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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.
RiverTown Multimedia employees Steve Gall and Anne Jacobson wrote in their Aug. 17, 2017 op ed column that "It truly is your newspaper. Please don't stop critiquing us." Well, if you mean what you say, here goes.
Hudson School District welcomed new staff members Wednesday, Aug. 9 with a luncheon before school started Thursday, Aug. 17. The Star-Observer asked them to fill out a questionnaire, in order to introduce them to the community.
The area's premier show band, Les Izmoore will be performing Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Lakefront Park Bandshell in Hudson as the featured act in the "Concerts in the Park" series. This free event invites music lovers of all ages to come out for what promises to be a rocking evening of great tunes.
President Trump promised to be the "greatest jobs producing president in history." With NAFTA negotiations starting Aug. 16, it's time he puts his money where his mouth is.
At the Hudson Area Public Library, we want you to explore all of your digital reading options. While print books will always hold a special place in our hearts, digital books have some advantages too.
Pepper Fest began in 1954 as a way to raise funds to build North Hudson Elementary School and has turned into an annual event to assist community organizations throughout the St. Croix Valley. Proceeds from the volunteer-run, nonprofit festival are donated to local youth, school, community and service organizations. This year's Pepper Fest is Aug. 18-20. Events include:
Have you ever tried to teach your dog to lie down on command? How about come when called while playing with his favorite toy? Now try it from 500 yards away. Sheep herding with dogs is an ancient art and the pinnacle of dog intelligence. Come see some of the best shepherds and sheepdogs in the country compete at the Wisconsin Working Sheep Dog Association's Sheepdog Trials Sept. 1—4 at Badlands Sno-Park in Hudson. Calvin Jones, from Wales and 2015 judge called the location, "One of the most spectacular courses he has ever seen in the USA or the UK."