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Mighty Mississippi Cleanup Challenge 2024

Goodhue County is kicking off the 2024 Mighty Mississippi Clean Up Challenge, between April 15th and May 15th, 2024.


The challenge, extended to all Minnesota counties, cities, and community members located on the Mississippi River, or a river that leads into the Mississippi, will aid in tackling the growing river pollution.


Red Wing City Council member Becky Norton says the challenge is simple: organize a local event to help clean the Mississippi during the 30 day challenge.  


Norton says besides the cleanup this Saturday from 9-11 am at County Road 18 and Sturgeon Lake Road there are 2 more opportunity’s to participate next week, Monday, April 22,  5:30-7:30 p.m. at Bay Point Park and Thursday, April 25 from  5:30-7:30 p.m. at Colvill Park.


All are welcome at any and all locations.

Trash bags are provided, but please bring gloves and closed toed shoes.

Earth Day this year is Monday, April 22.


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