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Senator Ron Johnson is on a mission to share the facts-to inform citizens

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson addressed the nation's economy and budget Friday morning during a meeting in community room of WESTconsin Credit Union in Hudson. It was a standing room only crowd, which included business representatives, economic development professionals, a father and his young son, a Hudson High School student and dozens of constituents.

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Noodles & Company serves up a world of cuisine

You can go around the world with just one stop at Hudson’s newest restaurant, Noodles & Company, which opened this week at 1055 Pearson Drive in the Ban Tara retail area.

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"Rumors" — a humorous escape from winter

This weekend “Rumors,” a Neil Simon comedy, opens at the Hudson High School auditorium. It will run two weekends and is sure to brighten up anyone’s attitude with a bit of laughter.

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Hudson delegation attends tourism conference in Madison

Shifting from winter to the other seasons, the Wisconsin Governor’s Conference and Tourism wrapped up March 19. The event’s location which rotates around the state was held in Madison this year.

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Stress relief and more offered at At Peace Therapeutic Massage

At Peace Therapeutic Massage might help you regain balance in your life. Jennifer Nordin is a licensed massage therapist, a clinical aroma therapy practitioner and is craniosacral therapy certified. With this skill and knowledge set, Nordin has a lot to offer her clients.

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Falconer’s boyhood dream is a reality today

There is nothing quite so intriguing as watching a bird of prey soar through the sky. For area falconer Jordan Jones, his fascination with the birds and the sport of falconry started at a young age.

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Shannon O’Brien overcomes incredible odds to realize her goal

Shannon O’Brien nearly died as the result of injuries sustained in a January 2012 crash. With 15 to 17 broken bones and several surgeries, a special goal kept her going as she had to learn how to walk, read and count again.

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Sport Clips opens Friday in Ban Tara

Friday, March 1 marks another milestone for Ellsworth native and entrepreneur Jeff Foley when he opens Sport Clips Haircuts in Hudson at 1049 Pearson Drive.

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Ignite Martial Arts expands in new location

Hundreds of children and adults have enjoyed taking karate classes in Hudson at Ignite Martial Arts. The company recently relocated to Carmichael Crossroads next to the Azul Tequila restaurant.

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Area photographer Bergeron turns night into light-scapes

This year the Hot Air Affair is sponsoring the Walking Art Show (WAS), which features nearly 20 photos that were donated by regional photographers including Hudson resident Bruce Bergeron.

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Margaret's Musings: The Golden Rule

The seed for this column was planted months ago. Then, as now, I hesitate to take on such a weighty topic. Where do morals come from?

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Margaret's Musings: A light bulb moment — Merry Christmas

As an avid listener of Minnesota Public Radio, in recent months a couple of stories have led to questions which I still keep pondering.

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Margaret's Musings: All in my mind’s eye and other curiosities

In late October I found myself traveling the complete 390-mile length of the state of Illinois. A transit I have made many times. The moment I enter Illinois, my own version of a Ken Burns documentary starts rolling in my mind, a unique blending of the current reality with rare family and historic photos.

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Margaret's Musings: As the World Turned - saying goodbye

Friday afternoon, I said good bye to some old friends. The soap opera As the World Turns aired its final episode after 54 years.

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Margaret's Musings: Pay it forward – It brightens the future and the moment

Somedays you catch a break and other days you can, with a simple gesture, give the same to others.

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Margaret's Musings: Comfort in today’s uncertain times

There is a phenomenon that is prevalent more in the United States than many other countries in the world. It is the pursuit of leisure time activities.

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Margaret's Musings: Is it too late to buy “Made in America”?

My dad, a WWII vet and a proud IBEW union member, was determined everything we bought should be made in America. So it was that after I awoke from a childhood surgery, I was amazed to find a small transistor radio that was, yes, made in Japan.

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Margaret's Musings: It is news? and other thoughts for the day

Technology is a blanket word which covers a lot in today’s society. Last week, when Milwaukee county executive Scott Walker was in town, it made me acutely aware of how our world of instant information may not reflect the best side of humanity.

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Margaret's Musings: Family Resource Center provides invaluable help

Sometimes things just feel right. It is hard to explain, you realize that you have discovered a person or a group who has the potential to make a difference in the world. That was how I felt Sunday evening, while attending the Reach for the Stars fundraiser for Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley.

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Margaret's Musings: How can a 'Club's' idealism override true 'stakeholder' rights?

I am extending an invitation to the U.S. District Court Chief Judge, whose recent ruling halted the construction of the new “Stillwater Bridge,” to come for a walk with me.

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