Congressman Sean Duffy is new to the Hudson area because of redistricting after the 2010 census. Hudson was formerly in the third district, represented by Ron Kind (D-La Crosse).RELATED CONTENT
A fire damaged a duplex at 327 Division St. in Hudson Saturday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the scene shortly after 4 p.m. The occupants of the structure were not home.RELATED CONTENT
A Hudson resident has released his latest volume in the popular and highly acclaimed “Hikes with Tykes” book series: “Hikes with Tykes: Games and Activities.”RELATED CONTENT
Within the past five or six weeks I have taken two trips and they couldn’t have been more different.
Hudson native Fred Nagel will be turning 90 this fall, but he’s just now getting around to retiring from his longtime business in Hudson, Nagel Appraisal Services.RELATED CONTENT
In a relatively short meeting, the North Hudson Village Board approved a number of resolutions and actions at its monthly meeting, Tuesday, July 3. Among the items were:RELATED CONTENT
A minor fire at 3:24 a.m. Thursday caused smoke damage in an apartment building at 627 13th St. So. in Hudson.
The Hudson Fire Department was called to a house fire in North Hudson at about 12:45 am. Tuesday morning. Little damage was done, but the portion of the duplex at 518 8th St. No. was filled with smoke.
The North Hudson Village Board spent much of its May 31 meeting talking about an opportunity to refinance some existing debt, but did not take action on the matter. A decision could come in July.RELATED CONTENT
Westbound I-94 east of Hudson was closed for six hours on Thursday, June 7, in the wake of a five-vehicle crash involving two semi tractor-trailers. Just one person, Mary A. Kielpinski, 63, of Eau Claire was seriously injured in the accident.RELATED CONTENT
When I was a kid, the winter we are experiencing this year would have been ideal. I remember some years just hoping against hope that we would get a “big snowstorm.” I remember some years when it was going to be challenge to even have a white Christmas. That’s not a problem this year!RELATED CONTENT
An author in Menasha, Adrian Martin, has written a book titled “Marty: The Man Who Refused To Punt.” If you are either a longtime Wisconsin high school sports fan or someone who graduated from Hudson High School in the 1940s, you might recognize that the book is about Marty Crowe.RELATED CONTENT
Christmas came early for my wife and me last week. We traveled to Fort Myers, Fla., and spent a week in beautiful sunny, mid-80s weather.RELATED CONTENT
I’m not sure what sort of excitement the World Series will generate amongst the casual baseball fans in the Midwest, but I’m happy to see the Rangers and Giants in the fall classic.RELATED CONTENT
The 57th annual Rotary Halloween parade is scheduled Sunday, Oct. 31, at Newton Field. The parade is billed as the longest, continuing community event in Hudson.RELATED CONTENT
Last week the Star-Observer printed a letter from Larry Dittloff, a 1966 Hudson high School grad who now lives in Olympia, Wash. His concern was that Hudson may have to change the current nickname of “Raiders” because it shows up on a list of “inappropriate” nicknames for schools.RELATED CONTENT
In keeping with my style of traveling to various places at odd times of the year, we went to Florida recently to enjoy the heat and humidity in the Fort Myers area. Some may recall that we went to Duluth during the winter — now Florida in the summer. There is something a bit odd about our timing!RELATED CONTENT
A recent trip to the Southwest included stops in Las Vegas and Zion National Park, but the most exciting part of the trip was probably the flight home from Denver to Minneapolis.
Some may have read the story in last week’s Star-Observer about the new telephone area codes for northern Wisconsin. It caught my attention because the whole process is taking place without much fanfare.RELATED CONTENT
I drove past Burton Field on the corner of Ninth and St. Croix streets one night last week and the field was empty. It brought back memories of my childhood when Burton Field was about the only real baseball diamond in town.RELATED CONTENT