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.
Heidi Cruz and her daughters made a stop in Hudson Friday morning at the campaign office of her husband, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
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 man at the center of a 13-hour standoff with police in a downtown Hudson house has been identified as Jonathan A. Klisch, 28, of Anoka, Minn. Using a canine...
Following up on a tip, the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office raided a cockfight in rural St. Croix County, about seven miles north of Glenwood City on Saturday. The address...
A Hudson businessman and civic leader was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the sexual assault of seven prepubescent boys over the past 10 years.
An off-duty Wisconsin State trooper was arrested for driving while intoxicated following an accident early Sunday morning near Roberts that left his passenger, the Somerset High School wrestling coach, seriously injured. According to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, trooper Loren David Johnson, 31, of Somerset, was driving his 2013 Ford Fusion northbound when he lost control of his vehicle on the roundabout on Highway 65 at I-94 at Roberts. OnStar alerted 911 of the accident at 3 a.m.
An allegation that Hudson realtor and former school board candidate Jeanette Kunz had taken a cell phone photo of confidential information at last week’s school board meeting was unfounded according to a Hudson Police Department report.
A New Richmond woman has been charged with felony theft from her former employer, All American Title Co., 1610 Maxwell Drive in Hudson Tracy Lee Turner, 40, quit her job in March 2013 for unknown reasons. An investigation into the accounts of the company was prompted when a customer contacted All American inquiring as to why he had not received a refund check for escrowed taxes around the same time.