Monthly Archives: December 2016

Merry Christmas Mississippi River Style

The Mississippi River provides a backdrop to many American holiday traditions,  but my favorite is Louisiana’s Christmas Eve bonfires on the levees.  The story goes that the bonfires light the way for “Papa Noel”, the Cajun Santa Claus. Others say … Continue reading

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Mississippi River Stakeholders: Let’s Get Organized

INFRASTRUCTURE: A word that’s finally getting much needed attention. What will all this attention mean for the Mississippi River? Specific interest groups are already organizing. While the Mississippi River may seem like an automatic recipient for strong infrastructure upgrades, based … Continue reading

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