Rediscovering the urban Mississippi

  • Updated: July 4, 2011 - 6:57 PM

After decades of crossing over and passing by the most urban stretch of the upper Mississippi River, residents are beginning to take notice of the area as a natural gem, featuring industrial areas, yes, but also bald eagles, peregrine falcons, great blue herons, majestic trees, islands, fish and much more.

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