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Stillwater Lift Bridge

Corps Of Engineers OKs Stillwater Bridge Permit

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a permit to the Minnesota Department of Transportation to complete the new St. Croix (kroy) Crossing south of Stillwater.

03/11/2013

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Mississippi River Closes To Barges, Recreational Traffic

The U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers will officially close the navigation system on the upper Mississippi River Dec. 3, after what’s been a bit of an unusual season.

12/02/2012

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Upper Mississippi River Navigation Season Ending

The shipping season is coming to an end on the Upper Mississippi River.

11/30/2012

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Lawmaker: Corps To Miss Asian Carp Plan Deadline

A member of Congress from Michigan says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not meet a legal deadline for completing a plan to preventing Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.

10/05/2012

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Study: No High-Risk Great Lakes Asian Carp Paths

study of 18 canals, ditches and other waterways that could link the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds found none were likely pathways to the lakes for Asian carp, federal officials said Friday.

09/14/2012

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Measure Would Require Quicker Asian Carp Action

Federal engineers would be ordered to speed up development of a plan for protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp under legislation awaiting final votes in Congress.

06/28/2012

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3 Twin Cities Mississippi River Locks Closed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing three locks in the Twin Cities to recreational boats Friday because of rising water on the Mississippi River.

06/22/2012

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Army Corps Closes River To Commercial Traffic

Whether pleasure boating or commercial barge, Old Man River is dictating the terms. The Army Corps of Engineers expects the upper three locks on the Mississippi River to remain closed to boaters until mid-June.

05/30/2012

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Officials Close Mississippi River Locks, Dams Due To High Water

The St. Paul district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed three Twin Cities locks and dams on the Mississippi River to commercial traffic due to high water levels, officials said Wednesday.

05/30/2012

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Grand Rapids Lake Could Rise 2 feet In Coming Days

The St. Paul district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a Grand Rapids lake is expected to rise rapidly over the next few days.

05/28/2012

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Corps Of Engineers To Measure Lake Pepin Ice

A survey crew from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District will begin measuring the ice thickness on Lake Pepin Wednesday.

02/15/2012

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Corps Says New Plan For Diversion Will Save Money

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the cost for building a Red River diversion channel around Fargo is going down.

12/08/2011

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Report: DNA Method Helpful In Seeking Asian Carp

Federal officials promised Friday to improve two crucial weapons in the fight to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes: an electric fish barrier near Chicago and an early-warning system that detects carp DNA in waterways.

09/09/2011

Asian Carp

Army Corps Strengthens Fish Barrier To Block Carp

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it’s turning up the juice in an electrical barrier network to better prevent migration of Asian carp and other species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

09/09/2011

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Corps: Be Safe While Boating Near Locks, Dams

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is urging boaters to be safe near locks and dams when they take to the Mississippi River this Labor Day weekend.

09/03/2011

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Corps Of Engineers Seeks Comment On Forest Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has developed a long-range plan for managing forest areas along the upper Mississippi River region. Now, the corps is asking for the public’s comments on the plan.

07/01/2011

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Movie Blog: ‘Big Uneasy’ Tells A Lot, Doesn’t Show Enough

The Big Uneasy is a documentary that focuses on why Hurricane Katrina was so devastating to the city of New Orleans and it lays the full force of the blame on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

06/21/2011

The Mississippi River floods in Hastings, Minn. in 2010. (credit: Kurt Czech)

Mississippi River Drawdown Near Winona Canceled

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says continued flooding has forced it to cancel the drawdown of a pool in the Mississippi River near Winona over the summer.

05/11/2011

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Corps To Raise Levees In Hendrum, Minn.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says levees were being raised 2 feet on Monday to protect against the rising Wild Rice River.

04/11/2011

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Army Corps: More Voltage Needed For Asian Carp Barrier

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it might need to increase the voltage on the electric barrier built to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.

03/25/2011

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Army Corps Of Engineers Drawing Down Reservoirs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drawing down four of its reservoirs in the Red River watershed to prepare for the flood battle ahead.

03/09/2011

Great Lakes

Lower Great Lakes Water Levels Projected For 2011

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Great Lakes water levels will be mostly lower this boating season.

03/07/2011

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