Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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An unsecured load is the reason a semi tractor-trailer ended up on its side after rounding a corner from Brakke Drive onto southbound Hwy. 12 in the town of Hudson, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
A visit by Martha Stewart to downtown Hudson on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 11, caused quite a stir among the employees and owners of downtown shops.
The second tried proved to be the charm for the crew working to raise a sunken yacht in the St. Croix River at Hudson. A crane from the Stillwater bridge...
A mechanical failure that allowed water to enter the 65-foot Find Time yacht is the reason it sank, Gordy Jarvis, the owner of the Hudson dock where it was tied,...
The effort to raise a 60-foot houseboat that sank in the St. Croix River at Hudson early Friday morning, Aug. 30, was ongoing as this edition of the Star-Observer went...
A 60-foot cruise boat docked along the dike road in Hudson sank to the bottom of the St. Croix River late Thursday night or early Friday morning, Aug. 29-30. The...
One of the more unique concerts in The Phipps Center for the Arts’ 30-year history will be performed Sunday afternoon, Aug. 25, in the Black Box Theater.
Chris Hanson, owner of the Hudson Golf Club, announced Tuesday morning that the course will close for good at the end of this season.
Many residents are cleaning up their yards and making arrangement to remove down trees after a strong thunderstorm moved through the Hudson area beginning at about 4:15 a.m. The storm...
Maybe it was fate. Monday, June 3, was National Egg Day, the spokespersons for Hudson Urban Chickens said at the start of their presentation to the City Council that evening. Half an hour later, members of the group seeking permission to keep laying hens in their backyards erupted in applause when the council voted 5-1 to grant their request for a trial one-year period. The issue will first go to the council's Public Safety Committee, which will draft proposed regulations and a permit system for the backyard coops.