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6.11.19  Minneapolis Star Tribune article by Adam Belz, "Later than almost ever, Minnesota farmers hustle to get crops into rain-soaked fields"

6.11.19  Minneapolis Star Tribune/Bloomberg Press article by Brian Sullivan and Mario Parker, "Heavy rains leave hundreds of barges stalled on the Mississippi"

5.8.19  KARE11 video by Alex Hagan, "Mississippi flooding record smashed in St. Paul"

9.7.18  The Waterways Journal Weekly article by Frank McCormack, "Upper River Services Builds Reputation For Excellence Ashore And On The Water"

8.27.18  St. Paul Pioneer Press article by Tad Vezner, "8 honored for harrowing rescue of boys from rain-swollen Mississippi River"

8.27.18  Fox9/KMSP video by Rob Olson, "Men honored for heroism after rescuing boys in Mississippi River"

7.18.18 Environment Initiative article by Bill Droessler, "Cleaning the Air, One Towboat At A Time"

7.9.18  Minneapolis Star Tribune article by Katie Galioto, "Old Mississippi River towboat gets new eco-friendly engine"

6.22.18 FOX9/KMSP video by Leah Beno, "Boys saved from Mississippi River reunite with rescuers"

6.22.18 MPR article by Mina Moini, "Double the heroism:  St. Paul riverfront workers come to the rescue, again"

6.21.18 KSTP video by Brett Hoffland, "St. Paul Workers Help Save 2 Young Boys During Water Rescue in Mississippi River"

6.21.18 St. Paul Pioneer Press article by Mara H Gottfried, "1 boy falls in Mississippi River, cousin tries to save him.  Barge, train workers rescue both."

6.21.18  KARE11 video by John Croman, "2 Boys Rescued from Mississippi River"

6.12.18  St. Paul Pioneer Press article by Mara H. Gottfried, "River workers were at the right place, right time when bridge-jumper went into the Mississippi"

6.12.18 Fox9, "Barge employees honored for saving man's life on Mississippi River"

6.12.18 Minneapolis Star Tribune article by Greg Stanley, "River rescuers honored for saving a life in St. Paul"

4.11.18 Kare11 video by John Croman, "State to fight diesel pollution with VW money"

3.22.18  Pioneer Press editorial post, "Editorial:  A new busy season on our working river"

2.14.18  EPA post by Josh Singer, "EPA Awards $573,178 to Twin Cities Organization for Diesel Pollution Reduction" 

2.14.18 Environmental Initiative post by Bill Droessler, "Environmental Initiative Receives Federal Grant for Project Green Fleet"

9.24.15  Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal article by Jim Hammerand,  "Becky Sue gets engine upgrade in St. Paul pollution fight"

9.24.15  MPR article by Tim Nelson,  "Towboat's new engines may herald cleaner industry in MN"

6.10.15  Minneapolis Star Tribune article by Steve Brandt, "Minneapolis notches its last barge trip as an era ends"

1.11.2015 tpt's last episode of the series "State of Repair:  Industries of Constant Motion".  Minnesota's economy moves through water, over rails and in the air; learn about the state of these systems of infrastructure.  Co-produced by MN 2050 and tpt.

11.29.2014  St. Paul Pioneer Press article by Nick Woltman, "From Two St. Paul Shipyards, A Barge Trafficker Keeps Industry Alive"

11.21.2014  Minneapolis Star Tribune article by Jim Anderson, "Ice Brings Early Closure to River Shipping"

11.16.14  Minneapolis Star Tribune article by Tom Meersmank, "Rail Congestion Sends More Grain to Market on River Barges"

10.27.14  Minneapolis Star Tribune article by Jim Anderson, "Shipping Infrastructure Problems Roiling the River"

8.5.2014 Minneapolis Star Tribune article by Jim Anderson, "Big River, Big Trouble: Dredges Work Overtime to Open Mississippi"