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September 5, 2018
The tiny boat was found wedged between logs where the Cannon River pours into the Mississippi River. Submitted photo.
Adrift on the Mississippi: Tiny boat found near Red Wing still hasn’t found its makers
September 5, 2018 - 1:17pm
September 1, 2018
Kayakers paddle the gentle streams that wind through the Mississippi backwaters near Wabasha, Minn., on June 12.  Steve Gardiner / Forum News Service
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
September 1, 2018 - 6:00am
August 8, 2018
The Mississippi River, near Grey Cloud Island Township. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Mississippi fuel leak reaches Cottage Grove, Grey Cloud
August 8, 2018 - 4:27pm
July 30, 2018
Mississippi River in Cottage Grove. File photo
Updated: Victim named in Mississippi River drowning
July 30, 2018 - 2:20pm
July 29, 2018
Barge strikes stalled motorboat near Red Wing Marina
July 29, 2018 - 5:51pm
June 20, 2018
Visitors at the National Eagle Center stand on the observation deck overlooking the public dock and Mississippi River where the kids fishing program takes place every Wednesday throughout the summer.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
National Eagle Center celebrates Bald Eagle Days
June 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
June 3, 2018
The U.S. Army used Hastings for its training ground May 20. Courtesy of Nancy Zimmerman
The mighty, military Mississippi: U.S. Army conducts drills on river
June 3, 2018 - 7:00am
May 17, 2018
After a long day of paddling, Kevin Eckelkamp, Nate Lastinger and KJ Millhone pose for a photo with their canoe on May 15, 2018. Cate Zenzen / RiverTown Multimedia
3 men pass through Red Wing on potentially record-breaking canoe trip
May 17, 2018 - 8:41am
April 11, 2018
The Motor Vessel Michael Poindexter locks through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District’s Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, April 11, 2018. The vessel was the first to break through the ice in Lake Pepin. Photo courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
First tow reaches St. Paul, signaling start to navigation season
April 11, 2018 - 4:27pm
March 6, 2018
Soaring in the sky
March 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
November 23, 2017
More than a dozen trees have been taken down by the beavers, and more have been started on. Photo courtesy of Andy Shoemaker
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
November 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
August 22, 2017
Mayor Paul Hicks, left, is pictured with Colin Wellenkamp, executive director of the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative.
Hicks joins Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative
August 22, 2017 - 8:35am
July 12, 2017
Overview of Pierce County Island Wildlife area. Photo courtesy of St. Paul District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Improving habitat in Mississippi River
July 12, 2017 - 11:45am
Emily Du Houx (left) and Morgan Rogers docked their hand-built boat, the Michi Zeebee, in Hastings before continuing on their two-month journey to New Orleans. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia
The Voyage of the Michi Zeebee
July 12, 2017 - 8:26am
June 14, 2017
Viewpoint: Hastings would be fantastic port stop
June 14, 2017 - 8:00am