The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is giving a mixed report on the Mississippi River watershed in the St. Cloud area. The Mississippi River-St. Cloud watershed includes all or parts of seven counties.
The St. Cloud fire department rescued a man who fell into the icy Mississippi River early this (Sunday) morning. The incident happened just before 1:00 a.m. on the west bank, near the fishing pier, below the dam.
A top Corps of Engineers official has ordered the release of water from an upper Mississippi River reservoir in an effort to avoid closure of the river at St. Louis. Corps Major General John Peabody says the release from a reservoir in Minnesota will eventually add 3-6 inches of depth at St. Louis.
The Mississippi River is healthier than it was 40 years ago - but there are still concerns, and improvements to be made. That's the word from the "State of the River Report," presented Friday morning at St. Cloud City Hall.
ST. LOUIS, MO (AP) -- St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis will join mayors from other cities along the Mississippi River for a meeting in St. Louis, Missouri. The group wants to look for ways to make the river more sustainable
Several mayors of cities along the Mississippi River will gather in St. Louis this week to discuss ways to make the mighty waterway more sustainable. Thursday's gathering comes amid one of the worst droughts in recent memory.
More than 40 free activities will be offered this Saturday on the Mississippi River. The annual "Take a Day OFF" will run from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Stearns County Mississippi River Park north of Sartell.
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