The vast majority of the eagles were counted along the Mississippi River.
A statue of explorers Meriweather Lewis and William Clark is moving from the riverfront.
The new owners of the century-old showboat say they’re going to float it straight to the scrapyard once the river rises high enough.
Both men had to swim to shore and were in the water about 20 minutes.
Despite the recent snowmelt the Mississippi River remains at a level that’s allowing the Army Corps of Engineers to remove rock pinnacles that halted barge traffic last year.
Every year the Disabled Water Ski Association puts on the Polar Bear Water Ski
Transportation officials will celebrate the completion of the bridge on February 8, 2014 and open it up for the traffic the next morning.
A Mississippi River towboat that partially sank just over two weeks ago is nearly ready to begin its 350-mile trip to a St. Louis-area repair facility.
The up-and-down Mississippi River is down again, and the Army Corps of Engineers began rock removal efforts Tuesday in an attempt to ensure the river remains open to barge traffic through the winter.
Dr. J. David Rogers says the phenomenon is nothing new and can be traced back to the Paleozoic Era, beginning roughly 541 million years ago.