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Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Congress is working on a new, Water Resources Development Act, and deciding which projects to pay for. That includes fixing locks and dams. A group that represents navigators, shippers, farmers, and others is pleased with the proposed funding and policies in the act, which has passed the House.

https://goo.gl/Y2x3hP / Corps of Engineers Facebook page

Riverboat pilots and barge companies will probably have to exercise a little patience over the next few days. Today and Friday, the Corps of Engineers is preparing to close two locks on the flooding Mississippi River.

CityChannel Dubuque

Dubuque will once again use Christmas Day and New Year's Eve to premier new videos about the city. The city's relationship with the Mississippi River is the subject of "River Boats, River Voices," volumes 1 and 2, that'll be shown on CityChannel Dubuque.