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St. Joseph couple participates in Habitat Blitz Build in Nepal

November 8, 2012 in Hudson Star-Observer

The Petersons were part of an army of 450 Habitat for Humanity volunteers who spent a week in October helping construct 35 homes in the small country of Nepal, sandwiched between India and Tibet. Continue Reading

St. Joseph school pledges $250,000

October 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Organization will give money to Chamberlain center if voters pass bonds.
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Orchard is now nine years old

October 4, 2012 in Hudson Star-Observer

Anderson Apple Orchard in the town of St. Joseph on County V sits on 22 acres and is home to over 2,700 apple trees. The Anderson family began the orchard nine years ago and continues to plant new trees each season.
Manager Mark Anderson reported that this year’s harvest is down because of the dry conditions and a late spring frost that froze many of the late blossoming trees.
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Martell’s last grape harvest

September 19, 2012 in Hudson Star-Observer

The 2012 harvest at Martell Vineyards last weekend was a bittersweet event.
Not only did a harsh growing year with a spring frost wipe out the La Crescent grapes and reduce the total harvest to about half last year’s 37-ton production, but also owner Tom Martell, who established the five acres of grapes outside Somerset, died just five weeks before the harvest.
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DeRosier’s life has been with cars

August 29, 2012 in Hudson Star-Observer

“You need to find your niche in life, It doesn’t matter what it is and it doesn’t matter how much money you make,” said St. Joseph resident Doug DeRosier.
DeRosier has definitely found his niche. He has worked on body work and paint jobs for automobiles for over 42 years. Continue Reading

Hauser Apiaries

August 15, 2012 in Hudson Star-Observer

Nothing is quite as sweet as honey, especially from your own back yard.
Jenny and Fred Hauser have discovered this Continue Reading

Town of St. Joseph extends fire protection service

May 17, 2012 in Hudson Star-Observer

The town of St. Joseph Fire Department has now become part of a much farther-reaching network of emergency responders under MABAS, the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Agreement. The announcement came at the May 10 town board meeting. Continue Reading

St. Joseph township EMS gets defibrillators

April 20, 2012 in Hudson Star-Observer

Thanks to a donation from a town resident all of the town of St. Joseph EMS teams are now equipped portable defibrillators. Continue Reading

Town of St. Joseph to look at permit fees

February 16, 2012 in Hudson Star-Observer

Town of St. Joseph Building Inspector Todd Dolan came before the town board Thursday (Feb. 9) to discuss possibly changing the cost of permits and fees for certain structures in the town. Continue Reading

Town of St. Joseph caucus results are in

January 20, 2012 in Hudson Star-Observer

The Town of St. Joseph held pre-election caucuses Thursday night, Jan. 12, to determine who will be listed on the ballot April 3. During the upcoming election, both first and third supervisor positions will be up for election. Continue Reading