Police say the mother, a Wisconsin resident, was leaving Stillwater Medical Group just after 10 a.m. Thursday. Sgt. Jeff Stender tells reporters she had strapped a 3-year-old into a safety seat in the vehicle and then got into the SUV, apparently forgetting about the younger child.
A transportation study says charging a toll to cross the new St. Croix River bridge could pay for half its construction costs and cover future maintenance expenses. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says motorists could expect to pay $3 to cross the bridge linking the state with Wisconsin near Stillwater.