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Stillwater, Minn. Mayor Ken Harycki, left, and John Soderberg, co-chairmen of the coalition for the St. Croix River Crossing, announced the launch of the coalition at a community event in Stillwater Wednesday morning.

Stillwater bridge supporters form coalition, urge Congress to support project

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Supporters of a new St. Croix River Crossing today launched a broad-based, community-supported coalition to advocate for the construction of a new four-lane bridge.


The proposed St. Croix River Crossing would replace the 80-year-old Stillwater Lift Bridge, which Stillwater, Minn. Mayor Ken Harycki calls a fracture-critical structure. Harycki is co-chairman of the new coalition.

The group gathered today in Lowell Park in Stillwater to discuss the coalitions motives.

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Jackie Grumish
Jackie Grumish has been a reporter with the New Richmond News since 2008. She holds degrees in journalism and fine art from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Before coming to New Richmond, Jackie worked as the city government reporter at a daily newspaper in Aberdeen, S.D. 
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