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Willow River State Park project gets underway

State and local officials scooped ceremonial dirt piles June 26 during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Little Falls Lake dam, a $20 million project that will rebuild the existing structure and restore the lake above it at Willow River State Park. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 2
Willow River State Park Manager Aaron Mason speaks to community members and state officials gathered Tuesday, June 26, for a groundbreaking ceremony. The event commemorated the beginning of construction of a new Little Falls Lake dam, which officials said could be completed by late 2019. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 2

State and local officials scooped ceremonial dirt piles June 26 during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Little Falls Lake dam, a $20 million project that will rebuild the existing structure and restore the lake above it at Willow River State Park. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia

Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is a regional/enterprise reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage includes St. Croix County government, higher education and state politics in Wisconsin. 

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