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A benefit to help Mike Miller pay bills resulting from a lengthy gastrointestinal illness will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Willow River Saloon/Carbone's Pizza in Burkhardt. A spaghetti and pizza dinner will be served for $10 per person. The event includes a silent auction. Miller is the longtime caretaker at Willow River Cemetery in Hudson.
Hudson hockey teams are hosting their annual cancer fundraiser, "Fill the Rink with Pink," for the American Cancer Society this month at the John Gornick Arena at Hudson Sports and Civic Center, 1820 Hanley Road. The girls varsity game will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, against Chippewa Falls-Menomonie. Boys junior varsity and varsity games will be played at 5 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, against River Falls. Adult tickets are $5 and K-12 student tickets are $4.
The Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Transportation announced Wednesday, Jan. 6, that the St. Croix River Crossing project will be open to traffic by the fall of 2017. In September, MnDOT and WisDOT and the contractor for the project, Lunda/Ames Joint Venture, announced that the original completion date in 2016 was not attainable, and that a new completion date would be set by the end of 2015. The date was determined by analyzing work done to date, and work that remains.
St. Croix Animal Friends President Diana Neubarth announced this week that the organization has received a $30,000 capital donation from Nestlé Purina in support of the ongoing effort to build the St. Croix Animal Friends Humane Society Adoption and Education Center in St. Croix County. The donation marks a significant milestone along the way to raising the capital funding needed for the 501(c)(3)’s facility.
Construction at Woodland Hill, a new Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) senior living community, has reached a major milestone as DaVita Dialysis Center, built on the senior living campus, opens its doors to begin treatments. The 6,130-square-foot clinic offers 12 in-center dialysis stations and two home training rooms, bringing comprehensive kidney care close to home for those living in the Hudson area.
Four Hudson High School seniors were recently named Students of the Month by Hudson's two Rotary Clubs, the Daybreak Club and the Thursday Noon Club. Becca Buchholz and Alex Shaw...
The Whitesidewalls Rock ‘n’ Roll Revue will perform “Love Potion #10 The Musical” on Saturday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts. “Love Potion #10” tells the story of six days in 1964 at a small town high school through the eyes and ears of a popular local A.M. radio disc jockey. Michael Patrick “Records” Ryan spins the rockabilly, doo-wop, and rock ‘n’ roll gold on school nights, all the while receiving vials of “love potion” from a mysterious female fan. The Saturday sock hop in the gym seems like the perfect time for them to meet face to face.
Bethel Lutheran Church’s Layton "Skip" James will present "Peaks of Sacred Music" Wednesdays, Jan. 6, 13 and 20, 7-8:15 p.m. at the Highland Campus, 504 Frontage Road, Hudson. Sponsored by the church’s Bethel University of Hudson continuing education program, the sessions are open to the public. There is no fee and no registration is required. Attend one or all of the presentations.
Gentle flow yoga classes are offered on Fridays, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Yoga, a discipline that is thousands of years old, promotes balance, energy, flexibility, and relaxation. From beginners to seasoned practitioners, this Hatha Yoga class is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. The instructor teaches various options to ensure a safe, successful practice for all participants. Participants should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.
The Knights of Columbus St. Croix Council 1762 of Hudson named its Knight of the Year for 2015 at its annual Christmas Party and Awards night. The KC Knight of the Year was awarded to Merritt Stigen. Grand Knight Mike Weseli, presented the award. The selection was based on Stigen’s countless hours of volunteerism and service for charity fund raising from the Brat wagon parked at RJ’s Meats and Grocery and the County Fair along with his continued help with all KC programs. For information on the local Knights of Columbus Council 1762 go to www.kofchudson1762.org .