Breaking the news

St. Croix 360 readers learned of several big river stories this year because of our reporting.




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It’s been a big year for the St. Croix River. There has been a lot of news about our beautiful and beloved river. St. Croix 360 has been there for all of it.

Thousands of people first learned about several big stories here, including:

  • Riverfront development proposed in St. Croix Falls
  • Harmful algae blooms force beach closures
  • Planning for the new Highway 243 bridge at Osceola
  • High-speed driving track proposed next to Kinnickinnic River
  • Industrial livestock proposals see setbacks

St. Croix 360 has a large network of readers and sources — so when news happens, we get the word out as soon as possible.

Please support our work today, so we’re ready for the next big story.

Since we announced our goal of 360 financial supporters this year, 15 more people contributed! That brings us to 215 total. Thank you to those folks!

Many contributions are less than $50, while some generous readers give much more. We appreciate all of it, and everything helps St. Croix 360 continue sharing river stories.


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Breaking the news