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An estimated 400 people are expected to raise more than $48,000 at Walk MS: Hudson on Saturday, May 5 at Hudson Middle School. Walk MS is an opportunity for people to fundraise, connect and advocate for people affected by multiple sclerosis. Each dollar raised is one step closer to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's goal — a world free of multiple sclerosis. Since its inception in 1988, Walk MS has cumulatively raised more than $1 billion. Check-in begins at 10 a.m. with the walk beginning at 11 a.m.
Members of the Hudson Thunderhawks adult amateur football team traveled to St. Paul on March 23 to play sports trivia bingo and hang out with kids at Children's Minnesota Hospital. The morning started with the Thunderhawks meeting with Tom Marsolais, the sports trivia bingo host, who led them to Star Studio in the Child Life Zone where the sports trivia bingo would be televised throughout the hospital. The Thunderhawks were able to play along with kids in the studio as well as interact with patients in their rooms.
Hudson's Lucky Horseshoes toured the Weiss Woods of Plum Creek, Wis., facility where sap is turned into syrup. Weiss Woods of Plum Creek is a fourth-generation family owned and operated maple syrup producing operation. It taps over 5,000 trees and there's approximately 40,000 feet of tubing running through the trees. The club members were able to make the tap that goes on the tree, repair a line that was leaking and taste the sap fresh from the tree.
In several exchanges with members of the Citizens for the St. Croix Valley, there has been an accusation that we are proposing that Hudson become a sanctuary city. This is simply not true. We have never had this discussion nor is it on our agenda for the future. In a recent letter to the editor, Darla Meyers, a frequent spokesperson for the citizens group, stated that this was our real agenda. Again, not true. She also makes claims about our liberal
SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Stagehands are excited to bring "The Drowsy Chaperone" to its Spring Valley Theatre stage in April, and to have Hudson resident and Baldwin-Woodville High School music teacher Corissa Vought in the female lead role in the production.
President Trump responded to the most recent mass school shooting by urging people to speak up when something is clearly wrong. While those who support the president were perhaps more enthusiastic in their agreeance, both sides seemed to agree that yes, speaking up is a good thing and something we should do. But what does that look like?
While no contested races populate this year's ballots for Hudson or St. Joseph townships, the Star Observer asked candidates to fill out questionnaires, in order to refresh their constituents' minds on who is serving in those public offices. Hudson township Supervisor 1 Don Jordan (i) Age: 63 Address: 546 County Road UU, Hudson Occupation: Business and Corporate Real Estate Family: Married (Gail) with one son (Chris)
Incumbent Rich O'Connor or current Hudson Common Council President John Hoggatt (District 5) square off in the race for Hudson mayor in the April 3 election. The Star Observer asked both men to fill out brief questionnaires in order to introduce them to voters or, if already familiar to voters, give a glimpse as to who is on the ballot. John G. Hoggatt Age: 52 Address: 925 First. St., Hudson
Tom McCormick raised an important issue in last week's paper: should St. Croix Emergency Medical Service follow the community service model? I serve on the ad hoc EMS committee. I've learned there are several models followed in the US, including public utility (a city or township contracts with a private vendor for emergency medical
A credit card skimmer was found on an ATM at Associated Bank on Coulee Road shortly before 9 a.m. Friday, March 9. A representative from the bank's Financial Investigations Department reported it after reviewing video of a man messing with the ATM through the driver's side window of his vehicle. After searching the specified ATM, police located a false piece of plastic, and underneath it, a microchip and thin battery pack. The rest of the skimmer equipment was found within the card reader and removed. Another branch location in Hudson was checked for skimmers but none were located.