The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body of a man from the Mississippi River Saturday evening, July 19.
Five years in and local government officials continue to have concerns about the affects new land use rules could have for property owners along the Mississippi River.
Anoka is hoping its neighbors along the Mississippi River follow suit and agree to impose a no wake zone during times of high water.
Despite bids coming in hundreds of thousands of dollars over the engineer’s estimate, Anoka is going ahead on a project that will connect walkers and bikers to a leg of the national Mississippi River Regional Trail between Anoka and Ramsey.
Dutch adventurer Henk van der Klok stopped in Coon Rapids last week during his quest to paddle the length of the Mississippi River from its source in Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico.
Plans are moving forward to reconstruct the Coon Rapids Dam to make it a more effective barrier against invasive fish species on the Mississippi River.
The Mississippi River has been more than a means of transportation in America’s history and literature. It is a gateway to adventure.
It’s been an up and down year for river fisherman, mostly up. Just about the time the rivers have neared normal levels we’ve been hit with torrents of rain and it’s back up again, to the point of being unfishable. But not now; now it’s good and the timing couldn’t be better.