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From his earliest days in Congress, Rep. Sam Graves has been no fan of federal authorities tinkering with levels on the Missouri River for reasons not centered on the human population along the waterway. In 2001, just a few months into his first term in the U.S. House, Graves supported an ...
Rain or shine, Missouri River Relief and volunteers from around central Missouri will start the April 7 project with an 8:30 a.m. sign-in at Bonnots Mill River Access, south of Jefferson City. By 9 a.m., volunteers will be shuttled by motorboats operated by Missouri River Relief, the Missouri Department ...

Rich and Sue Whitnah, of O'Fallon, Mo., take a walk along the Missouri River in St. Charles' Frontier Park on Sunday, May 3, 2015, in moderate temperatures in the 70s. They normally take shorter walks around their house but they wanted a longer walk so the weather brought them to St. Charles. ...
Stasch walked the council through a brief tutorial on the specific factors that contribute to runoff into the Missouri River: mountain snowpack; plains snow pack; and ... "Spring is just around the corner, and South Dakotans are rightfully concerned about the potential for flooding along the Missouri River.
Paddlefish anglers planning to harvest a fish in the Upper Missouri River (from Fort Peck Dam to Fort Benton) must apply for an Upper Missouri River Paddlefish Tag. Applications for the drawing can be made by mail, online at fwp.mt.gov, or by stopping by any regional or area FWP offices. ...
A long-standing dispute over flood control versus wildlife protection along the Missouri River hit a milestone with a court ruling that says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers caused flood losses for property owners. In a ruling unsealed Tuesday, a Federal Claims Court judge agreed with plaintiffs who sued ... Engineers floods

Right at the doorstep of Great Falls runs one of the nation's mightiest sources of water and life, the Missouri River. The Missouri River is the United States' longest river and spans 2,400 miles from Three Forks down to its convergence with the Mississippi River near St. Louis. But, the people of Great ...
More snowfall over the past month prompted officials to increase the forecast for runoff in the Missouri River this spring. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now predicting the amount of water that will flow into the river will be about 115 percent of normal this year. But nearly all the space reserved ...
More than 350 farmers, landowners and businesses joined the case suing the federal government alleging the Army Corps of Engineers mismanaged the Missouri River. The lawsuit, filed in 2014, alleged the Corps of Engineers violated the takings clause of the Fifth Amendment that bars the ... Army
Missouri River politics are nasty and often end up in the muck that gives the Big Muddy its name. Farmers are pitted against environmentalists. Upper Basin states such as the Dakotas battle with Lower Basin states such as Missouri. About the only unifying factor is that nearly everybody blames the ...
Ongoing construction work on the first phase of levee repairs continues on the Kansas side of the Missouri River. ... to Meyer Contracting Inc. This 18-month project to also replace an existing floodgate structure for Brown's Branch on a portion of St. Joseph's levee on the east side of the Missouri River.
TOWNSEND- The National Weather Service says an ice jam has developed on the Missouri River near the mouth of Canyon Ferry Reservoir. Officials have issued a flood warning for the area. The impacted area includes Centerville Rd and the Fish, Wildlife and Parks building. Ice anglers are advised to ...
A recent study by Wisconsin researchers suggests that the failure of any of the 25 aging locks on the upper Mississippi River could result in nearly half a million truckloads of freight on highways between Minnesota and Missouri. The study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison estimates that a shutdown of ...
The Missouri River. The Wild Missouri. The big muddy! It is the longest river in North America and was the main artery in the Great Plains for Native Americans, and early traders and trappers. And of course, it continues to influence our region in so many ways. It is like they say, “Whiskey is for drinking and ...
The federal agency has started the approval process for the project to increase breeding habitats for least tern and piping plover populations on the Missouri River, the Bismarck Tribune reported . The Corps plans to dredge up sand to heighten and widen a submerged sandbar in order to make more open ...
Police urged a woman to stop ice skating Monday on the partially frozen Missouri River between the 9th Street and 15th Street bridges in Great Falls. Great Falls police, Cascade County sheriff's deputies and Great Falls Fire/Rescue all responded to the area around 2:30 p.m. on Monday. The concern was ...
Jerron Haider has achieved his goal of catching a hefty northern, hooking one that's more than twice as heavy as what the state considers a trophy. Jerron, 13, of Redfield caught a northern pike weighing 30.08 pounds and measuring 47 inches long while ice fishing with his dad Sunday on the Missouri ...

A dam near Werner Park in Sarpy County, a project that the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District issued bonds for, shown in 2013. ... The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District is laying the groundwork for another 10 years of dam construction and flood control projects funded through ...
Lawmaker Sues North Dakota Over New Mineral Rights Law. North Dakota lawmaker among those suing the state over a new law intended to clarify disputed ownership of minerals under a Missouri River reservoir. Jan. 10, 2018, at 2:24 p.m.. Lawmaker Sues North Dakota Over New Mineral Rights Law ...
Runoff into the Missouri River basin may be slightly higher than normal this year, according to a new projection. Nicole Shorney, a hydraulic engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha, says there's no cause for concern. “The 2018 calendar year runoff forecast is 26.6 million acre feet or ...
A North Dakota lawmaker is among those suing the state over a new law intended to clarify disputed ownership of minerals under a Missouri River reservoir. Rolla state Rep. Marvin Nelson says the law is unconstitutional and a giveaway of state resources. He says the dispute over mineral claims under ...
The family has been ranching in the Missouri River Valley near Townsend for more than 100 years, working to preserve and enhance their natural resources for generations to come. Chuck Hahn ... Between 1,000 and 3,000 brown trout annually migrate out of Deep Creek into the Missouri River. The Deep ...
From left, Michelle Wodtke Franks, executive director of Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development, and Mark Shoemaker, executive director of Pottawattamie County Conservation, discuss the Loess Hills Missouri River Region project with the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. From left ...
Two hundred years ago, the Missouri River was the interstate highway of its time. Today, it remains a vital waterway for barge traffic, as well as the racecourse for the longest nonstop river race in the world, the Missouri River (MR) 340. Ken Lanning, from Clinton, Mo., completed the race this past summer.
Superstars from classic rock's glory days will come together for one night only at the 2018 Missouri River Music Fest at The Family Arena. The Guess Who, Ambrosia, Bill Champlin, Stephen Bishop and John Ford Coley headline the event scheduled for Saturday, April 14, 2018. Tickets go on sale, Friday, ...
Completion of the dam in 1937 permanently slowed the flow of ice from the upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers, although Missouri River ice continues to flow unabated past St. Louis. The Melvin Price Lock and Dam, dedicated downstream from the old dam in 1994, dutifully continues to hold back ice.
No injuries were reported early Tuesday in numerous crashes in the downtown area, including a four-vehicle crash on an icy stretch of Omaha's Interstate system. That crash occurred around 3:50 a.m. on westbound I-480 near 10th Street. The crash took place about a half-hour after authorities called for ...
Try a new fishing experience – snagging paddlefish on the Missouri River. Paddlefish licenses are on sale now through Jan. 7, 2018. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is excited to introduce new changes to this year's Missouri River paddlefish season. Suggestions from paddlefish angler surveys ...
The Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River at Washington reopened about 9 a.m. Saturday morning after closing for less than hour. According to Missouri Department of Transportation Area Engineer Judy Wagner, a barge supporting a large crane shifted near the bridge. It was closed as a precaution.
Missouri River paddlefish licenses are on sale through Jan. 7, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The DNR has also announced the upcoming season will be longer than in the past. The season will run from from sunrise on Feb. 4 to sunset on April 31. The DNR allowed paddlefishing ...
Thanks to a wetter-than-normal year, water releases from the reservoir system which regulate the Missouri River are being cut back for winter, but not as drastically as normal. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing the river for the season ahead. The Corps' Mike Swenson, one of the Missouri River ...
Man Apparently Falls Through Ice on Missouri River, Dies. A man is dead after apparently falling through the ice on the Missouri River near a boat landing northwest of Bismarck. Dec. 8, 2017, at 8:34 a.m.. Man Apparently Falls Through Ice on Missouri River, Dies ...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports higher than normal water runoff above Gavins Point Dam will keep the Missouri River running a bit above normal ... from late summer and throughout the fall was higher than normal, said John Remus, chief of the Corps Missouri River Water Management Division.
Most residents said "no" to a no-wake zone along a busy, mile-long stretch of the Missouri River in Great Falls during a meeting Tuesday to get public feedback on the idea. If approved, the no-wake zone would extend 200 feet out from the western shoreline of the Missouri between the Warden Bridge and ...
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on a proposal to establish a 200-foot no-wake zone along a stretch of the Missouri River through Great Falls. The proposed no-wake zone would extend out from the western shoreline of the Missouri River between the Warden Bridge and the ...
Pierre and Fort Pierre will need to come to an agreement by March 1 about how the cost of design upgrades to the new Missouri River bridge should be shared between the two cities. That's the SD DOT deadline as the state agency looks towards final design of the replacement bridge, a $42.8 million ...
All 2017 stored flood waters were evacuated from the Missouri River mainstem reservoir system (System) as of Jan. 15, when the total volume stored in the System reached 56.1 million acre-feet (MAF), according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Water Management Division.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Electric power generation from the Missouri River's six upstream dams increased 23 percent in 2017 but the federal agency that sells ... The Western Area Power Administration, which buys and sells power from 56 hydropower plants around the nation, says the six Missouri River dams ...
Thanks to a wetter-than-normal year, water releases from the reservoir system which regulate the Missouri River are being cut back for winter, but not as drastically as normal. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing the river for the season ahead. The Corps' Mike Swenson, one of the Missouri River ...
BISMARCK --- A 70-year-old man is dead after falling through the ice into a canal near a boat landing on Hoge Island on the Missouri River about seven miles northwest of Bismarck. The Burleigh County Sheriff's Department said they were called for a welfare check on the man earlier in the day on ...
Water releases from the reservoir system which regulate the Missouri River are being reduced, but not as drastically as normal. It is the usual practice this time of year. The United States Army Corps of Engineers drops releases to prepare the Missouri for winter. Releases at Gavins Point Dam will drop to ...
Water releases from the reservoir system on the Missouri River are going to drop for the winter, but not as much as usual. Mike Swenson with the Corps of Engineers says releases will decrease to 21-Thousand, 500 cubic feet per second at Gavins Point Dam, higher than the normal 12-to-17 Thousand level ...
Man Apparently Falls Through Ice on Missouri River, Dies. A man is dead after apparently falling through the ice on the Missouri River near a boat landing northwest of Bismarck. Dec. 8, 2017, at 8:34 a.m.. Man Apparently Falls Through Ice on Missouri River, Dies ...
Most residents said "no" to a no-wake zone along a busy, mile-long stretch of the Missouri River in Great Falls during a meeting Tuesday to get public feedback on the idea. If approved, the no-wake zone would extend 200 feet out from the western shoreline of the Missouri between the Warden Bridge and ...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports higher than normal water runoff above Gavins Point Dam will keep the Missouri River running a bit above normal ... from late summer and throughout the fall was higher than normal, said John Remus, chief of the Corps Missouri River Water Management Division.
At this point, the name of the new bridge will be the Highway 47 Bridge Over the Missouri River. It will not include the name of Washington since ...
This aerial photo taken July 10, 2017, shows the site of a proposed day park along the Missouri River south of Bismarck. It would be North ...
The new groundwater management plan for the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District would limit when farmers can use fertilizers, ...
A 48-year-old Jefferson City woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries Saturday night after crashing her car on the Missouri River ...
The beauty of the shifting sands of the Missouri River, shown here in 2016, will be one of the natural features of a day park south of Bismarck, ...


 

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