Last week, the Army Corps of Engineers released water from Carlyle Lake down the Kaskaskia River in order to stave off a potential shutdown in early-January.
The release, according to the American Waterways Operators and Waterways Council, Inc, could avoid a complete shutdown until at least mid-January.
Barge operators along a key stretch of the Mississippi River braced Monday for months of restricted shipping as crews prepared to begin blasting large rock formations that are impeding navigation on the drought-plagued waterway.
The men went missing from a motorboat on Saturday.
Updated: 8/27/2012 at 9 a.m. KEYESPORT, Ill. (AP)- Authorities expect to resume their search Monday for two boaters who presumably drowned in a southern Illinois lake. Investigators say the men went missing from a motorboat […]
Illinois is the only state that conducts a statewide high school bass fishing tournament.
Army Corps of Engineers is refusing to release water from Carlyle Lake, because it would worsen flooding on lower Mississippi