High waters temporarily shut down St. Anthony Sandbar

ST. ANTHONY − Due to high waters and a concern for the public's safety, the Sand Bar in St. Anthony had previously been closed to swimmers. But today the St. Anthony Police Department has announced that the Sand Bar is back open for business. 

"We have been advised that the river flows are now at a level that the Sand Bar can now be opened for swimmers," read a Facebook post made by the St. Anthony Police Department (SAPD). "Please enjoy the water and remember to be aware of the potential dangers that the river has. Always swim with caution and be aware of others."

For more information about the Sand Bar, contact the City of St. Anthony or the SAPD.