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An Edward Kraemer & Sons crane from the Stillwater bridge project makes an unsuccessful attempt to raise a sunken yacht along the dike road in Hudson on Labor Day, Sept. 2. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)

Effort to raise sunken yacht continues

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The effort to raise a 60-foot houseboat that sank in the St. Croix River at Hudson early Friday morning, Aug. 30, was ongoing as this edition of the Star-Observer went to press.

On Labor Day, a crane from the new Stillwater bridge project was brought in to lift the large pleasure craft, but the attempt came to a halt that evening when one of the cleats attached to the boat broke loose.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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