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“Into the Woods,” an adult fairy tale with the book by James Lapine and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, will be performed Nov. 6-29 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2 p.m.
Wondering what to do with that pumpkin after Halloween? Bring your carved or whole pumpkin to Badlands Fall Family Fun at 772 Kinney Rd, Hudson, and enter your Jack-o-lantern pumpkin in the annual pumpkin roll off. Roll your pumpkin down the highest sno-tubing hill, there are four prizes categories for farthest roll. Farthest roll for whole pumpkin or carved pumpkin for over ten years old or nine and under. Entry is a Thanksgiving dinner type Food Shelf item donation for Hudson Food Shelf. Extra pumpkins may be purchased for $1 each. The contest begins at 1 p.m.
The 62nd annual Rotary Halloween parade is scheduled Saturday, Oct. 31, at Newton Field (near Rock Elementary). The event is sponsored by the Hudson Thursday Noon and Hudson Daybreak Rotary clubs. Sign-ups begin at 4 p.m. with the parade starting at approximately 4:45 p.m. Prizes will be awarded in several age groups: 4 and under, 5-7, 8-10, 11 and older and the best group or family. Prizes in the age groups are $25 for first, $20 for second, $15 for third, $10 for fourth and $5 for fifth.
There are plenty of volunteers in our community, but among those at the head of the list deserving praise are the volunteer firefighters who respond to calls any time of...
Lowell Enerson attended the Oct. 8 Troy Town Board meeting to describe his qualifications for serving on the town’s Plan Commission. Enerson had been appointed to fill a vacancy that expires April 20. He talked about serving the town in other roles (he’s now on the Park Board). Town Board Supervisor David Hense said he has worked with Enerson and described him as thorough in what he does. In a situation like this, a candidate is appointed by Town Board Chairman Dan Pearson. The appointee must then be confirmed by the full Town Board. The board did confirm his appointment.
The River City Chorale Ensemble Singers, an auditioned adult choir of 24 singers, under the direction of Andrew Haase will present their fall concert, "Love of my Soul", Sunday, Oct. 25, at 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Vine St., Hudson. The program will include: Three Scottish folksongs by Mack Wilberg, “At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corner” by Williametta Spencer, “Gather at the River” by Susan LaBarr and much more. The public is invited to attend this incredible group of talented singers for an afternoon of inspiring choral music.
The fifth annual Hilltop Pumpkin Party is Saturday, Oct. 24, at YMCA Camp St. Croix, 532 County F, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free family-fun outdoor event features kids and pet costume contests with prizes. Participants will enjoy music, food, ghost stories, petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon rides, pumpkin patch, games, bounce house, magic show and more. There will also be several local businesses on site with booths giving out free samples and offers. For a full list of the "all day activities" watch for flyer/insert in the Oct.
The Hudson Rod, Gun and Archery Club will host Sight-in Days 2015 at the club’s rifle range on Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 24 and 25, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1,...
United Way St. Croix Valley has named Jean Needham as its Interim Executive Director. Needham was previously United Way’s resource development manager. She is stepping into the new role in the wake of longtime Executive Director John Coughlin’s death in August. Needham has an extensive background with nonprofit organizations, including more than 30 years in various management positions with Westfields Hospital in New Richmond.
Shelby Hohneke, daughter of Shawn and Jennifer Hohneke, was crowned Miss Wisconsin Preteen in Wisconsin Dells on Aug. 23. A sixth-grader at Hudson Middle School, she competed in interview, formal wear, introduction and community service. Shelby’s activities include competitive dancing, hanging out with family and friends and community service. She has been collecting coats, hat, mittens, and scarves that will all be donated to the homeless.