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While driving through the County Market parking lot on Crest View Drive and talking on her phone on Friday, Aug. 25, a woman told police a man flipped her off. After parking, she said the man followed her into the store, telling her to get off her phone while driving. The two yelled at each other while in the store. The woman wanted the incident documented in case she encountered the man again. Suspicious activities
The Octagon House Museum and Gift Shop will begin its 2017 fall tour season and will be open only on the weekends in September and October. The museum is open on Saturdays at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.and Sundays, from noon to 4 p.m. Guided walk-in tours take about 45 minutes and start on the hour. This year's museum theme "World War I: Hudson on the Homefront" depicts the realities of life in small town America during the upheaval and uncertainty of the First World War. Yard Sale Fundraiser
Join us on the banks of the St. Croix River for an interactive art experience and prepare to be inspired! Enjoy live demos, musicians and street performers while sampling a variety of tasty treats. The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce &; Tourism Bureau in partnership with The Phipps Center for the Arts invites you to channel your creative spirit at Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival in Lakefront Park, Hudson. The festival will run 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24.
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!