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'Once Upon a Mattress' March 9-31 "Once Upon a Mattress," a fractured fairy tale musical comedy with music by Mary Rogers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and the book by Jay Thompson, Barer, and Dean Fuller, will be performed March 9-31 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2 p.m.
With registration underway for 2018 sailing programs, the St. Croix Sailing School is celebrating 10 years of growing community sailing in the St. Croix Valley at Hudson. Celebrating 2,000 students learning to sail in that time. Celebrating new and expanded youth and adult sailing programs. Celebrating partnering with the City of Hudson to move the school's location in the park on the waterfront to serve the community even more effectively.
Local businesses support the community in so many ways and Spring Showcase raffle prizes are yet another way they are giving back. Stop by the Spring Showcase Business Expo and visit a few of these businesses under one roof at the 16th annual Spring Showcase. More than 80 exhibitors, live entertainment, kid activities, fabulous raffle prizes and free admission make this a fun, family-friendly event. The Spring Showcase will be held 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the Hudson Sports and Civic Center. Raffle prizes include:
We are responding to a Letter to the Editor published on March 1, 2018, regarding St. Croix Animal Friends. As members of that organization's board, we would like to address those concerns. St. Croix Animal Friends is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with Tax ID #56-561338. We currently own 6.5 acres of land in Roberts, Wis., which is to be the future site of the shelter and education center.
Recent events have been huge eye openers on gun violence, school and public safety, and potential changes to gun laws. The first eye opener was that we were having this conversation at all considering that after each and every incident of mass gun violence in America, legislators tap dance as quietly as possible until the conversation fizzles out, hoping to avoid the poison pill of taking a position that may offend the NRA and the gun lobby.
At 5 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 a resident reported a rainbow LGBT pride flag had been stolen off the flagpole in front of his home on Fifth Street sometime between Friday, Feb. 23 at 10 p.m. and the next morning at 3 a.m. The flag and pole were valued at $75.
HOUSTON — Christopher Mick, Hudson resident, joined more than 500 educators from the United States, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Portugal, Japan and Hong Kong for hands-on learning experiences with rocket scientists, astronauts and renowned instructors at Space Center Houston's 24th Space Exploration Educators Conference, Feb. 1-3.
Ahead of the spring election on April 3, the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau will sponsor a debate between the two candidates running for the office of Mayor of Hudson. Current Mayor Rich O'Connor and Common Council Alderman John Hoggatt have agreed to participate in a debate moderated by Hudson Area Chamber President Blake Fry. The debate will be held at The Phipps Center of the Arts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13. "With a rapidly growing population and business sector, this is an exciting time to live and work
The City of Hudson has an opening on the Hudson Police and Fire Commission. The Commission is responsible for the hiring and any discipline of sworn police officers and volunteer firefighters. The individual appointed will serve out the remainder of a term ending May 1, 2021. Interested individuals should forward a letter of interest detailing their interest and any relevant qualifications to Mayor Rich O'Connor, City of Hudson, 505 Third St., Hudson, WI 54016.
The Western Wisconsin Photography Club's March meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in the River Room at the Phipps Center for the Arts will feature Wendy Mayberry. Maybury's presentation will cover some behind the scenes in working with famous photographer Mary Ellen Mark as well as her own photographic journey working in many aspects of professional photography.