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June 17, 2016
Boat tour hopes to build bridge to arts community
A boat tour, hosted by the Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance, looks to engage the local artist community to help create awareness of sediment filling...
June 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
March 3, 2016
Lake Pepin project gets ‘green light’ from Pierce County
Pierce County Board supervisors passed a resolution supporting Lake Pepin rehabilitation efforts at its Feb. 23 meeting. Supervisors Dean Bergseng (River Falls) and Dan Reis (Ellsworth) were absent. The resolution is in favor of the Upper Pool 4 & Lake Pepin Habitat Restoration...
March 3, 2016 - 5:00pm
February 13, 2016
Corps of Engineers to begin Pepin ice measurements
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin taking this year’s Lake Pepin ice measurements Wednesday Feb. 17. The Corps takes ice measurements on Lake Pepin annually to forecast the navigational outlook on the Upper Mississippi River. Lake Pepin is the location...
February 13, 2016 - 8:00am
May 1, 2013
One sale to rule them all: 100-Mile Garage Sale returns
The Mississippi River has traditionally been a hub for commerce in the region. It is only fitting that it serves as the backdrop for the annual 100-Mile Garage Sale going on Thursday through Saturday in the Lake Pepin area. A path marked by balloons and ribbons will guide thousands...
May 1, 2013 - 11:00am
February 26, 2013
Water looks clear ... but not for long
People often ask me, "So, how is the water?" in the rivers and lakes of the Cannon River watershed. If I was to answer that question today, I'd say it's great. Last year's drought meant very little overland runoff carrying pollution to the water and with winter most of the moisture...
February 26, 2013 - 1:13pm
February 2, 2013
Ice yacht fans sail into Lake City
LAKE CITY -- Even at the beginning of February when lakes are frozen over, boat sails were set over Lake Pepin. What makes these boats different is that they sail on ice -- not on water -- and their captains race one other. Over the past week, the International DN Ice Yacht Racing...
February 2, 2013 - 2:00pm
January 16, 2013
Pepin, Liangzi sister lake relationship explored
Red Wing has a sister city relationship with Quzhou, China. Now Chinese and Minnesota environmental officials are looking to create a sister...
January 16, 2013 - 9:00am
June 13, 2012
Bay City man, 38, suspected drowned
While authorities continue to search Lake Pepin for Troy Goehrs, co-workers say the 38-year-old Bay City man will be sorely missed. "Troy was just one of those guys that was so friendly and easy to be with," said Red Wing Chevrolet sales associate Paul Pflueger. "He'd do anything...
June 13, 2012 - 6:00am
August 16, 2011
So you think you can Wakeskate?
Editor's note: This is the third part in a series about extreme sports. WACOUTA - Nestled in between the lush valleys of the Mississippi River...
August 16, 2011 - 7:00pm
May 9, 2011
Sediment reduction plan unveiled
The south metro Mississippi River is receiving nearly 1 million tons of sediment from other rivers annually, but a new cleanup plan has targeted...
May 9, 2011 - 9:00am
April 27, 2011
Lake Pepin experiencing similar problems as Chesapeake Bay
Diets are everywhere you look - from Atkins to South Beach and Nutrisystem to Weight Watchers. And now, diets are not just for people. The Chesapeake Bay has been on a "pollution diet" for years and it's time for Lake Pepin to take on the same routine. "If you put too much nitrogen,...
April 27, 2011 - 3:00pm
December 22, 2010
Lake Pepin alliance group receives grant
A Red Wing-based group working to slow sediment deposit in Lake Pepin received a $25,000 reward for its efforts. The Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance, in conjunction with the Montevideo, Minn.-based Clean Up the River Environment group, was awarded the grant earlier this month. "The...
December 22, 2010 - 3:00pm
BIkers get attention of authorities
No arrests were made Saturday after authorities rounded up about 40 suspected motorcycle gang members in Red Wing. Police Chief Tim Sletten said the group - which he said involved members of "an identifiable motorcycle gang" - was pulled over near Auto Connections for "multiple...
September 22, 2010 - 10:00am
June 14, 2010
Fish advisory changes for Pool 4
Fish consumption advice has been updated for 2010 and the few minor changes made are reflected in "Choose Wisely: A Health Guide for Eating Fish in Wisconsin." The guide is available online at http://dnr.wi.gov/fish/ consumption/FishAdvisoryweb2010lo.pdf and at Department of Natural...
June 14, 2010 - 12:34pm
May 23, 2010
Soaps linked to chemical build-up in Lake Pepin
A new study has found a link between household antibacterial soaps and the accumulation of potentially harmful chemicals in the Mississippi River...
May 23, 2010 - 9:00am