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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
January 30, 2017
Canoeists that started at the headwaters of the Mississippi River paddle through northern Minnesota in this 2010 file photo. Forum News Service
Mississippi River heavily polluted as it runs south
January 30, 2017 - 1:32pm
January 16, 2017
Corps releases Lock 3 navigation stats
January 16, 2017 - 7:00am
December 12, 2016
A black-capped chickadee rests on a bird feeder during a snowy day. (photo by Kit Murray)
Get ready to count birds
December 12, 2016 - 1:55pm
December 3, 2016
River navigation closing for the season
December 3, 2016 - 12:00pm
December 1, 2016
Wabasha native elected to represent river region
December 1, 2016 - 7:37pm
October 29, 2016
On Oct. 27, students from the Zumbrota Christ Lutheran school came to tour the museum. They were able to look and play with the interactive map of the Mississippi River on display. (Submitted photo)
New Mississippi River website launches in time for Water/Ways
October 29, 2016 - 6:00am
August 1, 2016
Public invited onboard open house in Corps of Engineers vessel
August 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
March 16, 2016
Law enforcement officers converged on a boat launch along the Mississippi River's Back Channel on Wednesday in rural Hager City. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Dive team called to Mississippi River back channel; Christiansen family clings to hopes
March 16, 2016 - 3:47pm
October 28, 2015
Mike Hatfield, a Wisconsin resident, is traveling the Mississippi River by canoe, visiting museums and historical societies along the way for a documentary. He is pictured here at the St. Croix Marina in Prescott. (Forum News Service photo by Katrina Styx)
History River
October 28, 2015 - 8:00am