Johnson joins Anastasi law firm

Stillwater native Kyle M Johnson has joined the Anastasi & Associates, P.A., staff focusing on business and banking law, said David C. Anastasi of the Stillwater-based law firm.

Johnson is a St. John’s University graduate where he obtained his undergraduate degree in mathematics, cum laude, and William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, where he earned a Juris Doctor Degree, magna cum laude. He was admitted to the Minnesota and Wisconsin bars in 2011, and in 2012 was admitted to the U.S. District Court for the state of Minnesota.

Johnson will focus on numerous areas of banking and real estate law catering to the needs of the firm’s clients.

Anastasi & Associates, P.A. works in the areas of business and banking law, as well as real estate planning and mediation.  For more information on the firm and its attorneys, visit their website at, or call 651-439-2951.

Hudson brewer opens taproom

HUDSON, Wis. — Greg and Molly Harris, co-founders and owners of American Sky Beer, are hosting an invitation-only grand opening Saturday of their American Sky Taproom in Hudson with tastings of two new beers, Tailgunner Gold and Amber Salute.

The event is 5 to 8 p.m. at The American Sky Taproom located at 1510 Swasey St. in Hudson. Soft drinks and food will also be served along with beer.

The Harrises co-founded their microbrew American Sky to offer inclusive, timeless beers that appeal to microbrew fans and persons who enjoy drinking beer.


Kyle M. Johnson

Fresh Start Buildings of Stillwater recently received an Achievement in Consumer Excellence Award for the second straight year from the state chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.

“We are obviously pleased to have been honored with a second ACE award,” said Eric Hansen, Fresh Start vice president. “Recognition by our satisfied clients is both gratifying and humbling. It’s the most significant award we could receive.”

The NARI ACE award is given to NARI members who receive outstanding scores from clients in quality, responsiveness, meeting deadlines, communication and professionalism.

Fresh Start specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodels along with general renovation and remodeling. The company is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin and is a NARI and National Kitchen and Bath Association member. Visit for information about the company and it services.