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Mississippi River

August 4, 2017
Child missing in river in St. Cloud dies
August 4, 2017 - 3:55pm
July 29, 2017
Officials irked by toxic train: St. Paul not alerted after chlorine-carrying train car derails
July 29, 2017 - 4:59pm
July 20, 2017
Divers finish pulling the vehicle from the water Thursday afternoon, July 20, 2017, in Red Wing. Kit Murray / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
‘Most challenging dive to date’: Vehicle submerged in 1976 pulled from Mississippi River
July 20, 2017 - 2:58pm
July 19, 2017
Past photo of the event from the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District facebook page.
Canoe Days event set for Aug. 5
July 19, 2017 - 11:30am
July 14, 2017
The beauty of the Upper Minnesota River Valley has been one of the pleasant surprises Michael Anderson (above) and Paul Twedt have enjoyed on their journey. Submitted button
Paddlers promote ‘positive trace ethic’ by cleaning up litter along Minnesota, St. Croix and Mississippi rivers
July 14, 2017 - 4:12pm
July 11, 2017
On a lunch break Monday, Rachal Wolthuizen enjoys the Mississippi River view north of Brainerd. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
PHOTO: Secret Place
July 11, 2017 - 12:30pm
July 6, 2017
Charlotte Hagen (left), and her daughter, Tiffany Hagen, paddle the Mississippi River Wednesday near Rotary Park in Brainerd. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
PHOTO: Mother Daughter Float
July 6, 2017 - 8:30am
June 16, 2017
Reader Opinion: Our river
June 16, 2017 - 10:12am
June 15, 2017
Paddlers in kayaks and canoes took part Thursday night in a community paddle down the Mississippi River as part of Brainerd History Week. 
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Winding the way through Brainerd's past
June 15, 2017 - 11:06pm
June 13, 2017
Audrey Hastings reads the historical plaque on East River Road Monday on the site of the steamboat landing on the east side of the Mississippi River during the Brainerd History Week river view tour. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
History Week: River memories flow through Brainerd's past
June 13, 2017 - 8:57am
A houseboat sinks into the Mississippi River at Harriet Island in St. Paul,  Monday, June 12, 2017. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
'I still wake up crying' Sunken houseboat sets off legal dispute over removal
June 13, 2017 - 8:41am
June 11, 2017
Reader Opinion: DNR at it again
June 11, 2017 - 9:53pm
The land owned by Rev. James "Mac" Hammond and Rev. Lynne Hammond stood in stark contrast to surrounding property in September. Crow Wing County Land Services ordered the Hammonds to restore the property by planting trees and shrubs and spreading native seeds. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Tree clearing prompts order to restore for megachurch pastors
June 11, 2017 - 5:58pm
June 9, 2017
Hopefully the city of Brainerd isn't jinxing things by working on plans for winter snow removal. The Brainerd City Council Monday night had the first reading of ordinance 1468 to amend city code 1315 pertaining to street cleaning and snow removal. Illustration
Brainerd City Council: Changes made to snow removal policy
June 9, 2017 - 11:00am
May 30, 2017
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Man dies when road washes out, vehicle plunges into Mississippi River
May 30, 2017 - 4:22pm