The village of North Hudson will host an old-fashioned centennial celebration Sunday, June 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. in Pepper Fest Park, next to the Village Hall, 400 7th St. North.RELATED CONTENT
Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has survived the recall challenge, defeated challenger Tom Barrett, a Democrat. As of late Tuesday night, Walker had been declared the winner by all major news outlets and held a commanding lead over Barrett. With 2,997 of 3424 state precincts reporting (88 percent), Walker had 1,130,742 votes to Barrett’s 942,431.RELATED CONTENT
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and other national media outlets have declared Gov. Scott Walker to be the winner in Tuesday’s recall election.
With 32 of 41 St. Croix County precincts reporting, Gov. Scott Walker has a large lead over recall challenger Tom Barrett.
With 21 percent of precinct reporting statewide (734 of 3424), Walker holds the early lead (262,508-169,037).
A large crowd of people gathered at Willow River Cemetery on a sunny Monday morning for the annual Memorial Day observance sponsored by American Legion Post 50 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Hudson Memorial Post 2115.RELATED CONTENT
St. Croix County Republican Party Chair Jesse Garza said Thursday that Gov. Scott Walker will be in Hudson the afternoon of Saturday, May 26.RELATED CONTENT
Three educators were presented Star Excellence Awards from the Education Foundation of Hudson during the 2012 Senior Scholarship Night at Hudson High School Wednesday, May 16. The winners were John Amann, Nichole Benson and David Gorman.RELATED CONTENT
Mark Neumann, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Herb Kohl, visited Hudson last week to tell his message to area voters.RELATED CONTENT
Final numbers are in for St. Croix and Pierce counties in Tuesday's primaryRELATED CONTENT
The topic of school administration salary increases seems to have earned the attention of a lot of people last week. After a one-year freeze, administrators get increases ranging from 4.8 to 5.4 percent in 2010-11 year.RELATED CONTENT
It is sometimes intriguing how an idea can pick up legs and begin walking, then running. On May 14, 2009, I wrote an article in the Star-Observer about a fellow named Dan Mettner from Duluth who was walking through Hudson – rediscovering what he called the “Yellowstone Trail.”RELATED CONTENT
The major league baseball season kicked off this week and it’s always an exciting time for me and other baseball fans — it’s not such an exciting time for my wife who believes I watch too much baseball on television.RELATED CONTENT
My wife and I were fortunate enough to travel to Florida for two weeks in the beginning of March. It was an odd year in some ways, however. The warm-up at home apparently began almost immediately after we left.RELATED CONTENT
A couple of weeks ago my wife and I traveled with our adult kids, their spouses and grandson to the Wisconsin Dells. My son made all the arrangements, so I just had to sit back and enjoy the ride.RELATED CONTENT
My football fan life has always been simple: 1 – Hope for a Packer win. If they win, be in a good mood even under trying circumstances – if they lose, shut off the TV and pretend football doesn’t exist for a few days. 2 – Hope for a Viking loss.RELATED CONTENT
I’m sort of an old “fuddy-duddy” when it comes to outdoor Christmas decorations, but my “look” may be making a comeback!RELATED CONTENT
Sometimes historical facts are forgotten because none of us take the time to bring information forward through the years. That thought popped into my head last week as I read the obituary of J. Sherman Peterson, 86, who died Nov. 29.RELATED CONTENT
Thanksgiving always brings back a lot of memories in my life. There is something about the holiday that brings a warm feeling within – it’s the sort of holiday that has a lot of sincerity!RELATED CONTENT
For the first time in my life I traveled to Branson, Missouri, last week. It is amazing how Branson has gotten the label of being an “old person town” over the years. The fact is, it’s a glorified Wisconsin Dells – only much bigger — with a whole lot of theaters!RELATED CONTENT