Top Hudson Patch Posts of 2013

Reflect on the year gone in headlines over the last 12 months.

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Hudson High Grad May Be Allowed to Wear Dress Blues at Graduation

A new high school graduation dress-code policy approved by the Hudson School District Board of Education on Tuesday will allow graduates in the U.S. military to wear their dress uniform, instead of the traditional cap and gown.

Black Bear Breaks into Home on Stageline Road

John Stary, who lives on Stageline Road, called police at about 8:43 p.m. Monday to report that a Black Bear had climbed through a window and was walking around inside his home.

Hudson Teacher Lisa Rambo Eliminated From "The Biggest Loser"

In the fifth week of the show, Hudson's "The Biggest Loser" contestant lost only 5 pounds and was voted off the show by her teammates. She left the ranch weighing 209 pounds — down 37 from her starting weight of 246.

Hudsonite Lisa Rambo Loses 108 lbs., Narrowly Misses Winning "The Biggest Loser" $100,000 At-Home Prize

Lisa Rambo, a special education assistant at Hudson High School and mother of four who competed on Season 14 of NBC's reality show "The Biggest Loser," lost a total of 108 lbs. and narrowly missed winning the show's $100,000 at-home prize.

ELECTION RESULTS: Johnson, Hanson Earn Hudson School Board Seats

Jamie Johnson and Bruce Hanson will be the newest members of the Hudson School Board of Education after defeating Jeanette Kunz and Jim Schrock in the 2013 spring election.

Zach Sobiech Dies of Bone Cancer

Zach Sobiech, the teen who was known for his song "Clouds," has died of bone cancer. He was a senior at Stillwater Area High School.

Hudson High School Principal Laura Love Resigns

Hudson High School Principal Laura Love announced today that she will resign at the end of the school year. She has accepted a new administrative position with the Middleton-Cross Plains School District.

Service Restored After Storm Knocks Out Power for Thousands in Hudson

In Wisconsin, service has been restored to 10,200 customers and 9,800 customers remain without power, according to Xcel Energy.

'Stop the Pain' That Comes with Heroin: Open Letter to Hudson's Youth

It has been one month since Ellie Berg died. Her father, Greg Berg, wrote this open letter to the youth of Hudson.

Houlton Teen Identified as Victim in Fatal Crash on I-94 in Lakeland

A 16-year-old boy from Houton, Wis., died in a crash on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail Thursday evening in Lakeland, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Hudson Golf Club will Close After this Season

"An over-saturated golf market" is part of the reason Chris Hanson says Hudson Golf Club will close after this season. He hopes to redevelop the land into a business park.

Afton Man Killed in St. Croix River Boat Crash; Men From Hudson, Bayport Badly Inured

An Afton man was killed, and men from Hudson and Bayport were badly injured in a boat crash near Kinnickinnic River State Park on Wednesday night.

Octagon House Crasher Left Wallet Behind in Wrecked MN SUV

Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen said Monday he's hopeful the suspect will come forward.

Semi Truck Rollover Backs Up Traffic on I-94

Eastbound I-94 was closed at Manning Ave. after the truck loaded with seafood crashed, KSTP reported. Richard Glasgow got dramatic photos.


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