Upper Mississippi

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1st Tow Of Season Breaks Through Lake Pepin Ice

The shipping season has opened much later than normal on the Upper Mississippi River, due to thick ice on Lake Pepin.


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Navigation Season Opens On The Upper Mississippi

The navigation season on the Upper Mississippi River has opened with the passage of the vessel John M. Rivers through the lock and dam near Hastings. It’s about a week later than average.



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