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St. Paul District Public Affairs

Untitled Document The public affairs office is the initial contact for the media for information about the St. Paul District and its programs, policies, operations and activities. The public affairs office manages the district’s public information, command information and community outreach programs. The public affairs office serves in direct support of the district’s commander. Staff members publish the district’s publication, Crosscurrents and prepares other information products for both internal and external audiences. The public affairs office supports the district in a wide variety of other activities, including the management of the district’s internet and social media presence. Staff members are also members of the External Affairs Planning and Response Team, a Corps-wide public affairs team that supports emergency response and recovery missions.

Latest News Releases

First tow marks unofficial opening to navigation season

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The 2015 Mississippi River navigation season has arrived. The Motor Vessel New Dawn locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minnesota, at 7:45 a.m. this morning. She was pushing nine loaded barges en route to St. Paul, Minnesota.
Published: 3/25/2015

Public invited to provide input on proposed flood damage reduction project

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, will hold two public meetings to review preliminary plans for and solicit public input on a project which would provide increased flood protection along the Mouse River near Minot, North Dakota.
Published: 3/11/2015

Lock and Dam 5A to reopen by March 23

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will reopen Lock and Dam 5A, near Fountain City, Wisconsin, no later than March 23. The facility was originally scheduled to reopen today, March 9, but thick ice conditions indicate that navigation will not begin on the Upper Mississippi River until later than originally anticipated. Work crews are set to complete scheduled maintenance within the new timeframe.
Published: 3/9/2015

Contact Public Affairs

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District
Public Affairs Office
180 5th St. E., Suite 700
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: (651) 290-5807
Fax: (651) 290-5752

Latest Edition

Crosscurrents - Winter 2015

Winter 2015