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Two men killed in St. Croix County crash
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
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Flynn says he'll get 'aggressive' in governor's bid
Wisconsin roundup: Walker calls special session to pass welfare reform; more state news stories
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St. Croix River Hounds name team president
Hudson Silver champs
Cichy readying for NFL draft
Three in a row for girls hoops
Gymnasts 4th at RF Invite
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
arts and entertainment
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 1/27/18, Eagle Storage - Hudson
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John Patrick O'Neill Estate; Case No. 17-PR-117
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Edrys A. Heywood Estate; Case No. 18-PR-1
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/31/18, 4 pm; St. Croix Self Service Storage
Dr. Megan Hejny finds new dream job
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
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Jay P. Sperry
Jane E. Johnson
Richard Conover, Jr.
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Sarah Nigbor column: The circle of life
Kind Ideas column: Fighting to protect Social Security and Medicare
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Library Column: Early literacy at Frosty's magic birthday party
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January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
May 29, 2014
North Hudson home is a stop on Saturday's EcoMetro Tour
Dr. Gary Konkol’s Passive House in the Woods is one of eight homes and businesses that will be a stop on the first EcoMetro Sustainable Living...
May 29, 2014 - 2:47pm
May 14, 2014
Day by Day: Isn’t having a blue tooth a bad thing?
Up until recently I thought to have a large, discolored tooth would be a very bad thing – worse than double chins, gray eyebrows and copious amounts of facial hair. But I was wrong as I am so often when it comes to this brave new world of technology. It all started with my...
May 14, 2014 - 4:48pm
March 27, 2014
Downed power line on Carmichael Road caused Thursday's outage
Xcel Energy trouble crews found a downed power line on Carmichael Road north of Interstate 94 shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27. The downed line was believed to be responsible for the outage that affected 2,848 customers in the Hudson area, beginning at 4:07 p.m. Xcel...
March 27, 2014 - 4:47pm
March 26, 2014
District plan calls for 24-7 computer access for all secondary students
The Hudson Board of Education approved a plan that will provide all secondary students access to a Chromebook of their own by 2017. The One to One Chromebook Initiative will begin in fall 2014 with Chromebook tablets being made available to all sixth-graders and HHS students...
March 26, 2014 - 1:54pm
March 5, 2014
Hudson teen enters guilty plea in sexploitation case
A third teenager has been convicted in a sexploitation case stemming from an underage party two-and-a-half years ago. Alexander Freedom Gove, 18, Hudson, was found guilty as part of a plea bargain agreement to a charge of felony third degree sexual assault. The action occurred...
March 5, 2014 - 12:16pm
February 28, 2014
Gov. Walker visits Croix Gear & Machining in Hudson
Gov. Scott Walker came to Hudson last Friday to tour Croix Gear & Machining and talk about efforts to boost Wisconsin manufacturing. The...
February 28, 2014 - 5:32pm
February 25, 2014
Day by Day: Get a smart phone - the quickest way to feel dumb
It isn’t that I don’t appreciate technology and all the things it has made easier in our lives. It’s just that I don’t think it is necessary to make me feel like an idiot getting there. I got a smart phone for Christmas. It was a decision I considered long and hard. It...
February 25, 2014 - 5:28pm
February 7, 2014
St. Croix Electric plans 88.5-kilowatt solar array
Editor's Note: This is a corrected version of the story that appeared in the Feb. 6 print edition of the Star-Observer. That headline and story had an incorrect number for the kilowatt size of solar array. St. Croix Electric Cooperative is planning to install a 88.5-kilowatt solar...
February 7, 2014 - 4:33pm
January 20, 2014
Girls hear about careers in science, technology, engineering and manufacturing
With close to 200 girls turning out, this year’s Women in STEM event, held at Hudson Middle School last week, drew twice as many interested...
January 20, 2014 - 9:57am
Hudson native receives presidential award for scientific research
Gregory D. Fuchs of Cornell University, a 1991 graduate of Hudson High School, will be a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists...
January 20, 2014 - 9:24am
January 16, 2014
Hudson squad cars and police officers will have video cameras
The Hudson City Council voted 5-1 Monday night to spend up to $100,000 to equip 11 squad cars with video cameras and outfit 21 police officers with lapel body cameras. The expense includes an estimated $10,000 to $12,000 for a computer server to store the videos recorded by the...
January 16, 2014 - 1:49pm
January 9, 2014
Hudson resident a guiding force at the Science Museum of Minnesota
Hudson resident Mike Day has powerful memories of his great aunt. She worked at a mystical place for many children, The Museum of Science and...
January 9, 2014 - 10:40am
October 11, 2013
St. Joe man's Fryin' Saucer advances in national new-product contest
The Fryin’ Saucer, a portable outdoor cooking system, advanced to Round 2 of the Intuit Small Business Big Game contest, taking the local business...
October 11, 2013 - 10:23am
September 18, 2013
Richard Schwenk and Brian Scholl are newest inductees to Hudson High School's Wall of Fame
This year's Hudson High School Wall of Fame inductees are alumni Richard Schwenk, Class of 1953, and Brian Scholl, Class of 1990. Both men hold...
September 18, 2013 - 3:09pm