FARGO, N.D. -- Diversion leaders sign project partnership agreement
Corps, partners sign Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project Partnership Agreement
FARGO, N.D. -- Darrell Vanyo, Diversion Authority chairman, from left; Del Rae Williams, Moorhead, Minnesota, mayor; Tim Mahoney, Fargo, North Dakota, mayor; and Lowry Crook, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), sign a project partnership agreement in Fargo, July 11. The project partnership agreement signing initiates the construction phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project. This project includes building a 30-mile diversion channel that will direct floodwater around the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area. The project will reduce flood risk for more than 225,000 people and 70 square miles of infrastructure.
St. Paul District conducts change of command
St. Paul District conducts change of command
Col. Sam Calkins, St. Paul District commander, receives the unit colors from Major Gen. Michael Wehr, Mississippi Valley Division commander, during a change of command ceremony at the Landmark Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, June 30. Wehr officiated the ceremony and welcomed Calkins as the incoming commander He also bid farewell to the outgoing commander, Col. Dan Koprowski.
Crosscurrents cover - Summer 2016
Crosscurrents - Summer 2016
Read about:
- Capoli Slough restoration dedication
- Pigs Eye Lake study
- Judges inspire future scientists
- Minnesota fishing opener
...and much more
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Celebrating the St. Paul District's 150th anniversary
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is celebrating its sesquicentennial throughout 2016.
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Harnessing the Headwaters - First Dams on the Mississippi
Harnessing the Headwaters - First Dams on the Mississippi
This documentary, recently published by Lakeland Public Television, explores the dams that are a prominent feature of many of the waterways in our region. Viewers will learn about the history of their creation and the ecological, economic, and cultural impact they have had on individuals and communities within the area.

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Corps of Engineers to host free youth fishing derby at Blackhawk Park

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a free youth fishing derby for kids age 12 and under at its Blackhawk Park near De Soto, Wisconsin, Saturday, Aug. 6.
Published: 7/26/2016

Corps to host free youth fishing derby at Cross Lake Recreation Area

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a free youth fishing derby for kids age 12 and under at Cross Lake Recreation Area near Crosslake, Minnesota, Saturday, Aug. 6.
Published: 7/26/2016

Mississippi River Commission, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host public hearing aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Mississippi River Commission, or MRC, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public hearing aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi, at Lambert’s Landing in St. Paul, Minnesota, Aug. 8 from 8 to 11 a.m.
Published: 7/26/2016

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