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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
March 16, 2018
The city motto for Little Falls, Minn., is, "The Town Where the Mississippi Pauses." It pauses more often in the winter when some of the flow is slowed by freezing temperatures that turn some of the Mississippi River into ice. Aviator Charles Lindbergh was from Little Falls and tours are offered of his boyhood home.  Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway
March 16, 2018 - 10:59am
September 8, 2017
Kathy Hollander of Minneapolis and Shawn Carr of Duluth (center) discuss Enbridge Line 3 and Standing Rock on Friday during a gathering outside the Douglas County Courthouse in Superior to protest against the Line 3 project. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Protesters support their own: Douglas County Courthouse draws attention of ‘water protectors’
September 8, 2017 - 7:44pm
September 2, 2017
Edward Addy of Aurora, Minn., sits at the wheel of The Sandra Faye, a 40-foot Bayliner motor yacht. Edward and his wife, Becky, are planning a 12-to-14 month trip around parts of the U.S. on the vessel. Jerry Burnes / Mesabi Daily News
All aboard the Sandra Faye: Northern Minnesota couple attempting to take 12-month voyage around parts of U.S. in their motor yacht
September 2, 2017 - 10:54pm
August 23, 2017
Rescue crews work to extract a person from a vehicle about 6 p.m. Tuesday after a large vehicle plunged down a steep embankment into the Mississippi River near the Laurel Street Bridge in Brainerd. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
UPDATE: Woman arrested for DWI after dramatic rescue down steep Mississippi River bank
August 23, 2017 - 7:03pm
August 4, 2017
Child missing in river in St. Cloud dies
August 4, 2017 - 3:55pm
July 29, 2017
Officials irked by toxic train: St. Paul not alerted after chlorine-carrying train car derails
July 29, 2017 - 4:59pm
July 20, 2017
Divers finish pulling the vehicle from the water Thursday afternoon, July 20, 2017, in Red Wing. Kit Murray / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
‘Most challenging dive to date’: Vehicle submerged in 1976 pulled from Mississippi River
July 20, 2017 - 2:58pm
July 14, 2017
The beauty of the Upper Minnesota River Valley has been one of the pleasant surprises Michael Anderson (above) and Paul Twedt have enjoyed on their journey. Submitted photo.play button
Paddlers promote ‘positive trace ethic’ by cleaning up litter along Minnesota, St. Croix and Mississippi rivers
July 14, 2017 - 4:12pm
June 13, 2017
A houseboat sinks into the Mississippi River at Harriet Island in St. Paul,  Monday, June 12, 2017. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
'I still wake up crying' Sunken houseboat sets off legal dispute over removal
June 13, 2017 - 8:41am
June 11, 2017
The land owned by Rev. James "Mac" Hammond and Rev. Lynne Hammond stood in stark contrast to surrounding property in September. Crow Wing County Land Services ordered the Hammonds to restore the property by planting trees and shrubs and spreading native seeds. (Chelsey Perkins / Forum News Service)
Megachurch pastors ordered to restore shoreline after clearing trees along Mississippi
June 11, 2017 - 5:34pm
May 19, 2017
Fisherman catches shark jawbone in Mississippi River near Grand Rapids
May 19, 2017 - 9:35am
April 26, 2017
Authorities searching for U of M student in Mississippi River
April 26, 2017 - 5:35pm
April 10, 2017
Missing New Hope man identified in Mississippi River recovery
April 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
Marya Christensen (file photo)
One year later: Christiansen to be remembered Sunday
March 10, 2017 - 1:54pm