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Blackhawk Park in De Soto, Wis., closed due to flooding

Published Sept. 23, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is temporarily closing Blackhawk Park, located near De Soto, Wis., today, Sept. 23, due to recent heavy rains and high river levels.

Also closed are Mississippi River landings at Jays, Millstone and Bad Axe. The Corps will reopen the park and landings as conditions allow. For more information, please contact park staff at 608-648-3314.

The nearly 600 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. Through the Corps’ Fiscal Year 2015 $100 million budget, nearly 1,600 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional economy as well as $155 million to the national economy. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.

 

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