St. Croix River

The man who drown in the St. Croix River east of Rush City Aug. 9 has been identified by the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office as Devin Matthew Johnson, 28, of Harris. According to a press release from the department: At 5:55 p.m. that day, the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a drowning […]

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What was already a tragic day May 25 could have been even more heartbreaking had it not been for the actions of Ken Hawj. Chisago County Sheriff Rick Duncan honored Hawj, of St. Paul, at the July 16 Chisago County Board of Commissioners meeting with the Sheriff’s Lifesaving Award for his quick actions that resulted […]

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Authorities have found the body of Tou Hu Vang, the 21-year-old Coon Rapids man who went missing after he and another man jumped into the St. Croix River to rescue a boy who had fallen in Sunday afternoon. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office made the recovery at 9:51 a.m. today in the river just south […]

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A 21-year-old Coon Rapids man was reported missing a day after he and another man jumped into the St. Croix River in an attempted rescue of a boy who had fallen in late Sunday afternoon. According to a media release from the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, deputies at about 4:45 p.m. Sunday responded to an […]

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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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