Sunday, December 23, 2012
Library Director Linda Donaldson and Board President Barbara Peterson tell the Star Observer that increasing expenses are to blame.
The Hudson Star Observer reported Thursday that the Hudson Area Library will now close two days per week—Sundays and now Mondays—instead of just Sundays. Joint Library Board President Barbara Peterson and Library Director Linda Donaldson told the Star Observer's Randy Hanson that the move comes in an effort to work within its new $849,416 budget approved by the library board last month. The library will also scale back its operating hours on its open days.
Friday, November 16, 2012
George Bailey, a man who has given up all hope on Christmas Eve, is visited by Clarence, his guardian angel, who shows him all the lives he has touched and how different life would be had he never been born.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Join us Friday through Sunday for the Christmas Tour of Homes & Craft Sale! For 27 years, the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce continues to inspire decorating creativity by offering three tour options: Traditional, Dazzle Tour and Black Tie.
Friday, November 9, 2012
The Hudson High School Music Department present "The Music Man." The show runs Nov. 9-18.
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Lakefront Park was transformed Saturday for the Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival put on by the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau. The event includes dozens of area artists, musicians and performers, and runs through Sunday.
Lakefront Park was transformed Saturday for the Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival put on by the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau. The event includes dozens of area artists, musicians and performers, and runs through Sunday. --- Did you shoot photos?: Share your photos with the community by uploading them to this post. Just click on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above. --- Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Friday, September 21, 2012
Among Hudson's events this weekend, the Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival is happening at Lakefront Park. In addition, St. Patrick is putting on its Fall Fest, and the First Presbyterian Church is holding a Scottish Heritage Music Fest.
Even though the Stillwater Lift Bridge closure is crowding Hudson's historic downtown district with traffic, there's no shortage of fun things to do in town this weekend. The Hudson Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau is putting on the Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival at Lakefront Park on Saturday and Sunday. In addition, St. Patrick Catholic Church is holding its annual Fall Fest all weekend long, and the First Presbyterian Church is putting on a Scottish Heritage Music Fest on Saturday. ... and that's just the big events! There are also plays, book-signings, sporting events and more! St. Patrick's Fall Fest Where?: St. Patrick Catholic Church When?: 5 p.m. How much?: Free Why go?: This year's annual autumn event begins Friday at 5 p…
Friday, August 17, 2012
There are 16 young ladies vying for the title of 2013 Pepper Fest Queen. One of them will be crowned queen and two will be crowned princess on Sunday, Aug. 19.
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Friday, August 10, 2012
Hudson High School alumnus Caleb Hawley made it big by advancing through multiple American Idol rounds in 2011. Last summer his Lakefront Park bandshell performance was rained out, but on Thursday he performed in front of hundreds.
Hudson High School alumnus Caleb Hawley, who now lives in New York, made it big by advancing through multiple 'American Idol' rounds in 2011. Last summer his Lakefront Park bandshell performance was rained out, but on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, he performed in front of hundreds of adoring fans. --- Did you get photos or video?: Add your footage to this post by clicking on the "upload" button! --- Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Monday, July 2, 2012
The group, with members from Woodbury, Stillwater and Hudson, is gearing up late July shows.
The River City Chorale on Monday announced plans for its fourth annual summer concert. “A Choral Tapestry” will include two performances: 7 p.m. Monday, July 23, at the Hudson High School Performing Arts Auditorium, and then again at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, at the Lakefront Park bandshell in downtown Hudson. This year’s concert will present a variety of choral music, including folk songs, spirituals Broadway musical revues and more. “There are different styles and genres of music which I’m sure the audience will enjoy, just as much as the chorale does singing them,” Andrew Haase, founding artistic director and conductor, said in a release. An arrangement of Stephen Foster’s Oh Susanna!, Shenandoa and a musical medley from the …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que event is Saturday at the Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater. If you can cook up some great BBQ, there is still an opportunity to enter the competition.
Have you gotten your tickets for this weekend’s St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que event at the Lift Bridge Brewery? If not, there’s no need to worry. Tickets are still available—just click here to buy them. The event benefits Valley Outreach. The event is Saturday from 3-8 p.m. at the Lift Bridge Brewery. If you can cook some great BBQ, there is still time to enter your team into the competition, too. To showcase your skills, click on this link to apply. If you choose to participate, some of your competition—professional teams and backyard grillers alike—include the Smokinistas from St. Croix Valley Landscaping in Osceola, Brady's Brewhouse in New Richmond and the Big Guys BBQ Team from Hudson, among others. “This event is a combination of what …