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Jadon Thompson is 11 years old. He has autism. In order to raise awareness about autism, he wrote a poem called "Fly Away To The Big Blue Sky." According to his mother, Candace Caswell-Thompson, he wrote the poem to help his class understand what it's like to have autism and "how noises hurt his ears." The class and teacher were touched by his words. Fly Away To The Big Blue Sky In a world where your ears never get a break from noise. I wish I could cry out for the noise to go far, far, far away but I can't, nobody can.
Local author Lorin Robinson will meet patrons and sign his new book "Tales from The Warming" 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Chapter2Books, 226 Locust St.
Hudson Noon Rotary Club honored Erica Monical and George Nuutinen for their outstanding contribution to academics, extra-curricular activities and community service during the May 25 meeting. Erica Monical Erica Monical is the daughter of Paula Monical. She has six siblings: Christopher, 27; Natalie, 25; Michael, 23; Amanda, 21; Nick, 14 and Kelsey, 10.
The annual Yellowstone Trail Heritage Day event is Saturday, June 10, in Hudson.This community celebration of the historic Yellowstone Trail offers family friendly fun for all. The event begins at 9 a.m. with geocaching on the trail. There is a meet and greet at Dick's Bar and Grill followed by a CITO (Cache In - Trash Out) in Hudson parks.
Hudson Daybreak Rotary Club is proud to award the April Students of The Month to Sam Johnson and Mason Hawk for their outstanding contribution to academics, extra-curricular activities and community service. Sam Johnson Sam is the son of Andrew and Julie Johnson. He has three siblings, 15-year-old twins Luke and Kate and 14-year-old sister Grace. He participates in many activities including basketball, football, National Honor Society, Healthcare Academy, Peer to Peer, Youth Action Hudson, and others. He hopes to study biology at Iowa State University.
You're invited to stop by the Hudson Area Public Library for a variety of summer events starting in June! On June 1, award winning Wisconsin author Nickolas Butler will be at the library at 6:30 p.m. to talk about his newest book, "The Hearts of Men." Butler is known to be a thoughtful, interesting and entertaining speaker - not to mention a great writer - so don't miss the chance to meet him and get your book signed!
Five students from Hudson and River Falls received CEO status May 23 upon graduation from the Hudson Area Young Entrepreneurs Academy. After months of hard work, Hudson Area Chamber President Blake Fry awarded the class their diplomas, alongside the program's director, Eric Wenz.
Join Hudson's annual community celebration Yellowstone Trail Heritage Day on Saturday, June 10 for a day full of family friendly activities. The day includes many favorites, such as the Vintage and Classic Car Show, the First Baptist Church Pie and Ice Cream Social, driving the trail at the library and a Hudson history speaker.
Hudson School District fourth-grade classes participated in the annual bookmark design contest sponsored by Friends of the Hudson Library during the 2016-17 school year. The students were asked to design a bookmark about the library, books or reading. This is the sixth year that the design contest has been held.
On May 17, the Hudson Hospital Foundation Board awarded five $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the Hudson area with plans to attend a college or university and pursue a career in the medical or health care field. "All the scholarship submissions were outstanding this year and we should be very proud of our high school graduates from the Hudson area," stated Dave Grambow, Hudson Hospital Foundation vice chairman. "But these five recipients shined through and we are very excited to support their post-secondary education in health."