mississippi river

Mississippi Lt Gov: Corps ignored spillway operating manual

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers ignored its own operating manual when it twice opened a Mississippi River spillway in 2019, causing an environmental and economic disaster in Mississippi and Louisiana, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann said Tuesday. He spoke on the way…

Families of 2 killed in Louisiana barge crash suing owners

By Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Families of two crew members killed in a barge collision on the Mississippi River have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the boats' owners. Matthew Brigalia and Shawn Pucheu were among three crew…

Buck stands on frozen Mississippi River

The Midwest is experiencing some super cold weather with a winter storm passing through the region. But this buck doesn't seem to mind, leisurely standing about on top of the Mississippi River that's been frozen solid Friday morning near Davenport,…

MDOT Continues to Monitor Mississippi River Flooding Levels

Crews from the Mississippi Department of Transportation are continuing to monitor the condition of flooded highways throughout the Mississippi Delta region. MDOT officials anticipate a slow but steady drop in water levels. Commissioner Dick Hall says that while the Mississippi…