Guest Column: New St.Croix River bridge -- accepting the challenge to change
The historic Stillwater lift bridge is old. Last July we celebrated its 80th birthday. While this milestone birthday signals the success of historic preservation efforts, it is bittersweet because the fracture-critical bridge is still relied on as key transportation between St. Croix River Valley communities and two states.
What is even older than the bridge is the wisdom of the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, who said that "nothing endures but change."