St. Croix River

At about noon July 16, authorities recovered the body of a 20-year-old man, identified as Alex William Vitalis, from the St. Croix River. The day before, Vitalis had reportedly jumped into the river from a rock ledge on the Wisconsin side of the river near the Franconia Landing and failed to surface. A member from [...]

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Looking for a way to explore and enjoy the Namekagon and St. Croix rivers? Join the many visitors who have discovered the joys of bird watching along the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway or try your luck at fishing one of the nation’s most scenic rivers. To get started, stop by the Namekagon River Visitor [...]

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There is no better time to think about paddling a beautiful, serene river than when it’s cold and wintery; escapism at its best. In just a few short weeks, paddlers can have that escape and enjoy the beauty of the Wild and Scenic Namekagon River in northwest Wisconsin. The Namekagon River is a tributary of [...]

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An Edina man who was reportedly pulling a dock out of the St. Croix River in Taylor’s Falls Oct. 14 fell into the river and drowned, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. When paramedics arrived around 11:30 a.m., the man, 52-year-old Steven Richard Labarron, had been pulled from the water and someone was attempting [...]

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Celebrate the St. Croix River with the St. Croix Sojourn, a day of on-river activities and presentations scheduled for Saturday, July 14. Hosted by the National Park Service, Minnesota State Parks, and Wisconsin State Parks, this event features family fun, river stewardship and more. Enjoy a self-guided, 6-mile paddle down the historic, scenic St. Croix [...]

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The St. Croix River is a national treasure, and the St. Croix River Association (SCRA) invites you to celebrate it and help clean it up during River Awareness Week, July 13-22.This weeklong event along the St. Croix River and its tributaries is a great way for people of all ages to experience the amazing gift [...]

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