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The ground was broken for the Mississippi Landing Trailhead Park project in Brainerd in June. The planned greenspace with trails and pathways, a community amphitheater and an outdoor classroom with
Red Wing Grain, which typically loads 400-600 barges in a year and handles about 25 million to 30 million bushels annually through its facility, is down 10% to 20% this fall, said Jim Larson,
The Northern Pacific Railway was the driving force behind Brainerd’s first bridge across the Mississippi River, and the bridge was constructed in 1870. But five years later, it came crashing down
2 anglers troll the Mississippi River
The original timber dam dates from 1884 and was put into operation in 1886. The Pine River Dam is located 18 river miles above the junction of the Pine and Mississippi rivers. Pine River was the
Broken Paddle Guiding Co. in Wabasha, Minnesota, offers guided tours of the backwaters of North America's longest river.

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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Minnesota Grown Program is teaming up with the Minnesota Great River Road commission to highlight some of the best the fall season has to offer. September
The capsizing of the steamer Sea Wing on Lake Pepin in 1890 made it one of the nation's worst maritime disasters.
Photos and video from the race

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