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MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Treyton Thesing of Dover-Eyota and Brady Grupa of La Crescent-Hokah teamed up to win the MLF High School Fishing Open on the Mississippi River near La Crosse last weekend.
Environmental Management Program report card has some good news, some disheartening news for lovers of the upper Mississippi River.
The body of the 61-year-old woman was found Tuesday near Winona by a group of fishers.
Items found in a park along the Mississippi River in Stearns County led to a three-day search for missing 6-year-old Elle Ragin, of Northfield. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office is asking residents along the Mississippi River to keep an eye and report any items that may be related to the search.

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The body of a deceased 61-year-old woman was found Tuesday in the Mississippi River near Winona by a group of fishers. The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office in Wisconsin is investigating the incident.
Jarrad and Jordan Fluekiger are the third and fourth generations of their family to make their living on the Mississippi River. You name -- shape it, work it, dredge it, hunt it, fish it -- the Fluekigers will do it.
On his 87th birthday, Dale Sanders started paddling to take on the entire length of the Mississippi River in hopes to break the world record as the oldest person to make the 2,340 mile trek, again.
The lock will be temporarily closed on four days in July 2022 to replace the miter gates.
One of the children received life saving measures at the scene. The 5-year-old was taken to the pediatric ICU at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys.
Corps begins dredging near Winona this week; fundraising Jazz Jam concert set for May 15.

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A family of boaters discovered the baby on Sept. 5, 2011. While they believed they were picking trash from the water, they discovered a baby wrapped inside a tote bag.
The Mississippi is the source of drinking water for 20 million Americans in 50 U.S. cities, and generates an estimated $400 billion a year in economic activity. It’s also home to more than 800 species of fish and wildlife, and is a major flyway for waterfowl and migratory birds.
Pine Island city-wide garage sale set for last weekend in April; National Eagle Center reopening doors for educational program

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