Mississippi River

30,000 Motorcyclists To Travel Between Twin Cities, WinonaAs many as 30,000 motorcyclists are expected to hit the scenic drives along the Mississippi River and St. Croix River for the annual Fall Flood Run, and state officials are urging that riders and motorists use caution and stay safe. The Fall Flood Run is Saturday.
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Report Says Mississippi River Commerce Worth $400 BillionA report released at a gathering of mayors in Dubuque finds that commerce along the Mississippi River generates more than $400 billion and supports 1.3 million jobs. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service coordinated the report, which was released Wednesday at a gathering of more than two dozen mayors in Dubuque.
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Sheriff: Body Of Bemidji Man Found Floating In Miss. RiverThe Beltrami County Coroner's Office has ruled the death of a Bemidji man found floating in the Mississippi River Saturday as accidental. The body of 65-year-old Francis Normen Smith was found floating face down in weeds about 10 feet from the shore of the river between Lake Irvine and Lake Bemidji.
Augsburg Launches 'River Semester' On MississippiBack-to-school time of the year may seem a funny time for a canoe trip, but not for a group of Augsburg College students. They're about to spend an entire semester traveling the Mississippi River, a nearly 2,000-mile journey to study and research the great river.
Surfers Hit Mississippi River For World Series Of WakesurfingThere was water training of a different kind on the Mississippi River on Saturday. Hundreds of surfers hit the shore break for the latest stop in the World Series of Wakesurfing.
Firefighters Rescue Man Who Fell Down River EmbankmentMinneapolis firefighters have rescued a man who fell down a Mississippi River embankment near the University of Minnesota campus. Authorities say the man was walking along the river on top of the embankment when he fell 50 to 75 feet Thursday morning.
Admission Of Guilt From Barway Collins' Father Contrasts Months Of DenialPierre Collins pleaded guilty Monday to killing his son, Barway, back in March. He'll now spend 40 years in prison. It's a case that began with Collins denying any involvement with his son's death.
Corps Of Engineers Names Civil Works Division ChiefA new programs director and chief has been named for the Civil Works Integration Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division and the Mississippi River Commission.
Kentucky Woman Kayaking The Mississippi River For ResearchIt was day seven, and the exhaustion was about to set in. Alyssum Pohl was in her tent hopelessly trying to sleep while a group of drunken twentysomethings spent the night shooting guns and yelling just outside.
Lowry Bridge Becomes 1st In Minn. For Special InspectionWorkers are inspecting the Lowry Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis using some new technology. The steel-tied arch bridge is being inspected with equipment from a barge on the river, which is being used for the first time in Minnesota.