The risk of spring flooding on the Mississippi River, as well as its tributaries, including the Cedar and Iowa rivers, is below normal, the National Weather Service reported Thursday.
Articles Tagged: Mississippi River
Community Jan. 24, 2022 6:00 am311d ago
Brothers Mark and John Wagner of Dubuque began canoeing the Mississippi River headwaters for about a week each year beginning in 2016. This Sunday, Mark Wagner will present about their journey from Lake Itasca in Minnesota to Dubuque.
By Tom Barton - Quad City Times
Federal Government Jan. 19, 2022 7:09 pm312d ago
The Army Corps of Engineers announced plans Wednesday to spend over $829 million on modernizing locks and dams on the Upper Mississippi River, including an infamous bottleneck north of St. Louis that farmers say is crucial to their ability to sell grain overseas.
A $22.5 million funding request for modernizing the locks and dams on the Mississippi River is a “huge win” for Iowa and the Midwest because moving commodities on the river is critical to the agriculture export economy “and is an economic engine for the entire region.”
By Tom Barton - Quad-City Times
Local Government May. 13, 2021 7:53 am564d ago
"They want a flood strategy that is permanent and doesn't require much operation during a flood event, requiring less maintenance and providing protection at the highest flood possible."