Bill Hudson has been with WCCO-TV since 1989. The native of Elk River, Minn., says Channel 4 is the station he grew up with and aspired to work for.
“Dave Moore set the standard for all of us. I was blessed to have had the opportunity to work with one of the greatest!”
He is one of seven children, including two other brothers with careers in broadcasting. Jon does radio in Santa Fe, New Mexico and Rob is a television morning show anchor in Missoula, Montana. Must have been in the Uppertown water.
After spending stints reporting the news in Eau Claire and Milwaukee, Bill brought his skills to WCCO-TV as a general assignment reporter. In his many years with the station he’s covered a wide range of stories, including the Sioux City airline disaster, Hurricane Andrew, California Wildfires, the Waco siege and troops returning from Saudi Arabia following Desert Storm.
In addition, Bill has reported extensively on Minnesota’s contributions to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He accompanied the Minnesota National Guard to Panama and Honduras to cover stories involving anti-drug measures in Central America and nation building projects. In December 2003 he visited Minnesota National Guard soldiers on a peacekeeping mission in Bosnia.
Bill is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys being at the end of a fly rod or canoe paddle! He also likes to spend time in his wife Julie’s flower gardens doing the “heavy lifting!”
Bill and Julie have two grown daughters. His advice to all young parents is to enjoy every possible moment with your kids. Says Bill, “it’s diapers to diamonds in a heartbeat.”
The sweet, crisp sounds of fingers flying across a fret board lets you know that quality still matters. And there’s nothing less inside the Franklin Avenue guitar shop of Charles A. Hoffman.
There was a time not that many years ago when a penny found resting on a sidewalk was quickly snatched up and put into a pocket.
Amid the normal Saturday shopping crowd, commerce took a brief time out. In the Mall of America’s rotunda, folks got a glimpse of something very special – people taking their first steps toward American citizenship.
The family of a man who was among six people gunned down at his Minneapolis office last year are suing the company, claiming it botched the firing of the employee who carried out the attack and should have known he was mentally ill and potentially dangerous.
Waist-deep snow and tall spruce trees form the perfect north woods welcome mat. No matter the season, visitors to this wilderness will stop at Our Place bar and restaurant in Finland and ask Larry Schanno the same question: Where is the best place to see moose?
It’s among the oldest stretches of interstate in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, and at 124,000 vehicles traveling the beltway each day, Interstate 694 is also among the area’s most heavily traveled.
A steady spray of water from an aerial ladder truck kept flames at bay and the ice building overnight Thursday in south Minneapolis. Frigid winter temperatures and an old building created headaches for firefighters.
Even St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman can’t get enough Crashed Ice – he took to the course on Thursday.
It’s hardly the weather for eating outside. But come spring, comes a return of the food trucks to downtown Minneapolis streets.
Eighty years after the end of prohibition, there’s a company distilling whiskey legally in Minnesota.
By most measures, Eden Prairie’s Staring Lake is a dead lake – native game fish have been crowded out by an overabundance of common carp.
A Department of Natural Resources employee accessed the driving and motor vehicle records of about 5,000 Minnesotans without authorization, the agency said Tuesday.
Pharmacies and clinics are being inundated by customers rushing in to get their flu vaccinations. Now, south Minnesota hospitals are imposing visitor restrictions to combat the outbreak.
It’s a winter sport that’s been around more than 500 years, played by gliding a heavy stone down a sheet of ice.
On the outskirts of Sartell, Minn., sits a Minnesota success story. W3i develops mobile and web apps for companies around the world — and businesses is booming.
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|7:00 PM||The Big Bang Theory|
|7:31 PM||Two and a Half Men|
|8:01 PM||Person of Interest|
|10:00 PM||WCCO 4 News at Ten|
|10:35 PM||Late Show with David Letterman|
|11:37 PM||The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson|