A dive team Monday night was searching the St. Croix River in Hudson, Wis., for the body of a Lake Elmo 18-year-old who had been trying to swim across the St. Croix channel. The teen made it about a third of the way, began to struggle, turned around to go back to the dike and went under, investigators said.
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Body of Lake Elmo teen recovered from St. Croix River
Search crews recovered the body of an 18-year-old man from the St. Croix River around 11:45 p.m. Monday, hours after friends saw him disappear under the surface. Friends of the victim tell Hudson police the Lake Elmo teen was trying to swim from the Hudson dike to the Minnesota side of the river.
Hot air balloon stalls out over the St. Croix River
More than a dozen sightseers on a hot air balloon had to be "towed" to safety Saturday night. The Washington County Sheriff's Office tells KARE 11 the balloon stalled out because of a lack of wind. Officers were able to pull the balloon to the shore along the St. Croix River near Afton.
MnDOT: Construction on new St. Croix River bridge to begin next spring
MnDOT officials tell MPR that foundation work on the new bridge crossing the St. Croix River downstream from Stillwater will begin next spring, rather than in 2014. The proposed four-lane bridge connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin will replace the 80-year-old Stillwater Lift Bridge. The entire project is estimated to cost up to $676 million and take about three years to complete.
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