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The 80'x28' towboat Todd Brown continues to sink in the Mississippi River. Ingram Barge Co. photo


WorkBoat (blog) - Apr 22, 2017
The Unified Command continues to respond to a sunken 80'x28′ towboat at mile marker 940 along the Mississippi River near Columbus, Kentucky, Sunday. Salvage crews are preparing the vessel to be raised out of the water. Approximately 100 gallons of ...
 

Coast Guard: Tow Boat Sinks in Mississippi River


U.S. News & World Report - Apr 18, 2017
COLUMBUS, Ky. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a tow boat has sunk in the Mississippi River. A statement from the Coast Guard says the vessel Todd Brown sank Monday at mile marker 940 near Columbus, Kentucky. It was carrying about 17,500 gallons of ...
 

Flood warning issued for Mississippi River at Aitkin


Brainerd Dispatch - Apr 22, 2017
Recent heavy rains have resulted in strong rises on the Mississippi river basin above Aitkin. Water routing through the system will likely result in minor flooding along the Mississippi near Aitkin by Saturday afternoon, the weather service reported ...
 

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Mississippi River books

Minn of the Mississippi


by: Holling C. Holling
The history of the Mississippi River Valley is told in text and pictures through the adventures of Minn, a snapping turtle, as she travels downstream.
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Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America


by: John M. Barry
An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, Rising Tide tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the greatest natural disaster this country has ever known -- the Mississippi flood of 1927. The river inundated the homes of nearly one million people, helped elect Huey Long governor and made Herbert Hoover president, drove hundreds of thousands of blacks north, and transformed American society and politics forever.
A New York Times.
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Theater of a Separate War: The Civil War West of the Mississippi River, 1861–1865


by: Thomas W. Cutrer
Though its most famous battles were waged in the East at Antietam, Gettysburg, and throughout Virginia, the Civil War was clearly a conflict that raged across a continent. From cotton-rich Texas and the fields of Kansas through Indian Territory and into the high desert of New Mexico, the trans-Mississippi theater was site of major clashes from the war's earliest days through the surrenders of Confederate generals Edmund Kirby Smith and Stand Waite in June 1865. In this comprehensive military history of the war west of the Mississippi River, Thomas W.
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Good Night America


by: Adam Gamble
Good Night America explores the Everglades, Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, redwood forests, Statue of Liberty, Washington DC, Mississippi River, Golden Gate Bridge, farms, bison, bears, sea lions, cowboys, tropical islands, and more. Young children are invited to explore the wonders of America's most iconic landmarks and attractions before bedtime with this beautifully illustrated board book.

This book is part of the bestselling Good Night Our World series, which includes hundreds of titles exploring iconic locations and exciting, child-friendly themes.
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