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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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Mondale opposes Bachmann and Klobuchar bridge proposals

Former Vice President Walter Mondale opposes efforts by Rep. Michele Bachmann and Sen. Amy Klobuchar to clear the way for a new bridge south of Stillwater. From the Star Tribune: “I’m against it. This bridge as proposed should not be … Continue reading

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Today’s Flood News

Some of today’s flood news stories: The Stillwater Lift Bridge is closed today to allow Mn/DOT to test the lift mechanism. If (when) the river gets too high, they’ll need to close the bridge and leave the lift span open. … Continue reading

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