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Sheriff: Body Pulled From Minnesota River In Shakopee

Authorities said they have pulled a body from the Minnesota River in Shakopee near where a fisherman was reported missing earlier this week. The Scott County Sheriff said crews were out near the area of the river and Memorial Park in Shakopee Friday morning and recovered a body from the Minnesota River late Friday morning.

01/24/2014

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Man’s Body Pulled From MN River Under Mendota Bridge

The Dakota County Sheriff’s Deputies recovered a body Friday afternoon from the Minnesota River underneath the Mendota Bridge. Authorities turned the body of a Caucasian male over to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office for identification.

08/23/2013

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NWS: Increased Risk Of Spring Flooding In St. Cloud, Montevideo

More areas of Minnesota have have been added to the National Weather Service’s list of areas that may have an above-average risk of flooding this spring.

03/29/2013

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MPCA: Minnesota River Becoming Healthier

The Minnesota River is getting healthier, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it shows efforts to reduce pollution from wastewater treatment systems are making the difference.

11/12/2012

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Canoeists Take The Mississippi River Challenge

If you’re around either the Minnesota or Mississippi Rivers this weekend, you’ll likely see lots of kayaks, canoes and paddle boards.

07/28/2012

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Flooding Rampant In Minn. State Parks

In the last week we’ve seen more than 12 inches of rain, and it has caused rising water levels in lakes, rivers and streams.

06/02/2012

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Minnesota Finally Overcoming Drought, Now Floods Are Possible

We had a dry fall, winter, and spring – until recently as many parts of the state have received several inches of rain in the past week.

05/11/2012

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Wisconsin DNR Captures Record Lake Sturgeon

Think of it as Minnesota’s version of the hit TV show “River Monsters.” A giant lake sturgeon caught in the Minnesota River earlier this year by Jeremy Redberg was a sight to behold.

04/12/2012

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Forum On River Water Quality Set For Red Wing

The public is invited to a conversation on water quality issues facing the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers on Thursday in Red Wing.

03/26/2012

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Forecasters Optimistic Minn. Will Escape Flooding

Forecasters say they’re still optimistic the Minnesota and Upper Mississippi River basins will escape flooding this spring.

02/16/2012

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Wander Minnesota: Shall We Gather At The River?

I’m a sucker for anything that resembles a pioneer village (personally, I blame Laura Ingalls Wilder). I’ve been to several around the state, but it turns out there’s a very fine one in my own backyard.

09/29/2011

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Crews Test For Asian Carp In 3 Minnesota Rivers

Tests are underway in three Minnesota rivers to check for the invasion of Asian carp.

09/15/2011

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Body Of Xcel Worker Missing In River Found

The body of a missing Xcel Energy worker was found Friday, three days after he disappeared into the Minnesota River.

08/12/2011

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Teen Apparently Washed Away In NE Minnesota River

Rescue crews are searching for a teenage boy who apparently was swept away while swimming in a rain-swollen river in Duluth.

08/02/2011

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Garbage Truck Rollover Blocks Traffic On I-35W

A garbage truck rollover on southbound Interstate 35W near the Minnesota River is blocking traffic, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation officials.

07/05/2011

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