St Croix River

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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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U.S. House Takes Up Stillwater Bridge Debate

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO/AP) — The debate over building a new St. Croix River bridge in Stillwater picks up in the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. Republican leaders placed the bill on the legislative calendar, and the […]


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House Vote Expected On Stillwater Bridge

Legislation on building a new St. Croix River bridge connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin could get long-awaited consideration in the U.S. House this week.


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US Senator Amy Klobuchar On WCCO Morning News

Sen. Klobuchar joined Dave Lee to discuss prospects for a new St Croix river bridge on Tuesday morning.


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Tests Suggest Asian Carp Spread North Of Key Dam

Minnesota officials say tests have detected signs of Asian carp north of the Coon Rapids dam on the Mississippi River, the last major physical barrier to their spread northward.


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Klobuchar Details Debt Committee Woes In Congress

Senator Amy Klobuchar joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday to discuss the ongoing problems with the congressional debt committee.


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Keillor’s Wisconsin Retreat For Sale

It’s not on Lake Wobegon, but “Prairie Home Companion” fans have a chance to buy Garrison Keillor’s retreat in Wisconsin.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.