Doug Stohlberg has been part of the Hudson Star-Observer since 1973 and has been editor since 1987. He worked at the New Richmond News from 1971 to 1973. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota.
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SSG Corporation, founded and owned by local businessman Burt Nordstrand, has been sold to CrossAmerica Partners, a leading wholesale distributor of motor fuels and real estate used in the retail distribution of motor fuels. CrossAmerica GP LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of CST Brands, Inc., one of the largest independent retailers of motor fuels and convenience merchandise in North America. It is also the same company that purchased Hudson-based Erickson Oil (Freedom) in early 2015.
The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department reported that a hunter located a human skull in the woods at about 5:45 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 9) near the 2200 block of 70th Ave. in the town of Baldwin. Upon arrival, the deputies were shown to a wooded area and located a skull and other remains of a person. The area was just south of the Union Pacific railroad tracks.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker visited Hudson Monday to promote Walker’s candidacy for re-election against Democrat Gov. candidate Mary Burke. The general election is Nov...
Not that it’s a big problem in St. Croix and Pierce counties, but the fact that human trafficking exists has prompted River Falls-based Turningpoint to address the issue and offer services locally. Turningpoint for victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence is most known for assisting victims of domestic violence. It is now also working in the area of sexual assault and child abuse.
What started as a routine change in ordinance language turned into a debate regarding the village of North Hudson ordinance pertaining to the discharge of weapons. In the end, the ordinance changes failed on a 4-2 vote.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will reopen both directions of traffic on the Stillwater Lift Bridge spanning the St Croix River at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 2. The lift bridge,...
Jon Richards, a Democratic state representative from District 19 in Milwaukee, was in Hudson campaigning for a new job–-that of state attorney general.
Middle School Associate Principal Jim Dalluhn has submitted his resignation effective June 30, pending Board of Education approval. Dalluhn has accepted a middle school principal position with the Prescott School District. He has served 13 years in his current position in the Hudson School District. In his letter to the Hudson Board of Education, Mr. Dalluhn said, “It has been a daily privilege to work alongside such a dedicated and talented group of professionals.
Members of the St. Croix Bike Coalition told members of the Hudson Rotary Club last week that the organization hopes to develop a bike trail system in western Wisconsin that will connect to the loop trail planned for construction with the new St. Croix River crossing between Houlton and Stillwater.
Officials are pleased with the progress on the St. Croix River Crossing near Stillwater and expect the first contract involving the five foundation piers to be completed this fall.