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November 14, 2017
Photography work by Sylvia Horwitz hangs in The Phipps Gallery as part of the “In This Place” art exhibit. Horwitz is one of three featured artists representing the religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Sacred Spaces explored through art and conversation at The Phipps
November 14, 2017 - 7:20pm
November 11, 2017
A mixed media painting by Susan Armington titled “The Waters of Babylon” reflect the ancient land of Babylon as well as the current name of the land Iraq. Armington is a part of the “In This Place” exhibit, which will also feature community programming to supplement the visual art. play button
Sacred Spaces explored through art and conversation at The Phipps
November 11, 2017 - 5:10pm
October 15, 2017
A new columbarium and reflection garden was dedicated and blessed at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church east of Hudson. Participating in the ceremony Sunday, Oct. 8, (from left): Rev. W. Jay Lambert, bishop of the diocese of Eau Claire; Lay Eucharistic Minister Cynthia Hackworthy; Rev. Guy Usher; and Garrett Conover, chairman of the building committee. Photo courtesy of Evy Nerbonne
Columbarium dedicated at St. Paul's Episcopal Church
October 15, 2017 - 7:17am
September 17, 2017
After 20 years of leading Faith Community Church in New Richmond, Pastor Mike Evans (left) is turning over the leadership role in the church to Pastor Joshua Maciel. Dave Newman / RiverTown Multimedia
Evans leaves Faith Community Church
September 17, 2017 - 8:00am
September 9, 2017
Viewpoint: Keeping balance between work and play
September 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
The Hudson United Methodist Church has made a transition to accommodate the members of its church that have dementia. One way the church has made its services more dementia-friendly is by utilizing the projector screen at the front of the church.

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Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
August 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
Lisa Rambo was a contestant from season 14 on "The Biggest Loser." Rambo will be a guest speaker at the Community Outdoor Service and Picnic at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Lakefront Park in Hudson. Submitted photo
Lisa Rambo to speak at outdoor service
August 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
January 8, 2017
Rosary beads and bible
Millennials are the least religious generation
January 8, 2017 - 6:00am
November 2, 2016
Pope Francis speaks to journalists on his flight back to Rome Nov. 1, 2016.  REUTERS/Ettore Ferrari/Pool
Pope says he believes ban on female priests is forever
November 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
June 15, 2016
Retiring Pastor Bruce Stunkard has a passion for art, including woodworking. This is a cross he made a few years back. It now stands in the sanctuary at the Hudson United Methodist Church. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Doug Stohlberg)
Hudson United Methodist's Bruce Stunkard retires from ministry
June 15, 2016 - 4:51pm
January 11, 2016
Bishop-elect James Powers
Pope picks area native for Superior bishop
January 11, 2016 - 1:41pm
August 5, 2015
Archbishop labels $21 million bankruptcy settlement a 'rebirth'; drowning reported Tuesday at Interstate Park; 9 more Wisconsin stories
August 5, 2015 - 9:14am
July 3, 2015
It has been less than a year since Grace Place moved from the former St. Anne’s convent in Somerset to much larger quarters in the a former nursing home in New Richmond. The new space has been redecorated through the work and donations of volunteers from communities throughout the area. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Emma Wagner)
The new Grace Place: with growth comes need for greater support
July 3, 2015 - 3:32pm
June 11, 2015
Pastor Chris Myers is shown outside First Congregational United Church of Christ, 110 N. 3rd St., where workers have installed new solar panels. The church is working with Energy Concepts Inc. which subcontracted with Steiner Electric, and River Falls Municipal Utilities to install the panels, with the help of a WPPI grant.
Their church faith extends skyward and goes solar
June 11, 2015 - 1:08pm
April 26, 2015
Not have a prayer? No way, says St. Croix Co. panel
April 26, 2015 - 6:25am