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Lack of wind strands balloon over St. Croix River

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AFTON, Minn. -- Things couldn’t have been more still or calm that Sunday evening above the St. Croix River in Afton – and that’s exactly what raised a commotion.


Dead air in the St. Croix valley caused a hot air balloon loaded with 15 people  -- who also remained calm -- to stall directly over the river at 7:50 p.m. Aug. 11.

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