Monthly Archives: September 2009

Here’s To Your Health, Mississipppi River Basin

Thank you Secretary Vilsack for $320 million to improve the health of the Mississippi River Basin. Continue reading

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How is the Mississippi River Like a Puzzle Box Cover?

How are the Mississippi River and a jigsaw puzzle alike? Without a vision of the whole River — or a box cover for the puzzle — you can’t tell what pieces belong together to build the whole picture. Continue reading

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The Wild Rice Moon Shines on the Mississippi River

This is the month of wild rice harvest on the Mississippi River in northern Minnesota. For the Ojibway, it’s a sacred and traditional time. Continue reading

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