The Stillwater lift bridge is shutting down Monday for three months of repairs. Many in the city find it a relief to be freed from the traffic congestion of Wisconsin commuters. Some consider it a preview of what life will be like once a new St. Croix River bridge opens in Oak Park Heights in another four or five years.
Some beaches closed temporarily after heavy rain, goose poop
Minneapolis closes two beaches due to high-than-recommended levels of E. coli.