Reuben Ristrom and the Bourbon Street Boys Jazz Band will perform in concert on Sunday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. The popular guitarist and banjo player of the Upper Mississippi Jazz Band has gathered together a select group of musicians who specialize in traditional jazz and swing. These artists have performed at jazz festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S.
On Tuesday, May 29, Deb Dawson, CEO of African Soul, American Heart will be the guest speaker at the River Falls Rotary Club meeting. Dawson will be sharing the ASAH's mission which is to "Protect, Education and Empower" orphaned girls from the Republic of South Sudan through primary school, secondary school, and beyond. After the civil war in South Sudan forced evacuation of the ASAH Boarding School for Orphaned Girls in Duk Payuel, Jonglei State in February 2014, ASAH relocated to northern Uganda.
Hudson School District fourth grade classes participated in the annual bookmark design contest sponsored by the Friends of the Hudson Public Library during the 2017-18 school year. The students were asked to design a bookmark about the library, books, or reading. This is the seventh year that the design contest has been held. This year's winners are Erin Madigan of St. Patrick School; Aesha Patel of E.P. Rock Elementary; Colton German of Houlton Elementary; Natalia Mellin of North Hudson
Hudson is a great place to live, work and play. What makes it so great? The restaurants, the shops, the thriving business community, the schools, the charm of the small town feel against the backdrop of the big city and of course the people! Don't overlook however, that the founders of Hudson landed here largely because of the St. Croix River, the scenic beauty and the many natural assets that we still enjoy today!
May 20-26, 2018, is the 44th annual National EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's communities. EMS Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day life-saving services of medicine's "front line." EMS Week is the perfect time to recognize EMS and all that its practitioners do for our nation. This year's theme is "EMS Strong—Stronger Together."
The Larry and Pam LaPean family was named the 2017 Wisconsin Family of the Year and presented the award at the 117th annual Wisconsin State Council Knights of Columbus convention in Middleton.
St. Croix EDC joined community leaders in New Richmond, Hudson, Hammond and Somerset to recognize businesses during U.S. Small Business Week, April 29-May 5. Sean Fitzgerald and staff at SF Insurance Group in downtown New Richmond hosted the EDC and community supporters on Monday, April 30th. Angela Popenhagen and staff at Stevens Engineers in Hudson were the hosts on Tuesday, May 1. Among the attendees was U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy. U.S. Senator Ron Johnson stopped at Russ Davis Wholesale in Hammond on Wednesday, May 2 for a small business roundtable meeting.
In honor of mothers, the Octagon House Museum will offer free tours for moms on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mothers who are accompanied by a child of any age are admitted for free. Guided museum tours begin on the hour with the last tour starting at 3 p.m. Sunday's visitors will have an early look at this year's décor theme "Then and Now: 100 Years of Education." From national, state and local education to teachers' roles and curriculum, we will take a look at education from 1855 to 1955.
EAU CLAIRE — As people finally begin their annual spring traditions of gardening and landscaping, Xcel Energy reminds customers to call 8-1-1 to have underground utility lines marked before beginning any digging projects.
Three headlines tell the real collusion story in Washington and President Donald Trump is the victim, not the villain. Envolve's website posted, "Hillary Clinton and John Brennan Used Foreign Spies To Drum Up 'Lies About Trump.'" Lest one think only Trump enthusiasts would endorse such a conclusion, two #NeverTrump sources, "The National Review" and "The American Spectator," ran the following stories: "John Brennan Colluded with Foreign Spies to Defeat Trump" and "The Real Collusion Story."