After more than a year of learning, practicing and studying, Hudson FFA's Floriculture team will represent the state of Wisconsin at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis Oct. 24-27. The team is comprised of Rachel Ball, Emma Filipiak and Emily Larsen, juniors at Hudson High School, and Lizzie Schousek, a freshman studying plant science at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
The Women of Bethel hosted their 27th annual Scandinavian Food Fest at the Bethel Lutheran Church Highlands campus last Friday and Saturday. Hundreds of visitors from throughout the Midwest flocked to this event. While there, they visited the gift shop and the bake shop to purchase hand-crafted gifts and delectable, homemade, baked goods.
Be informed on health care issues TO THE EDITOR Access to affordable health care and prescription medicine is one of the most important issues in the upcoming state elections. If it is important to you, you need to be informed regarding the candidates' position on health care for Wisconsin residents. To be an informed voter is not easy. Many individuals and organizations have distributed information that is misleading, incomplete or false.
"The Lost World," a 1925 silent feature film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam, will be accompanied by Dennis James on the Wurlitzer theater pipe organ on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Explorer Professor Challenger (Wallace Beery) is lambasted in the London press thanks to his claim that living dinosaurs exist in the far reaches of the Amazon.
This weekend the Women of Bethel will host their annual Scandinavian Food Fest 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Bethel Lutheran Church — Highlands Campus (504 Frontage Road). All are invited to celebrate Scandinavian heritage with food, music and fellowship.
With autumn in the air, many parents have been sending children off to school on the bus each morning. Families with younger children are enjoying new routines as well, with the start of programs like Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley's Play & Learn.
The St. Croix County Historical Society will delve into the supernatural with a new Victorian Superstitions and Ghost Stories Tour at the Octagon House Museum. Set for Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., this tour offers a glimpse into Victorian superstitions and customs surrounding death. Take a candlelit tour of the museum as guides share stories of how Victorians warded off the Grim Reaper, prevent hauntings and avoid evil spirits. Learn how Victorians honored their dead and hear ghostly tales of spirits from Hudson's past.
The Yellowstone Trail Heritage Day events in St. Croix County communities on Saturday saw the only rays of sunshine in two weeks. The Historic National Automobile Route was celebrated in Hudson, Roberts, Hammond and Baldwin with numerous events in each town. Hudson had a car show, geocaching, history speakers, a craft fair and booya. Some of the other events included the Yellowstone Trail 5K run/walk in Roberts, a pancake breakfast in Hammond and retail promotions in Baldwin. The historic Yellowstone Trail runs through St.
Merriam-Webster dictionary defines culture in your context as, "the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations." I find it really hard to believe that young men are being taught how to rape. You are suggesting that our high schools, universities, or parents are teaching rape behaviors. You and your like-minded friends are accusing a lot of innocent people of teaching their children rape behaviors. The fact is there is no rape culture, but sadly there are cases of rape. Those rapists should be prosecuted and deserve a harsh punishment.
CPS handling of case is appalling TO THE EDITOR St. Croix County's CPS organization should be renamed. It should be called PTA (Protect The Abuser). Earlier this summer, my grandson was violently pushed into a wall by his father, resulting in a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and resulting neural damage as diagnosed by two physicians. He tells his doctors that dad pushed him because he wouldn't eat the tomatoes on his plate.