Goin' To The Lake: Cannon Falls (Day 1)We're in our fourth week of Goin' to the Lake, and this time we head south of the metro to Cannon Falls along the Cannon River.
Top Spots To See Spring Wildflowers In MinnesotaTake the time this spring to appreciate the wonders of nature that surround us in Minnesota and go check out the wildflowers!
Waterville Residents Hoping Flood Waters Recede SoonDue to recent flooding caused by days of heavy rain, Waterville in southern Minnesota is mostly under water. "Nobody's ever seen it, and you can never be prepared for it," said resident Brian Spatenka.
Finding Minnesota: Floating The Scenic, Gentle Cannon RiverMinnesota's 10,000 lakes offer wide-open spaces for fast boats and personal watercraft. But for a quieter, more relaxing day on the water, there are seven rivers in the state, designated as "wild, scenic and recreational."
Faribault Firefighter Killed In Rollover CrashA 21-year-old firefighter has died after his pickup truck rolled into the Cannon River on Saturday morning, according to authorities.
‘We Went From Laughing To Sheer Terror’: Woman On River DangersA Minnesota woman is warning others to be careful and wear lifejackets while riding rivers, which may appear calm but can quickly turn rough and possibly life-threatening.
Welch Slowly Recovering from FloodsPeople in Cannon Valley are slowly recovering after torrential rain left roads underwater, basements flooded and farm fields soaked.
Downpour Wipes Out A Third Of Northfield Farm's CropsNobody in the southern part of the state needed Sunday night’s rain -- it's already water-logged.
Cannon Falls Assesses Flood DamageThe Cannon River is still going at a fast pace Saturday in downtown Canon Falls. But it has dropped 8 feet in 24 hours. As the river receded, the scale of the damage downtown became evident.
Officials: Cannon Falls Storm Will Be MildWater levels have receded in Cannon Falls, and weather officials say a new round of storms isn't expected to make things worse.
Water Receding After Cannon River FloodThe Cannon River has fallen 8 feet from its Thursday morning crest, and the Little Cannon River is just inches from being back within its banks, according to the Cannon Falls Police Department.
Water Recedes After Flooding In Cannon Falls Water receded in Cannon Falls on Friday, and officials were cautiously optimistic the worst was over after heavy rains sent the Cannon River and the Little Cannon River over their banks earlier in the day and prompted a voluntary evacuation of about two dozen homes.