Hudson Home & Garden Club awarded two $250 grants to projects benefiting the Houlton Community Art Bench project gathering space located on the main trail head of the St. Croix River Crossing Loop trail. One grant was given to the St. Croix Bike & Pedestrian Trail Coalition and the other to Houlton Elementary School. Twice a year HH&GC offers grants up to $250 to support projects of local residents, community organizations, non-profits and educational projects that enhance the community and promote the club's purposes.
Vehicles broken into Several cars were reported rifled through on the morning of March 28. A vehicle was reported entered on Namekagon Street. Nothing appeared to be missing. Another vehicle appeared to have been entered on Salvia Lane. The only thing missing was a guardian angel medal that the owner did not know the value of. A vehicle on Bieneman Street had cash stolen from it, approximately $7-8. A checkbook and a laser level was stolen from a vehicle on Namekagon Loop. Arrest
The April 2 election will see incumbents on the ballot for city of Hudson districts 1, 5 and 6. Though they are running unopposed, the Star-Observer asked them to complete a questionnaire, in order to reintroduce (or introduce) them to readers / voters. Each candidate was asked the following two questions: • If you are an incumbent, discuss the committees on which you have served, review any accomplishments to which you feel you have made a particular contribution and share your intentions for involvement during the new term.
Hudson Home and Garden Club is requesting photos from area photographers for their 2020 calendar. Since the inauguration of the Hudson Community Calendar a decade ago, the club has aimed to inspire and excite local photographers. It prides itself on building lasting relationships with both individual photographers as well as the many Hudson businesses selling the calendars. Now is the time to browse through winter images and submit favorites.
St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC) seeks candidates to serve staggered terms on its 19-member board of directors. Board criteria include representation from business, industry, agriculture and government as well as preferred representation across the county in an east-west/north-south fashion. The EDC will conduct its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 14. Elections for a slate of board candidates and 2019-2020 officers will occur at that time. Board elections are for three-year terms, and service cannot exceed two full three-year terms.
Property damage was reported at Second street at 11:24 on March 3. A work truck had been struck during the night, damaging the driver's side mirror. The damage is valued at $300. Sticky fingers A complainant reported his vehicle parked off Knollwood Drive has been entered and rifled through overnight between 11 p.m. Feb. 28 and 8 a.m. March 1. Nothing was missing or damaged. Squad collision
The City of Hudson has openings on a number of volunteer boards and committees for City of Hudson residents. There are currently two openings on the Park Board, and one opening each on the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Urban Forestry Board and the Hudson Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee. More information on the duties of members of these boards and committees can be found on the city's website: www.ci.hudson.wi.us . From the government dropdown menu near the top of the site, select Boards and Commissions. Each of these groups has a page detailing its responsibilities.
A chase to catch a vehicle stolen in an armed carjacking was called off due to bad weather Friday morning, and the search continues for the suspect. Hudson Police responded to a report of an armed robbery carjacking at 10:56 a.m. on Friday, March 1 in the Mendard's parking lot off Gateway Boulevard , according to a press release from the department. The suspect demanding the vehicle showed a handgun, and the driver turned the vehicle over to the suspect. Officers located the vehicle and the suspect refused to stop, leading to a chase that went into Minnesota.
Hudson is the place to shop, dine, play and work. Get to know the best of local businesses at the 17th annual Spring Showcase Business Expo sponsored by the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau.
Hudson Home and Garden Club is offering grants up to $250 to support endeavors of local residents, community-based organizations, non-profits, and schools. Projects should contribute to the enrichment and beautification of the Hudson community and promote Hudson Home and Garden Club purposes. Preference will be given to projects benefiting children and youth. Projects are to be within the boundaries of the Hudson School District. Forms and additional information are available at com/view/hudsonhomeandgardenclub/home. Email firstname.lastname@example.org . with any questions.