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Mississippi River

June 14, 2019
DNR Area Fisheries Supervisor Eric Altena with a nice smallmouth bass caught Thursday, June 6, on the upper Mississippi River near Brainerd. Steve Hoffman photo
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
June 14, 2019 - 10:30am
A conference, dubbed “Water Connects Us All,” runs 4-6:30 p.m. Monday, June 17 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Northern Lights Casino in Walker. It's intended to be a gathering pertaining to the health of lakes, rivers and watersheds in central Minnesota. File photo
Water quality advocates announce community gathering in Cass County
June 14, 2019 - 5:00am
June 10, 2019
Flood waters surround Lock and Dam 17 on the Mississippi River as seen in an aerial photograph taken near New Boston, Ill., on June 7, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Hundreds of barges stalled as floods hinder Midwest supplies
June 10, 2019 - 12:45pm
June 7, 2019
Kayaker finds body on Mississippi River near St. Cloud
June 7, 2019 - 8:50pm
June 6, 2019
A turtle gets some sun sitting on a log Wednesday, June 5, on the Mississippi River in Brainered. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Getting some sun
June 6, 2019 - 8:33am
May 28, 2019
Black bear swimming across the Mississippi River near Rice Lake in Brainerd. Screen grab from a video shot by Tami Teague of button
Black bear swimming in the Mississippi
May 28, 2019 - 1:00pm
Danae Anderson and her son Jace, wearing his Webelo Scout uniform, sing during a musical number performed by the Brainerd High School Band Monday, May 27, at the Memorial Day Ceremony in Evergreen Cemetery in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and Videoplay button
Honoring those who sacrificed their lives: Memorial Day events presented
May 28, 2019 - 7:00am
May 9, 2019
Highway 27 bridge opens, short detour east of Mississippi River in Little Falls begins May 11
May 9, 2019 - 8:57am
May 8, 2019
Water pours over the Ford Dam on the Mississippi River in St. Paul on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Mississippi River breaks record for longest flood period in St. Paul
May 8, 2019 - 5:23pm
May 7, 2019
The US Army Corps of Engineers base in St. Louis on Monday, May 6, 2019. Photo for The Washington Post by Nick Schnelle.
Flooding wreaks havoc along Mississippi River trade route
May 7, 2019 - 9:40am
May 4, 2019
The high water that rushed into downtown Davenport after a barrier breach flooded businesses and vehicles. The long-term threat - from bigger and more frequent floods, spurred by extreme weather and riverfront development - is making some residents lose faith in the temporary barricades.  Photo by KC McGinnis for The Washington Post
Flooded Iowa city still wants to 'make peace' with river
May 4, 2019 - 2:34pm
April 30, 2019
Corps of Engineers continues water management efforts to reduce flooding
April 30, 2019 - 2:00am
April 14, 2019
From left to right, Starr, Valor II and Valor I sit over eggs at their Illinois nest. Photo courtesy of Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge via National Audubon Society.
A rare trio of bald eagles - two dads, one mom - are raising eaglets together in one nest
April 14, 2019 - 1:24pm
April 12, 2019
A red squirrel perches on a branch at Brainerd Rotary Riverside Park Thursday, April 4, along the Mississippi River in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Red squirrel at the park
April 12, 2019 - 10:00am
April 11, 2019
A boat is visible from a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River Thursday, April 4, at French Rapids north of Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Mississippi River Bluff
April 11, 2019 - 5:00pm