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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A North Hudson man faces two charges of battery to a police officer in St. Croix County Court following his arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in the village last Friday. Howard L. Hoffman, 62, 703 Pine St. N., was also charged with resisting arrest. He waived a preliminary hearing before Judge Eric Lundell Monday and was bound over for trial. His next court appearance is Oct. 9. According to the complaint, North Hudson police were alerted by a restaurant owner in Hudson that a man who appeared to be drunk was driving toward the village.
Despite a head injury that damaged about 75 percent of his brain, Cedarius, a 3-year-old Hudson boy, is showing signs of improvement.
The death of John Knudson’s father and his sister from cancer in 2006 hit the Hudson businessman hard. But it was only a matter of time before he had an idea to produce something good from his family’s loss.
A St. Paul man has been released on $25,000 bail from St. Croix County Jail after being charged April 10 with inflicting life-threatening injuries on a 3-year-old boy.
Hudson High School junior Deena Whitwam is as familiar around Rock Elementary School as she is at the high school -- and pretty popular as well.
It was one of the most horrific crimes in St. Croix County –- the murder of three young girls by their father in July 2012. It was also one of Pastor Larry Szyman’s first experiences as a member of the St. Croix County Chaplains Corps.
The Hudson School District said in a release Friday that they are not currently working with either of two developers to turn the part of the former dog track into a secondary school. The question came up when a city council member made public statements during a televised candidate forum that one of the developers has had discussions with city representatives about rezoning the property for mixed use. District discussions with both developers were preliminary and never reached a level of agreement on final purchase price and acreage which would have required action by
When a New York Times reporter recently went looking for a story about heroin addiction, she ended up in Hudson talking to Karen Hale.
Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of Jane Neumann’s death in her Trout Brook Road home
Melissa Costello spoke through tears about the devastating loss of her daughter Jordan last September.