The half-sunken houseboat on the St. Croix may be there for a while. After renting a crane from the Stillwater bridge construction site on Wednesday evening, crews started trying to hoist the cruise ship. But apparently a leak prohibited them from lifting it.
If your Fourth of July plans have you on the Mississippi River, there is one area where boats can’t travel. A log jam near Raspberry Island in downtown St. Paul, has doubled in size since last Friday.