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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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Sandbars Ground Barges in Upper Mississippi River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on dredging parts of the Mississippi River in Minnesota to allow dozens of barges to pass by unprecedented levels of sand resulting from recent flooding.

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Eric Altena shows spectators about local fish in our rivers. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Eric Altena shows spectators about local fish in our rivers. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Free Family Friendly Event Lets You Explore The Mississippi River

Explore the Mississippi River this Saturday. The 6th annual "Take A Day Off On The Mississippi River" event will be held at the Stearns County Mississippi River Park on County Road 1 in Rice from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

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cm195902, Flickr
cm195902, Flickr
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Man’s Body Recovered From Mississippi River

Hennepin County authorities say a man's body recovered from the Mississippi River over the weekend appears to have been there for some time.

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Getty Images
Getty Images
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DNR: Invasive Carp Found in Mississippi River

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says invasive carp have been found in the Mississippi River near Cottage Grove.

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Veterans Bridge
Veterans Bridge
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Groundbreaking Held for Winona Bridge

After years of planning, groundbreaking was held Friday for a new Winona Bridge crossing the Mississippi River.

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River Rescue June 30 2014
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UPDATE: Man and Dog Safe After Having to be Rescued

A man and his dog were rescued after the dog was swept away by the river while chasing a toy.

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Water Rescue at 9th Ave. Bridge
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Kayaker Rescued from Mississippi River In Sauk Rapids [VIDEO]

A kakayer was rescued on the Mississippi River this afternoon around 1:30 p.m. after her kayak capsized. Anita Henningsgaard was found hanging onto a tree just north of the 9th Avenue Bridge.

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(PHOTO: Andra Johnson)
(PHOTO: Andra Johnson)
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Heart-Warming Messages Etched in Snow Outside St. Cloud Hospital

Huge messages left in the snow on the frozen Mississippi River are giving patients at St. Cloud Hospital a lift.

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(Blaircook, Flickr)
(Blaircook, Flickr)
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Mississippi River County Park Guided Night Hike

A guided night hike will be held at the Mississippi River County Park tonight from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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cm195902, Flickr
cm195902, Flickr
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EPA Says US Falls Short In Shrinking Dead Zone

Environmental Protection Agency officials say the U.S. is falling short of its goals to cut Mississippi River pollution and shrink the dead zone it creates in the Gulf of Mexico.

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