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NPS puts brakes on Stillwater bridge with Friday announcement


It's deja vu all over again for Stillwater bridge backers.

The long-awaited word from the National Park Service regarding the agency's opinion on the environmental impact of the bridge on the federally-designated Wild and Scenic Riverway has come, and it's not good news for supporters of the new span.

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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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