MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The recent bouts of rainy weather mean people can’t travel up and down the Mississippi River as far as they may like.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed three of the Minneapolis locks to recreational traffic over the weekend.READ MORE: Minnesota Revenue Dept. Still Assessing What Deal For Tax Relief On Jobless Benefits, PPP Means For Tax Returns
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This is the third time this summer that the Corps has had to restrict parts of the river.