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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
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
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
July 29, 2017
Officials irked by toxic train: St. Paul not alerted after chlorine-carrying train car derails
July 29, 2017 - 4:59pm
April 2, 2015
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Body pulled from Mississippi River identified as missing student
April 2, 2015 - 8:32pm
February 6, 2015
Iowa derailment ignites calls for safer rail cars
February 6, 2015 - 12:16am
August 7, 2014
Mycotoxins possible in wheat east of the Mississippi River; Scab not likely
August 7, 2014 - 11:54pm
Photo by Dave Orrick / Pioneer Press 
University of Minnesota Professor Peter Sorensen discusses the newly operational underwater sound system designed to deter invasive carp on Monday at Lock and Dam No. 8 on the Mississippi River south of La Crosse, Wis., in Genoa, Wis. The first-of-its-kind system cost $75,000 and plays the racket of about 20 outboard motors through five underwater speakers.
Carp get an earful from underwater speakers
August 7, 2014 - 12:14am
February 23, 2013
Sand storm brewing on the horizon
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
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