Veteran Approaches End Of Mississippi River SwimA former Navy SEAL is close to completing his mighty mission to honor veterans. Chris Ring was in Minnesota at Lake Itasca at the headwaters of the Mississippi River five months ago. His goal is to swim the entire length of the river.
Damage Assessment Begins Following Train DerailmentThe normally pristine scenery of the Mississippi River had a much different look Sunday near Alma, Wisconsin.
4 Things To Know For Nov. 8, 2015Here's a look at the four things you need to know for Nov. 8, 2015.
Trail Running: Enjoy Minnesota's Beautiful Fall Weather While You Still Can!Ask any runner which season is the best for an outdoor jog and you'll undoubtedly get the same answer: Fall! Here are a few tips to see the fall colors in Minnesota, and enjoy the beautiful running weather while you still can.
Police: Body Of 2nd Missing Little Falls Man Found In Miss. RiverAuthorities are investigating the deaths of two central Minnesota men whose bodies were found in the Mississippi River. Police say 34-year-old William Lee Blake and 36-year-old Michael Robert Arndt, both of Little Falls, were supposed to meet Oct. 14 near the Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge on the north side of Little Falls.
Police: Body Of Little Falls Man Found In Miss. River, Friend MissingPolice are looking for a missing man after his friend's body was found Sunday in the Mississippi River. Rescue teams recovered the body of 34-year-old William Lee Blake near the Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge in Little Falls.
Body Recovered From Mississippi River In Little Falls ID'dA body was recovered from the Mississippi River in the city of Little Falls, city officials said. According to the Little Falls Police Department, on Sunday Morrison and Stearns County Water Rescue Teams recovered the body of a man from the Mississippi River.
Mississippi River Basin Earns D+ From America's Watershed InitiativeA report card is out on the Mississippi River basin, and the grade is not good: a D+, with the river's aging transportation infrastructure topping the list of concerns.
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.
Best Places To Rent A Boat In MinnesotaWith well over 10,000 lakes, rivers and waterways to explore in our great state, you'd be hard-pressed to not find a boat to rent nearby. Check out our list of five of the best places for boat rentals in Minnesota.
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.
5 Historical Facts You Didn't Know About MinnesotaImpress your friends with these five little-known facts about Minnesota