Down Shipping Year Renews Call for River Improvements

Early this week, we expect numbers from the Army Corps of Engineers on shipping numbers for the upper Mississippi for the just-finished season.  At Brennan Marine in La Crosse, Kent Pehler says he's not sure by how much, but their business was definitely slower this year


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Pehler says, with the constant environmental changes, infrastructure shortcomings at the river's locks and dams become that much more challenging for the inland shipping industry.

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