Rebecca Mariscal joined the Hudson Star Observer as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in communication and journalism.
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Three years ago, The Phipps Executive Director John Potter applied to the Wisconsin Arts Board. It wasn’t until last month that he received a call from the governor’s office, telling him he was appointed to the board. “Well, I was very surprised. I had really forgotten about it after three years,” Potter said. “And then I was very pleased.”
Pathways Chiropractic had a lot to celebrate this year. In addition to recognizing its 10th anniversary, the clinic also welcomed a new chiropractor, Lynn Winkel. The clinic started a decade ago when Hudson-native Michele Nemerow opened up shop with fellow chiropractor Danielle Dabruzzi. The two saw the building at ___ Coulee Road as an opportunity to employ their similar chiropractic philosophies, Nemerow said.
Instead of receiving gifts on his birthday, Hudson 8-year-old Ethan Lownsbury decided to give back to kids his own age. Ethan requested that his birthday guests bring donations for The Sharing Tree, which provides school supplies for kids, rather than presents for him. “I don’t need anything,” Ethan said.
Nearly 18 months after the search began for space to accommodate their growing needs, Xcel Energy broke ground on its new 27,000-square-foot facility on Old Highway 35 and Hanley Road last week. The facility will replace the current one at 1201 Livingstone Road. “We’re very much looking forward to the new facility,” said Xcel Community Relations Manager Brian Elwood.
Traffic was a main concern for the Hudson Common Council Monday night as the Hudson School District presented an update on its construction project. Superintendent Nick Ouellette and Kraus-Anderson Civil Engineer Jim Lundberg presented the plans for the high school project to the board at its regular meeting. “This is a pretty major project in the city,” Ouellette said. “Its investing $85 million and 43 acres.”
On Tuesday, Oct. 4, city offices located at Hudson City Hall, 505 Third Street, will be closed with one exception. Individuals who wish to cast an absentee ballot will be able to do so during regular business hours, as election staff will be available. Water and storm water utility construction in the intersection of Thirds Street and Walnut Street will require a one day shutoff of water and sewer at City Hall.
Well I was hoping to fill this column space with long-winded gushing on my new nephew, but as of my procrastinated writing Tuesday, he is still not here. He was...
One could say that spirits is in Kelly Yocom’s blood. In the 1600s, one of her great-great-grandfathers opened the first tavern in Plymouth Colony. Another great-grandfather was a hops farmer in 1800s Wisconsin. In the 1900s, two of her aunts were bootleggers for Al Capone, making bathtub gin in their farmhouse cellar. In June of 2016, Yocom opened the Madison Avenue Wine and Spirits on Buckeye Street in downtown Hudson.
Cheers and barks rang through the park as the four- and two-legged friends of Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue took off from the starting line. The Hudson rescue held its sixth annual 5K Doggie Day across the river in Minnesota at Lake Elmo Park Reserve Saturday, Sept. 24. This year’s event featured the yearly 5K along with a new 10K and Puppy Dash. Dogs were welcome to join their owners in the races.
The rooftop at Mallory’s bar and restaurant was packed Thursday afternoon for a live broadcast of Twin Cities Live “In Your Town.” TCL’s co-host Steve Patterson made his first trip...