Tagged: mississippi river

Landowners Along Mississippi River Could Get Financial Help

by Kate Knable 5/3/2013 11:17 am

Owners of land along the Mississippi River in Arkansas may be eligible for financial and other assistance for participating in a federal Wetlands Reserve Program.

U.S. Army Corps Kept Traffic Moving on Mississippi During Drought of 2012

by Mark Friedman 2/11/2013 12:00 am

The Midwestern drought of 2012 nearly closed barge traffic on parts of the Mississippi River.

Mississippi River Drops, Threatening Barge Traffic

by Lance Turner 12/27/2012 03:24 pm

The Mississippi River level is dropping again and barge industry trade groups warned Thursday that river commerce could essentially come to a halt as early as next week in an area south of St. Louis.