Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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Apparently feeling fit is contagious. Tara Tuchel is a Hudson native and a speech/language pathologist who has specialized in autism spectrum disorders for the past 17 years. In recent years...
The Wisconsin history tour is drawing them in at the Hudson Area Library. The interactive traveling exhibit is presented by the Wisconsin Historical Society and is underwritten by organizations and businesses across the state. Hudson is one of 16 stops around the state. It will be here through March 30. Hudson’s new library director Tina Norris is excited to have the exhibit stop in Hudson. “It really is an amazing exhibit. It includes all the Wisconsin history you ever would want to know.”
Well I’m back after having had a little work done -- not that kind of work -- don’t know where I’d start if it were that kind of work. No, I had rotator cuff surgery and survived it. I didn’t know anything about it before the pain in my shoulder just wouldn’t go away. Losing weight had helped ease the stress on my knees but short of coming up with a way to make my head weigh less there weren’t any alternatives but surgery.
E.P. Rock Elementary School counselor Kelly Curtis has been chosen from among 2,000 colleagues across the state to receive the Mary Gehrke McAllister Leadership Award for school counselors in the...
The momentum has been growing every year since the Hudson School District began its annual Women in STEM+ Open House four years ago. This year’s event is tonight, Feb. 11,...
It is the perfect Valentine’s Day story that has been a long while in the making. After years of living the single life, Wayne Hanson found that someone special halfway around the world and married her. Wayne, who was raised on a farm just outside of Hudson, had pen pals from the time he was a boy from all over the world. He not only liked the communication but enjoyed collecting the stamps that came with their letters.
Longtime Hudson community servant Dale Willi died on Monday at Regions Hospital in St Paul. Willi was hospitalized over the weekend according to his nephew, Hudson City Administrator Devin Willi, who was with him at the time of his death.
The 2015 Operation HELP Christmas Campaign for Kids supported 117 families with gifts, food vouchers, paper products and more. This year more than 309 children received gifts. Along with the individuals and company employees that sponsored individual families, local businesses that supported the campaign included: Central Bank, Edina Realty, Hiawatha Bank, Riverfront Athletic Club, Tangled Salon and Spa, Westconsin Credit Union, Viking Electronics, Red Cedar Canyon and Family Fresh Market.
I don’t think you get to be 63 without having to face the facts -- everything changes and probably should. But Christmas? That too. There are the good changes although...
The annual Operation HELP Christmas Campaign for Kids once again proved what can be accomplished when an organization dedicated to helping families in need, a generous group of sponsors and donors and committed volunteers come together to make the season a little bit brighter for the kids in our community. According to Jean Schneider of Operation HELP, 117 families have been sponsored this year. That number includes 309 children.