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Federal lawsuit to stop Stillwater bridge project thrown out

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A federal lawsuit to stop progress on the new St. Croix River Crossing project, brought by construction company C.S. McCrossan, has been thrown out of U.S. District Court.


McCrossan was the unsuccessful bidder for approach work to be done on the Minnesota side of the river. The company's bid was the lowest submitted, but apparently lacked the necessary guarantees that a certain amount of the work would be given to minority-owned subcontractors.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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