Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The individual hadn’t been found as of Wednesday afternoon.
The driver who got involved in a one-vehicle crash at Lake View Drive and Hudson Road Wednesday morning fled the scene on foot, prompting police to search for the person. The individual still had not been located as of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Police got a call about an erratic driver, and later were called about the crash, which happened a little after 11 a.m. Wednesday morning. Witnesses told police the individual had fled, said Michelle Okada, police department spokeswoman, but the person wasn't deemed a threat to area residents. There was no description of the person, and the investigation is ongoing. The vehicle was towed. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Monday, June 4, 2012
Patch asked the chair of Globe University’s business department to explain the proliferation of furniture businesses along Hudson Road.
In case you hadn’t noticed, there are a lot of furniture stores along Hudson Road in Woodbury. Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens in casual conversation recently referred to it as “Furniture Road.” But why do similar businesses congregate in certain areas of cities? Patch asked Allison Broeren, chair of the business program at Woodbury’s Globe University, about the phenomenon, why it benefits those companies and the impact on consumers. A quick search shows several furniture businesses along Hudson Road—Slumberland Furniture, HOM Furniture, Ashley Furniture Homestore, PM Bedroom Gallery and Ethan Allen—and Becker Furniture World is set to open in the Woodbury Commons retail area this fall. Today’s Bed, also on Hudson Road, celebrated a ribbon …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Nearby business owners have said the reconfigured Hudson Road/Century Avenue intersection won't be safe, and will make it more difficult for customers to get to them. MnDOT says the new arrangement will make the dangerous intersection safer.
Here's a little information on a proposed reconstruction of the Hudson Road/Highway 120 (Century Avenue) intersection: The intersection of Hudson Road and Highway 120 consistently ranks in the top 200 statewide for crash rates, according to a Minnesota Department of Transportation fact sheet. MnDOT has come up with a design it says will make the intersection safer. At the new intersection: Construction is planned this summer. The proposed changes to the intersection will make it safer and cut down on weaving, causing traffic to flow better, according to a MnDOT fact sheet. “Many crashes have occurred at this intersection, with a majority of these crashes being right angle crashes involving vehicles from Hudson Road making a through …