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Hudson photo club seeks calendar photos

May 31, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

The Hudson Home and Garden Club will publish a 2014 calendar and is seeking photo submissions from local photographers. Continue Reading

Editorial: Grow efficiently in yard, garden

May 15, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

When the great outdoors is right outside the back door, it’s possible to realize a beautiful landscape or reap a bountiful harvest without becoming extravagant. Continue Reading

First National Bank hosts plant sale today and tomorrow

May 9, 2013 in River Falls Journal

First National Bank is hosting its first (and hopefully annual) plant sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Thursday, May 9, and 1-5 p.m. Friday, May 10, at its River Falls location, 104 E. Locust St. There will be small potted plants for kids to stamp for mom at no charge. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life. Continue Reading

Rain barrels available

May 3, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

Sustain Hudson members Judy Freund, left, and Stew Erickson show rain barrels that the environmental organization are offering for purchase. Sustain Hudson took over the rain barrel program from St. Croix County Extension. Anyone wanting more information or interested in purchasing a rain barrel should call Freund at (715) 386-9336. Continue Reading

That darned flying hardtop, where can it be?

March 26, 2013 in River Falls Journal

This velomobile hardtop (part of a recumbent tricycle) was lost from the back of a pickup truck traveling on Highway 65 between Beldenville and River Falls on Sunday, March 24, at approximately 3:30pm. Continue Reading

Family and friends make a colorful, backyard igloo

March 22, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

The ice-block igloo in the backyard of Carrie Hogan’s and Steve Peterson’s house on Crosby Drive in the town of Hudson was made for the fun of it. Steve came across an online article about a guy in Canada who had built an ice igloo, and his wife thought it would be a good activity for their family. Continue Reading

It’s time to start thinking gardens, Garden U can help March 16

March 7, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

The St Croix Valley Master Gardeners are hosting Garden U on Saturday, March 16, at Ready Randy’s Conference Center in New Richmond. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the $30 fee includes lunch and speaker handouts. Continue Reading

Photography club meets March 6 in Hudson

March 1, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

The Western Wisconsin Photography Club will meet on Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m., in the River Room at The Phipps Center for the Arts. As a follow up to a special meeting on judging photographs, attendees will break into small groups to discuss a set of supplied images. The focus of the discussion will be on deciding how successful the images are and how they could be improved. Continue Reading

City creates flower fund

January 26, 2013 in New Richmond News

In an effort to save a few dollars in its shrinking municipal budget, the City of New Richmond is seeking partners to keep the community looking pretty. Continue Reading

Powder Puff Derby girls

January 24, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

Members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 53205 participated in their second annual Powder Puff Pinewood Derby on Jan 19. The girls each designed and made cars from Pinewood Derby kits. Among the participants were, front from left, Emily Gerdts, Brooke Olson, Megan Johnson and Avery Richardson; middle, Sophie Hawk and Ellie Fett; back, Mikayla Deyo, Reis Verbout (second place winner), Leah Maki (first place winner) and Jennifer Holter (third place winner). Continue Reading