Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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The Hudson City Council adopted a resolution at its Sept.
Public Works Director Jim Eulberg is working on a new form to provide to suppliers bidding for the city's gasoline and diesel fuel business. At its Aug.
An investigation is under way to determine the cause of a fire Friday night that destroyed a house in the Red Cedar Canyon development. Only the shell remains of the Pat Rogers residence at 4 Fieldstone Bay following the hot-burning blaze that started at around 9 p.m.
Three law enforcement officials noted their concerns regarding a proposed ordinance restricting where registered sex offenders can live in Hudson at a Sept. 5 meeting of the City Council. Mike O'Keefe, supervisor of the St.
The city of Hudson's equalized valuation rose 80.3 percent (third largest in the state) from 2001 to 2005 and the village of North Hudson saw a 44.6 percent increase over the same period, according to a recent analysis by the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. The increases in property values in the two local municipalities outpaced the strong growth in valuations statewide.
The "Healing Waters" diorama inside the main lobby of the Hudson Health Campus has been so well-received that the sculptor largely responsible for creating it has been asked to extend the scene to the outdoors. Nicholas Legeros was at the health campus last week to begin the process of creating bronze sculptures of a young girl and her dog that will be placed next to the front entrance. The girl will be seated on a boulder, tossing a pebble into a stream, with the little dog perched nearby. The scene is meant to be an extension of the "Healing Waters" diorama that Legeros partnered with pai
A letter that District 4 Alderman Lee Wyland sent to constituents provides new information on the negotiations that preceded the city's purchase of the old hospital site. Wyland sent letters to about 80 households, mainly neighbors of the property that had opposed its being used for a townhouse development. As alderman for the area, he said he wanted constituents to hear directly from him about the purchase and the city's plans for the property. This wasn't the first mailing Wyland has sent out.
The rumors that St. Croix Valley YMCA is considering another expansion are true, says Executive Director David Rodriguez, but anyone expecting an announcement of building plans in the near future will be disappointed. "At this point, we have a rough framework of a plan for when we want to have a formal proposal ready," he said.
Construction of a long-awaited picnic shelter and restrooms at the end of the dike road will start this fall if things go according to plan. "The intent is to get it bid real soon and, hopefully, get started on it," Jim Eulberg, the city's director of parks and public works, said last week. "We'd like to get the footings in and as much done this year as possible," he added. "If we have an amazingly mild fall and winter, they may get quite a bit done.
Hudson needs a new library is the conclusion of a space needs assessment that Robert H.