Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. 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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MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker says Wisconsin is making good progress in creating jobs, even though it’s only half the pace of what he promised before he was elected. A...
MADISON-- A Wisconsin legislative panel is expected to decide Wednesday morning whether to give state employees their first general pay raise in five years. The Joint Committee on Employment Relations...
MADISON -- Wisconsin’s attorney general says a last-minute budget change will only confuse police officers as they take DNA samples from those arrested for felonies before convictions. One of the...
New Richmond's business people and supporters gathered over steak, chicken and pasta Wednesday to reflect on achievements, honor some stand-out volunteers and surprise economic development champion Paul Mayer by naming him the community's "Citizen of the Year". Mayer, who had planned to attend a business meeting in Iowa Wednesday, said his "sneaky" wife, Vicki, convinced him to stay in town and attend the banquet at R&D Catering instead. "If my grandchildren were here, they'd say 'whoa!'", said the stunned Mayer when summoned before the crowd of about 300 to accept a plaque. Mayer reflected
St. Croix County recorded two deaths Saturday tied to heavy snowfall in western Wisconsin. An elderly Woodville man was killed when he was struck by a municipal plow and a rural Hudson man died after the roof of a livestock shelter collapsed, pinning him beneath. Clifford M. Larson, 79, of Woodville, was blowing snow at the end of his driveway at 2:15 p.m. when he was backed into and struck by a Village of Woodville plow truck, operated by Steven E. Nygaard, 56, of rural Baldwin. The accident remains under investigation by the St.
The first day of Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in River Falls came and went seamlessly, save for some long traffic backups and early anxiety by hundreds of volunteers, trying to make good impressions. State troopers, deputies and local police were out in force by 6 a.m., shepherding motorists and shuttle buses. At 9:30 a.m. traffic on westbound Hwy. 29 was stop-and-go from the show grounds all the way into River Falls - about two miles - but the bottleneck cleared quickly. The show grounds remain open until 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and 4 p.m. Thursday. Gates open at 8 a.m.