Rebecca Mariscal joined the Hudson Star Observer as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in communication and journalism.
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The Vine Street construction project is substantially completed, according to Public Works Director Tom Zeuli. The street opened completely again last week, before its Oct. 31 deadline. Paving and markings are all complete, and trees have been planted along the street.
This year as its spring performance, Hudson High School presents the G-rated “Urinetown The Musical” starting Nov. 11. Though the name may be deceiving, Director Kari Heisler said the musical is a family-friendly show. Heisler said she’s been waiting to do the show for years, as it’s one of her favorites. “I love the story, it’s so funny, it’s really well-written and it’s new show too, it was written in 2001.”
Halloween night kicked off with the annual Rotary Halloween Parade, Monday, Oct. 31 at Newton Field. The event is the longest running community event in Hudson, completing its 63rd year. Kids and families came out to show off their costumes and try to win one of the prizes for top five costumes. Prizes were awarded in four age groups as well as a family group, with a best of show selected from any group.
Hudson-based Little Free Libraries have experienced thefts throughout the Twin Cities, but Program Manager Margret Aldrich said Hudson has not seen any cases. Several library stewards in the Cities have experienced thefts of the entire collection, according to a Pioneer Press article. Though taking a book from the library is the point of the project, a few stewards have seen all their books disappear overnight, possibly with the intent to sell.
“A river runs up on your wall, it flows and feeds and cools us all. Mammals, insects, birds and more, find these creatures on waves and shore…” A bear, two snakes, a squirrel and chipmunk, a busy bee, several turtles, a tiny deer and many more creatures now adorn the wall of the pediatric surgery recovery room at the Hudson Hospital.
Gregory’s Gift of Hope Animal Shelter in New Richmond will remain quarantined until Dec.1 after an outbreak of Canine Brucellosis. Canine Brucellosis is a reproductive disease that affects dogs, according...
After positive experiences as a camper at St. Croix, Hudson High School sophomore Erik Small made his way back to the camp for his Eagle Scout project. This summer, Small constructed three pieces of play equipment for the day camp’s water oasis. The area now features a new boat, overhead sprinkler and balancing buckets. “I had always gone to Day Croix as a kid many years. I had a connection there,” Small said.
The St. Croix County Bar Association held a public forum Oct. 18 at the Willow River Elementary, with district attorney candidates Mike Nieskes and Sarah Yacoub. Attorney Timothy O’Brien served as moderator for the event, asking the candidates questions accumulated from the bar association and online submissions.
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. -- the Journal’s parent company -- declines to endorse the Republican candidate for United States president. It...
With her shield badge pinned to her uniform, Officer Hilary Lundberg provided a shield for the people she serves one Monday morning. “If I hadn’t been there, I do think...