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Minnesota History: Controversy at the Mississippi's headwaters

Never mind the 8,000-year-old flint-tipped spears that archaeologists link to nomadic tribes that hunted bison and moose near the headwaters of the Mississippi River. And forget about the 800-year-old ... read more

Native Youth “Paddle to Protect” Minnesota’s Water from Another Enbridge Pipeline

On Aug. 12, a group of six indigenous teenagers and four adults from different tribes in Canada and the United States met at the headwaters of the Mississippi ... project in Enbridge’s history. Accord... read more

Dave McNamara

In 2003, Dave produced an hour-long documentary on the Mississippi River, introducing local television viewers to the history, people and places that are part of the great river from its headwaters in ... read more

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Historical Society helps build relationship with Filottrano, final resting place of Giacomo Beltrami

For the relationship to prosper, the two communities must continue to connect and learn from each other, said Beltrami County Historical Society Executive ... Giacomo Beltrami’s search for the headwat... read more

History comes alive with trip down Mississippi

Take a step back in time by paddling the Mississippi River from Brainerd to Crow Wing State Park, where history ... Mississippi Headwaters Board, Crow Wing County Land Services, Crow Wing Soil and Wat... read more

Why Lake Itasca may not be the headwaters of the Mississippi River

I know enough of the geologic story behind the development of Upper Midwest river systems to suggest that the Little Minnesota River originating near the South Dakota town of Veblen is a candidate for ... read more

Signage nearly complete along Mississippi River Trail

a ribbon-cutting ceremony and multiday bike tour — the Headwaters to Hills ride — will take place beginning Aug. 26 at Itasca State Park. Ride organizers worked closely with the Minnesota Historical S... read more

On the road along the Mississippi River

From its headwaters in Minnesota to ... engaging history, amazing scenery, and nature showcased in all its glory. Highlights for Families Along the Great River Road A trip from the beginning to the en... read more

Wrestling With Dark History, This Time in Minnesota's Capitol

There’s almost no chance, in other words, that St. Paul will be hit with the controversy over Confederate flags and monuments that's plaguing places like South Carolina and Georgia. But that doesn’t m... read more

Minnesota Commerce Department Recommends Against Line 3 Plan

Enbridge Energy has failed to establish the need for its proposal to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota and it might ... company's preferred route cuts through the M... read more

A conservation controversy: Multi-use trail proposal on Legacy land raises concerns

The proposal at the center of controversy ... funding approval by the Minnesota Legislature in 2012 to acquire the property was the culmination of years of preservation efforts by numerous parties. To... read more

Mississippi River starts clean, heavily polluted as it runs south

While it's imperative that the flow of pollutants into the river in central Minnesota is halted, it's also critical to protect the northern headwaters ... of history," Stine said. For northern Minneso... read more

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