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April 14, 2019
From left to right, Starr, Valor II and Valor I sit over eggs at their Illinois nest. Photo courtesy of Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge via National Audubon Society.
A rare trio of bald eagles - two dads, one mom - are raising eaglets together in one nest
April 14, 2019 - 1:24pm
March 22, 2019
Muzeyyen Ayan. Photo courtesy Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Body found in Mississippi River ID'd as missing Wisconsin woman
March 22, 2019 - 6:38pm
March 19, 2019
Body found in Mississippi River southeast of Twin Cities
March 19, 2019 - 5:23pm
March 17, 2019
Two dead and one missing amid 'historic' flooding across the Midwest
March 17, 2019 - 1:10pm
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 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 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
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
April 4, 2018
Eroded wetlands near the east bank of the Mississippi near Pointe à la Hache, La., Feb. 5, 2018. Louisiana’s “working coast” is dotted with communities that may not outlast the people who currently live there; a fourth of the state’s wetlands are already gone, and the government has been retiring place names for islands and bays and passes that have simply ceased to exist. (William Widmer/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
The Mississippi River hasn't flooded this much in 500 years
April 4, 2018 - 2:32pm
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