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President's signature keeps Stillwater bridge construction on course

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Wednesday, March 14, was a big day in the progress toward an eventual new bridge over the St. Croix River.

That day President Barack Obama officially signed into law legislation to authorize the St. Croix River Crossing Project. The bill had received wide bipartisan support in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.


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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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