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Minnesota River

September 19, 2016
Minnesota River Congress seeks public input
September 19, 2016 - 9:25am
September 2, 2016
Katie Laughlin
Laughlin returns, Hatlestad promoted on CURE staff
September 2, 2016 - 9:09am
August 22, 2016
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Board members for the Bluenose Gopher Brewery launched a capital campaign to make it the region's first craft brewery based on the cooperative model. The brewery will be located along the Minnesota River in Granite Falls, hometown of the late Andrew Volstead, remembered for his legislation making farmer cooperatives possible and prohibition. Board members are, from left, Tim Beckman, Sarina Otaibi, Mary Gillespie, Andrew Hodny and Glenn Gelhar.
Craft brewer launches capital campaign for Granite Falls location
August 22, 2016 - 4:44pm
July 20, 2016
Lowell Blikre, principal investigator with Bear Creek Archeology of Cresco, Iowa, shows the bands of soil in an excavation site at the confluence of the Chippewa and Minnesota Rivers in Montevideo. The bands are the result of flooding at the site over the past 2,000 year, and each band holds the artifacts from different occupations there. Eight different occupations were identified. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune)
Archaeological dig in Montevideo proves ‘information rich’
July 20, 2016 - 11:50pm
Jianhua Qian of Montevideo, left, Duane Ninneman, executive director of CURE, and Tan Liya, of Green Anhui, China.
It's a story straight out of a Hollywood script, and west central Minnesota is playing a lead role
May 20, 2016 - 11:10am
May 10, 2016
Dave Trauba, regional wildlife manager with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Officials eye the start of Marsh Lake's recovery project
May 10, 2016 - 12:13pm
April 26, 2016
Tony Sindt, Minnesota River fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, holds a 54-pound flathead catfish from the Minnesota River. (TOM CHERVENY | WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE)
For those seeking trophy fish, the Minnesota River offers innumerable options
April 26, 2016 - 10:42am
December 2, 2015
Minnesota River Congress appoints leadership team
December 2, 2015 - 9:33pm
October 14, 2015
County Board weighs Minnesota River resolution
October 14, 2015 - 1:02pm
September 28, 2015
Granite Falls finishes iconic footbridge
September 28, 2015 - 11:20pm
September 8, 2015
The Paddle Forward group launches Monday from Churchill Dam. From left are Emily Lipson, Nick Ryan, Grace Heneghan, Liz Just and Mandy Dahlheimer. They expected to camp at Lagoon Park in Montevideo. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Long paddle with big purpose: Paddle Forward connects with classrooms
September 8, 2015 - 12:08am
July 20, 2015
The Wild River Academy began its Paddle Forward adventure with a trip down the length of the Mississippi River three years ago. The paddlers are shown in one of the river’s locks. A group of eight paddlers will make their way down the Minnesota River for this year’s adventure and share what they learn with students. (Submitted photo)
Paddlers bringing outdoors to classrooms, reaching out to teachers in Minnesota River watershed
July 20, 2015 - 12:07am
March 10, 2015
A vegetative buffer protects a waterway in the upper Minnesota River basin. Clean Up our River Environment has launched a campaign to support legislation to require 50-foot buffers along perennial waterways. (Submitted)
Montevideo group promotes vegetative buffers to protect waterways
March 10, 2015 - 12:04am
October 6, 2014
Clay sculptor John George Larson, right, visits with 1964 Milan High School graduate Gordy Olson at the Milan Village Arts School. Larson, a Clarkfield native who uses local clay for much of his work, signed Olson’s Meander Passport card. There were 42 artists in this year’s Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl; eight signatures made the passport holder eligible for a drawing.  Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl
October 6, 2014 - 9:50am
August 18, 2014
Public invited to discuss Shakopee Creek water quality project Thursday
August 18, 2014 - 11:19pm