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  • Corps of Engineers prepares for end of Upper Mississippi River navigation season

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is preparing for the end of the 2016 Upper Mississippi River navigation season.
  • Corps to increase flows from Lac Qui Parle Dam

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to increase flows from Lac Qui Parle Dam, as a result of recent rain events in the region.
  • Public invited to provide input on Arcadia, Wisconsin, flood study

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the city of Arcadia, Wisconsin, will host a community meeting to solicit public input on the scope of its Arcadia flood risk management feasibility study.
  • Corps of Engineers to host public meetings on dredging plans, land acquisition

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting public meetings in Cochrane, Wisconsin, and Wabasha, Minnesota, Dec. 14 and 15 to discuss its planning efforts to manage Mississippi River dredged material between the Chippewa River and Lock and Dam 5, located near Minnesota City, Minnesota.
  • Corps of Engineers continues Lac Qui Parle Dam construction

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, completed the first phase of its planned Lac Qui Parle Dam repairs Thursday, Nov. 17.
  • Marsh Lake groundbreaking cancelled due to inclement weather

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The groundbreaking ceremony at Marsh Lake Dam, scheduled for Monday, Nov. 21, has been cancelled due to blizzard conditions predicted to dump 6 to 11 inches of snow in the area.
  • Statement Regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the Army informed the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Energy Transfer Partners, and Dakota Access, LLC, that it has completed the review that it launched on September 9, 2016. The Army has determined that additional discussion and analysis are warranted in light of the history of the Great Sioux Nation’s dispossessions of lands, the importance of Lake Oahe to the Tribe, our government-to-government relationship, and the statute governing easements through government property.
  • Lac Qui Parle Dam construction update

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to make repairs to a sinkhole discovered in the Lac Qui Parle Dam embankment on Oct. 28.
  • Marsh Lake restoration project partners to break ground

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District; the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; and the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District will celebrate the start of construction to build the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project with a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, Nov. 21, at 11 a.m.
  • Corps releases draft Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project environmental impact statement, seeks comments

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, posted a copy of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, or draft EIS, to its website for the proposed Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project in Ward County, North Dakota, Nov. 4.