Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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One of the popular holiday events in Hudson is the Candlelight Stroll set for Friday, Dec. 4. Geared for a more adult audience, downtown streets will be lined with luminary candles and tasty treats will tempt in shops and restaurants throughout downtown. And there will likely be carolers of the highest caliber. Shoppers will find a variety of events staged at participating businesses including the galleries and special Gift by the Hand gallery at The Phipps Center. The event runs from 6-9 p.m.
HHS senior Becca Buchholz describes herself as “super involved” and says some of her best memories of high school come from the clubs and organizations she has been part of...
Sponsors are still needed for Operation HELP’s Christmas Campaign for Kids that provides gifts, food and more to area families in need of assistance during the holidays. The annual Operation HELP Christmas Campaign for Kids is a cooperative effort between the organization and sponsors from throughout the community working together to provide gifts for children, from infants and toddlers through high school. The only requirement is that the family live in the Hudson School District.
Ludmila Andreyeva’s journey to Hudson from her home country Belarus is an interesting one that this rather shy former professor talks about only after some prodding from a reporter who swims with her often at the YMCA.
I’ve said it before, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. There’s no gifts or decorating - just food, lots of it and the time to enjoy it. This year Kevin and...
The annual Stuff-a-Truck food drive sponsored by County Market netted more than 23,000 pounds of food and other items for the Hudson Food Shelf last week. According to store manager Dave Olson, it is the second biggest collection since the drive began in 2001. Over that period the collection has brought more than 180,000 pounds of food to the local food shelf. The drive has always involved students and staff in the Hudson School District.
The Danielson home on Crosby Drive is a special place to them and their wide circle of friends and family. And this holiday season they are making that circle even wider by welcoming in the thousands who will attend the Chamber of Commerce Christmas Tour of Homes this weekend. It is almost impossible to imagine that this spacious Arts and Crafts house situated high on a beautiful wooded lot was almost destroyed by a fire in 2009.
St. Croix County Investigator Brandie Hart is all too familiar with how children can be victimized in her role as the chief investigator of child and sexual abuse for the...
The North Hudson Village Board approved the 2016 annual budget at its meeting on Nov. 3. The new operating budget is $1,556,061. The budget will result in a village mill rate of $4.51 per $1,000 of valuation on property.