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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A 33-year-old River Falls man was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul Tuesday afternoon after he lost control of the pickup he was driving and rolled several times along...
A man from Prescott and a woman from Hastings, Minn., were both transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul Saturday evening for treatment of injuries suffered when their motorcycle crashed...
SPOONER -- Portions of five western Wisconsin trout streams would be reclassified based on their habitat and ability to support natural trout reproduction, under a Department of Natural Resources proposal...
Two members of a Spring Valley area family were hurt early Sunday afternoon after their vehicle left CTH B in Spring Lake Township and struck some trees, ejecting both men...
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's workplace at the nation's capital is 1,100 miles from Interfacial Solutions' River Falls research/manufacturing facility, but Johnson was like a member of the family when he visited with founder Dr.
A group of fifth-grade students at St. Bridget Parish School are finding lots of new learning opportunities in a 154-year-old local institution -- the community newspaper. Students in Mrs. Loretta Wilbur's class began studying the River Falls Journal a week ago, watching for clues to determine the difference between editorial content like news stories and paid advertising, like legal notices and garage sales. On Wednesday, Dec.
A man on a Ninja-style motorcycle who allegedly tried to outrun a River Falls patrol officer late Tuesday morning chose the wrong escape route as he crossed paths with a Prescott policeman and a St. Croix County deputy investigator in an unmarked squad before he was caught. The suspect was ultimately pinched while trying to hide in the bushes across from Kilkarney Hills Golf Club off Radio Road. James A. Garavalia, 49, last-known address of Lakeland, Minn., was first seen speeding through a 25 mph zone on a 1995 red Suzuki motorcycle on River Falls' south side around 11 a.m.
Uline Inc., a privately-held, Wisconsin-based company that sells packaging equipment and supplies to businesses, plans to construct a 640,000-square-foot building in Hudson's St. Croix Business Park and move about 150 jobs across the border from its Eagan distribution center. The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reported last week that Uline expects to begin constructing a 610,000-square-foot warehouse and 30,000 square feet of office space in 2012.
Whether she was patching a skinned knee, sorting out a playground scuffle or handling a delicate matter with parents, Marge Mittelstadt did it with the tenderness of a mom. Mittelstadt, longtime secretary at River Falls' Greenwood Elementary School, died of an apparent heart attack Sunday at her West Cedar Street home. She was 75. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 15, at First Congregational Church where she was a member.
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.