Tag Archives: Mississippi River

Professor warns against ingoring recent carp DNA findings

Although some warn against overreacting to the recent eDNA-positive test results for silver Asian carp in the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers, a research professor from the University of Notre Dame warns against ignoring them. Continue reading

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County gets $1.3 million in legacy park grants

Anoka County will receive $1,376,000 through the state regional park and trail legacy programs for the 2012-2013 biennium. Continue reading

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Paddling the Mississippi for good causes

For British adventurer Dave Cornthwaite the journey is all about how to get there. Continue reading

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Little Falls’ permit to use river to water golf course suspended during government shutdown

By Terry Lehrke, News Editor terry.lehrke@mcrecord.com The Little Falls Country Club uses water from the Mississippi River to water its greens and fairways, as opposed to using city water. That is, until the state government shut down July 1. The … Continue reading

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Flowin’ like a river: minnesota man rides stand-up paddleboard on Mississippi River

Strange things come down the Mississippi River, especially with such high water levels as there have been this year. But Otsego city permit technician Barb Williams had to take a second look when she witnessed a man coming down the … Continue reading

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Pool above Coon Rapids Dam is still not raised

The six-mile recreation pool above the Coon Rapids Dam remains at its winter level. Continue reading

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High water closes Coon Rapids boat launch

The Anoka County Parks and Recreation Department has closed the public boat launch at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park due to dangerously high flow rates on the Mississippi River. Water levels are not expected to go down for several days … Continue reading

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High water closes Coon Rapids boat launch

The Anoka County Parks and Recreation Department has closed the public boat launch at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park due to dangerously high flow rates on the Mississippi River. Water levels are not expected to go down for several days … Continue reading

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Corps reopens Twin Cities lock and dams to all navigation traffic

NEWS RELEASE St. Paul, MN — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reopened all three Twin Cities lock and dams today (Monday, April 25) to all navigation traffic due to decreasing high water flows in the Mississippi … Continue reading

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Ramsey urging flood preparedness for riverfront residents

As the snow banks melt, more and more eyes are turning to the river, watching water levels rise. Continue reading

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