Pioneer Press • St. Cloud Times • New Ulm Journal • Washington Times • Houston Chronicle • San Francisco Examiner and dozens more • Report: Mississippi River improving; protections needed

Over 30 newspapers and radio stations picked up the Associated Press story on the State of the River Report.

A new report card on the Mississippi River finds signs that the river’s health is improving.

But the State of the River Report issued Wednesday also calls for protecting the river against emerging contaminants, such as microplastic fibers and chloride, and agricultural pollution.


• Pioneer Press (metro)
• St. Cloud Times
• KSTP (metro)
• St. Cloud Times
• Marshall Independent
• New Ulm Journal
• KROC am (Rochester)
• KTTC (Rochester)
• KEYC News 12 (Mankato)
• KNSI am (St. Cloud)
• WJON am (St. Cloud)

Beyond Minnesota:
• Washington Times
• CT Post 
• Fairfield Citizen (CT) and affiliates  The Hour (Norwalk, CT), and Greenwich Time (CT)
• The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA)
• Bristol Herald Courier (Bristol, VA)
• Clay Center Dispatch (KS)
• Huron Daily Tribune (MI)
• Midland Daily News (Midland, MI)
• WXOW (LaCrosse, WI)
WKOW (Madison, WI)
Iowa Public Television, “Market to Market”
• Watertown Public Opinion (SD)
• Aberdeen News (SD)
• Houston Chronicle
• The Eagle (Bryan-College Station, TX)
• San Antonio Express and My San Antonio
• San Francisco Gate
• San Francisco Chronicle