River/Stream: Cedar River
Owner: Sherwin Klienwart
Height: 7.5 feet
Length: 220 feet
Hazards: drowning, usage, visibility, portage
Warning Signs: none
Portage: It is necessary to carry around the St. Ansgar dam. The best portage is on the right bank about 50 yards above the dam. -- Crawdaddy Outdoors
Comments: Click here to view historical information and a few images of the mill dam.
Upstream there is an old power dam, just above Highway 105 northwest of St. Ansgar, that can be run through a breach on the right side.
- June 29, 1924, Cromwell Gould, swept over dam while swimming in high water
Photos courtesy of Dave Hillman