- Wildlife commission votes on longer stays Updated: Mar-10-14 12:11 pm
- Preacher takes his ministry to the levee Updated: Mar-08-14 12:05 pm
- Cochran: Corps adds $14M for Mississippi projects Updated: Mar-07-14 8:29 am
- Officials say no Asian carp DNA found in Michigan Updated: Mar-06-14 12:28 pm
- Obama budget seeks cuts in Great Lakes program Updated: Mar-04-14 6:44 pm
- Road closing while drainage line is installed Updated: Mar-04-14 4:06 am
- 2 states on different paths with US Highway 82 Updated: Mar-02-14 12:04 pm
- $150k to farmers to help improve watersheds Updated: Feb-28-14 1:40 pm
- No threat of Mississippi River floods so far Updated: Feb-28-14 7:13 am
- EPA awards $5 million to fight invasive species Updated: Feb-25-14 7:44 pm
- Lower Mississippi River back open after oil spill Updated: Feb-24-14 6:41 pm
- FEMA accredits New Orleans' levees Updated: Feb-21-14 3:22 pm
- Midwest faces minimal risk of spring floods Updated: Feb-21-14 2:17 pm
- Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers Updated: Feb-18-14 2:31 pm
- Natchez tourism faces challenges Updated: Feb-16-14 12:04 pm
- Q&A: Farmers, shippers wary of winter's fallout Updated: Feb-15-14 1:58 pm
- Ice breaks, Dorena-Hickman Ferry reopens Updated: Feb-15-14 10:07 am
- Accident on I-20 closes Miss. River at Vicksburg Updated: Feb-12-14 10:28 am
- Heart-warming messages to patients etched in snow Updated: Feb-11-14 11:44 am
- New plan for Memphis riverfront parks in works Updated: Feb-09-14 9:46 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The first steps to allow hunters and fishermen to stay longer in the state's most remote areas was taken Thursday by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Back from a daylong swamp tour, tourists stepped off buses parked on South River Road downtown to board the American Queen, moored on the chocolate brown surface of the Mississippi River.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi is one of only four states receiving additional funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for dredging and flood control along its major tributaries, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
MUSKEGON, Michigan - State officials say no signs of Asian carp were found during searches of Michigan rivers and inland lakes last year.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - President Barack Obama's 2015 budget requests the least spending yet on a Great Lakes cleanup program his administration has championed, but an official said Tuesday the cutback does not signal eroding support for the cause.
HARAHAN, Louisiana - The Army Corps of Engineers says a segment of Powerline Drive in Harahan will be closed for about 6 months while a drainage line is installed.
GREENVILLE, Mississippi - The sign to the east of the Greenville Bridge is unambiguous: road closed.
LOGANSPORT, Indiana - Call it the trickle-down effect.
NEW ORLEANS - This winter's record snowfalls haven't been widespread enough to create anything more than typical high water farther south on the Mississippi River, National Weather Service hydrologist Jeff Graschel said.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - About $5 million in federal grants will fund projects targeting aquatic and land-based invasive species in the Great Lakes region that threaten native fish and damage the economy, officials said Tuesday.
NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard reopened a normally bustling stretch of the lower Mississippi River to ships and boaters Monday, two days after an oil spill closed the major inland waterway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
NEW ORLEANS - The Federal Emergency Management Administration has declared the New Orleans area levee system accredited, clearing the way for the improved storm surge protection to be incorporated into National Flood Insurance Program flood maps, which should eventually lead to reduced flood insurance rates.
ST. LOUIS - Despite the snow still covering the upper Midwest, National Weather Service experts are optimistic that come spring, flooding will be minimal in the nation's Heartland.
February 16, 2014
NATCHEZ, Mississippi - Natchez's African-American history is rich - from site of the nation's second largest slave market to the pulpit from which America's first black senator preached, and those sites are just on St. Catherine Street.
ST. LOUIS - While winter has been unforgiving to most of the Midwest, the next several months will dictate the season's impact on all-important sectors, such as shipping and farming.
HICKMAN, Kentucky - Ice has thinned out enough on the Mississippi to allow the Dorena-Hickman Ferry to reopen.
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana State Police are working to clear a major traffic accident on Interstate 20 at the Mississippi state line.
MINNEAPOLIS - Huge messages left in the snow on the frozen Mississippi River are giving patients at St. Cloud Hospital a lift.
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - In the wake of financial woes, officials in Memphis are working on a new plan for managing parks and other recreation along the Mississippi River.