The annual RiverFest celebration is on July 16-21 in Hudson, with many activities to encourage everyone to get out and enjoy the St. Croix River while also recognizing the need to preserve its health and beauty.
National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 5-8 p.m. at Lakefront Park. The Hudson Police Department is looking for any person or organizations that would like to participate in this year's event. Participation can vary between providing donations or hosting a booth to tell people about the services you have to offer the community. If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please contact Det. Traci Hall at 715-386-4771 or by email email@example.com .
The Hudson Police Department will join hundreds of law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin for the annual Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign from May 20 to June 2. "As we enter another major travel season, we're reminding motorists that wearing a safety belt is the single most effective way to protect themselves and prevent needless tragedies along our roadways," said Chief Geoff Willems.
Hudson marked Arbor Day across the city on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 with tree plantings and tree trek dedications. Trinity Academy presented its new Tree Trek sign on Friday with a visit from Mayor Rich O'Connor, city staff and Urban Forestry Board members. Supporters gathered for the annual celebration Saturday at Lakefront Park to plant trees and hear the Arbor Day proclamation.
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