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Lily Lake, Circa 1960

We’re delighted to learn that Stillwater’s beloved Lily Lake was removed from the state’s impaired waters list! Many of us grew up swimming and fishing in Lily Lake and can remember the thrill of swimming out to the far dock and jumping off the high diving board. Swimming lessons in the morning were cold but afternoon beach time was a treat. This postcard from the St. Croix Collection historic postcard collection features a photo taken in maybe the early 1960s.

A huge congratulations and pat on the back to those who spent the past 20 years making the delisting happen! You can read more about the accomplishment at