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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GLENWOOD CITY -- It took just two emergency meetings within hours of the Jan.
Early harvest figures released by the Wisconsin DNR Tuesday afternoon indicate gun-deer hunters overcame the cold weather on the opener and killed nearly as many does as in 2012 but the buck harvest was down 14 percent in St. Croix- and 18 percent in Pierce County. Pierce County's totals were 1405 bucks in 2013 versus 1708 last year, and 2,600 does versus 2,512 last year. In St.
The public is invited to attend a demonstration at 9 a.m., Saturday at the Hudson Rod, Gun & Archery Club that illustrates the risk of lead contamination from conventional bullets. Warden Paul Sickman said the department will present a short talk on the potential harmful effects of lead and how lead bullets can contaminate a hunter's meat harvest. The demonstration will then move to the range, where members of the public will be invited to fire a lead bullet into a device which captures fragments in water-filled, plastic jugs.
A 34-year-old Minneapolis man was taken to River Falls Area Hospital early Sunday morning following a rollover accident in the Clifton Hollow area of CTH F near 820th Avenue, west of River Falls. Jonathan Carlson was identified as the driver of a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier that failed to negotiate a curve in the road.
Warden Brad Peterson says he’s been getting calls from Pierce County sportsmen daily, wanting to verify whether they can swap their shotguns for rifles this year. It is true, said Peterson. During one of its sessions this past summer, the Wisconsin Legislature approved a provision expanding use of rifles to all 72 Wisconsin counties after Nov.
On that upcoming February evening when he stands before hundreds of people at a fund-raising concert in the Ezekiel Lutheran Church sanctuary, Curt Larson wants contributors to know he's telling the truth. Last year's concert netted more than $9,000 cash and thousands more in pledges by individuals, families and members of seven River Falls-area church congregations.
At an unannounced event, apparently aimed at wooing Minnesota firms without causing a border war, Gov. Scott Walker and several cabinet members swooped into Osceola early Monday and extolled the benefits of doing business in Wisconsin. The by-invitation-only breakfast hosted by Custom Fire Apparatus owner Jim Kirvida inside his aircraft hangar, drew about 175 people, according to a press release issued by Bill Rubin, executive director of the St. Croix Economic Development Corp.
A Prescott teenager was transported directly to Regions Hospital in St. Paul Saturday afternoon after his car rear-ended a stopped van on Hwy. 10, about six miles east of Prescott. Marcus Meyer, 16, was unconscious in his 2002 Ford Focus when Pierce County authorities were advised of the accident at 1:58 p.m., Saturday, Sept.
A Pepin man, who took evasive action on his motorcycle to avoid rear-ending a vehicle ahead of him was hospitalized with unknown injuries following a crash in the town of Oak Grove on Saturday evening. David Dykema, 51, was found lying in the east ditch of Hwy. 35 when deputies arrived shortly after learning of the accident at 8:06 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21st. Dykema received care from members of the Prescott Ambulance Service prior to being transported to Regina Medical Center in Hastings, Minn. Sgt. Pete Koch said in a press release that Dykema was northbound on Hwy.