Mississippi River
One of Central Minnesota’s premiere outdoor events is returning for its sixth consecutive year on Saturday, Aug. 2, at Stearns County’s Mississippi River Park. Take a Day OFF* (Outdoor Family Fun) on the Mississippi River will provide families with a chance to experience a variety of outdoor rec...Read More
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  Alexandria native beat Hodgkin’s Lymphoma By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Full of energy and enthusiasm after finding out this spring that he is cancer-free, Alexandria resident Brock Wood moved forward with a plan to kayak the entire length of the Mississippi Riv...Read More
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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources In early May, an angler bowfishing on the Mississippi River north of Sartell shot a 25-pound grass carp, an exotic species that previously has been found only much further south in Minnesota, including lower portions of the Mississippi, reports the state Dep...Read More
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