posted on January 18, 2013 at 5:36 PM
The Mississippi River Basin is the world’s 4th largest watershed and agriculture in the basin has always been a major player in the U.S. economy. Farmers in the basin produce 92 percent of America’s agricultural exports and 78 percent of the...
posted on January 11, 2013 at 3:05 PM
Two members of Illinois’ Congressional delegation returned to the “Land of Lincoln” this week hoping to improve navigation on the drought-stricken Mississippi River.
Senator Dick Durbin and Congressman Bill Enyart met with officials from...
posted on November 19, 2012 at 10:36 AM
The Army Corps of Engineers will proceed with plans to reduce flow from an upper Missouri River reservoir despite concerns that it will worsen low-water problems on the Mississippi River.
posted on May 25, 2012 at 4:41 PM
One year ago, Missouri River flood waters were rushing through North and South Dakota with downstream states in their sights.
posted on October 21, 2011 at 1:23 PM
Last summer, waters from the swollen Missouri River flooded thousands of acres of farmland, forced residents from their homes and rerouted trains and motorists in the Midwest.