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Hudson Community Education has a new selection of fall and winter classes. The new class catalog has been delivered and registration is now open on the school district website at hudsonraiders.org.
"The Savannah Sipping Society," a comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, will be performed Sept. 15-Oct. 1, on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2:30 p.m.at The Phipps Center for the Arts is Hudson. Director Marcie Berg explains that "Savannah" is the story of four very different middle age Southern women who find themselves alone at this stage in their lives.
This year the Willow River Trail Challenge will be held Saturday, Sept. 16 and the Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks, Inc. will be presenting an expanded version that includes four events.
The recent Foxconn manufacturing deal for Wisconsin has been in the news recently. It supposedly is the best deal for Wisconsin since Scott Walker was elected governor.
Hudson Daybreak Rotarians and friends recently welcomed Sofie Daniels, a foreign exchange, student to the community. Daniels arrived from her home of Tongeren, Belgium Friday afternoon Aug. 11. She is hosted by Blake and Mona Schomas and their family. Blake and Mona are non-Rotarians but learned of the program through a Rotarian neighbor. Daniels graduated from her hometown high school but is choosing to use the gap year exchange before entering university back home. She will be attending Hudson High School and enrolling in senior level classes.
A small town guy like me grew up in farm country in southern Minnesota. Classmates were farm kids who drove tractors and combines before they legally drove trucks or cars. Even in a class of 16 students, I was the so-called city slicker. A kid brother grew up to enjoy a lengthy career at the ag processing giant, ADM in Decatur, Ill.
This Pastoral Reflections column is written by Pastor John Lestock of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Clay Dalrymple was a catcher who played for the Philadelphia Phillies in the mid 1960s. He had a strong throwing arm and solid defensive skills. Yet one of Clay's most memorable moments took place in a ball park, but not during a baseball game!
The Members' Spotlight exhibition will be on view through Sunday, Sept. 10, in The Galleries of The Phipps Center for the Arts. This show features 189 original works of art by 111 participating artists. A broad range of media is represented, including painting, photography, sculpture, mixed media, pottery, fashion design, wearable art, jewelry, stained glass and more.
Hudson resident Charlie Hatch had the trip of a lifetime fishing in northern Minnesota earlier this month with his uncle, Casey Hatch. "He's been coming up with me fishing, in search of huge muskies for the past three seasons and he finally caught a true trophy fish!" Casey said. He snagged a 41-inch Northern Pike while casting more than eight hours a day for a week straight each year, Casey said.
First Baptist Church of Hudson was one of the concert venues for the Organ Historical Society when it held its national convention in the Twin Cities in early August. Two busloads of convention-goers traveled to Hudson on Aug. 5 to hear a recital on the church's pipe organ built by George Jardin & Son in 1863. Rhonda Sider Edgington played the historic organ, one of a very small number of Jardine organs still making music.