St Croix River

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Tourists Flock To Gawk At Massive Highway Bridge Projects

Jockeying for a rail spot on the third-floor deck of a St. Croix River paddlewheel boat starts an hour before departure. Up there are prime views of the towering piers, protruding concrete segments and barges full of heavy equipment — all elements of one of the biggest, most expensive bridge projects the Upper Midwest has seen.

08/01/2015

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Defense Calls For St. Croix River Stabbing Case To Be Dismissed

A hearing took place in Wisconsin Wednesday for a teenager accused of stabbing a fisherman to death near the St. Croix River.

07/15/2015

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Leaving Canoe, 14-Year-Old Drowns In St. Croix River

A 14-year-old girl drowned in the St. Croix River over the weekend while canoeing with her sibling and friends. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says that Taw Meh, of St. Paul, was south of Interstate Park at about 3:20 p.m. on Sunday when she and her group stopped on a sandbar.

07/13/2015

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DNR Kicks Off Campaign To Deter Drinking And Boating

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is working with other state agencies to deter drinking and boating as summer starts and we approach the Fourth of July.

06/23/2015

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Body Found In St. Croix River Near Lakeland Shores

The Washington County Sheriff’s office says a body washed up on the shores of the St. Croix River Friday. The discovery was reported at about 2:30 p.m. near the city of Lakeland Shores. The body has not yet been identified, but it is believed to be that of a man.

06/12/2015

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Stillwater Offering Free Temporary Boat Slips To Lure Business

Boaters on the St. Croix river in Stillwater have some new options for pulling over and tying up. Thanks to the city there are now 16 free slips where boats can dock for some dining or shopping downtown.

06/12/2015

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Minnesota DNR: 5 Invasive Carp Caught In St. Croix River

Officials say five invasive bighead carp have been caught in the St. Croix River in the past week, just south of Stillwater. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it’s the farthest upstream that bighead carp have been found in the St. Croix, and it’s about 7 miles north of the previous point.

06/02/2015

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Bail Upped To $125K For Man Accused Of St. Croix River Stabbing

A Minnesota man accused in a fatal stabbing along the St. Croix River was in court again Thursday to face accusations he violated the terms of his original bond.

05/28/2015

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ME: Missing Woman Was Severely Intoxicated, Died In Drowning

A woman whose body was pulled from the St. Croix River earlier this month a week after she went missing was severely intoxicated and drowned, according to a report released Thursday by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner.

05/28/2015

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Man Accused In St. Croix River Stabbing Back In Court

A Minnesota man accused in a fatal stabbing along the St. Croix River is back in court, accused of violating terms of his bond.

05/19/2015

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Body Recovered From St. Croix River

A body was pulled from the St. Croix River Monday evening, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.

05/05/2015

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Bail Reduced For Minn. Teen Accused In River Stabbing

The Minnesota teenager accused of stabbing a Wisconsin fisherman along the St. Croix River went back to court on Monday.

05/04/2015

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Body Pulled From St. Croix Identified As Missing Stillwater Woman

Officials have identified the body pulled from the St. Croix River on Saturday as 24-year-old Abbey Russell, the Stillwater woman who’s been missing for a week.

05/03/2015

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Body Recovered From St. Croix River, North Of Stillwater

Authorities retrieved a body from the St. Croix River early Saturday afternoon, just north of downtown Stillwater. The body was found in the area where police have been searching for Abbey Russell, a 24-year-old Stillwater woman who hasn’t been seen since last Saturday.

05/02/2015

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Stillwater Woman’s Disappearance Remains Under Investigation

Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance to find a woman from western Wisconsin living in Stillwater and has been missing for more than two days. Abby Russell, 24, was last seen at her house around midnight Saturday, near the intersection of Poplar Street and Highway 95.

04/27/2015

Polk County Stabbing Suspect

Teen To Stand Trial In Fatal St. Croix River Stabbing

A judge in western Wisconsin has ordered a Minnesota teen to stand trial on charges of fatally stabbing a fisherman during a confrontation along the St. Croix (kroy) River.

04/22/2015

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Bail Set For Cambridge Man Charged In St. Croix River Stabbing

Friends and family got to see the man accused of stabbing to death 34-year-old Peter Kelly, a father of five, after a fishing argument turned deadly Tuesday night.

04/17/2015

Polk County Stabbing Suspect

St. Croix River Stabbing Suspect Charged With Homicide

A teenager accused of stabbing a father of five while fishing on the St. Croix is expected in court this afternoon. The Polk County Sheriff’s office says 19-year-old Levi Arce-Kendall turned himself Thursday afternoon.

04/17/2015

Polk County Stabbing Suspect

Suspect In St. Croix River Stabbing Turns Himself In

The man suspected of stabbing and killing a father of five during a fishing excursion has turned himself in.

04/16/2015

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Father Of 5 Stabbed, Killed In St. Croix River Fishing Dispute

Authorities are investigating after a western Wisconsin man was stabbed to death after a fishing dispute near the St. Croix River Tuesday night. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.

04/15/2015

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Sheriff: Man Rescued From Ice On St. Croix River

Sheriff William Hutton said despite repeated warnings to stay off the ice, a man decided to walk on the St. Croix River when a chunk of it broke free, sending him for a ride downstream.

03/17/2015

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Swan Poisoned By Lead Rescued From Frozen River

A group of people came together to rescue a sick swan from the ice — and it’s all captured on video. The swan had been seen stuck in the ice since earlier this week, and it was showing signs of lead poisoning.

02/18/2015

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Nothing Fishy About This Record-Threatening New Year’s Catch

The story may sound a little fishy. OK, actually it sounds incredibly fishy, but in the good way. The potentially record-breaking way. Will Spychalla and Carlyn Salmela caught a monster sturgeon in the St. Croix river on New Year’s Day.

01/02/2015

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Jet Ski Explodes, Breaking Woman’s Back

An Inver Grove Heights woman lived to tell about how a jet ski exploded while she was riding it. It happened Sunday afternoon on the St. Croix River not far from Afton, Wis. Nicole Montez suffered a broken back. Her friend, the driver, wasn’t hurt

08/19/2014

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Woman, 20, Injured In Jet Ski Explosion

A St. Paul woman was injured Sunday when a Jet Ski exploded on the St. Croix River, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said. According to the sheriff’s office, police responded to a call just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday of a Jet Ski accident on the St. Croix River.

08/18/2014

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