Stalled Construction On West River Parkway Closes Road Through DecemberIt could be months before part of West River Parkway is open to drivers again. In June 2014 a mudslide on the West Bank of University of Minnesota caused evacuations and road closures on West River Parkway.
Cities Pass Crooked Lake Wake RestrictionsOn a sunny fall day, a passing speedboat on Crooked Lake creates a postcard-like setting. It is an opportunity for peaceful recreation without leaving the metro. But the sounds of passing speedboats caused some homeowners to fear losing their shoreline during the summer of 2014.
Portions Of Lilydale Park To Reopen After 2013 Tragedy"High Risk" are the words used to describe an area of a St. Paul park where two kids died in a landslide. Ten-year-old Mohamed Fofana and 9-year-old Haysem Sani were on a field trip at Lilydale Park in May of 2013 when the ground under them gave way.
No-Wake Boating Imposed On St. Croix RiverAuthorities 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.
Duluth Bridge Closed After Erosion DiscoveredPart of Interstate 35 in downtown Duluth is closed Tuesday because of erosion on a bridge. The deterioration is on a piling that supports a bridge on the southbound lanes of the Interstate. Those lanes will be closed for at least a week while repairs are made.