department was notified. Trespassing
4th of July scuffles
Leadership Hudson students celebrated success on the beautiful St. Croix River. Students completed the program with a graduation cruise, shared a few a-ha moments and last laughs as well. Presenter Leanne Van Allen, a graduate of the 2018 Leadership Hudson program, reflected on the year and shared the overall sentiment of her class as she reminisced on the growth and development of her peers.
The ProAct Hudson's annual prom presented a Hawaiian theme for participants, staff, family and friends. Local businesses made the room come alive with decorations from Maurice's Clothing Store, music by Ken Wanovich, and hair and makeup from Fantastic Sam's.
RiverFest: A Party with a Purpose will be held July 17-22 to celebrate the St. Croix River and to encourage people to get out and enjoy the river while recognizing the need to preserve and protect the river. This six-day community event is made possible through the collaboration of many partner organizations and individuals who unite to provide a wide assortment of activities to appeal people of all ages and different levels of interest.
Counterfeit A counterfeit $5 bill was reported from County Market on Crest View Drive on Friday, June 29 at 1 p.m. A staff member said a customer attempted to use the counterfeit bill at the self checkout lane, which would not accept it. The customer then exchanged the bill for another one at the register and paid for his merchandise in the self checkout. The bill was later discovered and suspected to be counterfeit. It did not have a water mark and printing was blurry. Citations
Ultimissi-Mutt dog wash raises money for dog park
A trailer and golf cart valuing $8,000 total were reported stolen at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 4 from a parking lot on O'Keefe Road. The owner said he chained the trailer to the fence in the parking lot at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23. When he returned the next morning the trailer and the golf cart it held were gone, and the chain and lock were missing. Security cameras from the nearby business do not cover that area of the parking lot. Items taken from purse