Due to the recent heavy snowfall there may be reason to have concern over heavy snow loads on farm buildings. Many buildings still have significant amounts of snow on them with several weeks of winter yet to go. "Snow and ice accumulations on roofs cause a loading which can cause roof collapse when the
Discover Wisconsin, the state's leading media brand and tourism TV show, will be shining the spotlight on some of Wisconsin's most amazing cheeseburgers in an upcoming episode. "8 Unique Wisconsin Cheeseburgers" airs Saturday, Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. on Fox Sports Wisconsin and is now available on Roku, Smart TV, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Apple TV and at DiscoverWisconsin.com. The episode was produced in partnership with Discover Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.
Kids interested in community service now have a club designed specifically for them. The Hudson Area Public Library and the Greater Hudson Kiwanis Club have joined together to launch K-Kids, a service organization for upper elementary kids. K-Kids is part of the international Kiwanis service club structure.
This year, 10 school counseling programs met/exceeded the requirements for Program of Promise award and received their awards at the annual Wisconsin School Counselor Association (WSCA) conference in Madison on Feb. 7, 2019. Three of those programs are at Hudson elementary schools.
On Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 at the BSA Troop 148 of Hudson Court of Honor, Ken Coenen retired from his position as Scoutmaster. For the past five years as Scoutmaster, Coenen has been responsible for training and guiding the youth leaders in the operation of the troop.
Painting from Photographs, a three-day workshop for adults, will be offered by Dan Mackerman, Friday, March 1 through Sunday, March 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. The instructor explains, "Regardless of your painting skill level, beginning or advanced, it is likely you have used a photograph as reference. Many artists have spoken about the limitations of photographs and the pitfalls of copying a photograph directly. Other artists, such as Maxfield Parrish and Norman Rockwell, used photos extensively.
Discover Wisconsin, the state's leading media brand and tourism TV show, will be shining the spotlight on Hudson in an upcoming episode. "Hudson — Discover Your Story" airs Saturday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. on Fox Sports North. The episode also now available for streaming on Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Smart TV, Apple TV and at discoverwisconsin.com. Co-host Collin Geraghty, a Hudson native, kicks off the show at the St. Croix Marina, and then hops aboard the Grand Duchess for a fajita and margarita dinner cruise with Afton*Hudson Cruise Line.
The Phipps Children's Theater will hold auditions for area students in grades 7-9 for "The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr." on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 18 and 19, from 6-8 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. Actors may schedule an audition time by going to ThePhipps.org.
Thank you to all the City of Hudson employees who kept our city running smoothly during the recent bitter-cold weather. While many schools and businesses were closed for safety reasons and students and employees could stay home, our city workers were on the job. Most of us don't realize that their jobs are more difficult due to the weather.
More than 50 area Brownies and Daisies earned a Space Science badge on Saturday, Jan. 26, with help from Space St. Croix's Christopher Mick. Girl Scouts learned about the planets, space travel and space exploration. This event was hosted by local Brownie troop 57839. To join or find out more about Girl Scouts visit girlscoutsrv.org.