Lisa Wasson, wife of Hudson runner Dewain Wasson, said he was in a shower-type area near the finish line when the explosion occurred. “He heard the blasts, but it took a few minutes to figure out what was happening,” Lisa said.RELATED CONTENT
By the time you read this column, baseball season will have begun. Spring is always an exciting time for baseball fans because hope springs eternal as teams enter spring training and get ready for opening day.
Mark Van de Sande, an EMT with St. Croix EMS, has been named 2013 recipient of the Dan O’Connell Outstanding Performer Award.RELATED CONTENT
The spring election is scheduled Tuesday, April 2, with the race for school board attracting the most local attention. The ballot will also feature races in the towns surrounding Hudson.
The Rev. Stephanie Anthony, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, calls Easter the biggest celebration in the Christian church year. “Christmas gets all the ‘press,’ but we wouldn’t be celebrating Christmas if it were not for the resurrection at Easter,” Anthony said.RELATED CONTENT
The Hudson Police Department has determined that the incident at the Hudson Golf Course Friday, that resulted in the injury of a 35-year-old man, was an accident.
The victim was suffering from a head injury. Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen said the department is unsure if the incident was an accident or an assault.RELATED CONTENT
John Kriesel, one of Minnesota’s best-known veterans and former Minnesota House representative, was the keynote speaker at the St. Croix County Economic Development Corporation Awards Banquet Thursday at R&D Banquet Hall in New Richmond. A double leg amputee with prosthetic legs, Kriesel now lives in Cottage Grove, Minn., and said he considers himself to be lucky.RELATED CONTENT
In unofficial primary results, the loser is yet to be determined in the Hudson School Board race. Four of five candidates will advance to the April 2 election, but two candidates, Jim Schrock and Matthew Kari, were tied for fourth place in returns reported shortly after 9 p.m.RELATED CONTENT
With virtually all state votes tabulated in the primary election for the Wisconsin Supreme Court, incumbent Pat Roggensack and challenger Ed Fallone have been declared winners and will face each other in the April 2 spring election.
I suffered a stupidity injury on Valentine’s Day. I somehow got into a fight with my snow blower — guess who won. The result was an injured finger and a three-hour stint in the emergency room at Hudson Hospital on Valentine’s evening.
As we approach Christmas I tend to think about some of the events in my life when I was growing up in Hudson and Christmas -- it was a magical time of the year.
Football can be strange game and nothing proved that more than the Wisconsin Badgers 70-31 victory over Nebraska Saturday night in the Big Ten Conference championship game.
On Saturday, I received a birthday present -- a ride on a train based in Spooner. There are dinner trains in various areas, but I did not know about this train in Spooner.
Everyone is happy that the recall election is over. I’m with the crowd, but there are a couple of statistical items that might be of interest to a few regarding the local recall election numbers.RELATED CONTENT
The Memorial Day celebration this weekend got me wondering about the history of the event itself. I remember attending ceremonies for most of my life, but I wondered when things got started.RELATED CONTENT
If you’re older than 40 you probably remember a day when you purchased a phone for your home or office, plugged it in and you were ready to go. If you’re older than 60 you probably remember the day when the phone was provided by the telephone company as part of the service.
If you’ve been following politics — or many other activities for that matter — a new trend is rapidly emerging: defeat is unacceptable.
I had an interesting month of March. It started with a triple hernia operation and ended with a beautiful week in Fort Myers, Fla. Somehow I managed to get in two-plus weeks of work.RELATED CONTENT
It looks like an exciting year of elections — in fact, the excitement already started with last week’s primary. I bring this up because it is probably a good time to outline some guidelines for letters to the editor.