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September 12, 2015
Paddling away: Canoe races held in Bemidji
The Minnesota Canoe Championships were hosted on Lake Irving and the Mississippi River on Saturday morning in Bemidji.
September 12, 2015 - 5:30pm
September 11, 2015
Minnesota Canoe Championships set for Bemidji on Saturday
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Canoe Championships will take place Saturday, starting at the Irvine Warehouse Marina, 303 Railroad Street SW. Participants will race on Lake Irving and the Mississippi River. The championships consist of both professional and public races including...
September 11, 2015 - 3:50pm
June 15, 2015
Tree falls on vehicle driving along Mississippi bluffs, killing at least one person
BROWNSVILLE, Minn. — At least one person is dead, possibly three, after a tree fell on the roof of a car, smashing the windshield near Brownsville along the Mississippi River in far southeast Minnesota. A Silverado truck was heading south on Highway 26, just south of Nuemann...
June 15, 2015 - 11:01am
June 7, 2015
Navy veteran aims to swim the Mississippi River
ITASCA STATE PARK, Minn. -- A swim from Itasca State Park to the Gulf of Mexico for one man began Saturday morning in the shallow waters...
June 7, 2015 - 12:15pm
June 3, 2015
Navy combat veteran to swim Mississippi River
PARK RAPIDS -- On the anniversary of D-Day on Saturday, Legacies Alive is sponsoring Chris Ring, a Navy combat veteran, as he becomes the first American to swim the entire length of the Mississippi River in honor of our fallen heroes who left behind spouses. The kickoff will...
June 3, 2015 - 8:13pm
June 1, 2015
MnDOT nears completion on Mississippi River Trail signs
The Minnesota Department of Transportation expects a three-year project installing signs to mark the 800-mile Mississippi River Trail in Minnesota...
June 1, 2015 - 2:43pm
May 18, 2015
Paddling the Mississippi!
The weather has not been kind for Dale Sanders, 80, of Bartlett, Tenn., who hopes to break the record for his age of paddling the mighty Mississippi...
May 18, 2015 - 6:05pm
May 14, 2015
Huge sturgeon drags Minnesota fisherman in circles on Mississippi
WINONA, Minn. — James Yerhart has caught only one sturgeon in his life. But it was the sturgeon of a lifetime. On...
May 14, 2015 - 1:43pm
April 2, 2015
Body pulled from Mississippi River identified as missing student
MINNEAPOLIS -- The body of a young woman pulled from the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday night was identified as Jennifer Houle, the University of Minnesota college student who went missing early March 27. Authorities had been searching the river since...
April 2, 2015 - 1:34pm
August 31, 2014
Rollin' and rockin' down the River Road
BEMIDJI -- A different type of train will be rollin' through Bemidji this week. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Mr. B's Joybox Express will stop...
August 31, 2014 - 12:57am
July 2, 2014
At Itasca State Park, Klobuchar highlights AIS fight
ITASCA STATE PARK -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., visited the Mississippi Headwaters at Itasca State Park on Tuesday to highlight the national...
July 2, 2014 - 12:18am
June 28, 2014
Letter: Canoeist thankful for help after theft of gear
I have been canoeing the Mississippi River in sections since 1988. On June 21 I was preparing to do the Headwaters section of the river when all my gear was stolen from Coffee Pot Landing, putting me in a potentially life threatening situation. I arrived at my campsite to find that...
June 28, 2014 - 10:42pm
May 10, 2014
That time of year: 2014 Fishing Opener (photo gallery)
The Mississippi River inlet to Lake Bemidji was a beautiful spot to watch the sunrise Saturday as the 2014 fishing season got underway with the...
May 10, 2014 - 6:29pm
January 6, 2014
UPDATED: Third Mississippi River accident victim found
By Don Davis Forum News Service WINONA, Minn. -- A third body was found Monday, a day after a vehicle was pulled from Mississippi River near Winona. The body was spotted early Monday afternoon near where a sport utility vehicle with two bodies inside was removed...
January 6, 2014 - 12:08pm
August 16, 2013
Minnesota kicks off large study of Mississippi River
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — State pollution officials have begun monitoring the Upper Mississippi River as part of a large-scale study to analyze the waterway's health in terms of aquatic life, recreation and fish consumption. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will take...
August 16, 2013 - 12:18pm