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.
Gov. Scott Walker came to Hudson Friday afternoon, June 24, to sign two bills into law. Before a group of around 100 supporters in the Valley House north of the city, the governor signed a bill freeing the state to spend up to $225 million for construction of a new bridge over the St.
A community is hoping and praying that a 20-year-old Stillwater, Minn., woman will recover from the serious head trauma she suffered when her small pickup truck plunged from a freeway overpass in Hudson. Marissa Anne Saad was eastbound on Interstate 94 Wednesday morning, Jan. 28, when she came upon another pickup truck that had slid into the center median wall at Exit 1. Saad lost control of her 2000 Ford Ranger when attempting to avoid hitting the other truck.