Crosscurrents Cover - Summer 2015
Crosscurrents - Summer 2015
In this issue: Comments from the top | Fierce storm destroys vehicles, trees | Final lockage at Upper St. Anthony Falls | District solicits comments on master plan | Archaeologists dig for treasures | Sowing the seeds of tomorrow | And more...
Roseau flood risk management project dedication
Roseau flood risk management project dedication
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, celebrated the completion of its Roseau, Minnesota, Flood Damage Reduction Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony in Roseau, Aug. 18.
Sheldon Edd and Steve Adamski receive national awards.
Congrations to Sheldon Edd and Steve Adamski
Sheldon Edd received the Construction Management Excellence Award and Steve Adamski received the Bert P. Pettinato Pride in Public Service Award.
Robert Burns, Gull Lake Recreation Area summer ranger.
Fierce storm destroys vehicles, trees
BRAINERD, Minn. – Robert Burns, Gull Lake Recreation Area summer ranger, picks up debris following a July 12 storm that dropped nearly 1,000 trees. The park, on the southeast side of Gull Lake and near Brainerd, Minnesota, had campers at 26 campsites when the storm arrived around 7 p.m. Despite damage to a few vehicles and buildings, there were no injuries to any of the staff of campers.
Sandy Lake Visitor Center is re-dedicated
Sandy Lake Visitor Center is re-dedicated
Sandy Skinaway, Sandy Lake Tribe chairwoman, Col. Dan Koprowski, St. Paul District commander, and Tammy Johnson, Sandy Lake Park Manager, conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony, officially rededicating the Sandy Lake visitor center August 17, 2015. The center, a former lock house located next to the dam, has artifacts and information about the region’s history. Corps staff spent the past year updating the displays and artifacts to better communicate the centuries of history that has occurred around the site.

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Corps changes reservation guidelines for Cross Lake Recreation Area for rest of the 2015 recreation season

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, announces reservation changes to its Cross Lake Recreation Area, in Crosslake, Minnesota, effective Sept. 8.
Published: 9/4/2015

Corps of Engineers recognizes Shoreview, Minn., resident

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, selected Shoreview, Minnesota, resident, Patrick Foley, as its 2015 hall of fame recipient.
Published: 8/31/2015

Corps of Engineers awards Wabasha, Minnesota, dredge material management contract

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $617,000 dollar contract to U.S. Site Work, from Elk River, Minnesota, Aug. 26, to unload dredged material in Wabasha, Minnesota.
Published: 8/31/2015