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Mississippi River

April 26, 2017
Authorities searching for U of M student in Mississippi River
April 26, 2017 - 5:35pm
April 25, 2017
Rod Osterloh, chair of the Brainerd Riverfront Committee, addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday during a workshop at city hall. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Walking on water
April 25, 2017 - 7:45am
April 22, 2017
Flood warning issued for Mississippi River at Aitkin
April 22, 2017 - 3:35am
April 11, 2017
Grant funds available for forest management
April 11, 2017 - 7:10am
April 10, 2017
Missing New Hope man identified in Mississippi River recovery
April 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
March 15, 2017
Emergency personnel respond Wednesday to rescue a woman who jumped from Washington Street bridge in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
UPDATE: Rescuers pull woman from river after bridge jump
March 15, 2017 - 11:35pm
Emergency personnel respond Wednesday to rescue a woman who jumped from Washington Street Bridge in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Woman rescued after jumping from Washington Street bridge
March 15, 2017 - 6:55pm
March 14, 2017
The thick ice on the Mississippi River Tuesday in Brainerd is giving way to the warmth of the March sun. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Winter Sun
March 14, 2017 - 10:36pm
January 26, 2017
A hunter paddles his canoe to his favorite hunting spot on the Mississippi River below the Brainerd dam. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch file photo
State study highlights river health in central MN
January 26, 2017 - 10:47pm
January 25, 2017
Canoeists that started at the headwaters of the Mississippi River paddle through northern Minnesota in this 2010 file photo. Forum News Service
Starting clear, Mississippi River heavily polluted as it flows into Twin Cities
January 25, 2017 - 12:57pm
January 4, 2017
The land use of about 225 acres of undeveloped land owned by Potlatch was changed following approval by the Crow Wing County Board Tuesday. 
The new land use designations promote development for residential use. The three parcels to the west were previously designated for 10-acre subdivision, while those running north and south were designated for 20-acre subdivision. Source: Crow Wing County
C. W. Co. Board: Change promotes development near Mississippi River
January 4, 2017 - 10:31pm
December 15, 2016
An ice jam on the Mississippi River, seen from the bridge near Camp Ripley Thursday, is causing minor flooding. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Highs, lows, flooding and snow: Winter gives lakes area residents wild ride
December 15, 2016 - 9:58pm
November 16, 2016
A 360-acre parcel of undeveloped private land along 1.5 miles of Mississippi River shoreline might soon become permanently protected. 
Located along a bend in the river northwest of Miller and Black Bear lakes in Wolford Township, the parcel sits within a river catchment area identified as in need of protection and is adjacent to both state and county-owned land. Source: Crow Wing County
Crow Wing County Board: Headwaters board eyes property for conservation
November 16, 2016 - 9:56pm
October 19, 2016
Body found in river near Winona is that of missing teenager
October 19, 2016 - 5:39pm
October 13, 2016
With a backdrop of autumn color on the Mississippi River, Evan Blakesley fishes for smallmouth bass with his dog Stella Thursday off Green's Point north of Brainerd. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Autumn on the Mississippi
October 13, 2016 - 10:31pm