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Climatologist discusses Missouri, Mississippi River levels

A weather expert says water levels along the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers are in decent shape heading into planting season. Justin Glisan, state climatologist for the Iowa Department of Agriculture, says, “With this more active storm track, especially in the Lower Missouri Basin, we... Read More.

Upper Mississippi locks almost ready for shipping season

The upper Mississippi River will be open to shipping in less than two weeks. Patrick Moes with the St. Paul District of the Army Corps of Engineers tells Brownfield there were four winter maintenance projects.  He says Lock and Dam #2 in Hastings, Minnesota,... Read More.

Mississippi River levels have improved, but concerns linger

A Midwest representative for the Waterways Council says Mississippi River levels have improved greatly over the winter but continued moisture will be needed to maintain those levels. Paul Rhode tells Brownfield the amount of snowpack is a concern because northern states are having a... Read More.