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December 31, 2017
Viking halts plans to cruise the Mississippi River
December 31, 2017 - 9:06am
December 19, 2017
Dredged material planning continues for Lower Pool 4 near Wabasha
December 19, 2017 - 9:50pm
December 7, 2017
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Eagle eye view: Red Wing bridge project continues
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
November 28, 2017
Zach Paider, right, general manager at Bill's Bay Marina, and Rylee Main, executive director of Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance, took to the water to explore popular boat groundings sites. Photo by MacKenzie Consoerplay button
Boaters beware: Upper Lake Pepin boat groundings at all-time high
November 28, 2017 - 3:44pm
November 23, 2017
More than a dozen trees have been taken down by the beavers, and more have been started on. Photo courtesy of Andy Shoemaker
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
November 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
July 15, 2017
Wabasha pledges to fight dredging plan
July 15, 2017 - 9:12am
July 12, 2017
Overview of Pierce County Island Wildlife area. Photo courtesy of St. Paul District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Improving habitat in Mississippi River
July 12, 2017 - 11:45am
Emily Du Houx (left) and Morgan Rogers docked their hand-built boat, the Michi Zeebee, in Hastings before continuing on their two-month journey to New Orleans. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia
The Voyage of the Michi Zeebee
July 12, 2017 - 8:26am
June 30, 2017
Comment period on Wabasha-area dredging plan extended again
June 30, 2017 - 12:30pm
May 16, 2017
The dam at Sartell impounds a 1,365-acre pool that stretches from Sartell to nearly the confluence with the Platte River close to Rice. Little Rock Lake’s 1,310 acres also are accessible via navigable channel from this part of the Mississippi River, adding to the wide range of angling opportunities. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Mississippi River holds great angling for fishing opener
May 16, 2017 - 3:30pm
May 1, 2017
Jim Crigler is paddling the length of the Mississippi River beginning at Lake Itasca with his final destination being New Orleans. Submitted photo
Vietnam veteran paddles Mississippi for Gold Star families
May 1, 2017 - 9:23am
March 30, 2017
According to MnDOT, almost 10 million trips are taken annually from the Twin Cities and Chicago. The high-speed rail would run alongside the already existing Amtrak. (photo courtesy of mnhighspeedrail.com)
High-speed rail may greatly impact small river towns
March 30, 2017 - 7:00am
March 14, 2017
                               Photo by Kip Earney
Seasonal eagles population surges early
March 14, 2017 - 7:00am
March 10, 2017
(MnDOT photo illustration)
Low bidder announced for Red Wing bridge
March 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Marya Christensen (file photo)
One year later: Christiansen to be remembered Sunday
March 10, 2017 - 1:54pm