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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
July 3, 2013
Trees causing logjam on Mississippi near St. Paul
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Storm-swept trees and branches, some as big as telephone poles, are creating a logjam on the Mississippi River near...
July 3, 2013 - 9:23am
April 4, 2013
Study finds no Minnesota Asian carp colonies
ST. PAUL – New tests showing Asian carp likely are not colonizing Minnesota waters should not slow efforts to stop the invasive fish, experts say. “The results certainly don’t say we should be doing anything different than we are right now,” said Steve Hirsch of the Department...
April 4, 2013 - 11:52pm
January 29, 2013
MnDOT gets award for Mississippi River bikeway
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation has received a national award for its planning for the Mississippi River Trail bikeway. Minnesota was the first state to develop a plan for bicycling along the Mississippi River. The 800-mile route closely follows...
January 29, 2013 - 8:51am