Finding Minnesota: Fall Leaf Cruises On The St. CroixNow that it is cooling off, we are starting to see more bursts of red, yellow and orange outside. While many people hop in the car to check out the colors along the roads and highways, there is another vantage point from a national scenic riverway that draws thousands of people each fall.
Coon Rapids Man Who Died Trying To Save Nephew Among Carnegie HeroesA Coon Rapids man who died trying to save his nephew from drowning last year is one of 22 people being honored with a Carnegie Medal for heroism. Twenty-one-year-old Tou Hu Vang jumped into the St. Croix River to save his 11-year-old nephew, Calvin Yang, on May 25, 2014. The two were fishing near Taylors Falls when Yang slipped and fell in the river. It took searchers five days to find Vang's body. Yang was rescued by a Good Samaritan soon after he fell in.
30,000 Motorcyclists To Travel Between Twin Cities, WinonaAs many as 30,000 motorcyclists are expected to hit the scenic drives along the Mississippi River and St. Croix River for the annual Fall Flood Run, and state officials are urging that riders and motorists use caution and stay safe. The Fall Flood Run is Saturday.
Boater Finds Body Floating In St. Croix RiverA boater on the St. Croix River called police Saturday after spotting a dead body floating near the shore.
MnDOT/WisDOT: St. Croix Bridge Project Will Not Be Completed On ScheduleThe Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Transportation announced Friday that the new bridge linking Stillwater to Hudson will not be completed on schedule in the Fall of 2016.
Siblings Fall 15 Feet From Tram On The St. Croix RiverTwo people are injured after a fall along the St. Croix River on Wednesday.
Tourists Flock To Gawk At Massive Highway Bridge ProjectsJockeying 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.
Defense Calls For St. Croix River Stabbing Case To Be DismissedA hearing took place in Wisconsin Wednesday for a teenager accused of stabbing a fisherman to death near the St. Croix River.
Leaving Canoe, 14-Year-Old Drowns In St. Croix RiverA 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.
DNR Kicks Off Campaign To Deter Drinking And BoatingThe 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.
Body Found In St. Croix River Near Lakeland ShoresThe 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.
Stillwater Offering Free Temporary Boat Slips To Lure BusinessBoaters 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.