The Mississippi River is above flood stage in some southwestern Minnesota communities. The river is about a foot over flood stage Monday in Wabasha (WAH’-bah-shaw) which is experiencing some minor flooding.
As the 2013-14 school year wraps up, there are plenty of elated kids cheering the thought of weeks of free time. Until they actually have that free time…then summer boredom rears its ugly head a lot sooner than Mom and Dad would like. Here are three suggestions for day trips to keep everyone happy. Check the linked websites for hours and special events.
The body of a 49-year-old woman was recovered from the Mississippi River in Wabasha, Minn. On Thursday morning, officers were summoned to the river just south of the Eagle Center on Lawrence Boulevard after being alerted that someone may have gone off the ice and into the river.
You can go anywhere in this state and find examples of Minnesota Nice, but movie audiences have also had a look at our grumpier side.
A proposed rail shipping hub for frac sand got a boost when the Wabasha City Council rejected a request to study the environmental risks.
The Department of Natural Resources plans to put counties in central and southeastern Minnesota under tighter campfire and open burning restrictions starting Sunday.
A chair lift accident left two people injured at a ski resort in Wabasha, Minn., Saturday afternoon authorities said.
A former corrections officer has been sentenced after pleading guilty to accepting $5,000 in bribes from relatives of two inmates at the Federal Medical Center in Rochester.