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Mississippi River in St. Cloud, photo by WJON.com's Alex Svejkovksy
Mississippi River in St. Cloud, photo by WJON.com's Alex Svejkovksy
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Twin Cities Council to Pay $1-Million in River Pollution Lawsuits

The Metropolitan Council in St. Paul is paying manufacturing firm 3M Co. about $1 million to settle lawsuits over Mississippi River pollution.

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Justin LaBounty WJON
Justin LaBounty WJON
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St. Cloud Is Just One Stop On The Canoe Journey For Gold Star Families [VIDEO]

Jim Crigler is putting his personal, and professional, life on hold for two months while he raises awareness for Gold Star Families rowing down the Mississippi River

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Bala,flickr
Bala,flickr
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Crews Search Mississippi River for Missing U of M Student

Crews are searching the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis for a missing University of Minnesota student who apparently was swept into the water.

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Mississippi River in Clearwater
Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON News
Mississippi River in Clearwater Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON News
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Kayaker’s Body Found In Winona County

Authorities in Winona County are investigating the death
of a kayaker whose body was found on the shores of the Mississippi River.

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St. Cloud Hydro Electric Dam, photo by WJON.com's Rebecca David
St. Cloud Hydro Electric Dam, photo by WJON.com's Rebecca David
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Mississippi River Draw-down To Start Sunday

The Mississippi River will be two-feet lower starting Sunday.

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Update: Minneapolis Crews Rescue Motorist After River Bank Plunge

Minneapolis firefighters have rescued a motorist who was stranded about three hours after his car plunged down a bank of the Mississippi River.

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(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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State of the Mississippi River Report Shows Positive Trend in River Health

The Mississippi River is a wonderful asset to the community, but what does the future hold for the river? The National Park Service held their State of the Mississippi River Report in St. Cloud Friday morning.

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Sartell Police, Facebook
Sartell Police, Facebook
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UPDATE: Name Released of Man Who Was Pulled From Mississippi River

Sartell police have released the name of the man whose body was pulled from the Mississippi River Tuesday night.

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St. Cloud Dam's sustainability sculpture. (Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)
St. Cloud Dam's sustainability sculpture. (Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)
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St. Cloud Dam Home to New Sustainability Sculpture

A new sculpture near the Mississippi River in St. Cloud is making heads turn. The sustainability sculpture was first installed in June at the St. Cloud Hydro Plant Dam.

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Rebecca David, WJON
Rebecca David, WJON
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Families Gather for Annual “Take a Day OFF” Family Fun Event [VIDEO]

It was a beautiful sunny day today (Saturday), with the temperature sitting at 77 degrees as families gathered for the eighth annual outdoor family event "Take a Day OFF" on the Mississippi River in Rice.

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