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December 7, 2017
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Eagle eye view: Red Wing bridge project continues
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
August 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: One dead, 1 missing in Mississippi River boat crash; 8 more state news stories
August 14, 2017 - 8:15am
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 22, 2017
Chad Bleeker and Carl Stayberg hold up the check they won after winning the AIM National Championship Shootout Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3 in the Mississippi River near Hager City. 
Photo courtesy of Carl Stayberg
Fishing: Bleeker, Stayberg win national tournament
June 22, 2017 - 1:42pm
May 1, 2017
Jim Crigler is paddling the length of the Mississippi River beginning at Lake Itasca with his final destination being New Orleans. Submitted photo
Vietnam veteran paddles Mississippi for Gold Star families
May 1, 2017 - 9:23am
March 10, 2017
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Low bidder announced for Red Wing bridge
March 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 18, 2016
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials say the Bay City campground harbor and access channel has filled with so much sediment that larger boats are having a hard time getting out when water tables are low, thus limiting the use of the harbor. (Image courtesy of Google Maps)
Boats struggle to leave harbor; dredging on the horizon
November 18, 2016 - 5:33pm
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
May 5, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Mississippi River is one of America's greatest treasures
May 5, 2016 - 12:47pm
April 11, 2016
Officials ID cause of 2015 train crash; Duffy predicts 'brass-knuckle fight' at GOP convention; state cops called in for Lake Hallie shooting case; 10 more state news stories
April 11, 2016 - 8:15am
March 16, 2016
Law enforcement officers converged on a boat launch along the Mississippi River's Back Channel on Wednesday in rural Hager City. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Dive team called to Mississippi River back channel; Christiansen family clings to hopes
March 16, 2016 - 3:47pm
March 14, 2016
Mississippi River shipping should begin early; plastic-bag ban comes under fire; Thompson weighs in on SCOTUS nomination; seven more state news stories
March 14, 2016 - 8:28am
October 28, 2015
Mike Hatfield, a Wisconsin resident, is traveling the Mississippi River by canoe, visiting museums and historical societies along the way for a documentary. He is pictured here at the St. Croix Marina in Prescott. (Submitted photo)
‘History River’ documentarian stops on Prescott Island
October 28, 2015 - 11:56am
August 12, 2015
Wisconsin authorities said water safety will remain a focus in the coming weeks on waterways like the St. Croix River, shown here. (Staff photo by Mike Longaecker)
Authorities urge continued vigilance on waterways
August 12, 2015 - 12:54pm