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

No-Wake Boating Imposed On St. Croix River

Authorities have imposed no-wake restrictions on boaters venturing out onto the St. Croix River. Because of high water levels, boaters on the St. Croix between Taylors Falls, Minn., and Prescott, Wis., must go slow to reduce shoreline erosion.

04/17/2014

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Good Question – Reply All: Sleeping Dogs, Fall Towns & Cold Records

Riley, the Heine family’s English setter, can sleep anywhere, anytime. So, that had Karen from Edina wanting to know: Why do dogs sleep so much? According to Dr. Travis with Uptown Veterinarians, dogs have natural circadian rhythms, like humans. He says some dogs sleep far more than others, and are influenced by their owners’ schedules.

01/24/2014

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Good Question: How Do Ski Hills Make Snow?

While there are some tricks involved, it may surprise you to learn that machine-made snow is made up of exactly the same stuff as natural snow. And while every ski resort has a different source of water, the one for Wild Mountain, in Taylors Falls, is at the top, in the form of a reservoir.

10/22/2013

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Gov’t Shutdown Docks Wedding Plans For N. Dakota Couple

David and Kristianne met three years ago in North Dakota. For their wedding, they picked a Taylors Falls river cruise for the venue. His family came in from Poland, hers from the Dakotas. But plans changed fast.

10/04/2013

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Place To See Fall Colors: Taylor’s Falls

In the land of 10,000 hues come autumn, WCCO viewers sent Matt Brickman to Taylors Falls, Minn., to get a taste of the state’s very best. Once in Taylors Falls, there’s also a vantage point that you won’t find just anywhere in Minnesota.

10/03/2013

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Cliff Jumping On The St. Croix: A Popular And Dangerous Sport

It’s a popular and dangerous sport– done in the summer from the rocks along the St. Croix River.

07/16/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Mother’s Day Ideas

It’s only a couple of weeks until Mother’s Day. Have you made plans for the special mom in your life? If you’d like some ideas of things to do besides go out to eat, consider one of these options.

04/23/2013

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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

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Wander Minnesota: The Mobile Cherry Orchard

This past weekend I thought it would be fun to take in a play. But rather than go to one (of the many) great theaters in the Cities, I found myself in a historic home in Taylors Falls.

07/31/2012

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Log Rolling A Featured Event At Wannigan Days

The western Wisconsin towns of St. Croix Falls and Taylors Falls are celebrating 54 years of Wannigan Days this weekend.

07/21/2012

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1 Dead, 1 Critical In Chisago County Crash

One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a crash late Wednesday morning in Chisago County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

02/22/2012

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Some Ski Resorts Already Opening For Winter

It’s not officially winter until the middle of December, but don’t tell that to some owners of ski resorts in Minnesota.

10/29/2011

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Center City Motorcyclist Dies In Crash

A motorcyclist is dead after a crash near Taylors Falls.

09/25/2011

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Family Fun Guide To Taylors Falls

Driving approximately 60 miles from Minneapolis to Taylors Falls, Minn. takes you on a journey from urban landscapes to kitsch Americana. As you travel through small towns advertising Friday night fish fry specials, the anticipation about what to do first in Taylors Falls takes over.

08/12/2011

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