Longfellow Nokomis Messenger • How can citizens contribute to a healthier Mississippi River?

In addition to an overview of the report’s key findings, this article includes the key actions that residents can take to improve the health of the river. Source: Margie O’Loughlin Longfellow Nokomis Messenger

Northfield News and Owatanna Peoples Press • Water in the media, but is any of it good news?

I’ve been noticing lately how much water has been in the news. Not just the dramatic flooding in our area this fall, but the ongoing talk of agricultural buffers, the banning of triclosan and microbeads in soaps in Minnesota, plastic…

Northeaster News • State of the River examines microplastics, invasive species

While much of what we hear here about the Mississippi River revolves around proposed developments and how they will affect our access, do we know if the river’s safe to play in or fish once we get there? The new…