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The Push To Make Minneapolis’ Skyways Safer For Birds

The effort to save migrating birds from deadly collisions with glass is about to be back before the Minneapolis City Council.

05/11/2015

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Funeral For Barway Collins Set For Saturday

The funeral for 10-year-old Barway Collins, whose body was found in the Mississippi River nearly a month after he was reported missing, has been set for Saturday.

04/27/2015

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Judge Denies Pierre Collins’ Request To See Son’s Body

A judge has denied a request from the man charged with murdering his son, after he asked if he could be temporarily released to say his goodbyes to the boy. Pierre Collins is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 10-year-old son, Barway Collins.

04/23/2015

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Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.

04/22/2015

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Barway Memorial To Bring White Roses To The Mississippi

An entire community is still grieving the death of 10-year-old Barway Collins. A volunteer search group discovered his body just over a week ago in the Mississippi River. His dad, Pierre Collins, now faces murder charges in his son’s disappearance.

04/19/2015

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Memorial Held For Drowned ‘U’ Student

They came from her hometown, her school and her college to say goodbye to Jennifer Houle. Several hundred gathered at Northrup Auditorium for Sunday’s memorial service.

04/13/2015

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Community Reacts After Boy’s Death Investigated As Homicide

Barway Collins has become a household name in the Twin Cities these past few weeks. Billboards bear his name, a reward was posted for tips on the case. Dozens and dozens of people who never knew Barway spent their days combing through brush and alongside the Mississippi River.

04/12/2015

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Police: 10-Year-Old Boy’s Death A Homicide Investigation

Investigators are now calling the death of 10-year-old Barway Collins a homicide. Volunteer searchers found a boy’s body floating in the Mississippi River Saturday. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner confirmed Sunday that it was Barway Collins.

04/12/2015

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Sources: Body Found In Mississippi River Believed To Be Barway Collins

Sources tell WCCO that a body recovered from the Mississippi River Saturday afternoon is believed to be that of missing 10-year-old boy Barway Collins. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office has been at the scene near 53rd Street North and Lyndale Avenue North at North Mississippi Regional Park

04/11/2015

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Best Places To Go Fishing Near Minnesota

Fishing is fun, easy and everywhere in this great state of 10,000 lakes.

04/11/2015

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Anoka Co. Sheriff: Body Found Near Miss. River In Fridley

A body was discovered near the Mississippi River in Fridley Thursday afternoon. The Anoka County Sheriff’s office says a person fishing near Manomin Park spotted the body at about 2 p.m.

04/09/2015

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Twin Cities Pastor Defends Missing Boy’s Father

In a press conference Monday afternoon, Pastor Harding Smith and Barway’s stepmother spoke on the father’s behalf. They told say the community is turning on them, when they should be focusing on finding Barway.

04/06/2015

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Best Hotels With A View Near Minnesota

Don’t settle for sixty-mile-an-hour car window scenery. Immerse yourself in the splendor of Minnesota’s natural wonders by lodging at any of these five exceptional guesthouses.

04/04/2015

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Body Recovered From Mississippi River ID’d As Missing U Of M Student

Officials said the body of a young woman was recovered from the Mississippi River Wednesday evening. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office said the body was found by the county’s water patrol near the 10th Avenue Bridge at about 7 p.m.

04/02/2015

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Sheriff: Body Of Young Woman Recovered From Miss. River In Mpls.

The body of a young woman was recovered from the Mississippi River Wednesday night in Minneapolis. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says the body was found by the county’s water patrol near the 10th Avenue Bridge at about 7 p.m.

04/01/2015

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Focus Of Search For Missing Boy Remains On Miss. River

Crystal police say they are continuing to search an area along the Mississippi River for a 10-year-old boy who has been missing since March 18. Barway Collins was last seen approaching his apartment building after exiting his school transportation service van.

03/31/2015

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Recovery Effort For U Student Resumes On Mississippi River

Law enforcement officers have resumed their search for a University of Minnesota student believed to have drowned in the Mississippi River.

03/31/2015

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Police: Video Shows Missing U Of M Student Going Into River

Minneapolis Police said Monday they will be seeking the assistance of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office in a water recovery effort to find missing University of Minnesota student Jennifer Houle.

03/30/2015

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Appeals Court Upholds Jeffery Trevino’s Murder Conviction

The Minnesota Court of Appeals is upholding the conviction of Jeffery Trevino, who was found guilty of murdering his wife. In January, Trevino’s attorney went in front of a three-judge panel at the appeals court to ask for a reduction in Trevino’s 27-year sentence.

03/30/2015

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Good Questions: Gas Prices, Mississippi Structures, Gray Hair

Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores gas prices, strange structures in the Mississippi River and gray hair.

03/27/2015

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Father Of Missing Crystal Boy Goes On Nancy Grace

It has now been nine days since a Twin Cities boy vanished outside his home. A van dropped Barway Collins off at his apartment building in Crystal after school last Wednesday.

03/27/2015

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First Towboat Of Season Reaches Hastings Lock On Mississippi

The navigation season is open on the upper Mississippi River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the towboat New Dawn passed through Lock and Dam 2 near Hastings at 7:45 a.m., pushing nine loaded barges toward St. Paul.

03/25/2015

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Crew Pulls Plane From Icy Lake On Minnesota-Wisconsin Border

Authorities say a single-engine plane was pulled from North Lake after it went through the ice near Welch. The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office says the pilot was able to escape after the nose of the plane went underwater late Friday afternoon.

03/23/2015

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Body Recovered From River In La Crosse

Police say the body of a man has been recovered from the Mississippi River in downtown La Crosse. First responders were called to the river about 8 a.m. Friday where the body was found.

03/13/2015

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Thick Ice Slows Start Of Shipping On Upper Mississippi River

Thick ice is delaying the resumption of shipping on the Upper Mississippi River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had planned to reopen Lock and Dam 5A near Fountain City, Wisconsin, on Monday.

03/10/2015

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