mississippi

Railroad settles Mississippi River oil spill claim

Area affected between Wis. and Iowa

A railroad company has agreed to pay $625,000 to cover environmental costs related to a 2008 derailment that caused an oil spill in the Mississippi River between Iowa and Wisconsin.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Great River Road to turn 75

Celebration planned in St. Louis to mark 75 years of the Great River Road

The Great River Road, a 3,000-mile stretch of highway along the Mississippi River from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, is turning 75.

Great River Road to turn 75

Celebration planned in St. Louis to mark 75 years of the Great River Road

The Great River Road, a 3,000-mile stretch of highway along the Mississippi River from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, is turning 75.

Great River Road to turn 75

Celebration planned in St. Louis to mark 75 years of the Great River Road

The Great River Road, a 3,000-mile stretch of highway along the Mississippi River from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, is turning 75.

Husband of Kira Steger on trial in her death

Husband of woman whose body was found in Mississippi River goes on trial

Prosecutors in Ramsey County will try to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Jeffery Trevino killed his wife, whose body was found in the Mississippi River more than two months after she disappeared.

Husband of Kira Steger on trial in her death

Husband of woman whose body was found in Mississippi River goes on trial

Prosecutors in Ramsey County will try to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Jeffery Trevino killed his wife, whose body was found in the Mississippi River more than two months after she disappeared.

Husband of Kira Steger on trial in her death

Husband of woman whose body was found in Mississippi River goes on trial

Prosecutors in Ramsey County will try to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Jeffery Trevino killed his wife, whose body was found in the Mississippi River more than two months after she disappeared.

Husband of Kira Steger on trial in her death

Husband of woman whose body was found in Mississippi River goes on trial

Prosecutors in Ramsey County will try to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Jeffery Trevino killed his wife, whose body was found in the Mississippi River more than two months after she disappeared.

Couple to kayak entire Mississippi River

Next leg begins Wednesday

A Wisconsin couple planning to kayak the 2,500-mile length of the Mississippi River is preparing to embark on the next part of their journey.

USDA to spend $59 million on Miss. River clean up

Initiative works with farmers and landowners to reduce pollution

The agency says the new funding raises its total investment in the Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds initiative to about $289 million since 2010.