ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi Valley Division Commander Maj. Gen. John Peabody and St. Paul District Commander Col. Michael Price will be visiting a number of North Dakota communities July 17-19 and will have some media availability.
Bismarck, N.D.: Peabody and Price will be attending the Devils Lake Executive Committee meeting at the Bismarck Radisson, 605 E. Broadway, Tuesday, July 17. Both will be available for press interviews from 4-4:30 p.m.
Minot, N.D.: Peabody and Price will be meeting with Minot, N.D., city officials at Minot City Hall, 512 2nd Ave. SW, Wednesday, July 18. Both will be available for press interviews from 3-3:30 p.m.
Tolna Coulee near Devils Lake, N.D.: The Corps of Engineers will be hosting a project dedication ceremony at Tolna Coulee, located on the southwest corner of Stump Lake in Nelson County, Thursday, July 19, at 10 a.m. Both Peabody and Price will be available for press interviews before the ceremony from 9:30-10 a.m.
Valley City, N.D.: Peabody and Price will be meeting at Valley City Hall with local officials Thursday, July 19 from 3:15-4:15 p.m. The media may attend.
Please contact Bob Anderson at 601-634-5760 or Shannon Bauer at 612-840-9453 to make arrangements.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, serves the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. It contributes around $175 million to the five-state district economy. The 700 employees work at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.
Release no. 12-081