Skip to main content
Hudson Star Observer
St. Croix County off-duty deputy charged with firearms misdemeanor following OWI arrest
Update: Evers rejects GOP tax relief plan as unsustainable
Wisconsin roundup: Evers could include ‘first step’ toward medical marijuana in budget; more state news stories
New Richmond police seek help locating suspect
More than 60 schools participating in 8th year of HealthPartners PowerUp School Challenge
crime and courts
Boys Hockey: Superior edges Hudson in OT
Boys Hockey: Raiders top Wildcats
Girls Hockey: Raiders, Fusion battle to tie
Raider wrestlers third at Pony Stampede
Sports Schedule: Jan. 16-26
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 2-19 (Meeting Minutes)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 3-19 (Amend Comprehensive Plan)
CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance No. 1-19 (Absentee Ballot Canvassers)
FORECLOSURE: Pinnacle v. Felicity Homes, et al.; Case 18-CV-161
FORECLOSURE: Pinnacle v. Felicity Homes, et al.; Case 18-CV-167
Local Shopkos open amid shutdown announcements
Ziggy's comes to Hudson; occupies old Pudge's building
Shopko to shut additional tri-state area locations
Anchor Paper constructs River Falls facility
SCEDC announces 2018 Business of the Year awards
Place a Business Announcement
Robert Keith Damon Sr.
Allen Paul Penfield
Amelia "Mel" Ringer
Rev. Verle Everett Holsteen
Judith Ann Haugerud
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th Wedding Anniversary
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th
Savannah Lynn Sundby
Letter to the editor: They had the situation under control
Views from the Right column: We all harbor bias in some way
Pastor column: Honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Bill Rubin column: Fables of a passbook and financial literacy
Wild Side Column: Farming clams in Cedar Key
Submit a Political Letter
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
Buy Our Photos
December 24, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Barron County sheriff hoping for Jayme Closs tip; more state news stories
The sheriff in Barron County is hoping for a break in the Jayme Closs case this holiday season. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald took to Facebook on...
December 24, 2018 - 9:49am
October 19, 2018
Wisconsin state news briefs: 2 people arrested after accidental shooting in Milwaukee; and more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police confirm the arrest of two women after an accidental shooting involving two children. Police say a 10-year-old girl...
October 19, 2018 - 9:20am
August 11, 2018
Equipment donated to St. Croix EMS Dive
The St. Croix EMS Dive team has replaced some of the nearly $10,000 worth of equipment stolen last month thanks to a donation by Len Nelson of...
August 11, 2018 - 9:00am
Nearly $10,000 of equipment stolen from St. Croix Dive team
The St. Croix EMS Dive team had nearly $10,000 worth of equipment stolen from its trailer at 2001 Ward Avenue, likely sometime over the weekend....
July 11, 2018 - 2:35pm
May 15, 2018
St. Croix County fire followed by auto theft
A former Ellsworth man was arrested Friday in a stolen vehicle that contained evidence possibly connected to a nearby fire that was being investigated...
May 15, 2018 - 11:27am
October 10, 2017
Charges: Checking account reveals $19K stolen
A Hudson woman is accused of stealing more than $19,000 from a family member over the course of nine months, according to a charge filed in...
October 10, 2017 - 8:45am
October 9, 2017
River Falls man accused of stealing more than $200K from business
Authorities allege a River Falls man charged with felony business setting theft received more than $200,000 in kickbacks and gifts for a period...
October 9, 2017 - 9:54pm
September 25, 2017
Chance traffic encounter cracks Somerset theft case
A vehicle sought in a St. Croix County boat theft had a distinctive appearance, making it hard to miss when a police chief spotted it in Sunday...
September 25, 2017 - 8:57pm
September 12, 2017
Former deputy charged with felony theft
A Village of Spring Valley procedural change enacted in 2015 requiring receipts for purchases made with a village credit card resulted Monday,...
September 12, 2017 - 11:00am
August 3, 2017
Hudson church volunteer accused of skimming cash
A 64-year-old woman with a history of criminal convictions in St. Croix County faces new charges after allegedly stealing thousands of dollars...
August 3, 2017 - 8:32am
April 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Birch tree thefts causing stir; state Senate relaxes high-capacity well rules; 9 more state news stories
The state DNR is meeting Thursday with law enforcement, county foresters and others to see what can be done to reduce the stealing of birch trees....
April 6, 2017 - 9:11am
February 16, 2017
Rims were targeted in New Richmond, Hudson thefts
Western Wisconsin authorities were investigating the possibility that a theft in New Richmond might be connected with other, similar incidents...
February 16, 2017 - 2:18pm
July 26, 2016
Hudson police seek traffic vest-wearing suspect in multiple thefts
Hudson police issued an alert Monday for a man suspected in thefts at three businesses. According to a news release, the suspect went to Chuck...
July 26, 2016 - 2:24pm
June 30, 2016
Holiday driving to be construction-free; $21M in business tax breaks handed out to 11 people; cheese heist reported -- again; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Most of the major highway projects in Wisconsin are being put on hold at noon Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says peak travel times are expected to be from noon to 8 p.m. both Friday and Monday. DOT officials...
June 30, 2016 - 11:39am
April 23, 2016
Our View: Stealing from cemetery is 'despicable'
An article written by reporter Mike Longaecker this week details what St. Croix County authorities are calling a “dastardly act” at the Warren Cemetery near Roberts. Twenty-six medallion stands placed at the graves of dead volunteer firefighters are missing. The cemetery’s caretaker...
April 23, 2016 - 12:11pm