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  • Corps of Engineers recognizes Forest Lake, Minn., resident

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, selected Forest Lake, Minn., resident Nathan Wallerstedt as one of its four Civil Servants of the Year.
  • Corps of Engineers recognizes Prescott, Wis., resident

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, selected Prescott, Wis., resident Dawn Linder as one of its four Civil Servants of the Year.
  • Corps of Engineers recognizes Savage, Minn., resident

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, selected Savage, Minn., resident Monique Johs as one of its four Civil Servants of the Year.
  • Corps of Engineers recognizes St. Paul, Minn., resident

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, selected St. Paul, Minn., resident Aaron Buesing as one of its four Civil Servants of the Year.
  • Corps of Engineers to host flood risk reduction workshop in North Dakota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a workshop in Minot, North Dakota, April 13, to discuss methods available to reduce flood risks.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Corps to reopen the Upper St. Anthony Falls lock for short period

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will reopen its Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam, located in Minneapolis, to navigation prior to the June 10 mandated closure.
  • Corps of Engineers to take annual Lake Pepin ice measurements

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – One of the first signs of spring for the Upper Midwest is here. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin taking this year's annual Lake Pepin ice measurements Feb. 18.