State Park Partially Closed Due To High Mississippi RiverThe south portion of Merrick State Park, located north of Winona on the Mississippi River, has been closed as a safety precaution due to the river's rising water. The DNR said the north campground at Merrick will stay open and isn't affected.
Cuts To Cities Made Temporary In Minn. Budget BillLegislative Republicans pushing a $1 billion package of spending cuts have softened the long-term effect on cities and counties.