Auditions are open to area students in grades 10-12 for The Phipps Children's Theater production of Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka Jr." Thursday, Dec. 13 and Friday, Dec. 14, from 4-7 p.m. each day, with callbacks on Sunday, Dec. 16, from 1-4 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts.
Students at Hudson Prairie recently celebrated the kick off of Power Up with a free family skate night. The event also celebrated student efforts in their physical education unit on skating. Families were invited to attend one of three skate sessions offered; 51 families participated in the healthy family activity sponsored by the Hudson Prairie Student Wellness Committee. Photo courtesy of Hudson Prairie Elementary
St. Croix County Emergency Support Services announces the new Smart911 mobile app to provide targeted location-based alerts and National Weather Service alerts to all residents if they choose to do so. Residents and visitors will now be able to download the Smart911 app to receive key information needed in an emergency. The Smart911 app provides enhanced functionality by sending targeted alerts based on the user's location.
Blatantly unfair TO THE EDITOR This week the Wisconsin legislature met in an extraordinary special session designed explicitly to hamstring the newly elected Governor and Attorney General. The Republicans who are in control of the Senate and Assembly are afraid of what Tony Evers and Josh Caul—both Democrats—might do after they are inaugurated.
BALDWIN — Selena Freimark has joined UW Cooperative Extension in St. Croix County as its new Health and Well Being educator. Freimark will work out of the Extension office in the Baldwin Agricultural Service and Education Center, and provide programming related to health promotion for families and community throughout the county.
The Octagon House Museum will begin the holiday tour season with walk-in tours in December on the weekends. Tour hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours start on the hour with the last tour starting at 3 p.m.
The seventh annual Cookie Walk at St. Paul's Episcopal Church will be Saturday, Dec. 8 at the church. Shopping is from 9 a.m. until noon with doors opening at 8:30 a.m. Thousands of Christmas goodies will be on display and shoppers can fill boxes with cookies, bars, candy, breads and gluten-free treats. Come walk around the tables and fill your box with delicious sweets. Boxes are provided and
Second grade students at North Hudson Elementary are collecting winter gear for children in need throughout Hudson. Pictured are Korben Bakken, Justin Olchefski, Andy Schmidt, Elsa Haslund, Katelyn Wahus. Photo courtesy of Kelli Hedlund
North Hudson Elementary School third graders in Mrs. Beer's class went to the Octagon House on Friday, Nov. 30. This field trip experience was the culmination activity to the Hudson community researchers unit. Photo courtesy of Kelli Hedlund
Auditions are open to area students in grades 10-12 for The Phipps Children's Theater production of Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka Jr." Auditions will be held on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 13 and Dec. 14, from 4-7 p.m. each day, with callbacks on Sunday, Dec. 16, from 1-4 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts.