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Wisconsin Department of Transportation stormwater control engineer Dave Larson takes a measurement reading Wednesday afternoon on the Rush River, just north of Maiden Rock. R-E photo by Mike Longaecker

Rush River near crest level at Maiden Rock

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MAIDEN ROCK -- The Rush River swelled to about 12 feet Wednesday afternoon as rainwater from Tuesday's heavy storms fed into its confluence with Lake Pepin.


Wisconsin Department of Transportation storm water control engineer Dave Larson, who was taking river measurements Wednesday, said the river level appeared to be cresting north of Maiden Rock at about 3:30 p.m.

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