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August 4, 2016
Geese swim in the Mississippi River as the sun sets near the trestle bridge on the Blue Ox Trail in Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Sunset on the Mississippi
August 4, 2016 - 5:27pm
April 20, 2016
Connie Cox, lead naturalist at Itasca State Park, presents a birthday cake celebrating the park's 125th birthday during a celebration Wednesday with 4th-graders from Park Rapids and Bagley schools.
Itasca State Park celebrates 125th birthday
April 20, 2016 - 6:49pm
February 27, 2016
A pair of trumpeter swans find the open water where the Mississippi River meets Lake Bemidji on Friday. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Swan song on Lake Bemidji
February 27, 2016 - 8:54pm
February 5, 2016
Itasca State Park visitors check out the ice on Lake Itasca at the headwaters of the Mississippi River on a balmy winter day Sunday afternoon. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Where it all starts: Itasca State Park guests visit Mississippi River headwaters
February 5, 2016 - 11:11am
February 3, 2016
Body found in river in St. Paul identified as missing man
February 3, 2016 - 2:07pm
December 30, 2015
Pictured is the trail bridge over the Mississippi River located on the east side of Lake Bemidji.
PHOTO GALLERY: Winter wonders near the Mississippi
December 30, 2015 - 6:18pm
December 4, 2015
U.S. Navy combat veteran Chris Ring swam the length of the mighty Mississippi River to raise awareness for representing Legacies Alive, an organization that helps veterans. He finished on Friday at the Gulf of Mexico. He swam through Bemidji on June 9 (Forum News Service)
A 2,552-mile swim of honor: Veteran completes his goal of swimming Mississippi River to honor those lost in war
December 4, 2015 - 5:43pm
October 23, 2015
What’s best about the First City?: National Geographic to visit Bemidji to find places of interest on the famous river
October 23, 2015 - 5:17pm
October 7, 2015
More than $3 million recommended for Mississippi River protections
October 7, 2015 - 6:51pm
October 2, 2015
Corps begins drawing down Mississippi River reservoirs
October 2, 2015 - 4:38pm
September 12, 2015
The Minnesota Canoe Championships were hosted on Lake Irving and the Mississippi River on Saturday morning in Bemidji. From left are Devin Arenz, Fred Kueffe, Todd Johnson, Rick Lorenzan, Brett Arenz, Kira Stolen, Craig Stolen and Katie Schaaf. The team of Todd Johnson and Rick Lorenzan won the 16-mile pro race. Jim Harwood and Barry Babcock won the eight-mile citizens race. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Paddling away: Canoe races held in Bemidji
September 12, 2015 - 5:30pm
September 11, 2015
Minnesota Canoe Championships set for Bemidji on Saturday
September 11, 2015 - 3:50pm
June 15, 2015
Tree falls on vehicle driving along Mississippi bluffs, killing at least one person
June 15, 2015 - 11:01am
June 7, 2015
Chris Ring, a U.S. Navy combat veteran, stops at the headwaters of the Mississippi after swimming across Lake Itasca to begin his 2015 Legacy Challenge: Swim For Their Sacrifice, where he plans to swim the length of the Mississippi River from the headwaters to the Gulf of Mexico. (Kevin Cederstrom | Forum News Service)
Navy veteran aims to swim the Mississippi River
June 7, 2015 - 12:15pm
June 3, 2015
Navy combat veteran to swim Mississippi River
June 3, 2015 - 8:13pm