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September 30, 2018
An Aug. 23, 2018, aerial photo of the Mississippi River looking downstream shows St. Paul, left, and Minneapolis. In the foreground is the Ford Bridge, which links Ford Parkway in St. Paul and 46th St. in Minneapolis. Just downstream of the bridge is Lock and Dam No. 1, with an 18 megawatt hydroelectric generator operated by Brookfield Renewable. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
If Mississippi dams are removed, what happens to the hydroelectric plants? Corps plan has ripple effects
September 30, 2018 - 6:05am
September 12, 2018
Michael Anderson's canoe near Red Wing during the Three Rivers Expedition in September 2017. A year later, the adventure continues. Photo by Michael Anderson
Minnesota river expedition cleans up 6,300 pounds of trash
September 12, 2018 - 2:48pm
September 8, 2018
Coming ashore with a canoe full of rice near Green’s Point on the Mississippi River after ricing Wednesday, Sept. 5, Tim, left, and George Hanson prepare to begin the process of bagging the rice for processing. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Wild ricing weathers poor season after torrential rainfall
September 8, 2018 - 4:39pm
September 5, 2018
The tiny boat was found wedged between logs where the Cannon River pours into the Mississippi River. Submitted photo
Tiny boat found near Red Wing still hasn’t found its makers
September 5, 2018 - 11:00am
August 27, 2018
Lock and Dam No. 1 on the Mississippi River, just downstream of the Ford Parkway bridge between St. Paul, right, and Minneapolis, as seen April 11. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
University of Minnesota, rowing clubs worried about proposal to remove dams from Mississippi River
August 27, 2018 - 5:56pm
August 22, 2018
Kristin Majkrzak, right, takes a break from her bike ride Wednesday on the newly remodeled bridge over the Mississippi River on the east side of Lake Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Back open for biking: Popular Mississippi River bridge reopens
August 22, 2018 - 5:33pm
August 19, 2018
A bald eagle looks down on kayakers paddling through the Missouri backwaters on June 12.  Steve Gardiner / Forum News Service
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
August 19, 2018 - 8:57am
July 29, 2018
rom left: Veterans Rick Bain, Ryan Webb and Matt Roy prepare to load their canoes onto a trailer before heading to Dennis Jerome's home in Grand Rapids on July 24. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
Seeking solace on the river: Warrior Expeditions helps veterans “walk off the war”
July 29, 2018 - 6:05am
July 18, 2018
A crew began work this week to update the bridge over the Mississippi River on the Paul Bunyan State Trail. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A better bridge for the Paul Bunyan Trail: DNR upgrading Mississippi River crossing
July 18, 2018 - 6:39pm
July 10, 2018
Erik Elsea of Florida paddles down the Mississippi River on Tuesday near Bemidji. He plans to canoe the full length of the river as a fundraiser for ShelterBox USA, which provides shelter to victims of natural disasters or conflict. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Can-do attitude in the canoe: Florida man canoes Mississippi to raise funds for international relief organization
July 10, 2018 - 7:06pm
July 7, 2018
The I-94 bridge over the Mississippi River from the Franklin Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 3. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Army Corps project would reshape Mississippi River in Twin Cities
July 7, 2018 - 2:47pm
June 21, 2018
An ambulance was seen near the Mississippi River on Thursday after two juveniles were rescued from the river. Mara H. Gottfried / St. Paul Pioneer Press
2 youths swept away by river current rescued in St. Paul
June 21, 2018 - 2:24pm
June 13, 2018
Portion of Paul Bunyan State Trail to close for repairs
June 13, 2018 - 4:53pm
June 10, 2018
Rita Albrecht
COMMENTARY: The Mississippi River – lifeblood of our local and multi-state corridor
June 10, 2018 - 7:35am
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
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