St Croix River

Stillwater Lift Bridge

Corps Of Engineers OKs Stillwater Bridge Permit

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a permit to the Minnesota Department of Transportation to complete the new St. Croix (kroy) Crossing south of Stillwater.

03/11/2013

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Search For Missing Snowmobiler Suspended

Dangerous conditions led authorities to suspend the search Sunday for a snowmobiler they believe broke through the ice and was swept down a remote part of the St. Croix River.

02/17/2013

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Authorities Warn Of Dangers Of Snowmobiling On Rivers

A 22-year-old man died after snowmobiling on the St. Croix River. Washington County authorities say he drove past warning signs and right into open water.

02/17/2013

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Recovering Swan Population Threatened By Lead Poisoning

Once endangered, hundreds of trumpeter swans can now be seen along the St. Croix River near Hudson, Wis. But bird lovers are concerned for the swans’ health because of what the drought has revealed beneath the water and ice.

01/17/2013

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Pumpkin Boat Racing On The St. Croix River

When we think about pumpkins, most of us think about Halloween. But when these next people think about pumpkins, they think about boats — they grow ’em that big.

10/14/2012

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Edina Man’s Body Found In St. Croix River

The body of a 52-year-old Edina man has been pulled out of the St. Croix River.

10/14/2012

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Taylors Falls Boat Tours Cut Short Due To Drought Conditions

The beautiful dry weather has been perfect for getting out on a fall color tour, but the dry conditions also mean low water levels on many rivers.

09/20/2012

Minnesota side of the St. Croix River just north of Stillwater. (credit: Leo Gehlhoff)

Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Stillwater, MN

Scenic Stillwater sits only a short drive west of the Twin Cities, and its proximity to the St. Croix River means this bustling town is equally enjoyable on warm summer nights as it is wrapped up in a picturesque snowfall. Considered the birthplace of Minnesota, as the charter for statehood was signed here in 1858, the town is full of history. Don’t miss out on a day trip to one of the most darling cities Minnesota has to offer.

09/01/2012

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Body Found In St. Croix River

A deceased body has been discovered in the St. Croix River in Afton, Minn. Sunday, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

08/12/2012

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Wis. Drivers Breaking The Law, Ignoring Construction Signs

A construction project is causing so much pain for drivers in Wisconsin, that they’re actually breaking the law to get around it.

07/24/2012

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Welch Man Found In St. Croix River

Authorities have found the man who had been missing in the St. Croix River since earlier this week.

06/30/2012

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Man Drowns After Falling Off Dock In Western Wis.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent drowning in the St. Croix River that happened Tuesday night.

06/27/2012

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St. Croix Crossing Bridge Designers Named

The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation have picked the architectural and engineering firm HDR and teaming partner Buckland & Taylor to design the St. Croix Crossing Bridge.

06/26/2012

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St. Croix River Drowning Victim Identified

Authorities have identified an 18-year-old man from Lake Elmo who was the victim of an apparent drowning in the St. Croix River on Monday.

06/19/2012

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Lake Elmo Teen Drowns In St. Croix River

A dive team is currently in a recovery mission as they search the St. Croix River for a Lake Elmo teen who went under water early Monday evening.

06/18/2012

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DNR: Minn. Sand Mining Company Pollutes

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is asking the state Department of Justice to prosecute two silica sand mining companies for pollution violations.

06/09/2012

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Firms Sued In Minn. Bridge Failure Bid On New Span

An engineering company indelibly linked to a fatal 2007 bridge collapse in Minnesota is seeking to design a major bridge crossing on the state’s border with Wisconsin.

05/02/2012

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Stillwater Might Get 1st Rooftop Deck, But Some Are Cautious

Downtown Stillwater could get its first rooftop deck if a local business owner has his way; but a battle is brewing over the plans for it.

04/20/2012

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Wisconsin DNR Captures Record Lake Sturgeon

Think of it as Minnesota’s version of the hit TV show “River Monsters.” A giant lake sturgeon caught in the Minnesota River earlier this year by Jeremy Redberg was a sight to behold.

04/12/2012

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Sheriff: Boater In Bayport Died From Drowning

A man found dead in the St. Croix River near Bayport on Saturday drowned while fishing, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

04/04/2012

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Man Found Dead In St. Croix River Identified

Sheriff’s officials say the man found dead in the St. Croix River in Washington County was from White Bear Lake.

04/02/2012

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Bachmann: Bridge Approval Was ‘Absolute Elation’

Lawmakers approved legislation for a new bridge over the St. Croix River, now it’s headed for President Obama’s desk.

03/04/2012

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Stillwater Residents Look Forward To New Bridge

Supporters of the St. Croix River bridge aren’t waiting for the president’s approval to start planning for the new overpass. The $700 million project to replace the aging Stillwater Lift Bridge passed Congress last week. President Obama is expected to sign off on the measure.

03/03/2012

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St. Croix Bridge Bill Now Awaits Obama’s OK

The fate of a new bridge over the St. Croix River is now in the hands of President Obama, who is expected to approve the $700 million project.

03/02/2012

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U.S. House Approves Stillwater Bridge

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved legislation on building a new St. Croix River bridge to connect Minnesota and Wisconsin.

03/01/2012

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