Published On: October 11th, 2019

Ballpark construction to begin in the Spring of 2020

Rochester, Minn. – The Northwoods League and the St. Croix River Hounds are excited to announce that the St. Croix Meadows development in Hudson, Wisconsin is under construction and the infrastructure is near completion.

The River Hounds are proud to welcome anchor tenants Phillips Medisize and luxury home builder Divine Custom Homes to the development site.

“The stadium build is also moving forward with construction set for the spring of 2020 which will allow the St. Croix River Hounds to play their inaugural season in the summer of 2021,” said River Hounds Owner/CEO Klint Klaas.

“The Northwoods League is very pleased by the announcement today from the St. Croix River Hounds regarding the progress of construction of the new baseball stadium at the St. Croix Meadows development in Hudson, Wisconsin,” said Northwoods League President Gary Hoover. “As stated in the announcement, construction is set to be completed in time for the River Hounds’ inaugural season in 2021, and momentum for the development overall is building given that it is attracting additional tenants as well.”

Watch for more announcements in the coming months regarding St. Croix Meadows and the St. Croix River Hounds at


The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 26th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 230 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG), World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS) and MLB All-Stars Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.

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