Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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The annual Hot Air Affair parade lit the way down Vine Street Friday night with participating balloon crews bringing their own flare to the event. See more coverage on the annual Hudson Hot Air Affair here .
A half-day forum focusing on making the St. Croix County area dementia friendly will be held from 8:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, at The Phipps Center for the Arts. This forum is designed for elected officials, city administrators, and leaders within the business, education, health care, and faith sectors.
April is Autism Awareness Month and on April 30 there will be a special screening of the documentary “Programming Hope: Employing the Abilities of Autism” at The Phipps Center Black Box Theater.
Heidi Cruz and her daughters made a stop in Hudson Friday morning at the campaign office of her husband, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
St. Croix County Investigator Brandie Hart is all too familiar with how children can be victimized in her role as the chief investigator of child and sexual abuse for the...
It will be no surprise to people who knew Kaila Fouks that she would do all in her power to protect an animal. Fouks of Hudson was killed in a car accident early Saturday morning after she swerved to avoid hitting a deer on Highway 35/61 in South Lancaster Township.
Allison Thomas, 16, of Roberts, provided the cover art for “We are all in this together (WAAITT). She wanted her painting to deliver a message of hope to those dealing with mental illness and addiction.
There is no question about it. Everyone from residents and their families to the staff and the volunteers who helped make it happen, the new Grace Place is wonderful.
The Lake Mallalieu Association and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have reached an agreement that gave the green light to the drawdown at the Little Falls Dam in Willow River State Park. The drawdown was on hold as a result of an injunction filed by property owners concerned about the effect the process would have on water quality and quantity in Lake Mallalieu.
The loss of life by suicide has become all too familiar a story across St. Croix County. In 2011 statewide, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 792 suicide deaths, 18 of which occurred in St. Croix County. Currently, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and the fourth leading cause of death for adults between the ages of 18 and 65. Among the veteran population, suicide rates have increased from 18 veterans per day to 22 veterans per day according to the Department of Veteran Affairs 2012 Suicide Data Report.