Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer from 1995-2016. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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A Coon Rapids, Minn., man took a shortcut through the southernmost traffic roundabout at Highway 65 in Roberts on Friday night and wound up in jail. Tim R. Stect, 32, was arrested Friday, Oct. 3, for operating while intoxicated, excessive speed and operating without a valid driver’s license following an accident that bottled up the intersection for more than an hour. Capt. Jeff Klatt of the St.
UPDATE: A 42-year-old Chetek man has been charged with multiple repeat felony counts in connection with a dinner-hour police chase Monday evening that began in Barron and ended in a Roberts backyard. David J. Janowski, 42, appeared in St. Croix Circuit Court Aug.
MADISON -- Wisconsin has made a new offer to restore income tax reciprocity with Minnesota, so 80,000 people who work across the border can again file taxes with their home...
A New Richmond ambulance en route to Regions Hospital Thursday night with a critical patient was disabled by an overheated engine near Woodbury, forcing the medics on board to evacuate the rig and wait for help from Woodbury Emergency Medical Services to finish the run. A New Richmond medic radioed St.
After discussing the issue in closed session, the New Richmond City Council voted unanimously at its July 14 meeting to appeal a St. Croix Circuit Court decision in favor of the New Richmond News involving open records. The council’s approval to continue the legal battle came with the caveat that the League of Wisconsin Municipalities pick up the tab for the appeal. In fact, District 2 Alderperson Scottie Ard introduced an amendment to the motion requiring the League to issue an official letter to the city detailing the arrangement.
BALSAM LAKE -- One day shy of a year since a sheriff's deputy found the body of a toddler, locked in a car trunk when the owner came to retrieve the vehicle from a repair shop operated by the dead boy's father, Polk County District Attorney Daniel Steffen has concluded the boy's death was simply a "tragic accident." Two-year-old Isaiah D.
BALSAM LAKE -- The body of a 24-year-old Hopkins, Minn. man was recovered by fire department divers late Sunday morning, about an hour after he slipped beneath the waters of Balsam Lake while attempting to swim to a floating raft with a companion. Deangelo L. Williams was identified as the victim by Polk County Sheriff Peter Johnson on Monday morning. Johnson said authorities were alerted shortly after the man went missing at 10:25 a.m., July 6th, while swimming near a residence on Kemah Park Dr., east of Hwy.
Nine weeks after St.
ELMWOOD - An Elmwood woman and her two children were transported Friday directly from the scene of an accident in the town of Eau Galle to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with various injuries. Bethany H. Olson, 35, along with passengers Gunner Olson, 2 and Emmajean Olson, 14 months, were rushed to Regions by Baldwin EMS personnel after their 2006 Chevrolet Impala was struck by a pickup truck and cattle trailer driven by Jeffrey J. Keyes, 46, from Knapp. A Regions spokesman said Tuesday that Bethany Olson was treated and released.