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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
June 1, 2015
This new sign near a Brainerd-area bridge over the Mississippi River denotes the span is part of the Mississippi River Trail. (Forum News Service)
MnDOT nears completion on Mississippi River Trail signs
June 1, 2015 - 2:43pm
May 18, 2015
Paddling the Mississippi!
May 18, 2015 - 6:05pm
May 14, 2015
James Yerhart, 34, a truck technician from Brownsdale, Minn., hooked and landed this 70-inch sturgeon on 10-pound-test line Friday night, May 9, 2015 on the Mississippi River below Lock and Dam No. 5, north of Winona, Minn. while walleye fishing. After unhooking and posing for a few photos, they released the fish, as required by law. Photo courtesy of Elias Mathias.
Huge sturgeon drags Minnesota fisherman in circles on Mississippi
May 14, 2015 - 1:43pm
April 2, 2015
Body pulled from Mississippi River identified as missing student
April 2, 2015 - 1:34pm
August 31, 2014
Rollin' and rockin' down the River Road
August 31, 2014 - 12:57am
July 2, 2014
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and state Rep. Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, listen to Itasca State Park naturalist Connie Cox as they walk a trail Tuesday, July 1, 2014, near the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Klobuchar visited the headwaters to highlight the recent passage of her bill to close the St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in the Twin Cities, thus limiting the northern spread of invasive silver carp up the Mississippi. (Zach Kayser | Bemidji Pioneer)
At Itasca State Park, Klobuchar highlights AIS fight
July 2, 2014 - 12:18am
June 28, 2014
Letter: Canoeist thankful for help after theft of gear
June 28, 2014 - 10:42pm
May 10, 2014
The Mississippi River inlet to Lake Bemidji was a beautiful spot to watch the sunrise for the 2014 Minnesota Fishing Opener on Saturday morning. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
That time of year: 2014 Fishing Opener (photo gallery)
May 10, 2014 - 6:29pm
January 6, 2014
UPDATED: Third Mississippi River accident victim found
January 6, 2014 - 12:08pm
August 16, 2013
Minnesota kicks off large study of Mississippi River
August 16, 2013 - 12:18pm