Mississippi River

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer “The fun is about to begin,” said John Carpenter, the owner of Shirley Mae’s Outfitters in Little Falls. The business, which rents canoes and kayaks, opens July 4 weekend. Getting groups or individuals onto the Mississippi River is no problem for Shirley Mae’s. They have a shuttle service to take people […]

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Partnering with educators while making documentary by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Mississippi River rises in northern Minnesota and meanders southward over 2,530 miles to the Gulf of Mexico. Its watershed drains all or parts of 31 states and two Canadian provinces. “Mississippi River towns are comely, clean, well-built, pleasing to the eye and cheering to […]

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As the water rushes past the dam in Little Falls, it looks angry and fast. “It’s part of the water coming through the river,” said Jeffrey Jelinski, Morrison County communications supervisor said. He indicated that the National Weather Service (NWS) has reported that due to the rainfall, the Mississippi has gained level. Jelinski said the […]

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Paul Given, using one of his many cameras, captured swans and ducks as they frolicked in the chilly waters of the Mississippi River behind the Linden Hill Historical Event Center in Little Falls. Given is a camera collector in Little Falls.

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