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May 16, 2018
Kirk "KJ" Millhone, center, and teammates Kevin Eckelkamp, left, and Nate Lastinger are attempting to break the world record by canoeing the 2,320-mile length of the Mississippi River in less than 18 days. Kirk Millhone / via St. Paul Pioneer Press
Trio out to set record for paddling Mississippi
May 16, 2018 - 9:44am
May 9, 2018
Minn. man identified after divers recover his body in Mississippi River
May 9, 2018 - 2:15pm
April 4, 2018
Eroded wetlands near the east bank of the Mississippi near Pointe à la Hache, La., Feb. 5, 2018. Louisiana’s “working coast” is dotted with communities that may not outlast the people who currently live there; a fourth of the state’s wetlands are already gone, and the government has been retiring place names for islands and bays and passes that have simply ceased to exist. (William Widmer/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
The Mississippi River hasn't flooded this much in 500 years
April 4, 2018 - 2:32pm
March 16, 2018
The city motto for Little Falls, Minn., is, "The Town Where the Mississippi Pauses." It pauses more often in the winter when some of the flow is slowed by freezing temperatures that turn some of the Mississippi River into ice. Aviator Charles Lindbergh was from Little Falls and tours are offered of his boyhood home.  Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway
March 16, 2018 - 10:59am
January 22, 2018
Paul Bunyan State Trail to close for bridge repairs in July
January 22, 2018 - 4:20pm
November 28, 2017
A demolition crew begins the process on Tuesday of taking down the wood trestle bridge between Lake Bemidji and Lake Irving. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Removal of trestle bridge over Mississippi River begins
November 28, 2017 - 5:26pm
October 30, 2017
The wood trestle bridge over the Mississippi River between Lake Irving and Lake Bemidji, which was initially built more than 100 years ago and used by the Soo Line Railroad company, was recently set for removal by the Bemidji City Council. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Trestle bridge over Mississippi River to come down
October 30, 2017 - 11:13am
September 12, 2017
Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht
Albrecht to join others for Mississippi River initiative in St. Louis
September 12, 2017 - 7:15am
September 2, 2017
Edward Addy of Aurora, Minn., sits at the wheel of The Sandra Faye, a 40-foot Bayliner motor yacht. Edward and his wife, Becky, are planning a 12-to-14 month trip around parts of the U.S. on the vessel. Jerry Burnes / Mesabi Daily News
All aboard the Sandra Faye: Northern Minnesota couple attempting to take 12-month voyage around parts of U.S. in their motor yacht
September 2, 2017 - 10:54pm
August 23, 2017
Rescue crews work to extract a person from a vehicle about 6 p.m. Tuesday after a large vehicle plunged down a steep embankment into the Mississippi River near the Laurel Street Bridge in Brainerd. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
UPDATE: Woman arrested for DWI after dramatic rescue down steep Mississippi River bank
August 23, 2017 - 7:03pm
August 4, 2017
Child missing in river in St. Cloud dies
August 4, 2017 - 3:55pm
July 29, 2017
Officials irked by toxic train: St. Paul not alerted after chlorine-carrying train car derails
July 29, 2017 - 4:59pm
July 20, 2017
Divers finish pulling the vehicle from the water Thursday afternoon, July 20, 2017, in Red Wing. Kit Murray / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
‘Most challenging dive to date’: Vehicle submerged in 1976 pulled from Mississippi River
July 20, 2017 - 2:58pm
July 14, 2017
The beauty of the Upper Minnesota River Valley has been one of the pleasant surprises Michael Anderson (above) and Paul Twedt have enjoyed on their journey. Submitted photo.play button
Paddlers promote ‘positive trace ethic’ by cleaning up litter along Minnesota, St. Croix and Mississippi rivers
July 14, 2017 - 4:12pm
June 13, 2017
A houseboat sinks into the Mississippi River at Harriet Island in St. Paul,  Monday, June 12, 2017. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
'I still wake up crying' Sunken houseboat sets off legal dispute over removal
June 13, 2017 - 8:41am
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