Derrick Radke of Hastings took this photo of an alligator in a back channel of the Mississippi River on Friday afternoon.
Hastings, Minn., couple find three-foot-long alligator in Mississippi River near Prescott
Derrick Radke and his fiancé were out for a relaxing weekend on the Mississippi River. They had boated to Prescott from Hastings and had pulled up to shore, where they were going to pitch a tent.
That's when Radke noticed what he thought was a muskrat swimming toward the shore.
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