Authorities are investigating after a man’s body was pulled from the Mississippi River near the Wakota Bridge on the border of South St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights Sunday night. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office said a person fishing on the river in the area discovered the body at about 7 p.m. Sunday and called 911.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reopened its three Minneapolis locks to recreational boats. The locks on the Mississippi River reopened Friday. The Corps closed the locks to recreational boats on May 23 due to high water flows.
Authorities have identified the body of a woman that was found earlier this week in the Mississippi River near Fort Snelling. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said Friday authorities recovered the body of 16-year-old Erika Renee Borgstrom of Roberts, Wis.
Two United States Senators were in St. Paul Thursday, pushing for federal money to fix what they say is a national crisis on the Mississippi River.
The body of a woman was pulled from a channel of the Mississippi River Wednesday after fishermen made the discovery. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Water Patrol pulled the woman’s body from the water, near the Mendota Bridge.
Nearly a dozen people are recovering Monday morning after authorities said their houseboat capsized in the Mississippi River. The accident apparently went over a roller gate at Lock and Dam 7 near Dresbach, Wis., around 5:30 p.m. Monday.
One of our national symbols is making a comeback along the Mississippi River. For years, the bald eagle had been nearing extinction due to pesticides. But things have changed for the better. Paul Labovitz with the National Park Service says the experience of seeing a bald eagle is one filled with awe.
Crews say they have pulled a body from the Mississippi River near the Ford Dam south of the Minneapolis and St. Paul downtown areas. They responded to the scene at about 9:30 a.m. Friday. Crews said it appears the body had been in the river for some time.
A man fell off the edge of the bluffs on the St. Paul side of the Mississippi River Thursday afternoon, St. Paul Fire Department spokesman Steve Zaccard said.
More than three weeks after an Eden Prairie woman disappeared, friends and family will pick up the search again and look along the Mississippi River in the town of Rice, and then again in the Eden Prairie area.
Counselors were on hand at Peter Hobart Elementary School on Thursday for returning students, parents, and staff. And there’s a growing memorial that’s been set up outside the school as the community honors the two children who died in the Lilydale Park land slide — Mohamed Fofana, Haysem Sani — and also the two students injured in the accident.
Police are investigating after the St. Paul Fire Department pulled a body from the Mississippi River at the Ford Dam in St. Paul. According to authorities, someone spotted the body at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. Responding crews were able to reach the body from land.
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Authorities are still searching the Mississippi River Tuesday after two people were reportedly spotted jumping into the river from the Stone Arch Bridge earlier in the morning. Crews responded to the scene in Minneapolis at about 4:30 a.m.
Less than 24 hours after the body of a missing St. Paul woman was pulled out of the Mississippi River, court documents revealed chilling details in the death of Kira Trevino. Her body was discovered Wednesday along the Mississippi River in St. Paul by a worker near Shepard Road and Roberts Street.