Articles Tagged with Mississippi River

Bike Path Trumps Property Rights In Minnesota Eminent Domain Case

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Dakota County, Minnesota wants to build a bike trail on a Mississippi River property and is wiling to rebuke property rights and seize the land by eminent domain. Two Minnesota sisters lost their father, and then they had to stand by an watch as the land he loved yanked away as well. Apparently, property rights… Read more »

Mississippi River May Shut Down Due To Low Water Levels

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Sections of the Mississippi River may shut down due to extremely low water levels, according to KTVI-TV. The recent drought has caused parts of the Mississippi River to dry up. Although many believe an increase in flow from the Missouri River would help these troubled areas, the Army Corps of Engineers is instead cutting back…. Read more »

Hurricane Isaac Actually Reversed Flow Of Mississippi River

Hurricane Isaac Actually Reversed Flow Of Mississippi River

Hurricane Isaac came into the Gulf Coast weaker than meteorologists expected, as just a Category 1 hurricane, but the storm was strong enough to actually reverse the flow of the Mississippi River. For close to 24 hours, the storm surge created by Hurricane Isaac actually caused water to flow up the river at a pace… Read more »