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Hudson Star-Observer

Residents graduate after working in New Richmond, Amery

Two third-year residents in HealthPartners’ Western Wisconsin Rural Family Medicine Residency Program have graduated. Andrea Knievel, MD, and Jaya Durvasula, MBBS, had divided their time between Amery Hospital & Clinic and Westfields Hospital & Clinic for the past two years. As they head on to the next chapter, the...
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UPDATE: Wanted Suspect In Custody After Fleeing Law Enforcement

UPDATE: The following is an updated press release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office submitted to stating the wanted suspect has been apprehended. A Deputy observed the male on the Gandy Dancer trail near Frederic around 441pm. The suspect fled from the Deputies. A perimeter was established. K9 was...

Cambridge-Isanti teacher, coach killed in crash

The Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets football team has a new hashtag — #playforhouts — created in honor of Brandon Houtsma, assistant coach and a sixth-grade math teacher at the middle school. Players and anyone who wishes are using the hashtag to pay respects to the teacher and coach, who was killed Friday night in Kanabec County in a pickup crash. He was 37.
River Falls Journal

LaVerne Mealey

LaVerne Mealey, age 96, passed away on June 20, 2022, at the Baldwin Care Center surrounded by her loving family. LaVerne Marie was born on March 30, 1926, to Kathryn and Amable Parent in Somerset, WI where she lived and grew up with her 7 brothers and sisters. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Somerset. She graduated from Somerset High School in 1944 as valedictorian of her class.

1 hurt after motorcycle crash in Pierce County

SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP, Wis. (WEAU) -One person is hurt after a motorcycle crash in Pierce County Wednesday evening. According to a media release by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, on June 22 around 8:18 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motorcycle crash on Highway 128 near 770th Avenue in Spring Valley, Wis. in Spring Lake Township.

Rush City discusses Juneteenth holiday observance

The Rush City City Council was split in its thoughts about the Juneteenth holiday, which was discussed in its meeting on Monday, June 13. City Administrator Amy Mell said the League of Minnesota Cities has had some discussion about whether of not to adopt Juneteenth (June 19) as a holiday. She said roughly 30 cities had responded to the initial inquiry, with many of the smaller cities choosing not to take on the new holiday while many of the larger cities accepted it. ...

Braham Woman Injured in Motorcycle Crash

A Braham woman was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after her motorcycle went into the ditch. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the 48-year-old turned north onto Highway 107 from 5th Ave SW in Henriette when she entered the west ditch. Alcohol is not a factor in the crash.

Cambridge Minnesota Kennel Club – Saturday, June 25, 2022

Best In Show Judge: Dr. Donald Sturz Jr. Dog Reg: GCH Ne Orageuxs Nudge Nudge Wink Wink [Dog]. Reserve Dog Reg: GCHP Heartlands Rip In Time [Dog]. Reserve Owner: P Tschohl, S McCabe, D McHugh & W Koistinen. Breeder: S & K McCabe, D McHugh & D Koontz. Sporting Judge’s...

Gordon running for Isanti Mayor

My name is Jimmy Gordon. I’m excited to be running for Mayor of Isanti. My FAITH and FAMLY help guide my PRINCIPLES which are as follows…. Protect Property Rights: No one is better equipped to take care of you than you. At city hall I’ll fight for your property rights. If you’re not hurting your neighbor you should be allowed to do as you please.
Hudson Star-Observer

Weekend planner: Animal benefits, strawberry festival highlighted

After two years of COVID-19 and virtual fundraising for local rescues, Ultimissimo is excited to host its live, in-person 21st annual dog washing event in the alley, alongside Ultimissimo's building in downtown Hudson, 112 Walnut St., with Big Guys BBQ and lots of giveaways and raffle baskets. A requested $30...