When your city faces a rising river, residents run on adrenaline for endless hours lining the river with sandbags to stop the flood. But what happens when the flood recedes and 6 million sandbags are left behind?
After faulty wiring kills a Minnesota sailor, KBR gets more electrical work.
On the Iron Range, the surging commodities market may bring prosperity. But it might also threaten one of the state's greatest natural resources.
How could a local band help save New Orleans? You don't know Jack.
Beyond soundbites: detailed first-hand accounts from people trapped in the city after Katrina--what they did, what they saw, how they stayed alive.
Coleman and Dayton partner up to bring home the bacon
Many years ago, before the locks & dams were built, the Mississippi River ran wild through the heart of Minneapolis. Why not again?
So winter makes you think of mulled cider, snow angels, and Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Well, then, shut up and go away.
After a century of empty promises, Minneapolis officials are finally poised to spruce up the polluted waterway that meanders through the city's north side. What changed? The buying power of the people who will live there.
An archaeologist, two bottles of whiskey, and the cavemen of the Mississippi: Digging for the city beneath the city
You name it, the mayor's proclaimed it
After a century of hoarding American Indian remains, scientists are being forced to return their specimens. But the bodies may not go back into the ground without a fight.