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.
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.
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.
If you’re around either the Minnesota or Mississippi Rivers this weekend, you’ll likely see lots of kayaks, canoes and paddle boards.
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.
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.
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.
The public is invited to a conversation on water quality issues facing the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers on Thursday in Red Wing.
Forecasters say they’re still optimistic the Minnesota and Upper Mississippi River basins will escape flooding this spring.
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.
Tests are underway in three Minnesota rivers to check for the invasion of Asian carp.
The body of a missing Xcel Energy worker was found Friday, three days after he disappeared into the Minnesota River.
Rescue crews are searching for a teenage boy who apparently was swept away while swimming in a rain-swollen river in Duluth.
A garbage truck rollover on southbound Interstate 35W near the Minnesota River is blocking traffic, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation officials.
People who live along the Minnesota River in communities like Shakopee, Savage, Jordan and Chaska are keeping close tabs on rapidly rising floodwaters.