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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Superintendent Mary Bowen-Eggebraaten will recommend the appointment of Ann Mitchell to be the next Hudson Middle School Principal. The recommendation is expected at the Tuesday, April 14 Board of Education...
The village of North Hudson finally achieved the razing of what has long been perceived as a “problem” house at 712 Pine St. No. The demolition began Monday, March 30, and was conducted by Zappa Brothers. The house, owned by Randy Krongard, had a history of problems.
Gov. Scott Walker appointed Attorney R. Michael Waterman Friday to serve as Judge of Branch IV of the St. Croix County Circuit Court. Waterman replaces Judge Howard Cameron, who resigned on March 4. “I am confident that Mike will step into the role of circuit court seamlessly,” said Walker. “He embodies all of the qualities that a judge should: integrity, intelligence, and a firm commitment to the rule of law. He will be an incredible asset to St.
Newcomers Rob Brown, Sue Kattas and incumbent Sandy Gehrke were all winners in the Tuesday, April 7 election for the three open posts on the Board of Education. The top...
Blake Fry has been appointed as the next president of the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau by the organization’s Board of Directors. Fry will succeed Kim Heinemann, who retired in December after a 12-year tenure as president. Fry will begin serving as president April 23 and will be responsible for the coordination of all organizational activities, including programs, membership, employment, staff training and supervision, long-term planning, and total fiscal responsibility. “Hudson and the surrounding communities are a special place,” said Fry.
I’ve always been a basketball fan of sorts, and because of that, the Final Four always draws special attention. But, my sanity level was much more controlled when Wisconsin was...
Easter, and the Gospel in a nutshell, can be summed up in John 3:16: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. That is the Bible verse that summarizes Christianity and as we approach the most important holiday for Christians, Pastor Tim Porter of Faith Community Church said the historical evidence supporting Jesus’ life, death and resurrection is overwhelming. Porter himself said that at one point in his life, he wrestled with the question as to the truth of the Bible. “I asked myself, ‘how do I know th
A recent fire at the home of Paul and Katie Riddell at 1108 Third St. heavily damaged the structure. I received a call last week from longtime Hudsonite Fred Nagel who reminded me that the home has a fair amount of local history attached to it. The structure was the longtime home of Bessie Bell, and before that, her father, George Bell. Bessie, to say the least, was an interesting woman.
Hunter safety course scheduled in Somerset Wisconsin Hunter Safety Registration is scheduled at the Somerset Senior High School Tuesday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. Anyone in the St. Croix Valley area interested in hunting and recreational shooting is invited to enroll in a certified Wisconsin Hunter Safety course to be held in Somerset. A person does not need to be a Wisconsin resident to enroll in this course and there is no age specific requirement. Anyone born on or after Jan.
Some people say there is a fine line between a person being a hoarder and a collector. Dave Swanson of North Hudson is a collector — an avid one at that. He knows what he wants and he knows how it should be displayed.