High-flying, fast-paced dirt bike and ATV racing will be featured as the preview show for this summer's premier event, the Pierce County Fair. The Supercross Racing event will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 26, at the Fairgrounds Grandstand in Ellsworth. Attendees will see racers jump 70-foot triples, navigate bermed corners and pound through the whoops.
How quickly the time has passed. God has done so much in my life. There are three big events that happened to me the past two years. I would like to share with you how a worldly girl became a Christian.
'The Snow White Variety Show' and 'The Snow Queen' Two children's theater productions performed by students enrolled in summer theater camps will be offered.
Hudson's seventh annual St. Croix RiverFest celebration is set for July 16-21. RiverFest "A Party with a Purpose" is designed to inspire people of all ages to get out and celebrate the St. Croix River while recognizing the need to preserve and protect the river's health and beauty.
Laugh with 'Weekend Comedy' "Weekend Comedy," by Sam Bobrick and Jeanne Bobrick, takes a comedic look at the nature of love through the eyes of two couples from different generations. It will be performed July 12-28 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
Remember the memories of summer when you and your family traveled to the local fair and spent hours enjoying an American tradition? Cotton candy, ferris wheels, clowns, rides, cattle, homemade cakes and pies. Many can vividly remember these county fair staples from childhood. If you are a youth member of 4-H, FFA, scouting programs, breed groups, or any other recognized youth organization under adult leadership and with an education program approved by the local fair you can register for the St. Croix County Fair under the Junior Fair Departments.
The Phipps Center for the Arts proudly announces the 31st annual free outdoor concert by the Minnesota Orchestra on Monday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lakefront Park bandshell. Under the direction of associate conductor Akiko Fujimoto, the acclaimed ensemble should delight music lovers of all ages with a mix of well-loved popular and classical music.
Opening reception for new exhibitions
The Hudson Middle School eighth grade Destination Imagination team went to Global Finals in Kansas City in May. They were one of four teams from Hudson, the rest were Hudson High School teams. They were also chosen to walk in the international parade of affiliates representing Wisconsin. They worked hard all year and in the end they placed 12th out of 81 teams and fifth in their Instant Challenge. Katie Thoreson, an ESL educational assistant at Willow River Elementary, has been their team manager all through Middle School.
Ryan Brueske and his wife, Kannika, were driving home from the last day of school celebration for St. Patrick students at Burton Field in Hudson on Wednesday, June 12 when Kannika spotted abear near Laurel Avenue and Seventh Street. "The bear walked across Laurel Avenue right in front of a truck and climbed into a tree between 652 and 639 Laurel," Ryan said in an email. "I alerted the neighbor in 652 and he shut his garage and watched the bear from behind his backyard fence. I took pictures by the mailboxes from about 50 feet away.