Kayaker Finds Body In Mississippi RiverA kayaker reported a male body in the Mississippi River near the St. Cloud Hospital Wednesday evening, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office said. The body has not yet been identified and the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office is completing an autopsy.
Rainfall Floods Red Wing Parks, Boat LaunchesMississippi River water levels rose after a rainy week in Red Wing, Minnesota. Red Wing police say several park and boat launches closed in the area, including the road into Colvill Park and Frazier Street access to the public boat launch.
High Water Forces Closure Of Minneapolis LocksSome locks in Minneapolis are closed to recreational traffic Friday due to high Mississippi River flows, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Flooding Disrupts Mississippi River Farm ShipmentsHistoric flooding has left parts of the Mississippi River closed for business.
Police: Missing 17-Year-Old Boy Jumped Into The RiverAuthorities say they have confirmed that a missing 17-year-old boy ended up in the Mississippi River.
After 40+ Days, Mississippi River In St. Paul Drops Below Flood StageAfter 42 days, the Mississippi River in St. Paul is now below flood stage, according to St. Paul Emergency Management officials.
2 Rescued From Capsized Kayak, 1 After Being Pulled Into Hydraulic WhirlpoolThe Stearns County Sheriff's Office said the two were near the Sauk Rapids bridge when their kayak overturned at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
Fort Snelling ‘Bdote’ Signs Lead Some GOP Senators To Threaten Minnesota Historical Society Budget CutsFort Snelling sits at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers, which the Dakota people called "Bdote.” But visitor signs at the fort using the word "Bdote" have some lawmakers upset.
Hager City Business Focuses On Clean-Up After Spring FloodingLocated on an island in the Mighty Mississippi, Harbor Bar was built here because of the river. Instead of a beautiful view, that water is making a big mess after the spring thaw.
Study: Protecting Mississippi River Headwaters Pays OffA recent study says the economic benefits of preserving and restoring land in the upper Mississippi River's headwaters region nearly outweigh the costs.
St. Paul, Savage Prepare For Spring Flooding As Rivers RiseAs rivers in Minnesota rise, the cities near those rivers are starting to make noticeable preparations.