Mississippi

Alexandria native beat Hodgkin’s Lymphoma   by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   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 River. “A year ago, I planned to do a trip like this [...]

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National military reputation and economic influence also contribute By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com Camp Ripley was recently visited by producers of a National Geographic feature on the Mississippi River. “One of the producers told us that they believe the 18-mile stretch of the Mississippi River that runs through Camp Ripley could be the longest [...]

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