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Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
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St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
New Richmond wins opening Middle Border Conference girls golf match
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
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St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
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July 11, 2008
Stillwater bridge to close for repairs
An emergency contract to repair damage to steel members on the Stillwater lift bridge is being prepared by the Minnesota Department of Transportation and repairs are scheduled to begin next week. The bridge will close to traffic 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week, beginning at 9 a.m....
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 8, 2008
Repairs to start Thursday on Winona bridge
Emergency repairs will begin by Thursday on Wisconsin's only link to Winona, Minn. Fifteen corroded gusset plates will be fixed on the Winona bridge over the Mississippi River. Minnesota's Department of Transportation says the most critical repairs will be made first so heavy commercial...
July 8, 2008 - 9:00am
July 7, 2008
Stillwater bridge truck traffic may be banned for a month
The Stillwater Lift Bridge will likely remain closed to heavy truck traffic for the next month following a Monday afternoon mishap in which a semi-trailer carrying a boom hit a series of overhead braces and became stuck. "For now, the bridge is open only to cars and pickups only...
July 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Group asks Wisconsin to step up action on Stillwater Bridge
The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently informed a legislative oversight committee that it plans to move the Stillwater Bridge Project higher on the priority list. Now a pro-bridge advocacy group says Wisconsin should do the same. On June 14, MnDOT officials reported...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Surprise! Winona Bridge to partially open again Saturday
The only bridge that connects Wisconsin with Winona, Minn., will re-open Saturday - at least to most vehicles. Heavy trucks and pedestrians will still be barred from the bridge, which has been closed for 10 days after corroded gusset plates were found underneath. This week, Minnesota's...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Gronemus calls Winona Bridge closure a disaster; blames Doyle for transportation raid
Gronemus calls Winona Bridge closure a disaster; blames Doyle for transportation raid A western Wisconsin legislator says the closing of the Mississippi River bridge at Winona is a disaster for her area. Assembly Democrat Barb Gronemus, Whitehall, says it shows why Gov. Jim Doyle...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Ferry-bus system established to deal with Winona Bridge closure
Starting Monday, a bus and ferry service will move people from western Wisconsin to Winona Minnesota. That's after the city's only bridge over the Mississippi River was closed this week. For three days, about 2,800 Wisconsinites have driven up to 100 miles out of their way to get...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Wisconsin commuters scrambling to find ways around Winona Bridge closure
Wisconsinites who work in Winona, Minn., scrambled to their jobs Wednesday, after the city's only bridge over the Mississippi River suddenly shut down. The bridge at Wisconsin's Highway 54 has 10 gusset plates that are rusted and only emergency vehicles are allowed to cross for now. Minnesota's...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Winona bridge closed indefinitely; problems for Wisconsin river towns
A busy bridge that connects Wisconsin with Winona, Minn., is closed and it's causing lots of hassles on both sides of the Mississippi River. Winona's only bridge was abruptly shut down Tuesday, after inspectors found corroded gusset plates. Those plates hold the bridge's beams together. It's...
June 4, 2008 - 9:00am
May 30, 2008
Letter: Trail maintenance questioned
To the Editor: I am writing regarding the questionable management by the city of the Rail Bridge Trail. I walk the trail frequently, as do many others, for the enjoyment of the natural beauty of the vegetation, and to observe the abundance of birds and other wildlife. Recently,...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Sierra Club suit against proposed Stillwater bridge may continue, judge says
An erroneous posting in a federal publication, and not an oversight by the Sierra Club, led the environmental organization to miss a statutory deadline for filing a lawsuit aimed to halt the St. Croix River Bridge project. Such was the message U.S. District Court Judge Michael Davis...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
Stillwater Lift Bridge resumes normal lift schedule for marine traffic
The Stillwater Lift Bridge resumed the normal lift schedule for marine traffic on April 30, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The schedule for Monday through Friday includes a lift every hour, on the hour, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and every half hour from 11...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 15, 2008
Lift bridge malfunction delays traffic
The Stillwater Historic Lift Bridge malfunctioned mid-morning on Tuesday. The bridge, raised at the time of the malfunction, left drivers stuck in traffic for more than an hour on both sides of the St. Croix River. The bridge was raised for an appointment to let barge traffic through,...
April 15, 2008 - 12:00am
March 21, 2008
Officials go to Washington to make request for bridge project
Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki is not in the camp of those who think that "earmark" is a dirty word. Earmarks, according to the federal Office of Management and Budget, are funds Congress provides for projects or programs in which the congressional action "circumvents the merit-based...
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am
Lift bridge meeting open to the public
The Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Transportation are jointly hosting a public open house meeting for the Stillwater Lift Bridge Management Plan and repair project on Thursday, March 27, from 5-7 p.m. at the Houlton Elementary School, located at 70 County Road E in Houlton. The...
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am