We're asking you to help us address Wisconsin's most significant public-safety challenge - the opioid epidemic. Every day, there are Wisconsinites who wake up struggling with addiction. There are many others who worry about a friend or family member who has a substance-use disorder. The number of children in the foster-care system because of a parent's drug addiction has increased. County budgets and the criminal-justice system have been strained. And businesses have been impacted by opioid use, which can lead to absenteeism and impaired work performance.
The Hudson FFA chapter participated in the 2019 Wisconsin Envirothon on Friday, April 12 at the Wisconsin Lions Camp in Rosholt. For the competition, we presented our own original solution for a specific environmental scenario; this year, we played the roles of dairy farmer and local soil, agricultural technology, and water experts working together in order to reduce nonpoint source pollution and blue green algae blooms.
'The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr.' "The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.," with the book by Timothy A. McDonald, lyrics by McDonald and Jonathan K. Waller, music by David Weinstein, Waller, McDonald, and Stephen Gabriel, based on the book "Flat Stanley," by Jeff Brown, with illustrations by Scott Nash, will be performed by The Phipps Children's Theater April 26 through May 5. Performances will be given on Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., as well as Sundays at 2 p.m. on the main stage.
The Hudson Raider Fitness Center is open to the public beginning April 22. A variety of membership options are available. Whether you want to get your daily steps in on the indoor walking track, work on your strength and conditioning, or play some pickleball, there is something for everyone! Learn more by visiting the Hudson Community Education page, found by clicking on the Community Tab on the School District's home page at hudsonraiders.org. You can also call or email the Community Education Office at 715-377-3722 or email@example.com .
The electoral college is politically correct TO THE EDITOR I still hear talk and read about local people who are angry about our president getting elected and their desire to get rid of the electoral college in favor of the popular vote for president. This is far from the first time this has happened. Just remember: Be very afraid of what you wish for.
Irish tenor Anthony Kearns with symphony orchestra at St. Pats Church The St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra (SCVSO), with special guest Irish tenor Anthony Kearns, will perform in concert on Sunday, May 5 at 4 p.m. at St. Patrick Church, 1500 Vine St., presented by The Phipps Center for the Arts. The popular orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Kristin Tjornehoj, with a rare solo appearance by one of The Irish Tenors, the PBS supergroup, will perform an outstanding program of favorites, from "Bring Him Home" to his signature interpretation of "Granada."
"The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.," with the book by Timothy A. McDonald, lyrics by McDonald and Jonathan K. Waller, music by David Weinstein, Waller, McDonald, and Stephen Gabriel, based on the book "Flat Stanley," by Jeff Brown, with illustrations by Scott Nash, will be performed by The Phipps Children's Theater April 26 through May 5 at The Phipps Center for the Arts. The beloved children's book is a literary and pop culture phenomenon, delighting readers all around the world. Now it has been adapted into a musical filled with infectious songs and non-stop adventure.
St. Croix County Historical Society will host monthly Hudson History Pub Crawls or History Happy Hours from April through October this year. The season begins with a Happy Hour on Saturday, April 27 at from 2-3 p.m. at Dick's Bar & Grill, 111 Walnut Street. The History Happy Hours are located at one of our partner establishments and include history of that location, as well as local brewing history. The Pub Crawls are guided walking tours of downtown Hudson, that explore Hudson's history and the brewing industry.
St. Croix Valley Genealogical Society will celebrate its 40th anniversary April 18. The society was founded April 19, 1979, as a chapter of the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society. Fifty-two people interested in family history and genealogical research gathered together from communities in Pierce, St. Croix, and Polk counties to organize the society.