A trailer and golf cart valuing $8,000 total were reported stolen at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 4 from a parking lot on O'Keefe Road. The owner said he chained the trailer to the fence in the parking lot at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23. When he returned the next morning the trailer and the golf cart it held were gone, and the chain and lock were missing. Security cameras from the nearby business do not cover that area of the parking lot. Items taken from purse
The Hudson YMCA is offering 250 free memberships for students entering grades 9-12. The offer is part of the Y's Teen Thrive program to help provide opportunities for teens in the St. Croix Valley. This "Get Summer" program helps provide a safe environment for students and inspires them to be well-rounded individuals by engaging social and emotional skills and developing character and leadership skills. Registration can be made at the Hudson Y starting Friday, June 1 and lasting through Friday, June 15.
Calls regarding a nude man with a gun in the backyard of a North Hudson residence brought both North Hudson and Hudson officers to an address on Sixth Street. The man's roommate called to report the man was under the influence of alcohol and carrying his gun around the backyard. At the time Hudson officers arrived the man was dressed and no longer in possession of any weapons. The man said he had a handgun that he carried under a concealed carry permit. He was unsure where it was now located. The man asked officers to retrieve his cigarettes from a pair of pants on the nearby ground, and officers found a small metal container with marijuana and a smoking pipe.The man was detained until the missing firearm was located. He was then given a courtesy ride to his brother's residence.
St. Croix Economic Development Corporation held its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 8, electing a new board and directors. Jill Gorres of JA Counter in New Richmond was elected to a one-year term as board president. She has served on the board since 2013. Gorres replaces Rob O'Keefe of OEM Fabricators in Woodville who completed his term as president. O'Keefe remains on the board and will continue to serve on the executive committee in his new role as past president. Brian Elwood of Xcel Energy in Hudson was elected first vice president.
The Hudson Police Department will join hundreds of other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin for the annual Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign from May 21 to June 3.
A handgun found in a room at Super 8 Motel brought officers to Dominion Drive on Sunday, April 29. The gun was in a room that had not been checked out of, but the guests had left and put the card in the room. After clearing the gun, it was picked up by its owner from the Hudson Police Department.
Every day at Hudson Hospital & Clinic and Westfields Hospital & Clinic, members of the community donate their time to make hospitals a little more welcoming and a little less worrying for patients and their families. The volunteer roles are varied. Some volunteers work as greeters and gift shop attendants; others work with the Hospital Elder Life Program, meeting with patients to help prevent the onset of delirium. Some volunteers even team up with their dogs — through the pet therapy program — to brighten the day for patients, visitors and colleagues.
An employee at a business on Coulee Road made a complaint of threats on Friday, April 6 after two separate incidents with the same customer. The first time the customer was upset that a lottery machine was not working and threatened the employee. The second time the customer felt the employee's customer service was bad, and the customer said if he was treated like that again he would take the employee out back and assault him. The employee asked for the incidents to be documented and said he would speak to his manager about having the customer trespassed from the property.
Gerrard Corporation has officially broken ground on a new mixed-use development called "The Maxwell," located at 2000 Maxwell Drive. Project highlights include 36 senior housing units and more than 3,000 square feet of commercial space. The Maxwell is phase one of a multi-phase 17-acre housing community. The building offers easy access to a walking and biking trail and is located off Carmichael Drive within walking distance of several shops and services.
The Hudson Home and Garden Club is offering grants up to $250 to support endeavors of local residents, community-based organizations, non-profits and educational school projects contributing to the enrichment of the Hudson community and projects promoting Hudson Home and Garden Club purposes. Preference will be given to projects benefiting children and youth. Projects are to be within the boundaries of the Hudson School District.