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Gov's. Walker, Dayton to meet in Stillwater Friday

Gov. Scott Walker will meet with his Minnesota counterpart, Mark Dayton, in Stillwater's Lowell Park Friday afternoon to shake hands over the success of winning Congressional approval to exempt a new St. Croix River bridge from the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. File photo.

MADISON -- Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton will hold a press conference at 3:30 p.m., Friday at Stillwater's Lowell Park, Walker's office announced just after 8 a.m. today.

The event is open only to credentialed members of the press, said Walker spokesman Cullen Werwie.

Walker will apparently travel north from LaCrosse following a 10:30 a.m. bill-signing ceremony at Grandad Bluff Park and a 1 p.m. graduation ceremony for new State Patrol troopers at the Stoney Creek Inn at Onalaska.

Check back for coverage of Walker's visit later today.