St Croix River

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Crews Test For Asian Carp In 3 Minnesota Rivers

Tests are underway in three Minnesota rivers to check for the invasion of Asian carp.

09/15/2011

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More DNA Testing Planned For Invasive Carp

The search for invasive Asian carp in the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers enters a new phase in the coming week.

09/10/2011

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Bridge Lobbying Group To Return $80K Contribution

A lobbying group for a proposed St. Croix (kroy) River bridge plans to return an $80,000 contribution.

09/09/2011

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2-Mile Net Used To Search For Asian Carp In St. Croix River

Commercial fishermen along the St. Croix River are having the same luck as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in finding an Asian Carp. After a five-day search, the DNR came up empty-handed.

08/24/2011

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DNR: No Asian Carp Found In St. Croix River

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says no Asian carp were captured during a five-day search of the St. Croix River. But efforts to find the invasive fish will continue this week.

08/22/2011

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MnDOT Ready To Roll On New St. Croix River Bridge

If Congress approves this fall, the Minnesota Department of Transportation says it’s ready to begin work immediately on a new St. Croix River bridge south of Stillwater.

08/14/2011

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DNR Finds Evidence Of Asian Carp In St. Croix River

Authorities have found evidence that invasive Asian carp are in the St. Croix River as far upstream as the dam at St. Croix Falls, Wis.

08/11/2011

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Stranded Canoeists Rescued On St. Croix River

Authorities have rescued a group of young female canoeists who became stranded on the banks of the St. Croix River in northwestern Wisconsin.

08/05/2011

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Stranded Canoeists Rescued Along Swollen St. Croix River

It was a scary outing for more than a dozen young women from a YMCA camp in Hudson, Wis., early Friday morning.

08/05/2011

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Man Drowns After Jumping From Cliff Into St. Croix

A man is dead after jumping off a cliff into the St. Croix River and never resurfacing.

07/31/2011

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Canoers Paddling Length Of St. Croix River

A group of canoers are paddling the length of the St. Croix to raise awareness of the scenic river on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border.

07/11/2011

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Stillwater Bridge To Close If Government Shuts Down

The Stillwater Lift Bridge, which connects Minnesota and Wisconsin over the St. Croix River, will close if a budget deal can’t be reached at the end of the month, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said Friday.

06/18/2011

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

Senators Push For New St. Croix Bridge

The four U.S. senators from Minnesota and Wisconsin have introduced legislation to move forward on a new four-lane bridge over the St. Croix River designed to ease the frequent traffic jams at the Stillwater crossing.

05/27/2011

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House Subcommittee Hears Stillwater Bridge Bill

A bill allowing for a new four-lane bridge to be built over the St. Croix River south of Stillwater has gotten its first congressional hearing.

05/04/2011

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House Subcommittee To Hear Stillwater Bridge Bill

A bill that would allow for construction of a four-lane bridge over the St. Croix River south of Stillwater gets its first congressional hearing Wednesday.

05/03/2011

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

No-Wake Rule Remains In Effect On St. Croix River

Anglers planning to head out Saturday for the border waters walleye opener on the lower St. Croix (croy) River are reminded that no-wake restrictions remain in effect because of high water.

04/29/2011

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Stillwater Lift Bridge Reopening For Boaters

Now that the flood threat has passed on the St. Croix River, the Stillwater Lift Bridge is resuming its normal summer schedule for the boating season.

04/27/2011

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27-Pound Bighead Carp Caught In St. Croix River

A commercial fisherman caught a 27-pound bighead carp in the St. Croix River, prompting the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to get an action plan together to stop the spread.

04/20/2011

The Stillwater Lift Bridge on March 24, 2011. (credit: CBS)

Stillwater Lift Bridge To Reopen Monday

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will reopen the Stillwater Lift Bridge at 3 p.m. Monday.

04/17/2011

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Stillwater Lift Bridge To Close Friday

Spring flooding will force the Stillwater Lift Bridge to close to traffic this Friday.

04/06/2011

The Stillwater Lift Bridge on March 24, 2011. (credit: CBS)

Franken Visits Stillwater As He Considers Bridge

A decades-old debate over a new St. Croix River bridge is drawing U.S. Sen. Al Franken to Stillwater.

04/02/2011

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Stillwater Now To Go Ahead With Levee On St. Croix

Stillwater is now going ahead with dikes on its St. Croix River waterfront.

03/24/2011

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Stillwater Levee Construction Delayed

The City of Stillwater has decided to delay construction of the temporary levee on the St. Croix River.

03/24/2011

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Stillwater Tests Bridge, Builds Levee Ahead Of Flood

Stillwater, Minn. is preparing for the rising flood waters.

03/22/2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks at the Conservative Political Action conference (CPAC), on February 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. The CPAC annual gathering is a project of the American Conservative Union.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Dayton, Bachmann: Time For A New Bridge

Gov. Mark Dayton and Rep. Michele Bachmann are teaming up to push for a new bridge over the St. Croix River.

03/18/2011

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