Monthly Archives: April 2011

Measuring up

I don’t know when – or if – the high water will disable the Army Corps of Engineers’ electronic Stillwater river gage, but it looks like we’ll have another method of observing the river levels: Yes, that’s a giant ruler. … Continue reading

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Views of the 1965 flood

While we wait for the river to rise again, here are some great flood photos from 1965. That flood still holds the record for the highest St. Croix River crest. Use the full-screen button to see more detail. Do you … Continue reading

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Al Franken hasn’t made up his mind about a new bridge

The Pioneer Press reports that Sen. Al Franken hasn’t yet made up his mind about whether to support efforts to pass legislation allowing a new bridge to be built south of Stillwater. Like a driver trying to get through Stillwater, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s flood updates

For those of you who are catching up on the last few days of flood news, the St. Croix River crested on Thursday, but the Stillwater Lift Bridge remained open. This morning, the river appeared noticeably lower. With warmer temperatures, … Continue reading

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